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: Deborah.email@example.com
NOTE: Each Grand Rounds during the month of April is designated for 1.0 hour of medical ethics/professional responsibility credit.
Friday, April 27, 2018
Healthcare Provider’s Approach to Child Abuse
Speaker: Jamye Coffman, MD
Dr. Coffman, Medical Director of the Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, will outline the proper diagnostic evaluation when child abuse is suspected and recognize the importance of medical documentation and mandatory reporting.
Friday, May 4, 2018
Causes and Strategies to Address Epidemic Physician Burnout
Speaker: Jeffrey Matthews, MD
Dr. Matthews, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, will discuss the prevalence of burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance in healthcare professionals and outline possible strategies to address burnout.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Evaluation and Management of Dyspepsia
Speaker: Roopa Vemulapalli, MD
Dr. Vemulapalli, Associate Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will discuss the initial assessment and appropriate diagnostic tests for a patient with dyspepsia including ruling out any “alarm features” which may indicate more serious underlying pathology and outline the latest treatment modalities.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Addressing Health Disparities
Speaker: Thelma C. Hurd, MD
Dr. Hurd, Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, will summarize the current state of health disparities in health care and discuss efforts to effectively address and reduce these disparities.
Friday, May 25, 2018
No Grand Rounds