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.firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, February 23, 2018
Addressing the Gathering Storm of Cardiovascular Disease: Focused Update on Heart Failure Therapy
Speaker: Charles Vega, MD
Dr. Vega, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, will describe the comorbid states that are both risk factors for heart failure and driver of heart failure progress; discuss the appropriate use of pharmacologic interventions in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction; and, review health care team communication tools and approaches to advanced shared decision-making in the management of heart failure.
Friday, March 2, 2018
Clinical Impact of Genetic Testing for Hereditary Predispositions to Cancer
Speaker: Rachel Webster, MMSc, CGC
Rachel Webster, a Certified Genetic Counselor in Clinical Cancer Genetics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, will review use and impact of germline genetic testing for hereditary cancer in oncology and primary care setting; explain clinical impact of high and moderate penetrance genetic mutations; and discuss the analytic and clinical validity and utility of common hereditary cancer genetic test products.
Friday, March 9, 2018
Early Onset Colorectal Cancer
Speaker: Nancy You, MD, MHSc
Dr. You, Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, will discuss the increasing incidence of colon cancer among adults under 50 years of age; discuss the current standards of care for these patients; and outline a framework for increasing early stage diagnosis and improving treatment and quality of life for these patients.
Friday, March 16, 2018
NO Grand Rounds
Friday, March 23, 2018
TB and Co-Morbidities
Speaker: Lisa Armitige, MD, PhD
Dr. Armitige, Medical Consultant with the Heartland National TB Center in San Antonio and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, will discuss the risk factors and importance of identifying comorbidities in the TB patient in order to improve co-management and TB treatment results.
Friday, March 30, 2018
NO Grand Rounds