Mini-Med I | Mini-Med III

Mini-Med I

Fall 2017 Session: September 26 – November 14

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

September 26

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 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

October 3

Health Care Reform – Where Do We Stand Now?  Richard J. Liekweg, MBA President of BJC HealthCare The Opioid Crisis  Theodore J. Cicero, PhD John P. Feigner Professor of Psychiatry Professor of Neuropharmacology and Neurobiology Vice-Chairman of Research, Department of Psychiatry Former Chairman, FDA’s Drug Abuse Advisory Committee

October 10

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

October 17

Don’t Wait Like Cait: Transgender Adolescents, with patient presentation  Christopher B. Lewis, MD Instructor of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Director, Transgender Health Services Heart Failure, A Success Story Justin M. Vader, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Disease Co-Director, Advanced Heart Failure  and Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship 

October 24

Update on Gynecologic Cancers: From Early Symptoms and Treatment to Absolute Risk Eric A. Strand, MD Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division Director, General Obstetrics and Gynecology Director, Residency Program When the Pituitary Gland Goes Awry Julie M. Silverstein, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research Medical Director, Pituitary Center

October 31

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

November 7 (6:30-9pm)

High-Tech Minimally Invasive Surgery L. Michael Brunt MD Professor of Surgery Chief, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery Director, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

November 14

Medical and Surgical Ethics: Tough Issues Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, MPHS General Surgery Chief Resident Cardiothoracic ESP (Early Specialization Program) Fellow Clinical Medical Ethics Fellow Department of Surgery Graduation and Reception

Mini-Med III

Fall 2017 Session: September 28 – November 16

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

September 28

HIV & AIDS David B. Clifford, MD Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology Director of AIDS Clinical Trials Unit Multiple Sclerosis Anne H. Cross, MD Manny and Rosalyn Rosenthal – Dr. John Trotter MS Center Chair in Neuroimmunology Professor of Neurology Director of John L. Trotter Multiple Sclerosis Center

October 5

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

October 12

Newborn Medicine in the NICU Amit Mathur, MD Professor of Pediatrics Division of Newborn Medicine Lung Transplantation Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH Patrick and Joy Williamson Professor of Surgery Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Chief of Thoracic Surgery

October 19

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids Michael Valente, PhD Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Director of Adult Audiology Cochlear Implants Andrew J. Drescher, MD Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

October 26

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis  Alexandra Gutierrez, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program Sickle Cell Disease Morey A. Blinder, MD Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology Division of Hematology Medical Director, Wohl Hematology Laboratory Director of Adult Sickle Cell Clinic

November 2

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

November 9

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 Prostate Cancer Eric M. Knoche, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Medical Oncology

November 16

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