Mini-Med I | Mini-Med II

Mini-Med I

Spring 2016 Session: March 22 – May 10

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

March 22

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

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

March 29

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

Grey Anatomy:  
Imaging Techniques
Constantine A Raptis, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

April 5

Collapsed Lung!  How to Treat a Pneumothorax
Varun Puri, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Program Director, Cardiothoracic 
Residency Program

The Secrets to Clear Skin:  
Acne Treatment for Teens and Adults
Laura Huff, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology

April 12

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

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

April 19

From Aedes to Zika: the Resurgence of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the Americas
Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Director of Emergency Response Training
Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense
and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research

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 26

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 3 (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

May 10

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 2016 Session: March 24 – May 5

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

March 24

Advances in Urology from BPH to 
Erectile Dysfunction

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

March 31

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 7

Flaps R US: 
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Microsurgery Lab 

April 14

Learning How the Mind Works When Nothing
is Forgotten, with guest presentation

Nico Dosenbach, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Pediatric and Developmental Neurology

Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment,
with patient presentation

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

April 20 & 21 (6:30 – 9:30 pm)

(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 pm. Both topics will be offered each night. Students will complete one of the topics on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

April 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

May 5

Best Practices in Sexual Health: 
Updates on Contraception, Cervical Cancer
Screening and Prevention

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

The Digital Health Revolution
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Graduation and Reception