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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 the Professional and Community Education Center from September through May.

Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: NOVEMBER 2014

November 4, 2014
TOPIC: Optimizing the Management of High-risk ACS Patients
Michael Miller, M.D., Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine
a) Adopt evidence-based care, as appropriate, for high-risk ACS patients to improve quality performance and discourage the need for rehospitalization; b) Evaluate options to increase antiplatelet response and overcome the limitations posed by available treatments to reduce the risk of recurrent events; c) Identify inefficiencies in discharge planning and patient education on the necessity of drug adherence to improve quality of care and decrease the risk of recurrent events and rehospitalization in ACS patients.

Supported by an Education Grant from:  PCME

November 11,  2014
TOPIC: "Hip Preservation"
Farshad Adib, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore
a) Describe normal biomechanics of the hip joint; b) Explain role of hip preservation; c) Discuss diagnosis and treatment of  FAI: Femoro-actabular Impingement.

November 18, 2014
TOPIC: "Chronic Urticaria"
Allen Kaplan, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
) Formulate an appropriate diagnostic workup for symptomatology suggestive of chronic urticaria (CU) taking into account the potential differential diagnosis; b) Incorporate into practice evidence-based treatment options and guidelines for managing CU that maximize clinical outcomes while minimizing adverse effects.

Supported by an Education Grant from:  RMEI, LLC

November 25, 2014
TOPIC: "Sudden Onset Sensorineural Hearing Loss"
Roya Azadarmaki, M.D., Ear, Nose & Throat, Metropolitan NeuroEar Group
) Describe sudden sensorineural hearing loss and its clinical importance; b) Identify importance of early treatment of patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss; c) Explain work up and different treatment options for patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss; d) Discuss 2012 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery guidelines on sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

OB/GYN Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: NOVEMBER 2014

November 7, 2014
Topic: Combined GYNONC Cancer Meeting
Location: EDU 4

November 14, 2014
Topic: Business Meeting
Location: AUD A

November 21, 2014
Topic:  Morbidity and Mortality - GYN
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D. FACOG, Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: EDU 3

November 28, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving
No OB/GYN Grand Rounds

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

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