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Fall 2011: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2011 Session: September 27 - November 15


September 27

Tongue Cancer:  the New Epidemic, with
patient presentation
Bruce H. Haughey, MD
Joseph B. Kimbrough Professor of Otolaryngology
Director, Head and Neck Cancer Center

Elusive Sleep:  Changes As We Age
Beth Ann Ward, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Director of Clinical Services
Washington University Sleep Center

October 4

Academic Medical Centers:
Today and Tomorrow
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
  Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Inside the EP Lab:  Treatment of Atrial
Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmias
Mitchell N. Faddis, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
  Division of Cardiology
Section Head, Clinical Electrophysiology

October 11

Busted, Broken, Fractured and Torn:
Hand and Wrist Injuries
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Colon and Pancreatic Cancer:  An Update
Steven M. Sorscher, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
  Division of Oncology
Director, Siteman Cancer Center West County

October 18

High-Tech Minimally Invasive Surgery
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Professor of Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Suture Lab:  Surgery Techniques and
Laparoscopic Simulation

October 25

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

Vitamin D,  The Sunshine Vitamin:
What You Need to Know
Antonella Luisa Rastelli, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology

November 1

Retinal Detachment and Other Disorders,
of the Back of the Eye
J. William Harbour, MD
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of
  Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Oncology

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
and Augmentative Communication Devices,
a patient’s perspective
Jason S. Goldfeder, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

November 8

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:
The Silent Disease
Garry S. Tobin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes Center

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

November 15

Medical and Surgical Ethics:  Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery