Mini-Med I | Mini-Med III

Mini-Med I

Fall 2015 Session: October 1 – November 19

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

September 29

From Mohs Surgery to Cosmetic Fillers,
an Update on Dermatologic Procedures
Laurin Council, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology

Emergency Medicine: Real Cases From the ER
Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mini-Medical School Course Director

October 6

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 & Principal Investigator of the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Health Care Reformed?  A Five Year Update
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
Executive Vice President of BJC Healthcare

October 13

Pathology in the Era of Genomics
Anjum Hassan, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Director of FFPE FISH in Cytogenomics and
  Molecular Pathology

Neuroendovascular Coils and Stents:
Brain Surgery Without the Scars
Dewitte T. Cross III, MD
Professor of Radiology and Neurological Surgery
Director of Interventional Neuroradiology

October 20

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

Suture Lab:  
Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

October 27

When Kids Get Cancer – A Night of Pediatric Oncology, with patient presentation
Jeff J. Bednarski, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

November 3

Not Just Your Grandpa’s Cancer Anymore:
the New Epidemic of HPV
Brian Nussenbaum, MD
Christy J. and Richard S. Hawes III Professor of
  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

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

November 10

Soup of Letters: Viral Hepatitis from A to E
Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Hepatology Program

Don’t Wait Like Cait:  Transgender Adolescents
Abby S. Hollander, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Medical Director of Pediatric and Adolescent
  Ambulatory Services

November 17

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 III

Fall 2015 Session: October 1 – November 19

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

October 1

1. Meningioma
2. Arteriovenous Malformation

Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., MD
Henry G. and Edith R. Schwartz Professor and
  Chairman of Neurosurgery

October 8

Sickle Cell Disease
Morey A. Blinder, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology

Lung Transplantation
Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH
Patrick and Joy Williamson Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery

October 15

Multiple Sclerosis
Anne H. Cross, MD
Manny and Rosalyn Rosenthal – Dr. John Trotter 
  MS Center Chair in Neuroimmunology
Professor of Neurology
Director, John L. Trotter Multiple Sclerosis Center

David B. Clifford, MD
Melba and Forest Seay Professor of 
  Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology
Director, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

October 22

Neonatology:  Newborn Medicine from
Prematurity to Palliative Care

Joan L. Rosenbaum, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine
Director, Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Director BJC WINGS

October 29

1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Fibromyalgia

Richard D. Brasington, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology 
Director of Clinical Rheumatology

November 5

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 
Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Alexandra Gutierrez, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Prostate Cancer
Seth A. Strope, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

November 12

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
Michael Valente, PhD
Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Director of Adult Audiology

Cochlear Implants
Andrew J. Drescher, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology – 
  Head and Neck Surgery

November 19

Movement Disorders:
1. Parkinson’s Disease
2. Dystonia

Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Elliot H. Stein Family Chair in Neurology
Professor of Radiology and of Physical Therapy
Head of Movement Disorders

Graduation and Reception