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Fall 2004: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2004 Session: September 28 - November 16


SEPTEMBER 28

Lung Cancer: Not Just for Smokers
Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Oncology

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


OCTOBER 5

Leading Causes of Blindness: Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Cataracts
Russell N. Van Gelder, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

The Road to Becoming a Doctor
Larry J. Shapiro, M.D.
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean


OCTOBER 12

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

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


OCTOBER 19 (7-9:30 p.m.)

It's a Gas: Anesthesiology in 2004
Alex S. Evers, MD
Henry Eliot Mallinckrodt Professor and Head,
Department of Anesthesiology

Rheumatoid Arthritis – New Treatments/New Hope: A Patient’s Perspective
Sherry E. Shuman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology


OCTOBER 26

HIV: Then and Now
David B. Clifford, M.D.
Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology
Principal Investigator, Washington University AIDS Clinical Trials Unit

Tuberculosis on the Rebound
Thomas C. Bailey, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Disease
Medical Director, Tuberculosis Control,
St. Louis County Department of Health


NOVEMBER 2

Sleeping Away the Day? Find Out Why
Stephen P. Duntley, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Sleep Medicine Center

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


NOVEMBER 9

High-tech Surgery Techniques
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

Taught by Washington University School of Medicine surgical residents and operating room staff.


NOVEMBER 16

Sick At Heart: Diagnosing and Treating Cardiac Disease
Edward M. Geltman , MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical Director, Cardiac Diagnostic Lab

Graduation and Reception