Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2014 Session: March 25 – May 13

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

March 25

Schizophrenia: The Facts and The Fiction
Deanna Barch, PhD  Gregory B. Couch Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology & Radiology Director, Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders

Giving Up a Kidney: Renal Transplant and Non-Direct Living Kidney Donation
Charles G. Rickert, MD, PhD Candidate 
Washington University School of Medicine

April 1

Never Too Tiny For Surgery:  Neonatal Surgery
Brad W. Warner, MD Jessie L. Ternberg, MD PhD Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief St Louis Children’s Hospital The Impact of Health Care Reform on BJC Richard J. Liekweg, MBA President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish  West County Hospital

April 8

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

Pathology in the Era of Genomics
Erin Rubin, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

April 15

Not All Red Eye is Pink Eye:  Five Important Causes of Red Eye
Carla J. Siegfried, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Climbing  Mt. Everest
Gosia Borchardt, CRNA
Certified Nurse Anesthetist, BJC

April 22

Sidelined! Injuries of Dancers and Musicians
Aaron M. Chamberlain, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Devyani M. Hunt, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Director of the Performing Arts Program

Keeping the Beat:  Restoring Rhythms of the Heart
Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Disease Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center

April 29

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 6

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

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

May 13

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

Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med II

Spring 2014 Session: March 27 – May 15

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

March 27

Biliary Disease from Pain to Cholangitis
Daniel K. Mullady, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Sexual Health: Updates on Contraception, Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention
David L. Eisenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Family Planning

April 3

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 10

Myeloproliferative Diseases
Stephen T. Oh, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment,  with patient presentation
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Medical Oncology

April 17

Physical Therapy:  Optimizing Movement Through the Ages 
Suzanne M. 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

April 23, 24 (6:30-9:30pm)

(Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)
Adult CPR Certification and Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine in Medicine Course Director, Mini-Medical School

*Taught in conjunction with 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 topics will be offered each night. Students will complete one of the topics on  Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

May 1

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Microsurgery Lab

May 8

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

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

May 15

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

Graduation and Reception