Medicine Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds meets each Friday at 8 a.m. in Duke University Hospital room 2002. Medicine Grand Rounds is a weekly topic- and case-based presentation by members of the faculty of the Department of Medicine (and colleagues in the School of Medicine). Topics and cases are selected to provide faculty and trainees with up-to-date knowledge about timely issues in internal medicine.

Find details about upcoming Medicine Grand Rounds presentations on the Department of Medicine Calendar.

CME credit

Medicine Grand Rounds has been approved for 1.0 credits of continuing medical education. Attendance and CME credit is tracked online by Duke Continuing Medical Education.

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Date Presenter Topic

Afreen Shariff, MD

Division of Endocrinology

Immune Check Point Inhibitors and Endocrine Side Effects: The Duke Experience

Arif Kamal, MD

Division of Medical Oncology

Old Diseases, New Strategies: Improving Quality of Palliative Care Through Digital Health
3/1/19 Trivia Bowl Chief Residents
2/22/19 Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, MHS
Divisions of General Internal Medicine & Nephrology
Patient-Centered Kidney Care: The Value and Values of Getting There
2/15/19 R. Ryanne Wu, MD, MHS
Division of General Internal Medicine
The road less traveled: Precision Medicine- risk assessment and implementation across borders
2/8/19 Lindsay King, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
Autoimmune Liver Disease: A Clinical Update
2/1/19 William Yancy, MD
Division of General Internal Medicine
Obesity Management: How a Comprehensive Approach Can Lead to a Spectrum of Health Improvements
1/25/19 Matthew Kappus, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
Treading Water Until Liver Transplantation: Survival Nutrition for Cirrhosis
1/18/19 Hannah Valantine, MD, MRCP
NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity
NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Looking Through a Genomic Lens
1/11/19 Yousuf Zafar, MD
Division of Medical Oncology
Value in health care: What’s next after precision medicine?
12/21/18 Robert Keenan, MD
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
The Dis-Ease of Gout
12/14/18 Robert J. Mentz, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Division of Cardiology
How Duke Will TRANSFORM Heart Failure Care
12/7/18 Becky A. Smith, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Quality Improvement Grand Rounds: Difficult difficile: An Update on C. difficile Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
11/30/18 Charles D. Howell, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Viral Hepatitis Center
Howard University College of Medicine

Phillips-Winn Memorial Grand Rounds: Eliminating Hepatitis C in the United States

11/23/18 Holiday - No Medicine Grand Rounds  
11/16/18 Loretta Que, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Overweight and Out of Breath: Insights into Pathogenesis and Management of Obese Asthma 
11/9/18 Vivian Lee, MD
President of Health Platforms at Verily

Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD, Lecture: Technology & Health Care: Evolution, transformation or disruption?


John Paul Shoup, MD
Chief Resident for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Jonathan Bae, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Patient Safety and Clinical Quality, Duke University Health System
Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Quality Improvement Grand Rounds: Ambulatory Laboratory Testing and the Move to Zero Harm
10/26/18 John Kelton, MD
Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Executive Director, Michael G. DeGroote Initiative for Innovation in Healthcare
McMaster University
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia; Still A Journey, The Destination Is In Sight
10/19/18 Christina Barkauskas, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
New thinking about the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
10/12/18 John Strickler, MD
Division of Medical Oncology
The Promise and Perils of Biomarkers to Drive Insights in Medical Oncology
10/5/18 Maria Segovia, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
Intestinal Failure: Causes, Complications, Management
9/28/18 David Casarett, MD, MA
Chief of Palliative Care
Division of General Internal Medicine
Life, death, and fishing: The past and future of Duke Palliative Care
9/21/18 Joshua Thaden, MD, PhD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Increasing antibiotic resistance in Gram negative bacteria: A return to the pre-antibiotic era?

John Paul Shoup, MD
Chief Resident for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Jonathan Bae, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer for Patient Safety and Clinical Quality, Duke University Health System
Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Quality Improvement Grand Rounds: Ambulatory Laboratory Testing and the Move to Zero Harm
9/7/18 David Leiman, MD
Division of Gastroenterology 
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Updates, Implications and Future Direction
8/31/18 Eugene William St. Clair, MD
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
IgG4-Related Disease: The Many Faces of a New Pathologic Entity
8/24/18 Thuy Le, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
A Fungus, a virus, and a bamboo rat – who is the naïve partner in crime?
8/17/18 Aimee Zaas, MD 
Division of Infectious Diseases
State of the Internal Medicine Residency Program:  Following our True North
8/10/18 Adrian Hernandez, MD
Division of Cardiology
A Patient, a Clinician and a Data Scientist walk into a room...
8/3/18 Schuyler Jones, MD
Division of Cardiology 
Large Pragmatic Studies and Lessons from the ADAPTABLE Trial
7/27/18 Kenneth Goldberg, MD
Division of General Internal Medicine
The (Durham) VA: How did we get here, and where are we going?
7/20/18 Haywood Brown, MD
Professor Emeritus, Duke University
Vice President Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity, University of South Florida
Vice Dean, University of South Florida Health System
Pregnancy As A Window Into Future Health
7/13/18 Ahmed Galal, MD
Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Paradigm shift in the treatment of refractory Lymphoma and Leukemia


Date Presenter Topic
6/29/18 Joseph G. Rogers, MD
Interim Chair
Duke Department of Medicine

Building on a Foundation of Excellence: Reviewing the Year in the Department of Medicine

6/22/18 Jason Zhu, MD
Chief Resident for Internal Medicine, Duke University Hospital
Precision Oncology: Hype? Or Hope?
6/15/18 Dinushika Mohottige, MD
Chief Resident for Internal Medicine, Duke Regional Hospital and Ambulatory Medicine
From Policy to Culture Change: Promoting Civility and Enhancing our Ability to Care for our Patients and Each Other
6/8/18 Marc Samsky, MD
Chief Resident for Internal Medicine, Durham VAMC
From Acute to End-stage Heart Failure: Strategies to Address the Evidence Gaps
6/1/18 Samuel Lindner, MD
Chief Resident for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Durham VA
QI Grand Rounds: HEART Score and Chest Pain at the Durham VA
5/25/18 Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS
Joseph C. Greenfield Visiting Professor of Medicine

Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity
UCSF School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Precision Population Health
5/18/18 Resident Research Presentations and Califf Medicine Research Awards Internal Medicine Residency Program
5/11/18 Vance Fowler, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Staphylococcus aureus: Lessons Learned from 20 Years with the Persistent Pathogen
5/4/18 Redonda Miller, MD
Clipp-Speer Visiting Professor

President, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Healthcare Transformation and the Evolving Role of Hospitals
4/27/18 Sheila Crowe, MD
Joseph C. Greenfield Visiting Professor of Medicine

Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego
What’s the problem with eating wheat? Is it gluten, wheat starch, allergies, the microbiome or something else?
4/20/18 Shelby Reed, MD
Division of General Internal Medicine
From Stories to Evidence: Quantifying Patient Preferences to Inform Research, Regulatory Review, and Shared Decision Making
4/13/18 Thomas Stinchcombe, MD
Division of Medical Oncology
Targeted therapies for advanced non-small cell lung cancer
4/6/18 David Ortiz-Melo, MD
Division of Nephrology
Onco-nephrology: A closer look at the cancer-kidney connection
3/30/18 Jennifer Rogers, MD
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
Can Subtyping Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Improve Patient Care?
3/23/18 Ned Sharpless, MD
Joseph C. Greenfield Visiting Professor of Medicine
Director, National Cancer Institute
The Dynamic Interplay between Aging and Cancer
3/16/18 Lindsay Rein, MD Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) in the Era of Targeted Therapies: Can We Cure Disease?
3/9/18 Samuel Lindner, MD
Chief Resident for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Joel Boggan, MD
General Internal Medicine
Quality Improvement Grand Rounds
3/2/18 Duke IM Chief Residents Trivia Bowl
2/23/18 Matthew McKinney, MD
Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Thwarting the attack of the (sub)clones: genomic discovery and precision medicine for cancer

Eileen Maziarz, MD
Art Baker, MD
Infectious Diseases

Hospital-Associated Mycobacterium Abscessus Infection: Outbreak Investigation, Epidemiology, and Clinical Outcomes
2/9/18 Paul Rosenberg, MD
Skeletal Muscle in Health and Disease: A STIM1-ulating Story
2/2/18 Tracy Setji, MD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Inpatient and Perioperative and Diabetes Management

Clyde Yancy, MD
Joseph C. Greenfield Visiting Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Heart Failure Care in 2018; still a work in progress. 
1/19/18 Ziad Gellad, MD
Division of Gastroenterology
Innovating for Value: How to Improve Quality, Lower Costs, and Save Ourselves
1/12/18 Kimberly Johnson, MD
Martin Luther King Jr., Lecturer
Division of Geriatrics
REACH Equity: Responding to the ‘Fierce urgency of now'

Terri Tarrant, MD
Division of Rheumatology & Immunology

Where autoimmunity and immune deficiency intersect, CVID

John J. Strouse, MD, PhD
Division of Hematology

Mortality in Sickle Cell Disease: The Present and Future of Disease Modifying Therapy
12/8/17 Myles Wolf, MD
Division of Nephrology
FGF23 at the Intersection of Kidney and Cardiovascular Diseases
12/1/17 Marie Bernard, MD
Phillips-Winn Memorial, Guest Lecturer
Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging
From Mice to Men: Highlights of the National Institute on Aging Research

Deborah Fisher, MD
Division of Gastroenterology

5 Myths in Colorectal Cancer Screening...You Won't Believe #3

Roger M. Stein, PhD
The Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD, Guest Lecturer
Senior Lecturer Finance
Sloan School of Management
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer?

Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH
Secretary, NC Department of Health and Human Services

DHHS Vision for Medicaid Transformation and Population Health

Chris O'Connor, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Inova Heart & Vascular Institute
Former Chief, Duke Division of Cardiology

The Impact of Leadership on Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes : A Tribute to Dr. Joseph C. Greenfield
10/13/2017 David Ginsburg, MD
William H. Kane Guest Lecturer
James V. Neel Distinguished Professor
University of Michigan
Cargo Receptors in the ER: From Clotting Factor to Cholesterol Regulation
10/6/2017 L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH
Division of General Internal Medicine
From Bench to Benefit: Better 21st Century Medicine through Discovery, Data, our Patients, and Systems Thinking
9/29/2017 Mark Herman, MD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Translational Research Approaches to Sugar-Induced Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Disease
9/22/2017 John McPherson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Circuitous Paths in Academic Medicine: My Journey and New Paradigms
9/15/2017 Brent Hanks, MD, PhD
Division of Medical Oncology
Investigating Mechanisms of Tumor Immune Evasion and Immunotherapy Resistance:  Toward the Development of Novel Immunotherapeutic Targets and Biomarkers in Oncology

Eric Velazquez, MD
Division of Cardiology

Revascularization for Heart Failure

Samuel Lindner, MD
Chief Resident, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Brooke Berson
Director of Duke Clinical Resource Management

Quality Improvement Grand Rounds

Laurie Snyder, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Solving the Puzzle: Improving the Assessment of Candidates for Lung Transplantation

Blake Cameron, MD, MBI
Division of Nephology

eConsults: Improving Access to Specialty Care

Aimee Zaas, MD, MHS
Division of Infectious Diseases

State of the Internal Medicine Residency Program

L. Kristin Newby, MD
Division of Cardiology

High Sensitivity Troponin Is Here: Preparing for the transition

Mitchell Krucoff, MD
Division of Cardiology

The Changing Landscape of Medical Device Evaluation 2017: From Protecting to Promoting Public Health

Kevin Shulman, MD, MBA
Division of General Internal Medicine

The Healthcare Pivot: Technology and the Transformation of Healthcare

Victor Test, MD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Changing Paradigms


Date Presenter Topic
6/30/2017 Mary E. Klotman, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
State of the Department of Medcine
6/23/2017 Alyson McGhan-Johnson, MD
Chief Resident, Duke University Hospital
An Unlikely Pair: Advanced Endoscopy and Palliative Care in Pancreatic Cancer
6/16/2017 Aparna Swaminathan, MD
Chief Resident, Duke Regional Hospital and Ambulatory
Pulmonary Hypertension: Guidelines & Uncertainties in Evaluation & Management
6/9/2017 Adam Banks, MD 
Chief Resident, Durham VA
Acute Aortic Syndromes: When Chest Pain in the ER is NOT Acute Coronary Syndrome
6/2/2017 R. Matthew Atkins, MD
Chief Resident, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
There's No Place Like Home: Quality Improvement in Primary Care

Sujay Kansagra, MD
Department of Pediatrics

Sleep, Fatigue, and the Provider
5/12/2017 Valerie Ashby, PhD
Phillips-Winn Memorial Grand Rounds Guest Lecturer

Phillips-Winn Memorial Grand Rounds: My Career Journey and Lessons in Mentoring

5/5/2017 Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE
Clipp-Speers Visiting Professor

Coming to Peace with Uncertainty: Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention in 2017

4/28/2017 Matthew Crowley, MD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition

Metformin: old drug, new opportunities

4/21/2017 Mark Gladwin, MD
Guest Speaker, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Hemolytic anemia as a mechanism for vasculopathy and pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease and other hemolytic conditions

4/14/2017 Pat Croskerry, MD, PhD
Dalhousie University, Professor in Emergency Medicine

Being less wrong: Towards rational clinical decision making

4/7/2017 Scott Shofer, MD, PhD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Implementation of a Lung Cancer Screening Program: The VA Experience


Elizabeth Dodds Ashley, PharmD
Division of Infectious Diseases

The ceiling is (not) the roof: A review of local and national antibiotic trends

3/17/2017 Jason Stout, MDMatthew Atkins, MD
Division of Infectious Diseases, General Internal Medicine

Quality Improvement Grand Rounds: Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy

3/10/2017 Gerard Blobe, MD, PhD
Division of Oncology

Targeting TGF-beta Superfamily Signaling in Pancreatic Cancer

3/3/2017 Internal Medicine Chief Residents  Trivia Bowl
2/24/2017 Cara O'Brien
Division of General Internal Medicine

Sepsis Updates: Old Wine in a New Bottle

2/17/2017 Nirmish Shah 
Division of Hematology

An App a Day to Keep the Doctor Away

2/10/2017 Steven Crowley
Division of Nephrology

A Role for Inflammatory Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Hypertension

2/3/2017 Danielle Brander
Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in the Era of the Novel Therapeutics

1/27/2017 Michael Felker
Division of Cardiology

New Treatments for Chronic Heart Failure

1/20/2017 Cathleen Colon-EmericHeather Whitson
Division of Geriatrics

Bouncing Back: Physical Resilience in Older Adults


Jamy Ard, MD
MLK Speaker

A Patient with Obesity Walks Into Your Clinic: Designing Effective Obesity Treatments for Key Populations

1/6/2017 Eugene William St. Clair
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology

 A New Era in the Treatment of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

12/16/2016 Gowthami Arepally
Division of Hematology

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia: Clinical Updates

12/9/2016 Lawrence GreenblattSteven Prakken
​Division of General Internal Medicine

The Opioid Epidemic Hits At Home

12/2/2016 Jenny Tong
Divison of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition

Treating Diabetes With A Scalpel

11/18/2016 Adam Perlman
​Division of General Internal Medicine

Integrative Health Approaches for Complex Pain Management

11/11/2016 Robert J. Margolis
The Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD, Lecture

Population Health or Single Payer - the Future is in our Hands

11/4/2016 Mehri McKellar
​Division of Infectious Diseases

'PrEP' School - a primer on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

10/28/2016 Richard Wood
Division of Gastroenterology

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in 2016: New and old insights in the era of PPI concerns

10/21/2016 Allison Vorderstrasse
Associate Professor of Medicine and Nursing

Virtual environment for chronic disease management - Diabetes as an exemplar

10/14/2016 Carla Brady
Division of Gastroenterology 

Managing the Patient with Liver Disease who Becomes Pregnant

10/7/2016 J. Evan Sadler
William H. Kane Lecturer

Von Willebrand Factor, ADAMTS13 and Thrombotic Microangiopathy

9/30/2016 Lesley Curtis
Division of General Internal Medicine

Population Health Sciences: Launching a New Department in the School of Medicine

9/16/2016 Daniel George
Division of Oncology

Black Lives Matter: Lessons Learned from Clinical Trials of African Americans with Prostate Cancer

9/9/2016 Craig Rackley
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

The What, How, Why, and Who of VV-ECMO: Balancing Benefit and Harm

9/2/2016 Deepak Voora
Division of Cardiology

Systems pharmacogenomics of aspirin: A new take on an old drug

8/26/2016 Matt Atkins
​Division of General Internal Medicine
Quality Improvement Grand Rounds
8/19/2016 Susan Spratt
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition

Durham Diabetes Coalition and Southeastern Diabetes Initiative: Using Data to Understand the Health of Populations

8/12/2016 Megan Clowse
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology

So, a Pregnant Woman Walks into My Office...

8/5/2016 Phuong Doan
Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Growth Factors: Can we do better?
7/29/2016 Aimee Zaas
Division of Infectious Diseases
State of the Internal Medicine Residency Program: A Look Forward
7/15/2016 Christopher Granger
Division of Cardiology
Advances in Stroke Prevention for Atrial Fibrillation
7/8/2016 Jennifer Rymer
Chief Resident, Duke University Hospital
Advances in Stroke Prevention for Atrial Fibrillation


Date Presenter Topic
6/24/2016 Mary Klotman
Division of ​Infectious Diseases

State of the Department of Medicine

6/17/2016 Ken Schmader
Division of Geriatrics

Varicella-Zoster Virus: Neutralizing a Painful Enemy

6/10/2016 Armando Bedoya
Chief Resident, Duke Regional Hospital and Ambulatory

Sepsis-3: Third Time's the Charm

6/3/2016 Christopher Hostler
Chief Resident, Durham VA
"To Care for Him Who Shall Have Borne Battle": ID Lessons from OIF/OEF/OND
5/27/2016 Lindsay Boole, VA/CRQS
Chief Resident, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Wake Up and Improve: A QI Approach to Ventilator Associated Events at the Durham VA
5/20/2016 Serpil Erzurum
Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM)
Biomarkers for Precision Care of Asthma
5/13/2016 Ephraim Tsalik
Division of Infectious Diseases
The Host Response to Infectious Disease
5/6/2016 Coach Cutcliffe
Chief Invite
Winning As A Value
4/29/2016 Dorothy Sipkins
Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Dynamic Trafficking of Metastatic Breast Cancer Through the Bone
4/22/2016 Miriam Morey
​Division of Geriatrics
Are Physical Activity and Exercise the Same? Why Aren't We Doing Enough About Either? Ramifications for Late-Life Function
4/15/2016 Deidra Crews
George Phillips Speaker
Unequal: The Story of Chronic Kindey Disease
4/8/2016 Lindsay Boole
Morbidity and Mortality Conference: A Tale of Code Status and Swiss Cheese
4/1/2016 Lake Morrison
Division of Pulmonology
IPF in 2016: Progress and Pitfalls
3/25/2016 James Davis
Division of General Internal Medicine
Hospital Medicine
3/18/2016 Julia Scialla
Division of Nephrology
Chronic Kidney Disease: Trials, Tribulations, and Opportunities  
3/11/2016 Chiefs
Trivia Bowl
3/4/2016 Jennifer Perkins
Division of Endocrine
Thyroid Nodules in 2016
2/26/2016 Mala Kaul
​Division of Rheumatology
Rheumatoid Arthritis Manifestations and Management: A Shifting Paradigm
2/19/2016 Steve Patierno
Division of Oncology
Trenches, Benches, Bedsides, and Wrenches: Translational Prostate Cancer Disparities Research from Cells to Society
2/12/2016 Anna Reisman of Yale University
Medical Humanities Speaker
From Ancient Magic to Knitting Circle: Why Writing Matters in Medicine
1/29/2016 Harvey Marshall
Division of Pulmonology
Nitric Oxide Therapy: Past, Present, and Future
1/16/2016 Kevin Thomas
MLK Speaker
Educational Videos to Address Racial Disparities in Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators via Innovative Designs: The VIVID Study 
1/9/2016 Gregory Gray
Division of Infectious Diseases
Novel Influenza Virus: The Source Awakens
12/19/2015 Susan Gurley
​Division of Nephrology 
Diabetic Nephropathy: From Bench to Bedside (And Back to Bench) 
12/12/2015 Lindsay Boole
Not Just Withdrawal: When Catastrophe Masquerades as Delirium
12/5/2015 Neil Stone
Chief Invite
2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Guidelines
11/21/2015 Tom LeBlanc
Division of Palliative Care
Serious Illness Care and Shared Decision-Making: Right Care, Right Place, Right Time
11/14/2015 Mark McClellan
Alumni, Stead Lecture
Clinician Leadership in Health Care Reform
11/7/2015 Ankoor Shah
Division of Rheumatology
Scleroderma: What We Know and What We Can Do Better
10/31/2015 Patrick Hickey
Division of Neurology
The Surgical Management of Parkinson's Disease: A Moving Target
10/24/2015 Dan Wild
Division of Gastroenterology 
Obscure GI Bleeding: Colonoscopy, EGD, Now What?
10/17/2015 Dr. Barry Coller of Rockefeller University
Division of Hematology
From the Rivers of Babylon to the Coronary Blood Stream: The aIIbb3 Story
10/10/2015 Murat Arcasoy
​Division of Hematology
The Story of Erythropoietin in Health and Disease

Daniella Zipkin
Division of General Medicine

Communicating Risks to Patients
9/26/2015 Neal Ready
Division of Oncology
Immune Therapy in Lung Cancer, Suddenly Out of Nowhere
9/19/2015 Kevin Harrison
Division of Cardiology
Duke Treatment Options for Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis
9/12/2015 Jamie Fox, David Gordon, Lindsay Boole
​Patient Safety,QI,M&M
Diagnostic Errors: A Call to Action
9/5/2015 Manal Abdelmalek
Division of Gastroenterology
Turning the Tide: Improving Outcomes in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
8/29/2015 Jennifer Green
Division of Endocrine
Cardiovascular Safety of Antihyperglycemic Agents in Type 2 Diabetes
8/22/2015 Lindsay Boole
COPD: Care Transitions, Re-admissions, and Optimizing Medical Management 

April Salama
​Division of Oncology

Combination Strategies for the Treatment of Advanced Melenoma: Is More Better? 

Micah McClain 
Division of Infectious Diseases

Tickborne Diseases in North Carolina 

Lisa Pickett, Lou Diehl
Program Director

RELATE Training
7/25/2015 Jennifer Cousar
George Phillips Lecturer

Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics: Great Strides and Future Directions

7/18/2015 Andrew Muir
Division of Gastroenterology

Hepatitis C Update


Pamela Douglas
Division of Cardiology

Imaging for Coronary Artery Disease: Evaluating the Evidence


Date Presenter Topic
6/26/2015 Omobonike Oloruntoba
Division of Gastroenterology
Underrepresented Minorities in Academic Medicine: Increasing the Reservoir and Fixing the Pipe 
6/19/2015 Coral Giovacchini
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Electronic Cigarettes: Certain Uncertainties and Undecided Trends 
6/12/2015 Nilesh Patel
Division of General Internal Medicine
Graduate Medical Education: A Hardy Perennial
6/5/2015 Mary Klotman
Chair, Department of Medicine
State of the Department of Medicine 2015
5/29/2015 Aimee Zaas
Division of Infectious Diseases
State of the Internal Medicine Residency Program
5/22/2015 Dr. Aaron Mitchell
Health Services Research: How the Health Care System Meditates
5/15/2015 Dr. Reshma Jasgi
Clipp-Speer PWIM Speaker
Promoting Gender Equity and Success in Academic Medicine
5/8/2015 Larry Goldstein
Division of Neurology
A Second Revolution in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
5/6/2015 Dr. David Bartlett
Visiting Scientist, University of Birmingham, England
Physical Exercise and Immune Function in Old Age: A Race Against Disease
5/1/2015 Nathan Thielman
​Division of Infectious Diseases
The Ebola Outbreak of 2013-2015: From West Africa to Duke and Back
4/24/2015 Dr. Sarah Connelly Seeking the Holy Grail - Developing Drugs to Cure Hepatitis C: An FDA Perspective
4/17/2015 Daniel Sterman
​Division of Pulmonology
The Future of Interventional Pulmonology

Stefanie Sarantopoulos
Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy

Improving Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Therapy for Cancer: Developing Agents for Patients with Chronic Graft versus Host Disease

4/3/2015 Herbert Hurwitz
​Division of Oncology

Angiogenesis, Inflammation, and Anti-tumor Immunity: Insights From the Clinic


Ruediger Lehrich
​Division of Nephrology

Home Suitable Dialysis in the Treatment of ESRD

3/20/2015 Alex ChoLawrence GreenblattLynn BowlbyAdia RossDaniella ZipkinNatasha Cunningham
Duke Outpatient Clinic
Re-Imagining the DOC: A Multi-Year Journey Two Decades in the Making
3/17/2015 Nancy Andrews
School of Medicine Dean
The State of the School
3/13/2015 Heidi White
Division of Geriatrics 

Health Optimization Program for Elders (HOPE)

3/6/2015 Gilbert Welch
Division of General Internal Medicine

Too Much Information: A Critical Look at the Value of More Clinical Information

2/20/2015 Dawn Provenzale
Division of Gastroenterology

Building a Research Platform for a Learning Health System

2/13/2015 Loretta Que
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

The Changing Face of Asthma and the Expanding Role of S(NO)

2/6/2015 James Daubert
Division of Cardiology

Update on Implantable Cardiac Rhythm Devices

1/31/2015 Dr. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao
Visiting Speaker
Complications of Hepatic Cirrhosis 
1/24/2015 Nancy McGreal
Division of Gastroenterology
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in Medicine: Perspectives for Clinicians
1/17/2015 Dr. Courtney Fitzhugh
​MLK Speaker
Reversal and Prevention of Organ Damage to Reduce Mortality in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease
1/10/2015 Vivian Chu
Division of Infectious Diseases
Infectious Endocarditis: Decades of Change and Underappreciated Uncertainties 
12/20/2014 Irene Whitt
Division of Rheumatology
Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
12/13/2014 Claude Piantadosi
​Division of Pulmonology  
Why is Severe Sepsis So Severe?
12/5/2014 Dr. Aaron Mitchell
Morbidity and Mortality Discussion: Hepatic Encephalopathy
11/22/2014 Nancy Allen
Division of Rheumatology
Giant Cell (Temporal) Arthritis: Clinical Manifestations and Management

Dr. Mitchell Heflin, Dr. Shelley McDonald
Division of Geriatrics

Preoperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH): A Model for Value-Based Care in Older Adults

11/8/2014 Wei Jiang
Division of Cardiology and Psychiatry 

Mental Stress Induced Myocardial Ischemia

10/31/2014 David Edelman
Division of General Internal Medicine
Challenges in Implementing Primary Care Interventions

Dr. John B. Simpson (Avinger)
Stead Speaker, Alumni Weekend

A Brief History of  Interventional Devices 
10/11/2014 Thomas Ortel
Division of Hematology

When Hoofbeats Aren't Horses. A Prolonged aPTT in the CCU

10/3/2014 Andrew Armstrong
Division of Oncology
Circulating Tumor Cells: The Promise and the Perils of Predictive Oncology
9/27/2014 Dr. Richard Bedlack
Division of Neurology
ALS Untangled: Re-Opening the X-Files
9/19/2014 Alastair Smith
Division of Gastroenterology
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
9/12/2014 David D'Alessio, Chief
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition
Regulation of insulin secretion by GI hormones: Physiology, Pharmacology and Mythology
9/5/2014 Richard RiedelAnthony Galanos
​Division of Oncology 
Integration and Impact of Palliative Care on an Oncology Inpatient Ward: The Duke 9300 Experience
8/30/2014 Secretart Bob McDonald
Visiting Speaker
State of the VA Health Care System
8/23/2014 Christopher Granger
Division of Cardiology 
Novel Anticoagulants
8/16/2014 Dr. Daisy Smith, Dr. Sue Woods, Dr. Aaron Mitchell
GME, Patient Safety, QI 

HVCC Curriculum, GME Innovations

8/8/2014 Joseph Rogers
Division of Cardiology
When Heart Therapy Fails
8/1/2014 Dr. Marin Kolief of Washington University
Greenfield, Visiting Speaker
Infections in Critically Ill

Dr. Aubrey Jolly Graham
Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospitalist 

Consult Communication

Dr. Amy Abernethy
​Division of Medical Oncology, Palliative

Statins and Palliative Care

7/11/2014 Kevin Sowers RN, MSN, Dr. Thomas Owens
Duke University Health Care System
Transforming Our Future: Duke Medicine's Response to Healthcare Reform