Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2012 Session: March 27 – May 15

Time: Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m.

March 27

Retinal Detachment and Other Disorders of the Back of the Eye
J. William Harbour, MD
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Oncology

Emergency Medicine:  The Real “ER”
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

April 3

Successes and Challenges in the Treatment of Childhood Cancer
Frederick S. Huang, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Atrial Fibrillation: The New Epidemic
Jane Chen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program

April 10

High-Tech Minimally Invasive Surgery
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of General Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

April 17

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Truth and Fiction
Anne L. Glowinski, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Division of Child Psychiatry
Director, Education and Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Augmentative Communication Devices, a patient’s perspective
Jason S. Goldfeder, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

April 24

Academic Medical Centers: Today and Tomorrow
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Danger in the Grass:  Tick-Borne Diseases in Missouri
Gary J. Weil, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

May 1

Am I Losing My Memory?  A Primer on Alzheimer’s Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Foundation
Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Director, Center for Aging

New Treatments for Esophageal and Pancreatic Cancer
A.Craig Lockhart, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Medical Oncology

May 8

Busted, Broken, Fractured and Torn: Hand and Wrist Injuries
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Detecting and Treating Diabetes: The Silent Disease
Janet B. McGill, MD, MA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research
Director, Diabetes Clinical Training Program

May 15

Renal Transplant and Non-Direct Living Kidney Donation, with patient presentation
Charles G. Rickert, MD, PhD Candidate 
Washington University School Of Medicine

Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med II

Spring 2012 Session: March 29 – May 17

Time: Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m.

March 29

Myths and Realities of Psychiatry:
Depression – Diagnosis and Treatment
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs
Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education
Department of Psychiatry

April 5

Grey Anatomy:  Medical Imaging 
Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Chief, Thoracic Imaging
Co-Chief, Body Computed Tomography

Urinary Stone Disease:  Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Robert S. Figenshau, MD
Taylor Family – Ralph V. Clayman, MD Chair in Minimally Invasive Urology
Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery

April 12

Human Hardware:  Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement

Breast Cancer:  An Update, with patient presentation
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology, Breast Oncology Section

April 18 & 19

(Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

  1. Adult CPR Certification
  2. Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab

Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School
*Taught by Washington University School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.  
Note: These sessions meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m.  Both labs will be offered each night. Students will complete one of the labs on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

April 26

Physical Therapy: Optimizing Movement Through the Ages 
Suzanne L. Cornbleet, PT, DPT, MA
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

PT Lab: Screening For and Improving Common Posture and Movement Faults
Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and doctoral students.

May 3

Obstetric Emergencies
George A. Macones, MD, MSCE
Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Environmental Emergencies          
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

May 10

Tourette Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders
Bradley L. Schlaggar, MD
A. Ernest and Jane G. Stein Associate Professor of Developmental Neurology in Neurology
Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Training

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence to Prostate Cancer
Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery

May 17

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Microsurgery Lab
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency and Hand & Microsurgery Fellowship

Graduation and Reception