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.


January Grand Rounds

Jan. 3, 2020
Grand Rounds will be on holiday break Jan. 3, 2020. Happy New Year!

Jan. 10, 2020
The 19th Annual John H. Walker, MD Lecture in Radiology
Point of Care Ultrasound: Not Just a Bunch of Hocus POCUS
Sara Nikravan, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency
Director of Point of Care Ultrasound
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 17, 2020
Lung Nodules: State of the Art and Beyond
Luke A. Seaburg, MD
Interventional Pulmonology
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 24, 2020
Sexually Transmitted Infections: An Ancient Hidden Epidemic Shrouded in Stigma and Shame
Uma Malhotra, MD
Section of Infectious Diseases
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 31, 2020
The Seven Blunders of the Vascular World
Thom W. Rooke, MD
Krehbiel Professor of Vascular Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minn.

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