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Grand Rounds

March 2017

Joint Anesthesia Conference

Grand Rounds Lecture Series

Mondays at 7:00 A.M.

Location: Weill Cornell Medical College, Conference Room A-950 (unless otherwise noted)


MARCH 6, 2017

Anesthesia QPS Conference
"Ambulatory Anesthesia: Cardiac Arrest During Tonsillectomy — Not Eveyone Goes Home"
Matthew C. Gomillion, M.D.
Medical Director, Ambulatory Surgery Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

MARCH 13, 2017

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Invited Guest Speaker 

"The Educational Balancing Act — Teaching and Productivity"
Tracy G. Sanson, M.D., FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Central Florida Emergency Medicine, Tampa, Florida

MARCH 20, 2017

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Invited Guest Speaker

"Acupuncture in the Perioperative Period"
Yuan-Chi Lin, M.D., MPH
Director, Acupunture Services
Senior Assocate in Perioperative Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia; Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

MARCH 27, 2017

"From Bench to Bedside: What Do We Know About Anesthesia and Neurotoxicity in Infants and Children?"
Sulpicio G. Soriano, M.D., F.A.A.P.

BCH Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuroanesthesia
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine 
Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA


Statement of Need: Advances in this field need to be presented to Weill Cornell faculty and other physicians on a regular basis as one means of promoting state-of-the-art health care for patients.

Target Audience: Weill-Cornell physicians in Anesthesiology, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives: Weill Cornell CME Activities are intended to lead to improved patient care and safety.  By the conclusion of this series, physicians should have a better understanding of recent developments in Anesthesiology which in turn should lead to improvements in clinical practice.

Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACGME Essential Areas, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs.  All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the audience any potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest related to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of any commercial products or devices not yet approved in the United States. All disclosures will be made to attendees prior to each presentation.

WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at 212.746.2631.

Contact Us

Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
Fax: (212) 746-8563

Office of the Chair
Phone: (212) 746-2962
E-mail:  Marissa Matarazzo,

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343