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Chairman's Rounds

Medicine Chairman's Rounds are provided by SUNY Upstate Medical University- Department of Medicine and Office of Continuing Medical Education. Chairman's Rounds are held once a month in room 4414 B/C in the New Academic Building.

Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 5:00PM
Dave Warner, MD, PhD
Medical Neuroscientist
"Artificial Intelligence and it's near term impact on the practice of Medicine. Opportunity or Impending doom?!"

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between at least 3 major forms of AI
  2. Assess the potential impact of AI to their specific field of practice
  3. Identify potential areas within their field where human machine teaming is appropriate within their specialty

https://upstate.rev.vbrick.com/#/media/videos/category/d3b451d5-5540-465a-8219-1db1093cd59f

Thursday, April 16th, 2019 at 5:00PM
Richard Furie, MD
Chief, Division of Rheumatology; Professor of Medicine at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra
"Antiphospholipid Syndrome: It's far more than you think"

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss current views on disease pathogenesis
  2. Describe typical and atypical manifestations of APS
  3. Review management of APS 

https://upstate.rev.vbrick.com/#/media/videos/category/d3b451d5-5540-465a-8219-1db1093cd59f

Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 5:00PM
Michael G. Risbano, MD, MA
Director, Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Program
Head, Clinical Operations for Pulmonary Hypertension at the University of Pittsburgh
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
"Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Clinical Update"

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. To review the updated clinical classifications of PAH
  2. To review the clinical work-up of PAH
  3. To review the treatment options in PAH

 

Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 5:30PM
Kelly S. Ramsey, M.D., MPH, MA, FACP
Medical Director of Substance Use Disorders HRHCare
"The Opioid Epidemic: Opioid Use Disorder and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)"

 

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the epidemiology of the current opioid epidemic 
  2. Understand opioid use disorder
  3. Vulnerabilities for developing OUD, diagnosing OUD
  4. Understand the purpose of MAT for OUD

Here is the link for Kelly's presentation:

https://upstate.rev.vbrick.com/#videos/6da85d9e-7c69-4a72-a017-5e664a34cf63

 

Thursday, January 17th, 2019 at 5:30PM
Dr. Martin Edelman
Professor of Medicine, Chair, Departmen of Hematology/Oncology
Deputy Director of the Cancer Center for Clinical Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University
"From Nihilism to Optimism: Recent Developments in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"

Learning Objectives: Following this activity, partipants should be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology and current evidence supporting screening in non-small cell lung cancer
  2. Describe the current stage based treatments for NSCLC
  3. Describe current therapeutic options for advanced NSCLC, including the use of biomarkers to select therapy
  4. Describe the issues in the design and assessment of future clinical trials with immunotherapy in advanced NSCLC

 

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at 5:30PM
Steve Scheinman
"The New Medical Schools: Moving Beyond Flexner"

Learning Objectives: Following the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. An understanding of the historical context of Abraham Flexner's reforms of medical education in the early 20th century
  2. An appreciation of growth of the new medical schools in the early 21st century
  3. A sense of the range of curricular innovations in medical education in the past decade

 

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 5:30PM
Robert Alan Alder, MD
"Osteoporosis in Men"

Learning Objectives: Following the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Determine which men should be evaluated for osteroporosis
  2. Choose appropriate osteoperosis treatment for men
  3. Understand the role of testosterone in osteroporosis
  4. Appreciate the challenges of long-term treatment

 

Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:30PM
Mark A. Gluck, MD
"Cross-sectional, Longitudinal and Interventional Studies of the Neural, Cognitive, Genetic and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Future Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer's Disease in Older African Americans"

 

Thursday, September 27th, 2019 at 5:30PM
Marvin A. Konstam, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
"The Future of Cardiovascular Care: Advanced Technologies, Affordable Care, and the Academic Medical System"

Learning Objectives: Following the activity, participants should be able to:

  1.  Better understand the potential and challenges facing us in the future of CV care
  2. Recognize some solutions to the challenges facing academic medical centers, using the example of CV care

 

Thursday, August 18th, 2018 at 5:30PM
Allan Tunkel, MD, PhD, MACP
"Central Nercous System Practice Guidelines: Meningitis and Encephalitis"

Learing Objectives: Following the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the appropriate diagnostic approach to patients with meningitis and encephalitis
  2. Recall the rational approach to treatment of patients with meningitis and ecephalitis 
  3. Recognize how practice guidelines have impacted care of patients with central nervous system infections

 

 

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