Fall 2002: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2002 Session: October 1 - November 19

October 1

Welcome to Medical Education for the Millennium
William A. Peck, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean

Detecting and Treating Diabetes: The Silent Disease
Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD
Adolphus Busch Professor and Chairman,
Department of Medicine

October 8

Demystifying the Human Genome
Robert H. Waterston, MD, PhD
James S. McDonnell Professor of Genetics
Director, Genome Sequencing Center

Alzheimer's Disease: New Hope for a Mind-Boggling Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Professor of Neurology
Director, Center for Aging
Co-Director, Alzhemier Disease Research Center

October 15

Health Care Financing: Where Does the Money Come From?
Ronald G. Evens, MD
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Professor of Radiology

Infectious Diseases: The Never-Ending Story
William G. Powderly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

October 22

Emergency Medicine: The Real “ER
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

October 29 (7-9:30 p.m.)

High-tech Surgery Techniques
Nathaniel J. Soper, MD
Professor of Surgery
Head, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

November 5

Sick At Heart: Diagnosing and Treating Cardiac Arrhythmias
Alan C. Braverman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Marfan Syndrome Clinic

When Joints Are Out of Play: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pediatric Scleroderma
Jonathan D. Gitlin, MD
Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology

November 12

Melanoma: Advances in Treating Skin Cancer
Lynn A. Cornelius, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Dermatology

Christorpher J Hussussian, MD
Assistand Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

November 19

Medical Ethics: Tough Issues
Stephen S. Lefrak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean and Director, Humanities
Program in Medicine

Graduation and Reception