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Spring 2013: Mini-Med II

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Spring 2013 Session: March 28 - May 16

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


March 28

Myths and Realities of Psychiatry:
  Depression - Diagnosis and Treatment
Charles F. Zorumski, MD
Samuel B. Guze Professor of Psychiatry
Head, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatric Drugs

Eugene H. Rubin, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Education
Department of Psychiatry

April 4

Obstetric Emergencies
George A. Macones, MD, MSCE
Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair
  Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Advances in Urology from Male Impotence to
  Prostate Cancer
Arnold D. Bullock, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery

April 11

Human Hardware:  Hip & Knee Replacement
Ryan M. Nunley, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Division of Joint Preservation and Replacement

Breast Cancer:  An Update,
  with patient presentation
Michael J. Naughton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology, Breast Oncology Section

April 18

Getting Your Bell Rung:  What You Should
  Know About Brain Concussion
Marizio Corbetta, MD
Norman Stupp Professor of Neurology

The Miraculous Left Ventricular Assist Device,
  with patient presentation
Scott C. Silvestry, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery

April 24 & 25 (Wednesday and Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.)

  1. Adult CPR Certification
  2. Physical Examination and Anatomy Lab

Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School
*Taught by Washington University School of Medicine medical students and Department of Medicine faculty and residents.  Note:  These sessions meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m.  Both labs will be offered each night.  Students will complete one of the labs on Wednesday and the other on Thursday.

May 2

Behind the Bandages: Cosmetic and
  Reconstructive Surgery
Keith E. Brandt, MD
William G. Hamm Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  Residency, Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship

Microsurgery Lab:
  Suturing with the Aid of a Microscope
  Taught by the Plastic Surgery fellows

May 9

Physical Therapy: Optimizing Movement  
  Through the Ages
Suzanne L. Cornbleet, PT, DPT, MA
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

PT Lab: Screening For and Improving

  Common Posture and Movement Faults
Taught by Physical Therapy faculty and doctoral students.

May 16

Environmental Emergencies
  Rabies:  A Preventable Deadly Disease 
Cynthia A. Wichelman, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Graduation and Reception