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. 5
The 17th Annual John H. Walker Lecture in Radiology
Abbreviated MRI for HCC in North American Adults with Cirrhosis
Claude B. Sirlin, MD
Professor and Vice Chair (Translational Research) of Radiology
University of California, San Diego
Altman Clinical Translational Research Institute (ACTRI)
San Diego, Calif.

Jan. 12
Andy Warhol: Adverse Surgical Outcome (Death) in 1987; How a Communication and Resolution Program would respond in 2018
John A. Ryan MD
Emeritus Chief of Surgery, Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

Thomas H. Gallagher, MD
Professor of Medicine and Bioethics & Humanities, University of Washington
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
Executive Director, Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 19
Neurovascular Update Part II: Current Frontiers in the Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke
David H. Robinson, MD
Interventional Radiologist, Vascular Center at Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Robert W. J. Ryan, MD
Endovascular Neurosurgeon, Neuroscience Institute at Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 26

A discussion of the 10 most talked about articles in JAMA in 2017
Bruce A. Nitsche, MD, ABIM
The Lewis and John Dare Center
Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education
Director of ABMS Portfolio Program
Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.


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