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Grand Rounds Schedule

Hospital Grand Rounds are designed to present to the practicing physician, the physician in training, nurses and other health care providers, some of the latest advances in the field of medicine and health care.

The Hospital Grand Rounds program strives to disseminate information about medical therapeutics, practice management and healthcare issues to maintain high quality in-patient care management.

Program Times and Locations

Hospital Grand Rounds are held weekly on Tuesdays from 12 to 1 P.M. in the Professional and Community Education Center Auditoria A,B,C D. Food and beverages are served at 11:30 a.m.

Hospital Grand Rounds Webinars are also held each Tuesday at 11:45 A.M., Eastern Time. To join an online meeting, go here and usemeeting number 738 271 904.

OB/GYN Grand Rounds are held weekly on Fridays at 7:30 A.M.-8:30A.M.in the Professional and Community Education Center from September through May.

Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: SEPTEMBER 2014

September 9, 2014
Topic: "Contemporary Managementof Acute Coronary Syndrome"
Speaker: Charles Pollack, M.D, Professor and Chairman,Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital
Objectives: a) Describe recent advances in the treatment of ACS, including the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of oral antiplatelet therapy; b) Explain oral antiplatelet therapy based on patient characteristics, evidence-based guidelines, and recent clinical trial findings; c) Discuss evidence-based, guideline-directed, goal-oriented personalized treatment plans for patients with ACS; d) Evaluate strategies to improve the transition of patients with ACS from emergency to inpatient care.

September 16, 2014
Topic: "Colon Cancer"
Speaker: Nader Hanna, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Maryland University Medical Center
Objective: a) Discuss the importance of early recognition of  colon cancer; b) Describe the diagnosis and symptoms of  colon cancer; c) Explain individualized treatment strategies for patients with colon cancer.

September 23, 2014
Topic:  "The New Kidney Allocation System"
Speaker: Silke Niederhaus, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center
Objectives: a) Explain how the new allocation system affects patients already listed; b) Indicate how the new allocation system affects patients who have been on dialysis longer than they have been listed; c) Discuss how the new allocation system works.

September 30, 2014
Topic: "Pulmonary Hypertension"
Speaker: Michael Mathier, MD, Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Program - University of Pittsburg
Objectives: a) Explain how to assess, classify, and diagnose patients with pulmonary hypertension based on the latest guideline recommendations; b) Discuss the recent advances in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension, including the efficacy, safety, and utility of novel agents and combination therapy approaches, and their potential clinical applicability; c) Describe how to develop evidence-based, guideline-directed, goal-oriented individualized treatment plans for patients with pulmonary hypertension throughout the continuum of disease.


OB/GYN Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: SEPTEMBER 2014

September 5, 2014
Topic: Combined Meeting of the GYNONC Cancer Meeting
Location: EDU 4

September 12, 2014
Topic: Business Meeting
Location: AUD A

September 19, 2014
Topic:  Mortality and Morbidity - OB
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D. FACOG, Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: AUD A

September 26, 2014
Topic: Mortality and Morbidity - GYN
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D. FACOG, Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: AUD A


REMINDER: We are now broadcasting live the presentations in our Webinars. To join an online meeting, go here and use meeting number 738 271 904.

Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Holy Cross Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of (1) hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Holy Cross Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for 1 contact hour.

If you have any questions, please contact Ari Moshe-Hernandez, CME Coordinator at 301-754-7173 or hernaa@holycrosshealth.org.

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