General Surgery Residency

Surgical Grand Rounds and Resident Teaching Conferences






  Friday, October 31, 2014     LH 208

  7 am-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds  8:10 am-8:55 am  Residents’ Teaching Conference

 Ebola Preparedness

   Thomas R. Talbott  III, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine & Health Policy

    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Chief Hospital Epidemiologist

     Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

 PGY 1: Chest Trauma

            LH 208   Ben Miller, MD

    PGY 2-3: SCC Case Conference

           LH 437    Shannon Eastham, MD

  PGY 4 & Lab: Trauma

                LH 439  Tim Nunez, MD

  PGY 5:  Lung Cancer

                 LH 412: Eric Grogan, MD

   Friday, November 7, 2014     LH 208

  7 am-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds  8:10 am-8:55 am  Residents’ Teaching Conference 

   Holcomb Lecture

Surgical, Cellular, and Genetic Strategies for Fetal Treatment and the Prevention of Postnatal Disease

   Alan W. Flake, MD, FACS, FAAP

Ruth M. and Tristram C. Colket Jr. Endowed Chair, Pediatric Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine

Director, General Surgery Fellowship Program

Director, Center for Fetal Research

University of Pennsylvania


PGY 1-5 & LAB Residents  


LH 208

Alan W. Flake, MD

  Friday, November 14, 2014     LH 208   

 7 am-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds  8:10 am-8:55 am  Residents’ Teaching Conference 

Legal Issues and Practical Concerns for the Unsuspecting Physician

Raeanna Adams, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Josh Ehrenfeld, JD, LLM

Corporate and Tax Practice, Burr & Forman, LLP


   PGY 1: Chest Trauma

                  LH 208   Igor Voskresensky, MD     

   PGY 2-3:  Surgical Critical Care CC

                   LH 437  Addison May, MD      

   PGY 4 & Lab:  Lung Cancer

                   LH 439  Jon Nesbitt, MD

   PGY 5:  Gastric Malignancies

                   LH 412  Alex Parikh, MD

Friday, November 21, 2014     LH 208 

    7 am-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds  8:10 am-8:55 am  Residents' Teaching Conference

  Rollin Daniel Lecture

10 Commandments for Safety in Surgery--Risk, Language, and Transparency: A Personal View

Martin Elliott, MD, FRCS      

Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery & Medical Director

The Great Ormond Hospital, London

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University College, London

Professor of Physic, Gresham College, London

Director, National Service for Severe Tracheal Disease in Children



  PGY 1-5 & Lab Residents 


LH 208

Friday, November 28, 2014     LH 208  NO GRAND ROUNDS

 7 am-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds  8:10 am-8:55 am  Residents’ Teaching Conference 

     No Grand Rounds 

          Thanksgiving Holiday 




PGY 1-5: No Resident Teaching Conference

                                 Thanksgiving Holiday


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