Fall 2014: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2014 Session: Septembe 23 - November 11

Time: Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m.

September 23

Pathology in the Era of Genomics
Erin Rubin, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

Mysterious and Lethal:
A look at Ebola’s past, present, and future
Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Director of Emergency Response Training,
Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and
Emerging Infectious Diseases Research

September 30

Soup of Letters: Viral Hepatitis from A to E
Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Hepatology Program

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


Asthma, the Great Impostor
with patient presentation
Mario Castro, MD, MPH
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine
Director, Asthma and Airway Translational Research Center

Climbing Mt. Everest for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Gosia Borchardt, CRNA
Certified Nurse Anesthetist, BJC

October 14

The Impact of Health Care Reform on BJC
and Medical Education

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

Kidney Stones:
Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Robert S. Figenshau, MD
Taylor Family & Ralph V. Clayman Professor of Surgery Division of Urology

October 21 (7-9:30pm)

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

October 28

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

Driving Ms. Daisy:
Medical Fitness Needed to Drive

David B. Carr, MD
Professor of Medicine and Neurology
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Medical Director, The Rehabilitation Institute & Parc Provence


Update on Multiple Myeloma,
with patient presentation

Michael H. Tomasson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Division of Oncology

Keeping the Beat:
Restoring Rhythms of the Heart

Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac Bioelectricity and
Arrhythmia Center

November 11

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

Graduation and Reception