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Grand Rounds

February 2019 

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)  


February 4, 2019

“Anesthetic Considerations for Electroconvulsive Therapy”                       
James Littlejohn, M.D., Ph.D.   
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology 
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY  
Corinne LeVine, M.D.
CA2-PGY3 Anesthesiology Resident
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 

“Difficult Intubations Outside of the Operating Rooms”
Zachary Turnbull, M.D.  
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology 
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY
Mitchell Daniel, M.D.  
CA3-PGY4 Anesthesiology Resident     
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY     



February 11, 2019

“Perioperative Cognition”
Robert D. Sanders, BSc, MBBS, Ph.D., FRCA           
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Research & Development Committee Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI


February 18, 2019

No Grand Rounds in observance of President’s Day


February 25, 2019

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Invited Guest Speaker
“Opioid-Free Anesthesia and Analgesia: Evidence, Strategies, or Myth?”
Matthew McEvoy, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Multispecialty Adult Anesthesiology
Vice Chair, Educational Affairs
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN




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 ACCME 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