Spring 2008: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2008 Session: March 25 - May 13


The Anatomy of a Teaching Hospital
Andrew A. Ziskind, MD
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Professor of Medicine

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


Pediatric Urology: Common Disorders Not   Commonly Discussed
Paul F. Austin, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

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


A View from the Other Side: Colorectal Cancer and Rectal Disorders, with Patient Presentation
James W. Fleshman, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Stroking Out: The Brain Under Attack
Abdullah M. Nassief, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Stroke Center

The Tumor Tenor: A Note on Brain Tumors
Arie Perry, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology


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

Sick at Heart: New Percutaneous Methods for Treating Cardiac Disease
John M. Lasala, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases


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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation


Leading Causes of Blindness: Glaucoma,
Macular Degeneration and Others

Morton E. Smith, MD
Professor Emeritus and Associate Dean Emeritus

Clubfoot and Scoliosis:
How One Orthopaedic Surgeon is Changing the World

Matthew B. Dobbs, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

MAY 13

Medical Ethics: Tough Issues
Ira J. Kodner, MD
Solon and Bettie Gershman Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Director, Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values

Graduation and Reception