Spring 2015: Mini-Med I

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Spring 2015 Session: March 24 - May 12

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

March 24

Unveiling the Mysteries of Anesthesia
Catherine P. Krucylak, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

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

March 31

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 and Principle Investigator
Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Pathology in the Era of Genomics
Erin Rubin, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

April 7

The Impact of Health Care Reform on BJC
and Medical Education

Richard J. Liekweg, MBA
President of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Soup of Letters: Viral Hepatitis from A to E
Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Hepatology Program

April 14

Detecting and Treating Diabetes:
The Silent Disease
Garry S. Tobin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Director, Diabetes Center

Keeping the Beat:
Restoring Rhythms of the Heart

Phillip S. Cuculich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Cardiac
Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center

April 21

New Advances in Ophthalmology
Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor
and Chairman, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Obesity Facts and Fantasies
Samuel Klein, MD
William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine and
Nutritional Science
Director, Center for Human Nutrition
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Medical Director, Weight Management Program

April 28

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

May 5

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

Suture Lab: Surgery Techniques and Laparoscopic Simulation

May 12

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