Grand Rounds

Friday, April 9, 2021 – Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,669779882# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 669 779 882#

Ketamine: Clinical Use and Emerging Research
Speaker: Richard Idell, MD Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry UT Health Science Center at Tyler

Dr. Idell will discuss the scope of treatment resistant depression and suicidal ideation, explain the benefits and risks of Ketamine for treatment resistant depression and suicidal ideation and review emerging research investigating music combined with ketamine will be addressed.

Friday, April 16, 2021Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,457134770# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 457 134 770#

Upholding Professional Accountability: What You Need to Know About Physician Licensure, Discipline, and Regulation in Texas (Medical Ethics/Professional Responsibility Credit)
Speaker: Amy Swanholm, JD, MSEL, Assistant General Counsel Texas Medical Board

Amy Swanholm will discuss TMB Licensure and Enforcement Processes, review Board Rules and Common Violations and discuss Legislative Update.

Friday, April 23, 2021Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,785541704# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 785 541 704#

Current Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection
Speaker: Alessandro Fichera, MD, FACS, FASCRS Surgery Safety and Quality Officer Division Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery Baylor University Medical Center

Dr. Fichera will review the current diagnostic modality for CDI, discuss current treatment modalities and recognize when to refer for surgical intervention.

Friday, April 30, 2021 Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,752800393# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 752 800 393#

Management of Aggression in the Traumatized Child (Trauma and Abuse Services for Kids Annual Conference)
Speaker: Beverly Bryant, MD Interim Chair Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine UT Health Science Center at Tyler

Dr Bryant will discuss the neurobiological basis of the fight or flight response, evaluate the interplay of trauma informed interventions and behavioral interventions in the management of aggression in children exposed to maltreatment and explain the risk/benefit ratio of medications commonly used to treat aggressive behavior in traumatized children.


UT Health Tyler Campus Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 20, 2021Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,636908105# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 636 908 105#

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Updates and Controversies
Speaker: Divya B. Bhatt, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Dallas VA Medical Center –VA North Texas Healthcare System University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Bhatt will discuss current colorectal cancer screening guidelines, discuss the use of multiple screening modalities for colorectal cancer and review the risks and benefits of colorectal cancer screening before age 50 and after age 75.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 15, 2021Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 430-205-1142,,798488584# Tyler Phone Conference ID: 798 488 584#

Overview of the 2017 AAP Guidelines for Childhood Hypertension
Speaker: Faris Hashim, MD Pediatric Nephrology McLane Children’s Specialty Clinic Temple, Texas

Dr. Hashim will discuss the revised definition of hypertension in children and review a simplified way to diagnose and treat hypertension in children.


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