Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2015 Session: March 24 – May 12

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

March 24

Unveiling the Mysteries of Anesthesia
Catherine P. Krucylak, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

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

March 31

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 and Principle Investigator
Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

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

April 7

The Impact of Health Care Reform on BJC
and Medical Education

Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and 
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

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

April 14

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:
The Silent Disease 
Garry S. Tobin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Director, Diabetes Center

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 21

New Advances in Ophthalmology
Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor 
and Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Obesity Facts and Fantasies
Samuel Klein, MD
William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and
Nutritional Science
Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Medical Director, Weight Management Program

April 28

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

May 5

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 12

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 2015 Session: March 26 – May 14

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

March 26

Update on Women’s Health: 
Contraception, HPV and Pap Smears

David L. Eisenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Family Planning

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

April 2

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 

April 9

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 16

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 22 & 23 (6:30-9:30pm)

(Wednesday and Thursday)
CPR and AED Certification
Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab

Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency 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.

April 30

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence
to Prostate Cancer

Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of 
Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery

Human Hardware: 
Hip & Knee Replacement

Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement

May 7

Someone You Love, The HPV Epidemic
Movie and Discussion

Gregory A. Storch, MD
Ruth L. Siteman Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease

May 14

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment 
with patient presentation

Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

Graduation and Reception