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School of Medicine Departments hold Grand Rounds

Published on January 25, 2012

 Several UofL School of Medicine Departments are holding Grand Rounds this week. The University of Louisville School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The target audience for grand rounds is UofL Physicians physicians, UofL residents, fellows, medical students, community physicians and other professional medical staff.


The Neuroscience Combined Grand Rounds is pleased to present Haring J. W. Nauta, M.D., Ph.D., from the Department of Neurological Surgery, on Friday, Jan. 27, at 8 a.m. in room 4003 of the K Building. The title of his lecture is “Anatomic Links Between the Limbic system and Motor System.” For more information, please contact Dominique Hurt at 852-8426.

Family Medicine

David Ansell, M.D., M.P.H., Rush Medical Center, will present, “County: Life, Death and Politics: What the Lessons from Chicago’s Public Hospital tell us about Health Care in America,” on Friday, Jan. 27, 7:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital’s Bottigheimer Auditorium. The objective is to recognize the role of advocacy on behalf of the poor as a core aspect of physicianship and appreciate the death gap that exists in America and what can be done to improve it. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & AACME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided. Call Callie Booth at 852-5499 for more information.

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will present Mohammad Zalt, interventional pulmonology fellow, Emory University, Atlanta. His topic will be “Percutaneous Tracheostomy from Insertion to Decanulation” on Friday, Jan. 27, at noon, UofL Health Care Outpatient Center, 1st floor. Call Rodney Folz, MD, PhD, chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine, for more information: 852-5841.


The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health will feature Stanley A. Gall, M.D., discussing “Maternal Immunization Platform” on Friday, Jan. 27, 7:30 a.m., in the Glass Room, Ambulatory Care Building basement. Gall, an emeritus professor of obstetrics and gynecology, will review the utility of the maternal immunization platform in protecting mother and neonate—a 2-for-1 deal.

The department will also feature Sara I. Diaz, M.D., M.S., assistant professor and interim director of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive pelvic surgery for the UofL School of Medicine on Friday, Feb. 3. Dr. Diaz will discuss “Laparoscopic Apical Treatment of Prolapse.” Grand Rounds are held at 7:30 a.m. in the Glass Room of the Ambulatory Care Building Basement. For more information, contact Maggie Steptoe at

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Kaveh Zamanian, Ph.D., East End Psychological Associates, and director, Psychotherapy Program, Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis in Louisville, will present ,“Therapeutic Action: From Empathy to Countertransference” for Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Bingham Clinic conference room, located on the second floor of Norton Hospital.