Grand Rounds

December 4, 2023

“NORA Updates”

Diana Anca, MD
Director of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia
Associate  Professor of Clinical  Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine

Julia Scarpa, MD, PhD 
Fellow, Division of Thoracic Anesthesiology
Instructor in Anesthesiology
Van Poznak Research Scholar

Jacob Lurie, MD
Chief Resident, Anesthesiology

December 11, 2023

“How to Recognize and Manage Placental Abruption”

Jill Mhyre, MD
The Dola S Thompson Professor and Chair
The Department of Anesthesiology
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

December 18, 2023

“Surgical Fire Prevention and Extinguishment”

Igor Saavedra CHSP, CLSS-HC
Fire Safety Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Edward Fominyam
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Environmental Health and Safety
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

December 25, 2023

NO GRAND ROUNDS - Christmas Day


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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 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.


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