Mini-Med I | Mini-Med III

Mini-Med I

Fall 2016 Session: September 27 – November 15

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

September 27

Am I Losing My Memory? A Primer on 
Alzheimer’s Disease, with patient presentation
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

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

October 4

Health Care Reformed?
A Look Back and An Update
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
Executive Vice President of BJC HealthCare

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

October 11

The Other Replacements:
Elbow, Shoulder, and Ankle
Aaron M. Chamberlain, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Orthopedics 
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

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

October 18

1. Keeping the Beat: Restoring Rhythms of the Heart
2. Truth or Afib, the Truth about Afib
Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac  
  Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center

October 25 (7-9:30 p.m.)

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

Suture Lab:
Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

November 1

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 8

Asthma: From Origins to Treatments
Andrew L. Kau, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy and Immunology

The Mystery of Itch, with patient presentation
Brian Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Itch

November 15

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 2016 Session: September 29 – November 17

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

September 29

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

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

October 6

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

Newborn Medicine in the NICU
Amit Mathur, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine

October 13

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
Russell K. Pachynski, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

October 20

1. Fibromyalgia
2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Richard D. Brasington, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology 
Director of Clinical Rheumatology

October 27

1. Meningioma
2. Arteriovenous Malformation
Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., MD
Henry G. and Edith R. Schwartz Professor and
Chairman of Neurosurgery

November 3

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
Michael Valente, PhD
Professor of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Adult Audiology

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

November 10

Alpha-Gal Allergy:
When a Walk in the Woods 
Leads to a Meat Allergy 
Jennifer M. Monroy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy and Immunology

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

November 17

Movement Disorders:
1. Parkinson’s Disease
2. Dystonia
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD
Elliot H. Stein Family Professor of Neurology
Professor of Radiology and of Physical Therapy
Head of Movement Disorders

Graduation and Reception