Medicine Grand Rounds on December 17th, 2020:
Sponsored by the Harrison Society

"The Harrison Society/ Riven Lectureship - Pt. 1 "SH2B3 in Hypertension and End-Organ Damage" Pt. 2 “Fibroblast Heterogeneity in Interstitial Lung Disease"

Speakers: Alumni of the Harrison Society:

Pt. 1 - Matthew Alexander, MD, PhD and Pt. 2 - Niki Winters, MD, PhD

Medicine Grand Rounds on December 10th, 2020:
Sponsored by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

"The Black American Amputation Epidemic"

Moderated by:

Lizzie Presser, BA

Health and Healthcare journalist at ProPublica

Medicine Grand Rounds on December 3rd, 2020:
The Rosenblum Lectureship

Nancy J. Cox, PhD

Division Director, Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Medicine Grand Rounds on November 19th, 2020:
 The Harrison Society - “Advancing Cancer Research During Challenging Times

presented by PSTP, Harrison Society:

Norman E. Sharpless, MD

the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and 

UNC School of Medicine in the Departments of Medicine and Genetics


Medicine Grand Rounds on November 12th, 2020:
The Neilson Society - “Clonal hematopoiesis in cardiovascular disease and malignancy: from single cells to population cohorts”

presented by Neilson Society Members:

Brent Ferrell, MD and Alexander G. Bick, MD, PhD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Medicine Grand Rounds on November 5th, 2020:
"The  Meredith S. and John A. Oates Lectureship

 “A genome-first approach to human biology and precision health"

presented by:

Daniel J. Rader, MD,

Chair of the Department of Genetics as well as Chief of the Divisions of Human Genetics in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn



Medicine Grand Rounds on October 29th, 2020:
"The  Dupres Lectureship - “The Alpha-gal Syndrome"

presented by

Thomas A. E. Platts-MIlls, MD, PhD, AAP, FRS

Asthma and Allergic Disease Center, University of Virginia


Medicine Grand Rounds on October 22nd, 2020:
"The  Scholl Lectureship - “Problems with Advancing the War Against Esophageal Adenocarcinoma"

presented by

David A. Katzka, MD,

Esophageal Interest Group, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota


Medicine Grand Rounds on October 15th, 2020:
"The Koenig Lectureship - “
Antimicrobial Resistance, the Neglected Pandemic"

presented by

Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA,

Chief of the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Director of the Stuart B. Levy Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR), a collaborative, cross-disciplinary initiative between Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center

Medicine Grand Rounds on October 8th, 2020:

"Ownby Lecture on Diversity and Inclusion by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine"

presented by

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, MACC, FAHA, MACP, FHFSA,

Vice-Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Northwestern University
Chief of Cardiology
Associate Director of the Buhm Cardiovascular Institute
Magerstadt Endowed Professor of Medicine Chair
Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Feinberg School of Medicine



Medicine Grand Rounds on October 1st, 2020:

"HIV and TB care and treatment in South Africa - keeping going during COVID"

presented by

David A. Clark, MBBCh, BCom, DHSM, MBA

CEO: SA of the Aurum Institute,

Johannesburg, South Africa


Medicine Grand Rounds on September 24th, 2020:
A new paradigm for pulmonary fibrosis"

presented by

Jonathan Kropski, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
VUMC, Department of Medicine,
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Medicine Grand Rounds on September 17th, 2020:
Kidney stress resistance: Moving metabolism to the patient"

presented by

Samir M, Parikh, MD, FASN
Professor of Medicine,
Beth Israel Deaconess,
Harvard University Medical School

Medicine Grand Rounds on September 10th, 2020:
Innovative care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Before and During a Pandemic"

presented by

Sara Horst, MD, MPH
Associate Professor,
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,


Medicine Grand Rounds on September 3rd, 2020:
"The Riven Lectureship - “The New Biology of Diabetes"

presented by

Domenico Accili, MD,
Russell Berrie Foundation Professor of Diabetes,

Chief of the Endocrinology Division, and Director of the Diabetes Research Center at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City

Medicine Grand Rounds on August 27th, 2020:

"Host, Pathogen and Microbiome: the Complex Biology of Clostiridioides Difficle "

presented by

Vincent B. Young, MD, PhD,

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Medicine Grand Rounds on August 20th, 2020:

"The epidemiology of COVID- 19: what have we learned in 6 months "

presented by

Loren Lipworth, D,Sc

Research Professor and Associate Director,

Division of Epidemiology, Deparment of Medicine, VUMC

Nashville, TN