Grand Rounds are designed for physicians, residents, and medical students, and are available to other allied health professionals who have an interest in the program being presented. Unless noted otherwise, Grand Rounds are held each Friday in the Academic Amphitheater. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program begins at 12:00 noon and concludes at 1:00 p.m. Please call at least two days in advance for reservations or for more information (903) 877-7250 or email: Deborah.email@example.com
Friday, September 22, 2017
Prostate Cancer: Update on Screening and Management
Speaker: Andrew Roberts, MD
Dr. Roberts, Assistant Professor of Medicine and urologist, will discuss controversies surrounding prostate cancer screening, outline the role of shared decision making involving patients and providers to assure that any decision about PSA testing reflects patients’ informed consent and list current management options for prostate cancer.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Chronic Kidney Disease
Speaker: Harold Szerlip, MD
Dr. Szerlip, chief of Nephrology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, will identify appropriate screening methods for CKD for timely diagnosis; discuss evidence-based management strategies that will help delay CKD progression and improve outcomes and outline recommendations for kidney failure (dialysis and transplant) in patients whose CKD has progressed.
Friday, October 6, 2017
Obesity Epidemic: Role of Healthcare Providers
Speaker: Christie Osuagwu, PhD, FNP
Dr. Osuagwu, Assistant Professor of Community Health & Preventative Medicine, will discuss the magnitude of the obesity epidemic; outline the importance of treating obesity as a disease entity by initiating appropriate care to prevent related co-morbidities and review the current obesity treatment / management recommendations.