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 1

Cholangiocarcinoma: How to Conquer an Orphan Cancer
Flavio G. Rocha, MD

Affiliate Investigator, Benaroya Research Institute
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington
Director of Research, Digestive Disease Institute
Associate Medical Director, Cancer Institute
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

March 8

Can We Cure Metastatic Colon Cancer? The Use of Hepatic Arterial Therapy
Nancy E. Kemeny, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, NY

March 15

The 3rd Darwin J. Liao Memorial Lecturelogy
To Care is Human: Why Affection Makes Us Safer

Tiffany Christensen
Vice President of Experience Innovation
The Beryl Institute

March 22

The Changing Landscape of IBD Management
Brian G. Feagan, MD
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Western University
Senior Scientific Officer, Robarts Clinical Trials Inc.
London, Ontario, Canada

March 29

Virginia Mason Residents Present Grand Rounds

Design of a Comfort Care Cart for Inpatients on Comfort Care — Carolyn Aldana, MD

Deciphering a Rash-anchoring Bias Delay — Sara Lobaton, MD

Sliding Back: Case report of retrospective histopathologic diagnosis of cervicothoracic painStephen Slade, MD


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April Grand Rounds

April 5

2019 Antibiotic Update
Paul S. Pottinger, MD, DTM&H, FIDSA
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Director, UWMC Antimocrobial Stewardship Program
Director, UWMC Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine Clinic
University of Washington, Seattle, Wash.

April 12

You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention
Sherri Zorn, MD, FAAP
The Polyclinic, Seattle, Wash.

April 19

Hot Topics in Migraine Management
Sarah Hermanson, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Neuroscience Institute
Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

Lucas McCarthy, MD, MSc
Neuroscience Institute
Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

April 26

AF Ablation Failure: How to Train Your Dragon
Christopher L. Fellows, MD, FACC, FHRS
Section Head, Cardiology
The Heart Institute at Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

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