Grand Rounds Recap 10.31.18

Grand Rounds Recap 10.31.18

We had a diverse and interesting set of topics for this week of Grand Rounds! Dr. Mehlman, a pediatric orthopedist, took us through high-yield, can’t miss orthopedics cases. Following this, we went through strategies in team-building and recruitment with Drs. Stettler, Fermann, and McDonough as part of our Leadership Curriculum. Dr. Jarrell then presented local data on our Naloxone Distribution program and opioid overdoses. We concluded the day with a lecture on hernia diagnosis and management by Dr. Leech, followed by a fantastic small group session on Wellness lead by Drs. Jarrell and Banning. Enjoy our summary of these high-yield topics!

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Grand Rounds Recap 8.29.18

Grand Rounds Recap 8.29.18

This weeks grand rounds started off with a Morbidity and Mortality presentation by Dr. Baez including topics such as STEMI in LVH, pharmocologic cardioversion, and septic arthritis of the finger. This was followed by Dr. Freiermuth who gave us some pearls on the approach and management of sickle cell patients in the ED. Dr. Shaw then discussed some disturbing new health policy issues. Dr. Essell, a Heme/Onc attending at Jewish Hospital then walked us though GvHD, Acute Leukemia emergencies, and a fascinating new treatment option for blood cancers CAR-T. The day continued with a review of burn management by Dr. Spigner. Dr. Walsh then finished the day with an overview of carboxyhemoglobinemia and methemoglobinemia.

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What is Global Health?

What is Global Health?

Welcome to Taming the SRU’s Global Health section, where our goals are to increase awareness of global health issues, discuss clinical and ethical cases, and develop opportunities for residents to participate in global health electives.  We believe global health education is critical to well-rounded medical education.  Global health electives (GHEs) often have a profound effect on participants at any level.  One study found that 70% of students participating in GHEs subsequently entered primary care residencies or intended to work in resource-limited settings. (1)  These experiences lead to enhanced clinical and communication skills, humanism, cultural competency, and understanding of alternative concepts of health and disease.  GHEs help trainees foster a deeper understanding of the global collective and how one’s own health is uniquely connected to the rest of the world. (2)

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