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 use meeting number 736 679 738.
OB/GYN Grand Rounds are held every Friday at 7:30 a.m. from September to May.
Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: MAY 2013
May 7, 2013
Topic: "What's New in Treatment of Glaucoma and Cataract in 2013”
Speaker: Nima Moainie, M.D., Ophthalmologist, Washington, DC
Educational Objectives: a)a short review of the pathology of the common eye diseases; b) to give an overview of current capabilities of cataract surgery including phacoemulsification and femtosecond laser discussing pro's and con's of each; c) discuss intraocular implants and how they can improve vision; d)look at future technology and its use in diagnosis/screening of eye disease.
May 14, 2013
Topic: “Newer Advances In Anticoagulation”
Speaker: Shaad Essa Adbullah, M.D., Greater Washington Oncology, Silver Spring, Maryland
Educational Objectives: a) list the common anticoagulation problems; b) discuss their signs and symtpomatology; c) become familiar with the patient management.
May 21, 2013
Topic: “Multiple Sclerosis”
Speaker: Michael Schuster, M.D., Division of Hematology/Oncology, Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY
Educational Objectives: a) optimize induction therapy in multiple myeloma patient based on current data for first-line treatment; b) evaluate autologous stem cell transplant data regarding the benefits of 1 versus 2 transplants;c) outline current methods, safety, efficacy, and rationale for stem cell mobilization; d)translate current data on maintenance therapy to improved MM patient care.
Supported by an educational grant from: NACCME
May 28, 2013
Topic: “The Controversy and Mystery of the DNAR Discussion”
Speaker: Henry Willner, M.D., Capital Hospice and Capital Palliative Care Consultans, Maryland
Educational Objectives: a) clarify some misconceptions about DNAR orders; b) review the legal background concerning "futility" and the requirements for a valid DNAR order; c) understand an approach to patients who want "everything" done; d) learn practical approaches for defining relevant goals of care; e)review different strategies for how to discuss Resuscitation in the context of known goals..
OB/GYN Grand Rounds Schedule: MAY 2013
Topic: "Combined Meeting with GYNONC Cancer Meeting"
Location: EDU 4
Topic: "OB/GYN Business Meeting"
Location: EDU 1
Topic: "Hysteropexy for Uterovaginal Prolapse: The Uterus, an Innocent Bystander"
Speaker: Robert Gutman, M.D., Uro-Gynecologists, Washington Hospital Center
Location: EDU 3
Speaker: David Frankfurt, M.D., Medical Director, IVF, George Washington University
Location: EDU 3
Topic: “Morbidity and Mortality GYN”
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D. FACOG, Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: EDU 3
REMINDER: We are now broadcasting live the presentations in our Webinars. To join an online meeting, go here and use meeting number 736 679 738.
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 Center’s 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.