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Grand Rounds

May 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)

                                                                                                                                                

May 1, 2017

"Reimagining Global Health"
Eric D. Brumberger, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Residency Program 
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Gunisha Kaur
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Program Director, Global Health Fellowship
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Sheida Tabaie, M.D.
Instructor in Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

May 8, 2017

"Regional Case Conference: Epidural Abscess and Wrong Sided Blocks" 
Nicholas Haralabakis, M.D., Pharm.D.

Anesthesiology Regional Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Alison Krishna, M.D.
Anesthesiology Regional Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Moderator: 
Angela Roberts Selzer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Assistant Director of Residency Education
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

May 15, 2017

"Shifting Paradigms: Perioperative Use of Long-Duration Opioids"
Evan Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Division of Clinical and Translational Research in Anesthesiology
Russell D. and Mary B. Sheldon Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
St. Louis College of Pharmacy & Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO

May 22, 2017

"Epidural Steroid Injections"
Steven Paul Cohen, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pain Management and Neurology
Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Chief of Pain Medicine and Director of Clinical Operations in Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Director of Pain Research, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD


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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, mam7036@med.cornell.edu

Residency and Fellowship Education
Direct all inquiries to:
Phone: (212) 746-2941
E-mail: anes-programs@med.cornell.edu

Patient Billing Inquiries
Phone: (855) 880-0343