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.


September Grand Rounds

September 6

It’s Not Every Day A New Organ is Discovered

David L. Carr-Locke, MD, FRCP, AGAF, NYSGEF
Clinical Director, Center for Advanced Digestive Care
Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
New York Presbyterian Hospital at Cornell
New York, N.Y.

September 13

The History of Blood Transfusion: How Did We Get Where We Are and Where Are We Going?
The 7th Annual John A. Ryan Jr., MD Lecture in Surgery
Martin A. Schreiber, MD, FACS, FCCM
COL, MC, USAR
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Ore.

September 20
What Every Physician/Provider Needs to Know About Psychiatry
Allen Frances, MD
Professor and Chairman Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

September 27
State of the Art – Biomarkers and Biologics in Asthma and other Respiratory Diseases
Mathew C. Atman, MD, MPhil
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy & Infectious Disease
University of Washington Department of Medicine
Associate Scientist, Benaroya Research Institute
Seattle, Wash.

October Grand Rounds

October 11

Organ Donor Management and Medication

Ross Brownell
Hospital Development Program Manager
Life Center Northwest
Bellevue, 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

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