Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held every Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., January through December, with a break in August. Grand Rounds takes place in the Lindeman Pavilion, Volney Richmond Auditorium, Level 1, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, Washington. If you have questions or would like to be added to our monthly mailing list, please call (206) 341-0142. Send us your feedback about Grand Rounds.

If you would like to register for Grand Rounds and receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), fill out the form or call (206) 341-0142. You only need to register one time per year in order to receive credit. Grand Rounds schedule is subject to change. View objectives for this activity.

Grand Rounds Schedule:

January Grand Rounds

Jan. 6
The 16th Annual John H. Walker, MD Lecture in Radiology
Latest Advances in Staging Rectal Cancer with MRI

Gina Brown, MD, FRCR, FASCRS
Consultant Radiologist at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Professor of Gastrointestinal Cancer Imaging
Imperial College London
Sutton Surrey, UK

Jan. 13
Andy Warhol: The Art of Surgery
John A. Ryan, Jr. MD, FACS
Emeritus Surgeon
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash

Jan. 20
Syphilis: Blindness You Can Catch
Sophie L. Woolston, MD
Section of Infectious Disease
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 27
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Physician Burnout
Ravi Moonka, MD
Colorectal Surgeon
Digestive Disease Institute
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

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February Grand Rounds

Feb. 3

One Minute Teaching: Techniques for Fun and Fast Teaching - The First in a New Series – Teach the Teacher
Susan E. McCormick, MD
nternal Medicine Residency Program Core Faculty
Digestive Disease Institute
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Leah J. Geyer, MD
General Internal Medicine
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Feb. 10
Trans-Catheter Therapy for Structural Heart Disease
Michael J. Longo, MD, FACC
Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Director, Valve Clinic; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash

Feb. 17
Understanding the “Joy Plant”: Transcending Opioids in the Management of Pain
James R. Babington, MD
Medical Co-Director, Comprehensive Spine Program
Neurosciences Institute, Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Nancy Connolly, MD, MPH, FACP
Section Head, Primary Care Lynnwood
Virginia Mason
Lynnwood, Wash.

Amanda Locke, PharmD, BCACP
Manager, Outpatient Pharmacy
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Daniel T. Warren, MD
Deputy Chief, Department of Anesthesiology
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Feb. 24
Post-chemotherapy Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection (PC-RPLND): Indication, Pitfalls, Limits
13th Annual Shelby Webster Lecture
Peter Albers, MD
Professor, Department of Urology
University Hospital, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, Germany

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Grand Rounds Course Objectives:

  • To provide timely updates in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple disease states
  • To introduce new research topics related to patient care
  • To introduce new or improved technology available at Virginia Mason
  • To educate regarding "best medical practice" and evidence-based medicine
  • To present educational opportunities that address the ACGME General Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-Based Practice.

Virginia Mason is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Virginia Mason designates each educational activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with their participation in the activity.

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