Fall 2020: Mini-Med Webinar

October 6 – November 24

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

October 6th

COVID-19 Pandemic Update
Jason G. Newland, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

COVID-19: Is it a Brain Bug too?
David B. Clifford, MD
Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical
Neuropharmacology in Neurology

October 13th

Psychiatry and Public Health: Hope for the Future
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Reflections about Psychiatry and COVID-19
Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education
Department of Psychiatry

Panel Discussion

October 20th

COVID-19: The Impact on BJC and the Future of Healthcare
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA, MHA
President and CEO of BJC HealthCare

Claiborne Dunagan, MD, MS
BJC Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

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

October 27th

Achalasia and Esophagectomy, with patient presentation
Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH
Patrick and Joy Williamson Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Thoracic Surgery

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

November 3rd

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

The New Frontier: Restoring Hearing with Cochlear Implants, with patient presentation
Cameron C. Wick, MD
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Otology and Neurotology
Dept of Head and Neck Surgery

November 10th

The Secrets of Athletic Performance: How the Pros do it!
Matthew V. Smith, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Sports Medicine
Team Physician for the St. Louis Blues

Randall Craig, PT, ATC
Athletico Physical Therapist

A Good Death – What Happens to the Body as We Prepare to Die
The Role of Hospice, with case presentation
Joan L. Rosenbaum, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine
Director, Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Director BJC WINGS

November 17th

A-Fib: A Common Heart Rhythm Disorder (No Fib!), with patient presentation
Michael W. Rich, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
Director, Cardiology Fellowship Clinical Research Training Program
Director, Cardiac Rapid Evaluation Unit

Understanding Viral Myocarditis in the Era of COVID-19
 Joel Schilling, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology & Immunology
Associate Director of Cardiac Transplantation

November 24th

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

MMS Wrap-Up and Hot Topic TBA
Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Due to Zoom format, no graduation ceremony will be held. Those who attend 6 out of 8 sessions will receive an MMS graduation certificate in the mail.