Spring 2012: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2012 Session: March 27 - May 15

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

March 27

Retinal Detachment and Other Disorders
  of the Back of the Eye
J. William Harbour, MD
Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of
  Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Oncology

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

April 3

Successes and Challenges in the Treatment
of Childhood Cancer
Frederick S. Huang, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology

Atrial Fibrillation:  The New Epidemic
Jane Chen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program

April 10

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

April 17

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:
  Truth and Fiction
Anne L. Glowinski, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Division of Child Psychiatry
Director, Education and Training in Child and
  Adolescent Psychiatry

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

April 24

Academic Medical Centers:
  Today and Tomorrow
Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
  Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Danger in the Grass:  Tick-Borne Diseases
  in Missouri
Gary J. Weil, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases

May 1

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

New Treatments for Esophageal and
  Pancreatic Cancer
A.Craig Lockhart, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Medical Oncology

May 8

Busted, Broken, Fractured and Torn:
  Hand and Wrist Injuries
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:
  The Silent Disease
Janet B. McGill, MD, MA
Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology,
  Metabolism and Lipid Research
Director, Diabetes Clinical Training Program

May 15

Renal Transplant and Non-Direct Living Kidney Donation, with patient presentation
Charles G. Rickert, MD, PhD Candidate
Washington University School Of Medicine

Graduation and Reception