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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 736 223 360.

OB/GYN Grand Rounds will resume on September 18, 2015. The OB/GYN Grand Rounds are held weekly from September through May, on Fridays at 7:30 the Professional and Community Education Center. 

Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: JULY 2015

July 7, 2015 
Topic: "Venous Thrombosis"
Speaker: Christian T. Ruff, M.D. , Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Objectives: a) Compare target-specific oral anticoagulants for initial and long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism; b) Discuss guideline-recommended approaches to appropriate selection of venous thromboembolism treatment; c) Describe new and emerging strategies to reverse target-specific oral anticoagulation among patients who develop adverse bleeding events.

Supported by an Education Grant from: Paradigmmc

July 14, 2015 
Topic: "Management of Spasticity"
Speaker: Melissa Sinkiewicz, D.O., Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Objectives: a) Describe the phenomenon of spasticity and treatment options; b) Discuss how spasticity can interfere with functional abilities.

July 21, 2015 
Topic: "Multiple Myeloma"

Speaker: Ajid Charis, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Objectives: a) Discuss the role of cytogenetic and molecular analyses in personalizing care in MM: b) Review the treatment course for patients with smoldering MM; c) Assess the optimal use of induction therapy and transplant to improve patient survival in; d) Evaluate the use of high-dose chemotherapy vs novel agents for relapsed/refractor MM

Supported by an Education Grant from: Rockpointe

OB/GYN Grand Rounds will resume on September 18, 2015.

REMINDER: We are now broadcasting live the presentations in our Webinars. To join an online meeting, go here and use meeting number 736 223 360.

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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