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General Surgery Grand Rounds Presentations

2008-2009 Academic Year


 

NOTE: Click on the links below to view each presentation. These presentations are in pdf format and can be viewed using Adobe Reader. Click here to download the latest version of this free software.

July 21, 2008
ACLS For Surgeons

"Cardiac Arrest Algorithm"
Fred Severyn, MD, Associate Professor, S/M Emergency Medicine

"Airway and Ventilation"
Bruce Evans, MD, Assistant Professor and Medical Director, S/M Emergency Medicine

"ACLS Pharmacology"
Jason Hoppe, MD, Assistant Professor, S/M Emergency Medicine

July 28 , 2008
ACLS For Surgeons

"Electrical Therapy in ACLS"
Kristen Nordenholz, MD, Associate Professor, S/M Emergency Medicine

"Peri-Arrest & Post-Arrest Therapy"
Paul Redstone, MD, Assistant Professor, UCH University Medicine

"CPR & Adjuncts for Augmenting Circulation"
Todd Larabee, MD, Assistant Professor, S/M Emergency Medicine

August 4, 2008
Fundamentals of Critical Care Support

"Hemodynamic Monitoring"
Joshua Goldberg, MD, Assistant Professor/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery; Associate Director/Anschutz Medical Center Burn Unit

"Ventilator Management and the ARDS Network Trails"
Robert McIntyre, Jr, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery

"Safety in the ICU"
Jeffrey Johnson, MD, Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit/Denver Health Medical Center

August 11, 2008
Initial Management of the Injured Patient

"Primary Survey"
Clay Cothren, MD, Program Director, Trauma & Acute Surgery Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Surgery/University of Colorado Denver; Attending, Trauma Surgery/Denver Health Medical Center

"Secondary Survey"
Clay Cothren, MD, Program Director, Trauma & Acute Surgery Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Surgery/University of Colorado Denver; Attending, Trauma Surgery/Denver Health Medical Center

August 18, 2008
"The Effects of Transfusion on Surgical Outcomes"
Bruce D. Spiess, MD, FAHA; Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology; Adjunct Full Professor Emergency Medicine

Reinfusing Shed Blood
Valuable - Maria Albuja-Cruz, MD, Resident in Surgery
Dangerous - Doug Benson, MD, Resident in Surgery

September 8 , 2008
Does Cardiac Surgery Have a Future?
Pro - Sagar Damle, MD, Resident in Surgery
Con - Ashok Babu, MD, Resident in Surgery

September 15, 2008
"Principles of Surgical Oncology"
Martin McCarter, MD, Associate Professor/GI, Tumor & Endocrine Surgery

Transhiatal vs Transthoracic Esophagectomy for Cancer
Valuable - David Mauchley, MD, Resident in Surgery
Useless - Alian Garay, MD, Resident in Surgery

September 22, 2008
"Principles of Vascular Surgery"
Mark Nehler, MD, Associate Professor, Acting Chief, Vascular Surgery

"Resident Work Hour Review"
Thomas Robinson, MD, Assistant Professor, GI, Tumor & Endocrine Surgery

September 29, 2008
"Principles of Plastic Surgery for the General Surgeon"
Joyce Aycock, MD, Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Surgical Case Conference
"61 yo female with history of colon CA..." - Jerrod Keith, MD, Resident in Surgery
"78 yo diabetic male with swelling..." - Elizabeth Nuss, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 6, 2008
"The Role of Surgery for Stage IV Cancer"
Ricardo Gonzalez, MD, Assistant Professor,/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery

Sentinal Node Biosy Should be Done for All Cancers
Yes - Joel Baumgartner, MD, Resident in Surgery
No - Janeen Jordan, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 20, 2008
"Preventing Surgical Site Infection"
Walter Biffl, MD, FACS, Director of Trauma and Surgical Outreach, Assistant Director of Patient Quality and Safety, Denver Health Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver

Ritualistic Practices (Scrubbing, Skin Prep, Surgical Masks) Do Not Prevent Surgical Site Infections
Yes - Sarah Judkins, MD, Resident in Surgery
No - Joon Lee, MD, Resident in Surgery

October 27, 2008
Surgical Case Conference
Laparoscopic Colectomy - Paul Montero, MD, Resident in Surgery
Duodenal Adenomatosis and Polypharmacy - John Weaver, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 3, 2008
"What's New in Breast Cancer - 2008"
Christina Finlayson, MD, Associate Professor/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery; Director, Breast Center - UCH Cancer Center

Breast MRI
Valuable - Angela Gilliam, MD, Resident in Surgery
Overrated - Robert Powell, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 10, 2008
"What's New in Endocrine Surgery?"
Christopher Raeburn, MD, Assistant Professor/GI, Tumor and Endocrine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Parathyroid and Thyroid Surgery: Wave of the Future or Waste of Time?
Pro - Adam Lackey, MD, Resident in Surgery
Con - Trevor Nydam, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 17, 2008
"Ventricular Assistance for the Failing Heart: Old Dogs and New Tricks"
Joseph C. Cleveland, MD, Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Long-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support (Destination Therapy) Should Move to NYHA Class III Patients
Yes - John Eun, Resident in Surgery
No - Franklin Wright, MD, Resident in Surgery

November 24, 2008
"Anorectal and Cloacal Anomalies: Long-Term Outcome"
Duncan Wilcox, MBBS, MD, Associate Professor, Urology Division

"Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer"
Paul Maroni, MD, Assistant Professor, Urology Division

Management of Localized Low-Grade Prostate Cancer - Surgery vs Radiation vs Watchful Waiting
Surgery - Joseph Dall'Era, MD, Resident in Urology
Radiation - Amy Hou, MD, Resident in Urology
Watchful Waiting - Kelly Casperson, MD, Resident in Urology