Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

1 CME/AMA Category 1 CreditTM 

8:00-9:00 A.M.  •  Dates for 2019 are listed below

Probasco Auditorium, Erlanger Baroness campus







 Please see the 2019 schedule of Grand Rounds listed below.





 2019 Grand Rounds Series




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Medicine Grand Rounds


All Medicine Grand Rounds are held in the Probasco Auditorium of the Erlanger Medical Mall and begin at 8:00am.




January 10, 2019

Atrial Fibrillation: Past, Present, Future

Harish Manyam, MD

Affiliated Associate Professor

Division of Cardiology



January 24, 2019

Current Concepts in Obesity

Christopher Sanborn, MD

 Director of Metabolic Surgery

Erlanger Health System



February 7, 2019

 Bridging the Treatment Gap for Brain Disorders in Africa

Edwin Trevathan, MD

Chair, Amos Christie in Global Health

Professor, Pediatcics and Neurology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center



February 14, 2019

The Evolution of Asthma

Susan Raschal, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Allergy and Immunology

Department of Medicine



February 28, 2019

Noah Jentzen, MD

Division of Pulmonary Critical Care

Erlanger Health Systems



March 14, 2019

Presidential Vital Signs

Gary Malakoff, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Clerkship Director

Department of Medicine



March 28, 2019

Winston P. Caine Endowed Lecture

We Have Enough Information to Act: Driving our own culture towards wellbeing

Jo Shapiro, MD

Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Department of Otolaryngology

Harvard Medical School



April 11, 2019

Hepatorenal Syndrome: What it is and Where we are with it

Maaz Sohail, MD

Affiliated Instructor

Chief Resident

Department of Medicine



April 25, 2019

Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Laxmi Parsa, MD

Affiliated Assistant Professor

Division of Gastroenterology

 Department of Medicine



May 9, 2019

Practice Dissemination of High-Profile Trials in Sepsis:

Quasihistorical Musings on Silver Bullets, Financial Influences, Mob Mentality, and

"Too Good to Be True".

William Jackson, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Erlanger Health System

Affiliated Professor

Department of Medicine



May 23, 2019

Primary Care Palliative Care and Geriatrics

Terry Ann Melvin, MD

Clinical Instructor

Division of Geriatrics

 Department of Medicine



June 13, 2019

Yium Endowed Lecture

Ken Newell, MD

Professor of Surgery

Program Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship

Division of Transplantation

Emory University School of Medicine



 July 11, 2019

Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring in the Age of the Wearable Consumer Heart Monitors

Augustus Mealor, MD

Affiliated Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiology 



July 25, 2019

Jeanie Dassow, MD

Assistant Professor

Clerkship Director

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology



August 8, 2019

Erlanger Health System Overview and Relevant Healthcare Issues

Kevin Spiegel, FACHE

President and CEO Erlanger Health Systems

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine



August 22, 2019

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP): Review and Updates 

Matt Graham, MD

Division Chief, Hematology and Oncology

Department of Medicine



September 12, 2019

Evolution of Interventional Cardiology

 Theodore Bass, MD

Chief, Division of Cardiology

Medical Director, Health Cardiovascular Center

University of Florida

Jacksonville, Florida



September 26, 2019

 Management of Renal Masses

Amir Singh, MD

Associate Professor

Chair and Program Director of Urology

Department of Urology



October 10, 2019

 A Husband's Perspective on Breast Cancer

Robert C. Fore, EdD, FACEHP, CHCP

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Professor and Designated Institutional Official

UT College of Medicine Chattanooga



October 24, 2019




November 14, 2019

Brittany White, PharmD, BCPS

Adjunct Instructor

Department of Medicine



November 21, 2019

 David Bryan Johnson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Geriatrics

Department of Medicine



December 12, 2019

 Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP-London

Professor & Assistant Dean for Medical Student Education

Department of Medical Education (Memphis)

Department of Medicine (Chattanooga)



*Speaker, dates and topics are subject to change.



 For information concerning Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, contact the Department of Internal Medicine; 423-778-2998.




  Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits for attending activities that award AMA Category 1 CreditsTM and other continuing medical education credits to physicians. Check with your licensure/certification board for confirmation.


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