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.

December Grand Rounds

Dec. 7

13th Annual Keith Lundberg Lectures
Virginia Mason Residents Present Grand Rounds

  • Abdullah Arjomand, MD
    “Bends Shock: Distributive Shock Due to Severe Decompression Sickness”
  • Jonathon E. Sargent, MD
    “Peripheral Artery Disease Screening in Primary Care”
  • Mathini S. Mohanachandran, MD
    “Implementation of an Insulin Glargine Titration Tool for Insulin Intensification for Diabetic Patients in Primary Care”

Dec. 14

Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials or Multi-Institution Online Datasets: What is the Future of Clinical Research?
Donald E. Low, MD, FACS, FRCS (C), FRCSI (Hon), FRCSE (Eng)
Head of Thoracic Surgery and Thoracic Oncology
Director, Digestive Disease Institute Esophageal Center of Excellence
President, Ryan Hill Research Foundation
Virginia Mason, Seattle, Wash.

Dec. 21 and 28

Grand Rounds will resume on Jan. 4, 2019 - Happy Holidays!

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January Grand Rounds

Jan. 4

Cheating Death: A Neurosurgical History of Human Resuscitation, Reanimation, and the Pursuit of Immortality
Michael A. Bohl, MD

Fellow, Neurosurgery
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 11

The Use of Platelet Rich Plasma in Musculoskeletal Injury: An Evidence Based Review
Atul K. Gupta, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Virginia Mason
Seattle, Wash.

Jan. 18

18th Annual John H. Walker Lecture in Radiology
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound: Abdominal Imaging and Beyond

Shuchi K. Rodgers, MD
Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging
Director of Ultrasound
Department of Radiology, Einstein Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pa.

Jan. 25

15th Annual Shelby Webster Lectures
Diagnostic Dilemmas: Stage IIA and Beyond
Christian Kollmannsberger, MD
Medical Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency; Clinical Professor of Medical Oncology
Department of Urologic Sciences, BC Cancer Research Centre at the University of British Columbia
Research Associate, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Vancouver BC

Developing Better Biomarkers in Germ Cell Tumors: Strengths, Weaknesses and Clinical Applications of Micro-RNAsC
Lucia Nappi, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia
Department of Urologic Science, Vancouver Prostate Centre
Clinical Research Fellow, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, BC

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