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Fall 2016: Mini-Med I

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Fall 2016 Session: September 27 - November 15

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


September 27

Am I Losing My Memory? A Primer on
Alzheimer’s Disease, with patient presentation
John C. Morris, MD
Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Foundation
Distinguished Professor of Neurology
Director & Principal Investigator of the Charles F. and 
Joanne Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Emergency Medicine: Real Cases From the ER
Cynthia Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Mini-Medical School Course Director

October 4

Health Care Reformed?
A Look Back and An Update
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
Executive Vice President of BJC HealthCare

Don’t Wait Like Cait: Transgender Adolescents,
with patient presentation
Abby S. Hollander, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Medical Director of Pediatrics and Adolescent Ambulatory Services

October 11

The Other Replacements:
Elbow, Shoulder, and Ankle
Aaron M. Chamberlain, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Orthopedics
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Not Just Your Grandpa’s Cancer Anymore:
the New Epidemic of HPV
Brian Nussenbaum, MD
Christy J. and Richard S. Hawes III Professor of Otolaryngology 
Head and Neck Surgery
Director of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

October 18

1. Keeping the Beat: Restoring Rhythms of the Heart
2. Truth or Afib, the Truth about Afib
Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac 
  Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center


October 25 (7-9:30 p.m.)

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

Suture Lab:
Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

November 1

When Kids Get Cancer - A Night of Pediatric 
Oncology, with patient presentation
Jeff J. Bednarski, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology


November 8

Asthma: From Origins to Treatments
Andrew L. Kau, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy and Immunology

The Mystery of Itch, with patient presentation
Brian Kim, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Dermatology
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Itch

November 15

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