Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2013 Session: March 26 – May 14

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

March 26

Not Under the Knife: Transcatheter Heart Valve Replacement
Alan Zajarias, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases

We Live in the Allergy Capital! Update on Allergy Treatment
James Wedner, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology Director, The Asthma and Allergy Center

April 2

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

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

April 9

When the Heart Begins to Fail, A Primer on Heart Failure
Douglas L. Mann, MD
Lewin Chair and Chief, Cardiovascular Division
Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Physiology

Crooked Toes, Ankle Woes and Everything In Between
Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief of Service, Foot and Ankle

April 16

Health Care Reform and Its Impact on Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

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

April 23

Dentistry from Caries to Prosthodontics, a Critical Aspect of Medical Care
Mohammed Elsafi, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology 
Head and Neck Surgery Dentistry Section

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

April 30

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

May 7

Stroking Out:  The Brain Under Attack
Allyson R. Zazulia, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology
BJC Stroke Team

Chicken Pox and Shingles:  The Dual Personalities of VZV
Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

May 14

Medical and Surgical Ethics: Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med II

Spring 2013 Session: March 28 – May 16

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

March 28

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 4

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

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

April 11

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

Getting Your Bell Rung:  What You Should Know About Brain Concussion
Marizio Corbetta, MD
Norman Stupp Professor of Neurology

The Miraculous Left Ventricular Assist Device, with patient presentation
Scott C. Silvestry, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

April 24 & 25 (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
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.

May 2

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

Microsurgery Lab: Suturing with the Aid of a Microscope
Taught by the Plastic Surgery fellows

May 9

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

PT Lab: Screening For and Improving Common Posture and Movement Faults

Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and doctoral students.

May 16

Environmental Emergencies Rabies:  A Preventable Deadly Disease  
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine 
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Graduation and Reception