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Fall 2007: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2007 Session: September 25 - November 13


SEPTEMBER 25

The Anatomy of a Teaching Hospital
Andrew A. Ziskind, MD
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Professor of Medicine

Stroking Out: The Brain Under Attack
Abdullah M. Nassief, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Director, Stroke Center


OCTOBER 2

The Mysterious Shoulder: Injuries and Repair
Leesa Galatz, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stavros Thomopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


OCTOBER 9

Sick At Heart: New Percutaneous Methods for Treating Cardiac Disease
John M. Lasala, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
The Tumor Tenor: A Note on Brain Tumors
Arie Perry, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology


OCTOBER 16

High-tech Surgery Techniques
Michael Brunt, MD
Professor of Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation


OCTOBER 23

Leading Causes of Blindness: Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Others
Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology

Sinusitis: Painful Spaces
Thomas M. De Fer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine


OCTOBER 30

Genetics and the Future of Medicine
Larry J. Shapiro, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine

Am I Losing My Memory? A Primer on Alzheimer’s Disease
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Distinguished Professor of Neurology Director, Center of Aging


NOVEMBER 6

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

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


NOVEMBER 13

Medical Ethics: Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery,
Division of General Surgery,
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery,
Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

Graduation and Reception