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Surgery Grand Rounds 2017-2018

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This is a list of all Surgery Grand Rounds for the 2017-2018 academic year, including those that have already passed. View upcoming talks only


September 5, 2017

Labor Day - No Grand Rounds

September 11, 2017
John H. and Cynthia H. Schultz Annual Lectureship in Surgery

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Still Room for Improvement

L. Michael Brunt, M.D.
Professor, Department of Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

September 18, 2017
Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology Combined Grand Rounds

Design and Management of a Regional ECMO Program

Jacob Gutsche, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

September 25, 2017

The Open Abdomen

Clay Cothren Burlew, M.D.
Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Biliary Atresia: Past, Present, and Future

Jonathan Roach, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

October 2, 2017

Laparoscopic Entry: Analysis of Techniques and Avoidance of Complications

Akshay Chauhan, M.D., M.C.H.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital


Mark Nehler, M.D.
Professor, Vascular Surgery and Vice Chair of Education
University of Colorado Hospital

October 9, 2017

NSQIP Update

Robert Meguid, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Strategies for Sarcoma Management

Martin McCarter, M.D.
Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

October 16, 2017

Surgical Management of Portal Hypertension

James Pomposelli, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Intraoperative Emergencies

Teresa Jones, M.D.
Assistant Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

October 23, 2017

American College of Surgeons Conference - No Grand Rounds

October 30, 2017
13th Annual Alan R. Hopeman Lectureship in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery in Rwanda: Toward Achieving Sustainability

R. Morton Bolman, III, M.D.
Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Resident Debate: "American Thoracic Surgical Residency Programs Should Include International Mission Trips"
Pro: Charles Cole, M.D. Chief Resident, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program
Con: Brendan Dewan, M.D. Chief Resident, Throacic Surgery Residency Program

November 6, 2017
John R. Lilly Memorial Lectureship in Surgery

Responsible Innovation in Surgery

Eric D. Skarsgard, M.D., M.Sc.
Surgeon in Chief
British Columbia Children's Hospital

November 13, 2017

Management of Head and Neck Melanoma

Nicole Kounalakis, M.D.
Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology
University of Colorado Hospital

Surgery for Coronary Artery Anomalies

James Jaggers, M.D.
Professor and Barton-Elliman Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving Week - No Grand Rounds

November 27, 2017

Update in Pediatric Trauma

Denis Bensard, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Denver Health Medical Center

Acute Type I Aortic Dissection: New Perspectives and Treatment Paradigms

Muhammad Aftab, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

December 4, 2017

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Sepsis Screening: What Surgeons Need to Know

Lisa Ferrigno, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, GI, Truama, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

The Current State of Organ Preservation

Trevor Nydam, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Transplant Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

December 11, 2017

Update on Thyroid Cancer

Christopher Raeburn, M.D.
Associate Professor, GI, Trauma, and Endocrine Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

Translating Cancer Biology into Cancer Therapies

Dan Theodorescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Urology and Director, University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Colorado Hospital

December 18, 2017

Survival After Emergency Department Thoracotomy in Children

Ann Kulungowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital Colorado

Advanced Imaging, What You Can't See Will Hurt Your Patients

Omid Jazaeri, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vascular Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital

December 25, 2017

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds

January 1, 2018

Holiday Break - No Grand Rounds