ALL EVENTS AND LECTURES CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Effective Immediately: 

Per Dr. Kasirajan, EVENTS AND LECTURES canceled until further notice.

In addition, per VCU, university events that include more than 100 people are canceled until April 15th

 


 

 

2020

MARCH: 


THURSDAY MARCH 5—Special Lecture Series

"Engage, Enlighten, & Empower: The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients"

Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

This week's topic:  Engaging Others in Interpersonal Communication

Presenters: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD, and Laurie Cathers, PhD, LMSW

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


THURSDAY MARCH 12—CANCELED

Interdepartmental Grand Rounds:  "Lessons from Global Health"

VCU Departments of Surgery and Internal Medicine are partnering to present an Interdepartmental Grand Rounds featuring alumnus Tadataka Yamada, M.D., on Thursday, March 12. There are two opportunities to hear Yamada present “Lessons from Global Health” (CME credit is not available)

Guest Lecturer: Tadataka Yamada, M.D., H'74

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Sanger Hall Room, 1-044, with breakfast reception to follow

The Inaugural Gabriel Makhlouf, M.D., Ph.D., Grand Rounds from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in MMEC Learning Theatre, Room 2/3-200, 11:30 a.m. pre-lecture reception

Grand Rounds Information: https://events.vcu.edu/details.asp?myVal=72413


THURSDAY MARCH 19—CANCELED

Surgery Grand Rounds:  "Emergency Disaster Management"

Guest Lecturer: Dr. Deborah Kuhls, 2020 Ivatury Symposium Invited Speaker

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


FRIDAY MARCH 20:  TRAUMA SYMPOSIUM—CANCELED

21st Annual Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium — NOTE: March 19 Surgery Grand Rounds with Ivatury Symposium Invited Speaker Dr. Deborah Kuhls 

More Information:  https://vcu.cloud-cme.com/default.aspx?P=5&EID=14570 


THURSDAY MARCH 26

Surgery Grand Rounds:  "Depression"

Presented by Anthem Employee Assistance Program / Speaker TBA

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

 

APRIL: 


THURSDAY APRIL 2—Special Lecture Series

"Engage, Enlighten, & Empower: The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients"

Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

This week's topic:  TBA

Presenters: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD, and Laurie Cathers, PhD, LMSW

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


FRIDAY APRIL 3—SAVE THE DATE

DOS Research Day 2020

LOCATION: TBD

TIME: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Cocktail reception planned later that day: 4:30–7:30 pm 


THURSDAY APRIL 9

Surgery Grand Rounds:  "Social Media Usage"

Guest Lecturer: Michael B. Steele, Associate General Counsel, VCU Health System, and Keith Kaufeld, Social Media Specialist, VCU Health

7:45–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


THURSDAY APRIL 16: H.M. LEE MEMORIAL LECTURE—CANCELED

2020 H.M. Lee Lecture Grand Rounds, hosted by VCU Division of Transplant Surgery

This year's Lee Memorial Guest Lecturer is Dr. A. Osama Gaber from Houston Methodist

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


THURSDAY APRIL 23:  BROOKS LOWER CT LECTURE—CANCELED

2020 Brooks-Lower Grand Rounds: "From the Operating Room to the Board Room: Confessions of a Surgeon-CEO"

Brooks-Lower Guest Lecturer: Dr. Larry Kaiser, former Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, former Lewis Katz Dean for Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and former President & Chief Executive Officer at Temple University Health System.

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


THURSDAY APRIL 23–SATURDAY 25

56th Annual Humera Surgical Society Meeting 

More Information:  https://surgery.vcu.edu/alumni/humera-surgical-society/


FRIDAY APRIL 30

Special Joint Grand Rounds / (more to come)

 

MAY:


THURSDAY MAY 7—Special Lecture Series

"Engage, Enlighten, & Empower: The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients"

Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

This week's topic:  TBA

Presenters: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD, and Laurie Cathers, PhD, LMSW

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


THURSDAY MAY 14

Surgery Grand Rounds:  "Department of Surgery's Quarterly Faculty & APP Meeting"

Presenter: Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD, FACS, Stuart McGuire Professor and Chair, VCU Department of Surgery; Professor and Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


THURSDAY MAY 21

NO GRAND ROUNDS — Mock Orals for PGY-3s, 4s, & PGY-5 Residents


THURSDAY MAY 28

Surgery Grand Rounds:  "Patient simulation on leading emotional conversations, breaking bad news and introducing your patient's team (Part I)"

Guest Speaker: Emily Burke Rivet, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery and a joint appointment with Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine 

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

  

JUNE: 


THURSDAY JUNE 4—Special Lecture Series

"Engage, Enlighten, & Empower: The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients"

Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

This week's topic:  Engaging Others in Interpersonal Communication

Presenters: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD, and Laurie Cathers, PhD, LMSW

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


SATURDAY JUNE 13

Bigger Dinner Graduation (General Surgery Residency Program) 

Omni Hotel Ballroom


Dates to be announced:

June:
Theogaraj Lecture