GRAND ROUNDS LECTURES CANCELED

Per Dr. Kasirajan — Effective Imediately: Thursday morning Grand Rounds Lectures are canceled until further notice. 

 


 

March 5 — Special Lecture Series

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

This week's topic is "Engaging Others in Interpersonal Communication"

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

lecture series

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

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: MMEC 5-200A and 205B

PLEASE NOTE: This interactive session will be best experienced in person, but we are working on the ability to have interactive zoom capibilities. This is not guaranteed however.

About the Series:

The Relational Leadership Curriculum will develop abilities related to personal emotional wellbeing, creating and sustaining effective relationships with colleagues and patients, and positive psychology and organizational development, and will focus on short- and long-term goals related to increasing individual wellbeing and resilience while decreasing disengagement, depression and burnout. Training will include skills to increase patient engagement and treatment plan adherence.

Core curriculum components include emotional intelligence, appreciative leadership and relationship-centered patient care.

March 12 — Interdepartmental Grand Rounds/CANCELED

NO GRAND ROUNDS

The Interdepartmental Grand Rounds featuring alumnus, Tadataka Yamada, MD, that were previously scheduled for Thursday, March 12 have been canceled.

Dr. Yamada sends his sincere regrets along with his hopes to reschedule the Grand Rounds in the fall. We will share details once a new date is chosen for his presentation.

March 19 — Named Lecture

Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Grand Rounds Lecture — CANCELED

"Emergency Disaster Management"

Join the Department of Surgery's Division of Acute Care Surgical Services for the Annual Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Grand Rounds

VCU Health Department of Surgery The Future of Surgery Today

2020 RAO R. IVATURY GUEST SPEAKER:

Deborah Kuhls, MD, FACS
Professor, Trauma and Critical Care
Chief, Critical Care Section
Division of Acute Care Surgery
Department of Surgery
UNLV School of Medicine
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

7:00 to 8:30 am
Sanger Hall, Room 1-044 

Dr. Kuhls is also the Program Director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program as well as the Medical Director of the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC) and chairs UMC’s Critical Care Committee.

After receiving her B.A. from Villanova University, she earned her medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University SOM), completed her surgical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, and a Fellowship in Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.  

Dr. Kuhls is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. After many years of working with military and civilian medical schools in Thailand to improve trauma care and trauma and disaster training, she was awarded Honorary Fellowship in The Royal College of Surgery of Thailand in 2012. She is the national Chair of the Injury Prevention Committee for the ACS and serves on its membership, advocacy, surgical skills and I2C2 committees and serves on the Injury Prevention and Disaster Committees of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) and is Chair of the Trauma Prevention Coalition, a coalition of 13 member organizations.

More information about the Rao R. Ivatury Trauma Symposium

March 26

"Depression"

Guest Speaker — TBA

Presented by Anthem Employee Assistance Program

TIME: 7:45–8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

April 2 — Special Lecture Series

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

This week's topic: TBA

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

lecture series

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

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: MMEC 5-200A and 205B

PLEASE NOTE: This interactive session will be best experienced in person, but we are working on the ability to have interactive zoom capibilities. This is not guaranteed however.

About the Series:

The Relational Leadership Curriculum will develop abilities related to personal emotional wellbeing, creating and sustaining effective relationships with colleagues and patients, and positive psychology and organizational development, and will focus on short- and long-term goals related to increasing individual wellbeing and resilience while decreasing disengagement, depression and burnout. Training will include skills to increase patient engagement and treatment plan adherence.

Core curriculum components include emotional intelligence, appreciative leadership and relationship-centered patient care.

April 9

"Social Media Usage"

keyboard hands typing

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Michael B. Steele
Associate General Counsel
VCU Health

Keith Kaufelt
Social Media Specialist
VCU Health

TIME: 7:45–8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room, 1-044 

April 16 — Named Lecture

H.M. "Hyung Mo" Lee Memorial Grand Rounds Lecture—POSTPONED

Unfortunately, Dr. Gaber is unable to travel at this time so the H.M. Lee Grand Rounds Named Lecture will be rescheduled to a later date.

2020 H.M. LEE MEMORIAL GUEST SPEAKER:
A. Osama Gaber, M.D., FACS
J.C. Walter, Jr., Presidential Distinguished Chair & Director, J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center
Interim Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Academic Institute
Full Member, Research Institute
Program Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

April 23 — Named Lecture

Brooks-Lower CT Grand Rounds Lecture—CANCELED

Brooks-Lower Lecturer"From the Operating Room to the Board Room; Confessions of a Surgeon-CEO"

2020 BROOKS-LOWER GUEST SPEAKER:

Larry Kaiser, M.D., FACS
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University 

Dr. Kaiser is the former Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, the former Lewis Katz Dean for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and the former President and Chief Executive Officer at Temple University Health System

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

April 30 — Interdepartmental Grand Rounds

More information to come

TIME: 7:45 – 8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

May 7 — Special Lecture Series

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

This week's topic: TBA

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

lecture series

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

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: MMEC 5-200A and 205B

PLEASE NOTE: This interactive session will be best experienced in person, but we are working on the ability to have interactive zoom capibilities. This is not guaranteed however.

About the Series:

The Relational Leadership Curriculum will develop abilities related to personal emotional wellbeing, creating and sustaining effective relationships with colleagues and patients, and positive psychology and organizational development, and will focus on short- and long-term goals related to increasing individual wellbeing and resilience while decreasing disengagement, depression and burnout. Training will include skills to increase patient engagement and treatment plan adherence.

Core curriculum components include emotional intelligence, appreciative leadership and relationship-centered patient care.

May 14

Department of Surgery Faculty & APP Meeting

grandrounds, kasirajan, surgery chair

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
VCU School of Medicine

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am 

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

May 21

NO GRAND ROUNDS

MOCK ORALS — Residents: PGY-3s, 4s, & 5s

May 28

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

emily rivet, colon rectal surgeon, palliative care

GUEST SPEAKER:

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

TIME: 7:45–8:30 am

LOCATION: Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

June 4 — Special Lecture Series

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

This week's topic: TBA

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

lecture series

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

TIME: 7:00–8:30 am

LOCATION: MMEC 5-200A and 205B

PLEASE NOTE: This interactive session will be best experienced in person, but we are working on the ability to have interactive zoom capibilities. This is not guaranteed however.

About the Series:

The Relational Leadership Curriculum will develop abilities related to personal emotional wellbeing, creating and sustaining effective relationships with colleagues and patients, and positive psychology and organizational development, and will focus on short- and long-term goals related to increasing individual wellbeing and resilience while decreasing disengagement, depression and burnout. Training will include skills to increase patient engagement and treatment plan adherence.

Core curriculum components include emotional intelligence, appreciative leadership and relationship-centered patient care.