Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.

The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are designed for physicians, residents, and medical students, and are available to other allied health professionals who have an interest in the program being presented. Unless noted otherwise, Grand Rounds are held each Friday in the Academic Amphitheater. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at 12:00 noon and concludes at 1:00 p.m. Please call at least two days in advance for reservations or for more information (903)877-7250 or email:

Friday, November 27, 2015
NO Grand Rounds

Friday, December 4, 2015
Recognition & Treatment of Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Speaker: Laura Klesse, MD, PhD
Dr. Klesse, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in neurofibromatosis, will describe the clinical signs of neurofibromatosis, Type 1; discuss screening recommendations; and, outline complications that require referral to a specialist for management.

Friday, December 11, 2015
Update in Valvular Heart Disease
Speaker: Sarah Gualano, MD
Dr. Gualano, an interventional cardiologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will discuss current diagnostic and treatment guidelines; and, outline the evaluation of patients with valvular heart disease for surgical catheter-based therapy.

Grand Rounds will resume on Friday, January 8, 2016

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