Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities

Medical Grand Rounds

September

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

8-9 a.m., Tuesday, September 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, September 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, October 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, October 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, October 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, October 20, Cancer Center Amphitheatre, PPMC

Mindful Medicine Retreat: Secular Mindfulness Training
October 20-22 in Portland
Hosted by Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple.

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

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

Management of Neurological and Neurosurgical Disorders for the Primary Care Provider
7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27, DoubleTree Lloyd Center
Providence Brain & Spine Institute

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

November

Multiple Sclerosis: Pathophysiology and Therapy
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, November 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, November 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 November 21

Pharmacotherapy of Persistent Pain Management
8-9 a.m., Tuesday, November 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, December 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, December 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 December 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.