Spring 2004: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2004 Session: March 23- May 11

March 23

Health Care Financing: Where Does the Money Come From?
Ronald G. Evens, MD
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Professor of Radiology

Leading Causes of Blindness: Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Others
Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


Genetics, Genomics and Geneconomics: The Impact of Genetic Technology on the Practice of Medicine
Larry J. Shapiro, MD
Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine

The Ups and Downs of Thyroid Disease
William E. Clutter, MD
Associate Proffessor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research


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

It's a Gas: Anesthesiology in 2004
Alex S. Evers, MD
Henry Eliot Mallinckrodt Professor and Head,
Department of Anesthesiology

APRIL13 (7-9:30 p.m.)

High-tech Surgery Techniques
L. Michael Brunt, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

Taught by Washington University School of Medicine surgical residents and operating room staff.


Sick At Heart: Diagnosing and Treating Cardiac Disease
Joseph G. Rogers, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases


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

The Guts of Gastroenterology
Dayna S. Early, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division of Gastroenterology


Infectious Diseases: The Never-Ending Story
William G. Powderly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

When the Kidneys Fail
Steven B. Miller, MD
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer,
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine

MAY 11

Medical Ethics: Tough Issues
Stephen S. Lefrak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean and Director, Humanities Program in Medicine

Graduation and Reception