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:

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.

October Grand Rounds

October 4

Updates from the Breast Center at Virginia Mason

Talking to Patients About Breast Cancer Screening

Peter R. Eby, MD

Section Head, Mammography, Department of Radiology

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and High Risk Surveillance

Beth A. Evans, ARNP

Department of General Surgery

Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

William P. Schmitt, MD

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

October 11

Organ Donor Management and Medication

Abhijit V. Lele MD, MBBS, MS, FNCS
Neurointensivist & Neuroanesthesiologist
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Harborview Medical Center
University of Washington
Seattle, Wash.

October 18

The 5Ms of Aging

Audrey K. Chun, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Martha Stewart Center for Living
Vice Chair, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Outpatient Services
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

October 25
Suppressing Neuroinflammation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Cell-Based Therapy in the Age of Precision Medicine

Stanley H. Appel, MD
Peggy & Gary Edwards Distinguished Chair for ALS
Professor and Chair, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology
Co-Director, Methodist Neurological Institute
Houston, Texas

November Grand Rounds

November 1

Updates in Rheumatology for the Primary Care Provider

Erin M. Bauer, MD

Department of Rheumatology, Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

Amish Dave, MD, MPH

Department of Rheumatology, Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

Meredith B. Morcos, MD

Department of Rheumatology, Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

November 8

Health Impacts of Climate Change
Jeffrey S. Duchin, MD
Health Officer and Chief, Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization
Professor in Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.

November 15
Precision Prevention of Heart Disease in South Asians: Amplified by Digital Health
Rajesh Dash, MD, PhD
Medical & Scientific Director, Stanford South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (SSATHI)
Medical Director, CardioClick Telemedicine Program
Co-Director, Falk Cardiovascular MRI Facility
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, Calif.

November 22
Structural Heart Defects and the Role of Robotics
Joseph A. Dearani, MD
Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Sheikh Zayed Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases Honoring George M. Gura, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

November 29
Thanksgiving Holiday – No Grand Rounds

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