Mini-Medical School Fall Zoom 2021
September 21 – November 9, 2021

Agenda

SEPTEMBER 14
7:00pm Optional practice session to check Audiovisuals
WEEKLY 6:45 – 7:00PM: COVID-19 UPDATES
Jason Newland, MD, MEd
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
SEPTEMBER 21
6:30pm – 6:45pm COVID-19 Updates

6:45pm – 7:00pm Introduction to MMS

7:00pm
An Update on Allergy and Asthma
Tiffany Dy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Immunology

8:00pm
The Robots Are Coming! Digital Health and What It Means for Healthcare
Thomas M. Maddox MD MSc
Executive Director, BJC Healthcare Innovation Lab
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
SEPTEMBER 28
7:00pm
Alzheimer’s 2021: New Treatments, New Controversies, with patient presentation
Erik S. Musiek, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Principal Investigator, Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center

8:00pm
Dementia: When is it Not Alzheimer’s Disease?
David B. Carr, MD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Geriatric Medicine; Professor of Medicine and Neurology
Clinical Director, Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science
Medical Director, The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISL), Parc Provence and WU Geriatric Primary Care at Covenant Place
OCTOBER 5
7:00pm – 9:00pm
A Night on Forensic Psychiatry – Why People Kill
Melissa Harbit, M.D.

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Forensic Psychiatry
Assistant Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program

Tahir Rahman, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
OCTOBER 12
7:00pm
Up Feet, Down Feet, Here Come Clown Feet! Updates in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Jonathon D. Backus, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery
US Ski Team Pool Physician

8:00pm
New Surgical Techniques in Lymphedema
Rachel Anolik, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
OCTOBER 19
7:00pm
Using the Mind to Heal the Brain, Advances in Stroke Patient Treatment
Eric C. Leuthardt, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Director, Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology
Chief, Division of Neurotechnology; Director, Brain Laser Center

8:00pm
What’s Your Diabetes Type? Let’s Talk Diabetes
Paulina Cruz Bravo, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research
OCTOBER 26
7:00pm
Tumors of the Eye
Kisha D. Piggott, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Retina and Vitreous Diseases
Assistant Residency Program Director

8:00pm
Men’s Sexual Health – From Infertility to Testicular Pain
Dane Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery
NOVEMBER 2
7:00pm
Cardiac Ablation – When Scarring the Heart Can Be Good
Daniel H. Cooper, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship

8:00pm
Emergency Medicine Kidney Cases
Cynthia Wichelman, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School
NOVEMBER 9
7:00pm
ALS – Hope in the Pipeline!
Timothy M. Miller, MD, PhD

David Clayson Professor of Neurology
ALS Center Director

8:00pm
MMS Wrap-Up and Hot Topic TBA
Cynthia Wichelman, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Mini-Medical School

Due to Zoom format, no graduation ceremony will be held.
Those who attend 6 out of 8 sessions will receive an MMS graduation certificate in the mail.