Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities



  • There are NO grand rounds at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center during summer months.
  • Grand rounds at Providence Portland Medical Center continue through the summer. See schedule below.

Gilbert Lipshutz Memorial Lecture
Reflections on Race in Medicine
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Damon S. Tweedy, M.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center; staff physician, Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Raleigh, N.C.

Migraines: An Update on Treatment and Prophylaxis
8-9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC
Cat Livingston, M.D., MPH, FAAFP, assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University.

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.

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.

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.

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

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., 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.

Save the date:

2017 Curtis R. Holzgang, M.D., MACP, Visiting Scholar Lecture
Oct. 17-18 (exact times TBA), 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.

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

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