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Department of Anesthesiology

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Grand Rounds

July 2020 

Joint Anesthesia Conference

Grand Rounds Lecture Series

Mondays at 7:00 A.M

Location: Via Zoom (unless otherwise noted)   


July 6, 2020

ERAS in Neurosurgery

Maria Bustillo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY


July 13, 2020

Alexandra Cohen Hospital for Women and Newborns Update

Sharon Abramovitz, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Vice Chair, Quality and Patient Safety Committee
Department of Obstetric Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY


“Cornell Obstetric Cardiology Program: A Multidisciplinary Collaboration”

Inna Landres, M.D., FACOG
Assistant Professor of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director of the OB Cardiology Conference
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY


July 20, 2020

New Onset Refractory Seizures (NORSE)

Daniel Lahm, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Judy Ch’ang, M.D.
Assistant Professor in Neurology
Director of Neuroscience Education
Department of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY

Candace Schaefer, M.D.
Epilepsy Research Fellow
Department of Neurology
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY


July 27, 2020

"Let there be light: Optical insights into physiologic states"

Seyed Safavynia, M.D., Ph.D.
Instructor in Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY



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, mam7036@med.cornell.edu

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

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Phone: (855) 880-0343