Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities

MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS

AUGUST:

Climbing to the Summit: An Intensive Primary Care Intervention for Medically and Socially Complex Patients at Old Town Clinic
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Brian Chan, M.D., MPH, assistant professor, Division of Internal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University; staff physician, Old Town Clinic.

Concussions
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Breanne D. Brown, D.O., CAQSM, medical director, Providence Sports Medicine; Providence Medical Group-Bridgeport

Physician Resilience: The Missing Quality Metric
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Tricia James, M.D., Department of Medical Education (Internal Medicine), PPMC

SEPTEMBER:

WHO Cares: Workup and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Wayne L. Strauss, M.D., Ph.D., The Oregon Clinic – Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine East

Point of Care Ultrasound for the Internist
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Gordy Johnson, M.D., hospitalist and medical staff president-elect, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

Update in Lung Cancer Management
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Rachel E. Sanborn, M.D., co-director, Providence Thoracic Oncology Program, Providence Cancer Center

Weekend Warriors: How to Minimize the Battle Scars
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
M.E. Beth Smith, D.O., MCR, FACP, associate professor, Health Promotion and Sports Medicine, Department of Medicine, OHSU

Thyroid Function In and Near the Normal Range: Do Variations Matter?
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Mary H. Samuels, M.D., professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition; program director, Clinical & Translational Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University.

Annual Huldrick Kammer Memorial Lecture
Hypercalcemia: Causes, Accurate Diagnosis and Targeted Treatment
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Michael T. McDermott, M.D., professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy; practice director, Endocrinology and Diabetes; School of Medicine, University of Colorado.

Annual Huldrick Kammer Memorial Lecture
Hypercalcemia: Causes, Accurate Diagnosis and Targeted Treatment

8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Michael T. McDermott, M.D., professor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacy; practice director, Endocrinology and Diabetes; School of Medicine, University of Colorado.

OCTOBER:

Ketogenic Diet for Diabetes
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Sarah Hallberg, D.O., MS, medical director, Virta Health

Increasing Value in Health Care Series
Accepting the Existence of Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis

8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Otis W. Brawley, M.D., FACP, chief medical and scientific officer, executive vice president, American Cancer Society

2017 Curtis R. Holzgang, M.D., MACP Visiting Scholar Series
Evaluating Nonverbal Behavior in Patients with Dementia

8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Ralf J. Jox, M.D., Ph.D., MA, associate professor of Geriatric Palliative Care, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Switzerland; assistant professor of Medical Ethics; deputy director and head of the Division of Clinical Ethics, Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine, LMU Munich

Fall Basic Wound Care Course
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 20, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC

Quarterly Wound Care Symposium
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, Cancer Center Amphitheatre and Conference Rooms A/B and C/D, PPMC

Dermatology Update
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Samuel Hopkins, M.D., associate professor of dermatology, OHSU

ACP Posters: Presented by Internal Medicine Residents
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC

NOVEMBER:

Multiple Sclerosis: Pathophysiology and Therapy
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Stanley Cohan, M.D., Ph.D., director, Providence MS Center

Ettelson Lecture 
Advances and Challenges Identifying and Managing Hereditary Cancer Risk in the General Population<
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Ora Karp Gordon, M.D., medical director, Center for Clinical Genetics & Genomics, Providence Health & Services, southern California

Happy Thanksgiving – no grand rounds on Nov. 21

Pharmacotherapy of Persistent Pain Management
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Abby Frye, Pharm.D., BCACP, clinical pharmacy specialist, primary care, Providence Medical Group

DECEMBER:

Evaluating Drugs: What Prescribers Should Know About the Drug Approval Process
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Craig D. Williams, Pharm.D., FNLA, BCPS, clinical professor, OSU/OHSU
College of Pharmacy; associate professor of medicine, Division of Family Medicine, OHSU

Lifestyle Prescription for Cardiovascular Health
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 12, Souther Auditorium, PSVMC
Miles Hassell, M.D., medical director, Comprehensive Risk Reduction Clinic
James Beckerman, M.D., medical director, Prevention and Wellness Center, Providence Heart Institute

Happy holidays – no grand rounds Dec. 19-26

See a list of all of the medical grand rounds (Link works in Providence network "intranet" only) for PSVMC (Tuesdays at 8 a.m. in the Souther Auditorium) and PPMC (Wednesdays at 8 a.m. in the Cancer Center Amphitheater).

For further information, contact Stephanie A. Munoz at PPMC or Ruth Parker at PSVMC.