Mini-Med I | Mini-Med III

Fall 2019: Mini-Med I

 September 24 – November 12

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

September 24

Am I Losing My Memory? A Primer on Alzheimer’sDisease, with patient presentation
Gregory S. Day, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Associate Director of the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center

No Bones About It -New Treatments for Osteoporosis
Kathryn M. Diemer, MD
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Bone Health Program

October 1

The Evolving Health Care Landscape
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA, MHA
President and CEO of BJC HealthCare

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

October 8

Stop the Bleed: The Life You Save May Be Your Own
Laurie J. Punch, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Acute and Critical Care Surgery Section (Trauma)

Feel the Burn: Heartburn Drugs and the Risk of Death
Ziyad Al-Aly, MD
Assistant Professor of MedicineDirector of Clinical Epidemiology Center
Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Education
VA Saint Louis Health Care System

October 15

Game Changer: Nerve Transfer for Spinal Cord Injury
Wilson Zachary Ray, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgery
Neurosurgery Residency Associate Director
Co-Director, Spinal Oncology

When the Liver Fails:Liver Transplant, with patient presentation
Maria B. Majella Doyle, MD
Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Section of Abdominal Transplantation
Chief, Pediatric Liver Transplantation

October 22

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

October 29

Cancer -Taming the Emperor of All Maladies with Genomics and Immunotherapy
Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Anheuser Busch Chair in Medical Oncology
Director, Section of Medical Oncology

Bladder Cancer on the Rise, with patient presentation
Zachary L. Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Urological Surgery

November 5

When Kids Get Cancer: Leukemia, with patient presentation
SimaT. Bhatt, MD, MSCI
Instructor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Transgender Health: Compassion is the Best Fashion,
with patient presentation
Christopher B. Lewis, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Director, Transgender Health Services

November 12

Medical and Surgical Ethics: Tough Issues
Shuddhadeb Ray, MD, MPHS
Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Medical Ethics FellowDepartment of Surgery

Graduation and Reception

Fall 2019: Mini-Med III

September 27 – November 15

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

September 26

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

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

October 3

Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
Jennifer R. Listenberger, AuD
Clinical AudiologistDepartment of Otolaryngology
Clinical Supervisor of Adult Audiology

Cochlear Implants
Cameron C. Wick, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Otologyand Neurotology
Department of Head and Neck Surgery

October 10

Pediatric Neurosurgery: Hydrocephalus
David D. Limbrick, Jr., MD, PhD
T.S. Park Chair and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Treatable Cause of Dementia?
Mwiza Ushe, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Section of Movement Disorders

October 17

Sickle Cell Disease
Morey A. Blinder, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Immunology
Division of Hematology
Medical Director, Wohl Hematology Laboratory
Director of Adult Sickle Cell Clinic

Chordoma, A Challenging Neurosurgical Tumor
Michael R. Chicoine, MD
August A. Busch, Jr. Professor of Neurological Surgery

October 24

Neonatal Palliative Care: Living as Well as Possible for as Long as Possible
Joan L. Rosenbaum, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine
Director, Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Director, BJC WINGS Hospice

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

October 31

1. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Lisa A. Zickuhr, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

November 7

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

November 14

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

Graduation and Reception