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Grand Rounds and Visiting Professor Program

The grand rounds visiting professor program invites experts from different institutions to give interactive lectures on a wide spectrum of topics.

Thursdays | 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.


Timothy Angelotti, MD, PhD
Stanford Medicine

"GI Anesthesia: A Role for a Perioperative Physician"

Samuel L. Chen, MD
UCI School of Medicine

"Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Anesthetic Considerations from the Vascular Surgeon's Perspective"

Elizabeth Whitlock, MD

"Cognitive Change After Surgery for Older Adults: How We Got Here and How We Move Foward"

Catherine M. Kuza, MD
Keck School of Medicine

"Oh, that’s normal, you’re pregnant!
The Truth Behind Peripartum Cardiomyopathy"

Felipe D. Perez, MD
Stanford Medicine

"Anesthesiologists as Health Equity Leaders"

Ronald B. George, MD

"Labor Analgesia: Evidence, Real-life and What Lies Ahead"


Ana Maria Crawford, MD
Stanford Medicine

"Global Health as Anesthesiologists: Where do we start?"

Jennifer M. Lucero, MD
UCLA Health

"Reducing Disparities in Women's Health through the EDI Lens"

Seema Ghandi, MD

"Let's Rethink: Every Syringe... Every Case"

Alexandra L. Anderson, MD
Mayo Clinic

"Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation"


Rachel Eshima, MD
UCSF Health

"Updates in Preoperative Evaluation"

Antonio Hernandez Conte, MD, MBA
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

"AHIV Infection in the 21st Century - Implications for the Anesthesiologist; Lessons Learned and Insights"

Lawrence Schwartz, MD
School of Medicine, University of Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado

"Anesthesia for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease"

Carlo D. Franco, MD
Cook County Health

"Consolidating PECS/Serratus Blocks into SAP Block for Breast Surgery"

Nabil Elkassabany, MD
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

"From Evidence-Based to Value-Based Practice"

Nancy Harazduk, MEd, MSW
Georgetown University School of Medicine

"Physician Renewal and Resilience: Calming the Mind, Healing the Body, and Renewing the Spirit”

Chad Brummett, MD
Michigan Medicine University of Michigan

"The Role of Acute Care Prescribing in the Opioid Epidemic"

Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD
American Board of Legal Medicine

"Cannabis (Marijuana): Medical and Legal Aspects"


Jennifer Hargrave, DO
Cleveland Clinic

"The Impact of Aortic Biomechanics in Aortic disease and the Perioperative Management of Patients"

Veling Tsai, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA

"Did I Do That? - The Anatomy of Medical Malpractice"

Piyush Mathur, MD
Cleveland Clinic

"Impacting Perioperative Quality and Patient Safety with Artificial Intelligence"

Katherine Arendt, MD
Mayo Clinic

"A Mother's Broken Heart: Obstetric Anesthesia in Heart Disease"

Past Grand Rounds Visiting Professors


Preetham Suresh, MD
UC San Diego Health

"Collaborative Innovations through Innovative Collaborations: A Series of Projects in Medical Education"

Davinder Ramsingh, MD
Loma Linda Medical Center

"Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound"

Scott Segal, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine

"Epidural analgesia and maternal intrapartum fever: Are we hurting the baby?"

Eric Jacobsohn, MBChB, MHPE, FRCPC
University of Manitoba

"The Perioperative Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and RV Dysfunction"


Samuel M. Galvagno Jr., DO, PhD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

"Damage Control Resuscitation: The Anesthesiologist as a Resuscitationist"

Franklin Dexter, MD
University of Iowa

"Reducing Turnover Times to Increase OR Efficiency & Finish an Extra Case"

Philip Lumb, MD
Keck School of Medicine

"MCCM Presentation: A New Direction for Transformative Innovation in Anesthesiology"

Maxime Cannesson, MD
UCLA Health

"Digital Quality Improvement and Perioperative Medicine: Should We Fear Computers or the Lack of Them?"


Cynthia Wong, MD
University of Iowa

"Maintenance of Epidural Labor Analgesia: From Bolus to Infusion to Bolus"

Antonio Hernandez, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Surgical Home and Outcomes...Going back to the Basics?


Fred Shaprio, DO
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical Center

"Improving Quality and Safety in Office Based Surgery and Anesthesia"

Ed Mariano, MD, MAS
Stanford University School of Medicine

"Value-Based Purchasing: How Does This Apply to Perioperative Pain Medicine"

Kumar Belani, MD
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital

"Malignant Hyperthermia – An Update"

Jeffrey Apfelbaum, MD
University of Chicago Medicine

"ASA, Standards, Guidelines, Statements, and Practice Parameters"

Arnold Seto, MD
UCI School of Medicine

"Perioperative Management of Cardiac Rhythm Devices"

Ashish Sinha, MD, PhD
Drexel University College of Medicine

"Morbid Obesity and its Anesthetic Implications"

Suanne Daves, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

"A Quality Improvement Project that Changed the Outcome"

Barbara Jericho, MD
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

"End-of-Life Issues and Religious Perspectives: Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy. Clinical Ethics Decision Making"

July 2015 - June 2014

Jeff Silverstein, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital

"Current Status of Postoperative Cognitive Alterations"

Cohen Edmond, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital

"New Developments in Thoracic Anesthesia"

Michael (Monty) G. Mythen, MBBS, MD, FRCA
University College London (UCL)

"Update of National Implementation of Enhanced Surgical Recovery in England"

Jerrold Lerman, MD
University of Rochester

"Are Anesthetics Harming Children?"

Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD
University of Iowa

"Operations Management of the Preoperative Assessment Clinic"

Keith Ruskin, MD
Yale University

"Anesthesia for Neurovascular Procedures"

Aryeh Shander, MD
Mount Sinai Hospital

"Transfusion Overuse"

Sherif Afifi, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Risk, Safety, and Performance Measures in the ICU"

Avery Tung, MD
University of Chicago Medicine

"Practice Variability"

Deborah Schwengel, MD
John Hopkins Children's Center

"Educational Innovations: College Days"

Paul Yost, MD
St. Joseph Hospital
California Society of Anesthesiologists

"The Election, Politics in Medicine, and the CSA"

July 2013 - June 2014

Berend Mets, MD
Penn State College of Medicine

"Management of Hypotension Associated with Angiotensin Axis Blockade and Anesthesia"

Sherif Afifi, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Risk, Safety, and Performance Measures in the ICU"

July 2014 - June 2013

Bruce F. Cullen, MD
University of Washington

""Errors Committed by Anesthesiologists"

David Zvara, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

"Uncertainty, Fear, Apprehension: How Anesthesiology Can Emerge At The Top in A New Era of Medicine"

Yannick Le Manack

"Impact of chronic cardiac treatments on postoperative outcomes: What should we do with the chronic cardiovascular treatment of patients scheduled for surgery"

Jeffrey Kirsch, MD
Oregon Health and Science University

"Anesthesia: Neuroprotectants or Neurotoxins"

Maximilian Hartmannsgruber, MD
New York

"Oxygen, Say No to Drugs"