Previous MGRs

Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on June 3rd, 2021:
The State of the Department of Medicine and ClinicalTeaching Awards

Speaker:

W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD

Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Chair, Department of Medicine,Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital
Deputy  Director for Research Integration and Career Development, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on May 27th, 2021:
The Riven Lectureship -  Sponsored by the Division of Geriatric Medicine

"ABIM: Past, Present and Future"

Speaker:

C. Seth Landefeld, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Physician-in-Chief, UAB


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on May 20th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Nephrology and Hepatology

"Dismantling ‘The Box’ To Describe A Path To Equity In Kidney Disease"

Speaker:

Ebele Umeukeje MD, MPH, FASN

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Departments of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on May 13th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

"The Dan May Lectureship - "Inflammation in Atherosclerosis – a Translational Tale"

Speaker:

Peter Libby, MD

Mallinckrodt Professorship of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Specialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

 


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on May 6th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

"The William D. Salmon Lectureship - The Discovery of Insulin: a cure for death (due to diabetes)"

Speaker:

Patricia Brubaker, PhD, FRSC

Professor of Medicine and Physiology at Departments of Physiology and Medicine at the University of Toronto


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on April 29th, 2021:
Sponsored by the PSTP – Harrison Society

"The Harrison Society/RIVEN Lectureship - “From reading the genome for risk to rewriting it for cardiovascular health."

Speaker:

Sekar Kathiresan, MD

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Verve Therapeutics

Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute Member, Broad Institute, on leave
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, on leave


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on April 22nd, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Pharmacology

"Quest for Better Antiarrhythmic Drugs: Discovering New Tricks from Old Drugs"

Speaker:

Björn C. Knollmann, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, William Stokes Chair of Experimental Therapeutics, Diector, Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship and the Vanderbilt Center for Arrhythmia Research and Therapeutics (VanCART)


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on April 15th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Pharmacology

"The Grant Wilkinson Lectureship - The Promise (and Peril) of Machine Learning for Healthcare"

Speaker:

David Glazer, BS

Engineering Director and CTO of the Terra project at Verily Life Sciences


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on April 8th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

"The Moore Lectureship - GERD, Barretts and Cancer"

Speaker:

Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG, FACP, FASGE

Treasurer and a Governing Board Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, President, International Society of Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE)


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on April 1st, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Hematology Oncology

"Renal Cell Carcinoma: Biology Drives Therapeutic Advances and Cure"

Speaker:

Brian I. Rini, MD, FASCO

Chief of Clinical Trials at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and Ingram Professor of Medicine, VUMC


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on March 25th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine

"What’s new in Lung Transplant?"

Speaker:

Scott M. Palmer, MD, MHS

Directory of pulmonary research program, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine, Duke University

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Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on March 18th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

"The Albert & Miriam Weinstein Lectureship - Why are South Asians more prone to type 2 diabetes?"

Speaker:

K.M. Venkat Narayan, MD


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on March 11th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Infectious Diseases

"The Epidemic of Sexually Transmitted Infections"

Speaker:

Kimberly A. Workowski, MD

 Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Emory University 


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on March 3rd, 2021:
Sponsored by the Neilson Society

"Drugging the genome: DNA base editing as a novel therapy for Progeria"

Speaker:

Jonathan D. Brown, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, VUMC 


Virtual Medical Grand Rounds on February 25th, 2021:
The Teschan Lectureship -Sponsored by the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

"Membranous nephropathy: A model of translational medicine"

Speaker:

Pierre Ronco, MD

 Editor in Chief, Kidney International, Professor Emeritus of Nephrology, Sorbonnne, Paris, France


Medicine Grand Rounds on February 18th, 2021:
Sponsored by the PSTP – The Harrison Society/RIVEN Lectureship

“Selective Autophagy as possible target in age-related diseases”"

Speaker:

Ana Maria Cuervo, MD, PhD

The Meyer Friedman Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Clinical Chief of Cardiology at University of California at San Francisco 

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Medicine Grand Rounds on February 11th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

"Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), a Growing Problem"

Speaker:

Andrew Scanga, MD

 Medical Director of Hepatology Clinic Operations, Department of Medicine, VUMC 


Medicine Grand Rounds on February 4th, 2021:
The Leonard Lectureship -  Sponsored by the Division of Hematology and Oncology

"The Role of High Quality Communication in the End of Life Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer: One Size Does Not Fit All"

Speaker:

Paul R. Helft, MD

Allan S. Manalan and Diane K. Werth Professor of Gastrointestinal Oncology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Director,  Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Vice President for Clinical and Organizational Ethics at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis


Medicine Grand Rounds on January 28th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Infectious Diseases

"The Story of Dolutegravir & Neural Tube Defects: Global Health, Pharmacovigilance, and Health Equity"

Speaker:

Jessica L. Castilho, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor and Physician-Scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases at VUMC

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Medicine Grand Rounds on January 21st, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

"The Glenn Greene Lectureship - Myocardial Mechanics and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Ancient Principles + Modern Technologies = Novel Insights"

Speaker:

Theodore P. Abraham, MD, FACC

The Meyer Friedman Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Clinical Chief of Cardiology at University of California at San Francisco 


Medicine Grand Rounds on January 7th, 2021:
Sponsored by the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

"The David Rabin Lectureship - (Glucose) Metabolism a Common Soil Linking Diabetes Mellitus, Heart Failure and Cancer?"

Speaker:

E Dale Abel, MD, PhD

Chair and Department Executive Officer of the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) at the University of Iowa