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.



 November Grand Rounds

Nov. 3
A New Millennium: Biopharmaceuticals and the Changing Practice of Medicine
James Lord, MD, PhD
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence
Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Nov. 10
Opioid Tapering or Stabilization as a Long-Term Strategy
Jane C. Ballantyne, MD, FRCA
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Management
University of Washington
Seattle, Wash.

Nov. 17
Updates in Liver Transplantation Allocation and Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Asma Siddique, MD
    Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
    Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason
    Seattle, Wash.
     
  • Blaire E. Burman, MD, MAS
    Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
    Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason
    Seattle, Wash.
     
  • Alexander Kuo, MD, FAASLD
    Director, Liver Center of Excellence
    Digestive Disease Institute at Virginia Mason
    Seattle, Wash.

Nov. 24
Thanksgiving Holiday – No Grand Rounds


 December Grand Rounds

Dec. 1
12th Annual Keith Lundberg Lectures - Virginia Mason Residents Present Grand Rounds

  • Aleksandra Kardasheva, DO
    Guillain-Barre Syndrome Masquerading as Anxiety

  • Meriah N. Moore, MD
    Lost at High Sea: Case of Unexplained Ecchymosis 

  • Lauren E. Powell, MD
    Mimicker of Oral Pemphigus

  • Peter D. Whooley, DO
    Fear of Lymphadenopathy

Dec. 8
e-Patients: Empowered, Engaged, Equipped, Enabled

Dave deBronkart
“e-Patient Dave”
Patient Experience, Engagement & Safety

Dec. 15
Neurovascular Update Part I: The Global Revolution in the Management of Acute Ischemic 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.

Dec. 22 & 29

Grand Rounds will resume on January 5, 2017 - Happy Holidays!


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