General Surgery Residency

Surgical Grand Rounds and Resident Teaching Conferences





Friday, April 3, 2015                     

7:00-7:55 am  Surgical Grand Rounds

8:10-8:55 am  Residents Teaching Conference

    The New Kidney Allocation System

  Rachel Forbes, MD

  Assistant Professor, Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

  Vanderbilt University Medical Center


     PGY 1-5


Friday, April 10, 2015                 Biennial BARNEY BROOKS LECTURE

7:00-7:55  am  Surgical Grand Rounds

8:10-8:55 am  Residents Teaching Conference


Truth and Truthiness in Surgery

  Jeffrey Matthews, MD

  Dallas B. Phemister Professor of Surgery

  Chairman, Department of Surgery

  University of Chicago Medical Center

   PGY 1-5


Friday, April 17, 2015                  Annual W. Andrew Dale Lecture

7:00-7:55  am  Surgical Grand Rounds

8:10-8:55 am  Residents Teaching Conference


What Do Civil Rights and Aortic Infections Have in Common?

   John Eidt, MD

  Professor of Surgery

  University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville

PGY 1: LH 208--Abdominal Trauma--Steven Kahn, MD

PGY 2-3:  LH 419-D--Endocrine Cases--Chip Chambers, MD

PGY 4 & Lab: Case Conference—LH 431--John Tarpley, MD

PGY 5: Case Conference—LH 412--Kamran Idrees, MD & Alex Parikh, MD

Friday, April 24, 2015                  Annual Charles J. Thuss Lecture

7:00-7:55  am  Surgical Grand Rounds

8:10-8:55 am  Residents Teaching Conference


The Great War and the Resultant Medical-Surgical Advances

   Raymond F. Morgan, MD

  Milton D. Edgerton Professor of Plastic Surgery

  Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

  Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia

  Vanderbilt University Medical Center

PGY 1LH 208

PGY 2-3: LH 419-D

PGY 4 & Lab: LH 431

PGY 5: Case Conference—LH 412--Matt Spann, MD     



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