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Visiting Professor Lecture Series as part of Grand Rounds


Visiting Professors/key note speaker Grand Rounds will be held live in the LHAS Auditorium (7th floor of UPMC Montefiore) on the Thursdays on the below schedule at 5pm. Full information about journal club and online Grand Rounds is available to all Department of Anesthesiology members on the department SharePoint site.

Please direct any Grand Rounds questions to anesgr@upmc.edu.

Visiting Lectures




September 17, 2015

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Orthopedic Surgery
Vice Chair of Clinical Research

Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain Medicine: Past, Present and Future

November 19, 2015

Randy Legault, DO
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Kentucky

Pulmonary Hypertension and Anesthesia

December 17, 2015

J. Peter Rubin, MD
UPMC Professor & Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
Professor of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh

Plastic Surgery and the Science of Adipose Stem Cells

January 21, 2016

Holger Eltzschig, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Medicine & Immunology Director, Organ Protection Program Chief, Anesthesia Service for Oncologic Surgery Department of Anesthesiology University of Colorado School of Medicine

Perioperative Organ Protection

January 28, 2016

Linwah Yip, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery, UPMC

Anesthesia Implications for Parathyroidectomy

February 18, 2016

Viji Kurup, MD
Director, Departmental Education
Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology
Yale University School of Medicine

Integrating Evidence and Efficiency in an Anesthesia Residency Curriculum

February 25, 2016

Evan Kharasch, MD
Russell D. & Mary B. Shelden
Professor of Anesthesiology
Washington University in St. Louis
Department of Anesthesiology
Director for Center for Clinical Pharmacology
St. Louis College of Pharmacy & WUSM

Methadone; Pharmacology Update and Perioperative Application

March 17, 2016

Randall Flick, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Children’s Center
Rochester, MN

Anesthetic Related Neurotoxicity in Young Children, or Will Anesthetic Exposure Make Your Patient Stupid?

March 24, 2016

David L. Brown, MD, FACHE
CEO and Founder
Curadux LLC
Austin, TX & Hayward, WI

Advanced Illness in Critical Care: Standing between Life & Death – A Personal & Professional Perspective

April 28, 2016

Robert Pearce, MD, PhD
Chairman, Dept. of Anesthesiology
University of Wisconsin

How do General Anesthetics Block Memory

May 19, 2016

Mitchell Tsai, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Fletcher Allen Health Care
University of Vermont College of Medicine

OR Management Rebooted: Going from the ABCs to the DSS

May 26, 2016

Mark D. Neuman, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Improving Outcomes for Older Adults with Hip Fracture: Early Lessons from the REGAIN Trial