Grand Rounds

The Duke Division of Rheumatology and Immunology holds Divisional Grand Rounds every Tuesday morning at 8am. 

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Past Grand Rounds Speakers & Topics

Date

Presenter(s)

Title

6/28/22 Dr. Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, Duke Division of Rheumatology Feedback in a positive learning environment
6/21/22 Dr. Nathaniel Harris, Rheumatology Fellow First Year Fellow Research Presentation
6/14/22 Dr. Rachel Randell, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Adherence to Medications in Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases
6/7/22 Dr. Megan Milne and Dr. Nathaniel Harris, Rheumatology Fellows

Talk 1: Training trainees how to think: incorporating metacognition into a fellowship curriculum (QI project presentation)

Talk 2: Review of statin-associated muscle symptoms and statin-induced necrotizing immune myopathy

5/31/22 Dr. Poorva Apte, Rheumatology Fellow A Review of Psoriatic Arthritis Treatments
5/24/22 Dr. Terri Tarrant, Duke Division of Rheumatology and Immunology JAK-STAT cytokine signaling in non-rheumatologic disease
5/17/22 Dr. Rachel Randell, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Research Presentation
5/10/22 Dr. Lauren Covert, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Type I Interferon Effect on Engineered Human Skeletal Muscle: A Promising Model for Juvenile Dermatomyositis
5/3/22 Dr. Isaac Smith, Rheumatology Fellow Evaluating Racial Disparities in Cardiovascular Management and Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis
4/26/22 Dr. Kai Sun, Duke Division of Rheumatology Improving Medication Adherence: from SLE to General Rheumatology
4/19/22 Dr. Megan Milne, Rheumatology Fellow Rheumatology Fellow Research Summary
4/12/22 Dr. Nathaniel Harris and Dr. Sonali Bracken, Rheumatology Fellows M&M and Research Updates
4/5/22 Dr. Matilda Nicholas, Department of Dermatology Autoimmune Dermatology Part 2
3/29/22 Courtney Jensen, MS, and Erica Nading, MS, Certified Genetic Counselors EDS for the Rheumatologist
3/22/22 Dr. Victor Quinones, Department of Ophthalmology Inflammatory Eye Disease
3/15/22 Dr. Isaac Smith, Rheumatology Fellow Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors and the risk of cardiovascular disease.
3/8/22 Dr. Sophia Weinmann, Duke Division of Rheumatology and Immunology Rheumatic Immune Related Adverse Events for the Rheumatologist
3/1/22 Dr. Catherine Sims, Rheumatology Fellow Research and Career Development Updates
2/22/22 Dr. Blake Boggess, Professor of Family and Community Health, Professor in Orthopedics, Duke Orthopedic Injections: "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly." An Ultrasonic View of What We are Injecting.
2/15/22 Dr. Sonali Bracken, Rheumatology Fellow CAR-T Therapy: A Potential New Treatment for Rheumatic Disorders
2/8/22 Dr. Caitlan Swaffar, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow An Atypical Case of Pediatric Lupus
2/1/22 Dr. Jennifer Rogers, Dr. Megan Clowse, and Dr. Amanda Eudy, Duke Division of Rheumatology SLE@Duke Training for the Type 1 and Type 2 Lupus Model
1/25/22 Dr. Helen Riess The Necessity of Self Empathy in Healthcare Delivery
1/18/22 Lisa Carnago, Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Rheumatology Long Term Opioid Therapy, What Now?
1/11/22 Dr. Lauren Covert, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Pediatric Case presentation
1/4/22 Dr. Catherine Sims, Rheumatology Fellow ACR Recap: Reproductive Rheumatology Updates
12/14/21 Dr. Alyssa Soskis, Duke Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine Interstitial Lung Disease Associated with Connective Tissue Diseases
12/7/21 Dr. Natalia Gonzalez, Department of Neurology Myositis
11/30/21 Dr. Poorva Apte and Dr. Sonali Bracken M&M Presentation
11/23/21 Dr. Brian Andonian, Duke Division of Rheumatology and Leanna Ross, PhD, Exercise Sciences Designing a Remote Exercise and Weight Loss Program for Patients with RA
11/16/21 Duke Rheumatology Fellows ACR Recap
11/2/21 Dr. Lindsay King, Duke Division of Gastroenterology Clinical Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Hepatitis
10/26/21 Dr. Caitlan Swaffar, Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow Papilledema in Rheumatic Disease
10/19/21 Dr. Thomas Ortel, Professor of Medicine and Chair, Duke Division of Hematology Antiphospholipid Syndrome
10/12/21 Dr. Megan Milne, Rheumatology Fellow Neurosarcoidosis Review: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes
10/5/21 Dr. Christopher Eckstein, Duke Department of Neurology Treatment Options in Autoimmune Encephalitis
9/28/21

Lisa Carnago, FNP in the Division of Rheumatology

Dr. Grewal, Department of Ophthalmology

Autoimmune Uveitis
9/21/21 Dr. Jennifer Rogers and Dr. Amanda Eudy, Duke Division of Rheumatology Type 1 and Type 2 Lupus Model
9/14/21 Dr. Catherine Sims and Dr. David Leverenz Academics and Accolades
9/7/21

Dr. Catherine Sims

Rheumatology Fellow

Preventative Cancer Screenings in Rheumatology Patients
8/31/21

Dr. Matilda Nicholas

Department of Dermatology

Autoimmune Dermatology

8/24/21

Jay Doss, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Rheumatology

Ravi Karra, MD

Associate Professor, Cardiology

Lessening the Inflammation: A Collaborative Approach to Cardiac Sarcoidosis

8/17/21

Isaac Smith, MD and Megan Milne, MD

Adult rheumatology fellows

M&M and Patient Safety Event Analysis

8/10/21

Poorva Apte, MD

Adult rheumatology fellow

Adult Onset Still's Disease (AOSD): Update on Treatment Recommendations

8/3/21

Duke Rheumatology Faculty

Faculty Research Roundup #2

7/27/21

Duke Rheumatology Faculty

Faculty Research Roundup #1

7/20/21

David Pisetsky, MD

Professor of Medicine

Antinuclear Antibodies as Biomarkers: The Importance of Context 

7/13/21

Mary Buckley, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow

Kawasaki Disease: A Pathway Forward

7/6/21

Catherine Sims, MD and Poorva Apte, MD

First year rheumatology fellows

Research Update: RA Disparities in Telemedicine (Dr. Poorva Apte) 

End of Academic Year Updates (Dr. Cassy Sims) 

6/29/21

Ryan Anderson, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

Fellow research presentation: racial differences in barriers to medication adherence

6/15/21

Akrithi Udupa, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

Fellow research presentation: Podcast-based learning: E-learning of rheumatology amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

6/8/21

Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD

Third year rheumatology fellow

Fellow research presentation: Investigating Health Literacy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

6/1/21

Rachel Randell, MD

Pediatric research grand rounds

5/18/21

Megan Milne, MD and Isaac Smith, MD

First and second-year heumatology fellows

Fellow research presentations

5/11/21

Poorva Apte, MD and Megan Milne, MD

First year rheumatology fellows

M&M: Diagnostic errors and anchoring bias in rheumatology.

5/4/21

Catherine Sims, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

David Leverenz, MD (faculty mentor)

Journal club: Avacopan for the treatment of ANCA vasculitis

4/27/21

Catherine Sims, MD and Akrithi Udupa, MD

Second and first year rheumatology fellows

David Leverenz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

M&M conference (part 1), and overview of the fellow QI project (part 2)

4/20/21

Ryan Jessee, MD

Clinical Associate at Duke

Philip Chu, MD

Clinical Associate at Duke

The use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in rheumatology

4/13/21

Laura Covert, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellow

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

Overview & Insight into Duke's Experience in the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/6/21

Poorva Apte, MD

First year rheumatology fellow

David Leverenz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Journal Club: VEXAS - Somatic Mutations in UBA1 and severe adult-onset autoinflammatory disease

3/30/21

Michael Hershfield, MD

Professor of Medicine

PEG-enzyme therapy for two disorders of purine metabolism

3/23/21

Susannah Copland, MD

Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists

Fertility Preservation

3/16/21

Akrithi Udupa, Ryan Anderson, and Isaac Smith (2nd year fellows at Duke)

M&M: Unanticipated events following rituximab infusions

3/9/21

Virginia Byers Kraus, MD

Professor of Medicine, Duke

Pathogenesis of osteoarthritis

3/2/21

Megan Milne, MD

First year rheumatology fellow

Journal club: Use of biologics to treat relapsing and/or refractory eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis: data from a European collaborative study.

2/23/21

Terry Fortin, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke

Pulmonary hypertension in connective tissue disease

2/16/21

Stephen Balevic, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Duke University

Optimal dosing for biologics in patients with obesity: the PRECISE study

2/9/21

Isaac Smith, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

The use of mRNA vaccines in patients with rheumatic disease.

1/26/21

David Leverenz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Optimizing Telehealth in Rheumatology

1/12/21

Akrithi Udupa, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

Does methotrex(hate) the liver? MTX induced liver injury, then and now

1/5/21

Megan Milne, MD

First year rheumatology fellow

Osteoporosis in men: epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment

12/15/20

Ryan Anderson, MD

Second year rheumatology fellow

Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Something old, something new, something borrowed for something blue.

12/8/20

Catherine Sims, MD

First year rheumatology fellow

Fertility and Pregnancy in Vasculitis

12/1/20

Dr. Betty Diamond

Visiting lecturer from the Feinstein Institute of Clinical Research

Antibodies, behavior and cognition: Rethinking immune privilege in SLE

11/17/20

Akrithi Udupa

2nd year rheumatology fellow

Jennifer Rogers, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rheumatology Grand Rounds Journal Club: Belimumab in Lupus Nephritis

11/10/20

Duke rheumatology fellows

Fellows' presentation of interesting topics from ACR Convergence 2020

10/27/20

Duke fellows and faculty

ACR posters and presentations from the Duke fellows and faculty

10/20/20

Rebecca Sadun, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

No Rheum for error: cognitive biases and metacognition strategies for the rheumatologist 

10/13/20

Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD

Third-year rheumatology fellow

Exploring health disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic 

10/6/20

David Leverenz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Quality improvement: the Rheum where it happens

9/28/20

Ankoor Shah, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Stem Cell Transplant for Systemic Sclerosis: Progress, Challenges and Future Directions

9/22/20

Teresa Tarrant, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University

What humans, lemurs, and dinosaurs have in common (Paget's Disease)

9/15/20

Megan Clowse, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Improving lupus pregnancies is easier than you think 

9/8/20

Duke Rheumatology Faculty

Faculty research overview #2 (provides fellows opportunities to pursue mentored research)

9/1/20

Duke Rheumatology Faculty

Faculty research overview #1 (provides fellows opportunities to pursue mentored research)

8/25/20

Ryan Anderson, MD

Fellow, Duke University

Divisional Journal Club

8/18/20

Frank Cortazar, MD

Director, New York Nephrology Vasculitis and Glomerular Center

Kidney Disease in ANCA Vasculitis

8/11/20

John Stone, MD, MPH

Massachusetts General Hospital

IgG4-Related Disease

8/4/20

Gwenesta Melton, MD

The LaFayette Clinic

Advocacy in Rheumatology

7/28/20

Isaac Smith, MD

Fellow, Duke University

Divisional Journal Club - GiACTA

7/21/20

Larry Burk, MD

Integrative Medicine: Evidence-Based Skills for Rheumatology Patients

7/14/20

Bill St. Clair, MD

Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Duke University

CNS Vasculitis

7/7/20

David Pisetsky, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Duke University

The Value of ANA Testing and Re-Testing

6/30/20

Aki Udupa, MD

Isaac Smith, MD

Fellows, Duke University

End of year fellow research presentations

Udupa: Hydroxychloroquine - how did we get here?

Smith: Evaluating health care disparities in cardiovascular outcomes and secondary prevention strategies in African American Patients with rheumatoid arthritis

6/23/20

Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD

Fellow, Duke University

End of year fellow research presentation

Investigating Health Literacy and Numeracy in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

6/16/20

Philip Chu, MD

Fellow, Duke University

End of year fellow research presentation

Psoriatic Arthritis - Insights from MSK Ultrasound

6/9/20

Ryan Anderson, MD

Fellow, Duke University

Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd

Program Director, Duke Rheumatology Fellowship

Anderson: End of year fellow research presentation

Medication Adherence in Patients with SLE

Criscione: End of year recognition and awards

6/2/20

Sonali Bracken, MD, PhD

Resident, Duke University

Rebecca Sadun, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University

Divisional Journal Club

Modulating Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Through Toll-Like Receptor 9