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DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE:
UNIVERSITY AND VA HOSPITAL EVENTS
WEEKLY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

April 14 - 18, 2014

MONDAY, April 14

•• Hematology/Oncology Clinical Conference, 8:00am, B1-286 CC, Oncology Case: “Treatment for High Risk or Metastatic Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors,” Dr. Angelini  /   Hematology Case:  “Primary Use of Growth Factor with Chemotherapy,” Dr. A. Silk

•• Cancer Center Grand Rounds, 12:00pm, Ford Auditorium, "Regulatory T Cells, Interleukin-2 and Chronic GVHD,” Dr. Stoiffer*

••Frontier in Science Seminar, 12:00pm, Danto Auditorium, “Understanding the Etiology of Complex Cardiovascular Disease," Dr. Beard (Molecular and Integrative Physiology)

•• Noon Conference, 12:00pm, Towsley Dow Auditorium, MiChart Demo

 

TUESDAY, April 15

•• Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds, 7:30am, CVC Danto Auditorium, “CaMKII as a ROS Sensor in Cardiovascular Disease and Asthma,” Dr. Anderson*

•• Dame Sheila Sherlock Visiting Lectureship GI Grand Rounds, 7:30am, UH B1C202, ”Hepatitis C Virus–Host Interactions: Insights into Novel Targets for Therapy,” Dr. Chung*

•• Allergy & Clinical Immunology Seminar, 8:00am, Dom. Farm Allergy Conf Rm, “Other Immunodeficiencies,” Dr. Howe

•• General Medicine Clinical Conference, 8:00am, EAAHC Lower Level, TBD

•• Nephrology Basic Science Seminar, 9:00am, 2515 BSRB,  “Pax Proteins, Histone Modifications and Gene Regulation in Terminally Differentiated Cells,” Dr. Patel

•• Geriatric Medicine Conference, 12:00pm, EAAHGC B1-407, “MiChart Tips for Providers: Guidance for Truly Meaningful Use,” Dr. Suh

•• Rheumatology Core Curriculum Conference, 12:00pm, Dining Room C, ”Scleroderma and Related Disorders, Part I,” Dr. D. Khanna

•• Intern Report, 12:30pm, 3201TC

 

WEDNESDAY, April 16

•• GI Fellows Conference, 7:30am, UH B1C202, “GI Diseases and Pregnancy,” Dr. Elta

•• Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Research Conference, 11:00am, 5915 Buhl, “Immune Alterations in Viral-induced Pneumonitis Post-BMT,” Dr. Zhou

•• Leukemia Conference, 12:00pm, Danto Auditorium

•• Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Lecture Series, 12:00pm, VA C505, “Palliative Care Presentation to Internal Medicine Residents,” Dr. Mazzurco

•• Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds, 12:00pm, B1206TC, Journal Club

•• Noon Conference, 12:30pm, B1C202 UH, “Concepts in Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertension,” Dr. Byrd

•• General Medicine Research Conference, 4:00pm, NCRC, B16-467C, SGIM Practice, Drs. Caverly, Kullgren, Pappas

•• Nephrology Combined Conference, 4:00pm, 2C-224UH, “Therapeutic Crosspollination: Costimulatory Blockade in Glomerular Disease,” Dr. Samaniego  /  Clinical Case, Drs. Rifai & DeLyria

 

THURSDAY, April 17

•• Liver Conference, 7:30am, B1-286 CC, Case Conference, Drs. Mellinger, Konerman, Shreiner

•• Allergy & Clinical Immunology Seminar, 8:00am, Dom. Farm Allergy Conference Room, “Alternative Therapies Part II”

•• Hematology/Oncology Research Conference, 12:00pm, M3330 MedSci I, “PET Radiotracers as Pharmacodynamic Markers for Solid Tumors,” Dr. Piert (Radiology)

•• Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Lecture Series, 12:00pm, GRECC F206, “Palliative Care in Nephrology and ESRD,” Dr. Swartz

•• Rheumatology Grand Rounds, 12:00pm, Ford Auditorium, Dr. Jones

•• Noon Conference, 12:30pm, 3201TC, Intern Small Group

 

FRIDAY, April 18

•• Medicine Grand Rounds, 12:00pm, Ford Auditorium, "The Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic: Prevention and Therapy,” Dr. Nathan*

•• Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes Combined Clinical-Research Conference, 2:00pm, Domino’s Lobby G, suite 1500, "Diabetes Trials and Tribulations in 2014: What Do We Know?” Dr. Nathan*

 

 

* Visiting Professors

* Robert J. Soiffer, MD, Chief, Hematologic Malignancies, Co-Chief, Stem Cell/BMT Program , Dana-Farber
Cancer Institute, Boston

* Mark E. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine & Molecular Physiology &
Biophysics, Chair & Department Executive Officer, Department of Internal Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular
Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City

* Raymond Chung, MD, Vice Chief, Gastroenterology, Director of Hepatology, MGH, Medical Director, Liver
Transplant Program, MGH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

* David M. Nathan, MD, Director, Diabetes Center and Clinical Research Center , Massachusetts General
Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School