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.


March Grand Rounds

March 6, 2020 - Please Note: The March 6 Grand Rounds has been cancelled.
Surgical Optimization in Colorectal Cancer
Emily Finlayson, MD, MS, FACS
Colorectal Surgeon
Professor of Surgery, Medicine, and Health, Policy Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development Director, Center for Surgery in Older Adults
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, Calif.

March 13, 2020 - Please Note: The March 13 Grand Rounds has been postponed. Check back soon for the new date.
The 4th Annual Darwin J. Liao Memorial Lecture in Patient Safety and Quality
Addressing Diagnostic Error in Health Care

Mark L. Graber, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
Evanston, Ill.

March 20, 2020
IBD for the Non-Gastroenterologist
Sunanda V. Kane, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Past President, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

March 27, 2020
Virginia Mason Residents Present Grand Rounds

Why Can’t Honeymoons Last Forever?
Catherine S. Hwang, MD, MSPH

Screening Criteria for Palliative Care Consults in the ICU: A Quality Improvement Project
Elyce A. Opheim, MD and Anton O. Manyak, MD

Glucose Time in Range and Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease
Laura Mayeda Saganic, MD

Giant Cell Arteritis Ultrasound: Virginia Mason Medical Center Experience
Stephen Slade, MD

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