Previous MGRs

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