2020

FEBRUARY:


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6

Surgery Grand Rounds — "Nutrition and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery"

Guest Speaker: Emily Moore, RD, ERAS Dietician

7:00–7:45am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

Grand Rounds Information:  https://surgery.vcu.edu/#d.en.311382


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13

A Special Surgery Grand Rounds — "Engage, Enlighten, & Empower" A lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

The Art of Leading You, Your Team, & Your Patients

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20

RESIDENTS ONLY Grand Rounds/NO CME

7:45–8:30 am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21

43rd Annual Bunts-Hackler Lecture: 2020—State of the Art Urology "Incorporating New Techniques Into Your Practice"

More Information: Division of UrologyRegistration


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27

Surgery Grand Rounds — "Health Effects of Climate Damage"

Guest Speaker: Michael Donnenberg, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Research & Research Training

7:45–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

Grand Rounds Information:  https://surgery.vcu.edu/#d.en.311382

 

MARCH: 


THURSDAY MARCH 5

A Special Surgery Grand Rounds — "Engage, Enlighten, & Empower" Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

Engaging Others in Interpersonal Communication

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


THURSDAY MARCH 12

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

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

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

A Special Surgery Grand Rounds — "Engage, Enlighten, & Empower" Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients

Speakers: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD & Laurie Cathers, PhD, LMSW

7:00–8:30 am, MMEC 5-200A and 205B


FRIDAY APRIL 3

Research Day 2020 (more to come)

MMEC Learning Studio, 7th Floor


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

7:00–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


THURSDAY APRIL 16 — H.M. LEE MEMORIAL LECTURE

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

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

A Special Surgery Grand Rounds — "Engage, Enlighten, & Empower" Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients

Speakers: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD & 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

A Special Surgery Grand Rounds — "Engage, Enlighten, & Empower" Lecture series sponsored by the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, and College of Health Professions

The Art of Leading You, Your Team, and Your Patients

Speakers: Amy J. Armstrong, PhD & 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


 

2020 ARCHIVES:

JANUARY: 

THURSDAY JANUARY 9

Surgery Grand Rounds — Guest Speaker Kandace McGuire, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine and chief of breast surgery and surgical leader of the Breast Health Program, VCU Massey Cancer Center


FRIDAY JANUARY 10

General Surgery Residency Program: INTERVIEW RECEPTION — McGlothlin Medical Education Center (MMEC), Lobby from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

More Information:  https://surgery.vcu.edu/education/residencies/general-surgery-residency/


SATURDAY JANUARY 11

General Surgery Residency Program: INTERVIEWS FOR CATEGORICAL RESIDENTS — McGlothlin Medical Education Center (MMEC), 10th Floor, 8:45 am–3 pm  

More Information:  https://surgery.vcu.edu/education/residencies/general-surgery-residency/ 


WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15

VCU Global Surgery Seminar Series — January: Guest Speaker Camilla Buchanan, MD, MPH, DTMH, obstetrician practicing in James City County. "Maternal Health in Kenya: 20 years of working at the grassroots level."

More Information: VCU Program for Global Surgery


THURSDAY JANUARY 23

Surgery Grand Rounds — "ABCs to Understanding Emotional and Mental Wellness in Yourself and Others"

Guest Speaker: Margaret Rittenhouse

7:45–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044


FRIDAY JANUARY 24

ABSITE Review — Tompkins-McCaw Library, 8:00 am


INTERVIEWS FOR PRELIMINARY RESIDENTS: General Surgery Residency Program — 6:00 pm

More Information:  Evan.Ward@vcuhealth.org, General Surgery Residency Coordinator


THURSDAY JANUARY 30

Surgery Grand Rounds — "Global Surgery Grand Rounds"

Guest Speakers: Edgar Rodas, MD, FACS; Ashley Rosenberg, MD; Nancy Valencia-Rojas

7:45–8:30am, Sanger Hall, Room 1-044