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Fall 2012: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2012 Session: September 25 - November 13


September 25

When the Heart Begins to Fail,
A Primer on Heart Failure
Douglas L. Mann, MD
Lewin Chair and Chief, Cardiovascular Division
Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology
   and Physiology

Keeping Your Skin Youthful:
From Skin Cancer Prevention to Botox
Amy Musiek, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology


October 2

Dentistry from Caries to Prosthodontics,
a Critical Aspect of Medical Care
Mohammed Elsafi, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology –
Head and Neck Surgery Dentistry Section

Ovarian Cancer – Diagnosis and Treatment,
with patient presentation
Andrea R. Hagemann, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology


October 9

Health Care Reform, the Supreme Court
Ruling and the Presidential Election’s Impact
on Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
  Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

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


October 16

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

Suture Lab:  Surgery Techniques and
Laparoscopic Simulation


October 23

Retinal Detachment and Other Disorders of
the Back of the Eye
Rajendra S. Apte, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and
  Visual Sciences

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


October 30

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

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


November 6

Urgent Elbow to Fingertip Injuries:
The Clock is Ticking
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Understanding Autism
John N. Constantino, MD
Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry
  and Pediatrics
Director, William Greenleaf Eliot Division of
  Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


November 13

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