Grand Rounds

April 1, 2024

Pediatrics Case Conference

"Neonatal Hyperthermia"

Aarti Sharma, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Jacques H. Scharoun, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Associate Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Christopher Awounou, MD
Resident Physician – CA-2

Weill Cornell Medicine

April 8, 2024

“Artificial Intelligence in the Perioperative Period ”

Piyush Mathur, MD, FCCM, FASA 
Staff Anesthesiologist/Intensivist, Department of General Anesthesiology
Department of Intensive Care and Resuscitation
Quality Improvement Officer - Anesthesiology Institute
Cleveland Clinic

April 15, 2024

“Clinical Compliance and Privacy Update”

Szilárd Kiss, MD, FASRS
Bob and Dolores Hope - Robert M. Ellsworth, M.D. Distinguished Associate Professor in Ophthalmology

Associate Dean, Clinical Compliance
Senior Councilor, General Faculty Council
Chief, Retina Service
Vice Chair, Research
Vice Chair, Compliance
Director, Tele-Ophthalmology

Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

April 22, 2024

Diversity Week Speaker

“Affect contagion: Physiologic synchrony among strangers and close others”

Wendy Mendes, PhD
Charles C. & Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Psychology
Yale University

April 29, 2024

"Perioperative Cannabis Use: What Do We Know?"

Shalini Shah, MD, MBA
Professor & Vice-Chair, Dept. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
Director, Pain Services UCI Health
University of California, Irvine


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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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