Fall 2009: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2009 Session: September 29 - November 17


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

Influenza Update: What You Need to Know
Keith F. Woeltje, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, BJC Infection Control Consortium


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

The Heart Under Attack: A Revolution in Diagnosis and Treatment
Richard G. Bach, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit


Pancreatic Cancer, with patient presentation
Benjamin R. Tan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology, Section of Medical Oncology

Hospitalist: What They Really Do
Mark S.W. Thoelke, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Internal Medicine
Clinical Director, Division of Hospital Medicine

OCTOBER 20 (7-9:30)

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation


The Pediatric Patient: Headaches and Epilepsy
Soe S. Mar, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology

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


Tongue Cancer - The New Epidemic?
Bruce H. Haughey, MD
Joseph B. Kimbrough Professory of Otolaryngology
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Center

New Trends in Ophthalmic Surgery
Carla J. Siegfried, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


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

The Tumor Tenor: A Note on Brain Tumors
Arie Perry, MD
Professor of Pathology and Immunology


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, Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

Graduation and Reception