Grand Rounds

The purpose of this educational activity is to provide surgeons, residents and other attendees with up-to-date knowledge of surgical issues encountered in academic practice.

 May 9

may GR

Adam Tanious MD and Colleen Donahue MD
MUSC Faculty 


May 30 Grand Rounds 


Annual Department of Surgery Awards Ceremony

Invited Speaker: Patrick O'Neill, M.D. 


June 13 Kredel-Springs Lecture 

Kredel Springs Lecture

A Video is Worth 1000 Operative Notes
Justin Dimick, MD
Frederick A. Coller Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan

Past Grand Rounds

April Grand Rounds - Vascular Lecture

April Grand Rounds

March Grand Rounds - Marion C. Anderson MD Lecture 

2023 Anderson Lecture

February Grand Rounds - Ergonomics

February GR

December 13
Digital Transformation of a Department

Christopher Tignanelli MD MS
University of Minnesota


November 29 

Brian Gary MD Sharee Wright MD and Keith Smalls


November 8
"Peer Support: Mitigating the Emotional Stressors Faced by Clinicians"

Dr Jo Shapiro to speak

Jo Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School


October 14
Research Recognition Day and Eric R. Frykberg, M.D. Lecture

Confronting controversy and changing practice…with evidence and courage, as a resident!

Research Recognition Day

Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., UCSF

Chair Leon Goldman MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Chair, Department of Surgery
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco


 October 4

Horace G. Smithy Lecture 
Horace G Smithy Lecture

Richard Ohye, M.D.Associate Chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery
Head of the Section of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Co-Director of the University of Michigan Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center


 September 13
Surgeons May be Better Leaders Than They Think
Jon Chilingerian, Ph.D. Brandeis University


August 30

Bringing Cancer Genetic Testing into Standard Clinical Practice
Dr. Kevin Hughes

Rejecting the Status Quo: Innovations in Surgery
Dr. Joseph Scalea


August 9

Dr. Danielle Scheurer,
Dr. Ken Catchpole, and Dr. Tim Brendle


July 12
State of the Department
Prabhakar Baliga MD, Chair
Cynthia Talley, M.D. Vice Chair of Education


June 14
Kredel-Springs Lecture

Kredel Springs


May 31 
Every Generation is the Greatest 
Dr. Adams Talk
David B. Adams MD 
Awards Session 


May 10
Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds

Vascular GR 2022

Vivian Gahtan, M.D., Chair Loyola University - Chicago 


 April 26
MUSC Faculty: Lucas McDuffie, M.D. and Deepak Ozhathil, M.D. 


March 29
MUSC Faculty
Nicolas Pope, M.D. and Isis Scomacao, M.D.
Prevention and Treatment of Aortic Aneurysms: Is Medical Therapy a Viable Option?
Advances in Plastic Surgery (microsurgery)


April 12
What if Burnout is More Like SIRS? A New Paradigm for Physician Well-Being
Mary Brandt M.D. 
Tulane University 


March 8
Marion Anderson Lecture - postponed


February 15
Autonomy in the ORENT NS Ortho Surgery Combined GR


January 11 postponed


January 4

Diversity & Inclusion

James Moore, Ph.D.
CDO / Vice Provost for DI - OSU

Effective Strategies for Compassionate Allyship

Jen Bennett LPC MAOwner: Therapy Studios, LLC


November 16 7-8 a.m. BE100 | Virtual 

The Surgeon and Engineer Meet at Dinner

Dr. Colson

AATS Foundation Gardner Lectureship

Yolonda Colson, M.D. Ph.D. 
Chief for the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School


October 12

:Lessons in Leadership

Harvey Schiller

Brigadier General, USAF Ret., Ph.D.


September 14

Effective Speaking Learning From TEDx: “The Art of the Talk” 

Sewell I. Kahn,  M.D.
Consultant in Healthcare Relations Management  


August 31

Artificial Intelligence in Surgery

Thomas Brothers, M.D. and Arman Kilic, M.D.


August 10 

State of the Department 


July 13

Living Your Best Work Life

Tenelle O. Jones, MA, LMFT, LAC
MUSC Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


June 8 

Kredel-Springs Lecture

Mary Hawn MD

Mary Hawn
Chair, Department of Surgery Stanford University


May 11

Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds
Secrets to Success in Academic Vascular Surgery
Invited Speaker Ronald L. Dalman, M.D. 
Walter Clifford Chidester and Elsa Rooney Chidester Professor of Surgery Stanford University


April 13

Bedside Teaching in Surgery: Dissecting the Most Effective Educational Approaches

Marc Heincelman, 
M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine Interim Director Division of Hospital Medicine Department of Medicine Clerkship Director

David Mills, 
M.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Hospitalist  Pediatric Residency Program Director 


March 30 

Clinical Research 

Building a Competitive Clinical Research Proposal Heather Evans, M.D., MS

Industry-Supported, Investigator-Initiated Research:  The What, Why and How David J. Taber, Pharm.D., BCPS

South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative Data Analytics Thomas Curran, M.D., MPH  &   Patrick Mauldin, Ph.D.

Innovating in Healthcare - Becoming a Surgeon CEO Leah Plumblee, M.D. ,PGY-3, Julie Siegel, M.D., PGY-3, & Kristen Quinn, M.D., PGY-3


March 9 

Marion C. Anderson M.D. Lecture
The Evolution of Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Cristina Ferrone MD is the invited Marion Anderson Lecturer

Invited Speaker: Cristina Ferrone M.D.
Surgical Director, Liver Program Division of General & Gastrointestinal Surgery
Massachusetts General Surgery 


January 12

The Ergonomic Basics of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Visiting faculty: Ramon Berguer, M.D., General Surgeon, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center


December 8, 2020

State of the Department: Operations and Research 

How will my paycheck change over the next 4 years?
David Mahvi, M.D.
Chief of Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery

Innovation and Research in the Department of Surgery
Michael Yost, Ph.D. Vice Chair of Research


December 29

Canceled: Happy Holidays!


November 10

State of the Department: Res Ipsa Loquitur
Prabhakar Baliga, M.D.Chair MUSC Department of Surgery 

Invited Speakers: 

Ozanan Meireles, M.D.Assistant Professor of SurgeryDepartment of Surgery Harvard Medical School Director,
Surgical Artificial Intelligence and Innovation Laboratory Massachusetts General Hospital

Daniel Hashimoto, M.D. Chief Resident Department of Surgery
Harvard Medical School Associate Director, Surgical Artificial Intelligence and Innovation Laboratory Massachusetts General Hospital


October 30

The Future of Surgery 

Allan Kirk MD PhD is the invited Eric R Frykberg MD Lecturer

Allan Kirk, M.D. Chair Department of Surgery Duke University Eric R Frykberg MD invited Lecturer


October 13

Outcomes Disparities in Trauma Care — Who, Why, When

Edward Eugene Cornwell III, M.D. LaSalle D. Leffall Jr. Professor and Chair Department of Surgery Howard University


September 29, 2020

State of the Department Research

rescheduled7 - 8 a.m.  Zoom


September 8, 2020

State of the Department: Education Faculty Development: Feedback

Cynthia Talley, M.D. 


August 11, 2020

Unconscious Bias in SurgeryA Panel Discussion

Andrea Abbott, M.D., MSCR, Nancy DeMore, M.D., Elizabeth Genovese, M.D., MS


July 21, 2020

Trauma Before and After the Violence: Understanding and Treating Trauma in All of Our Surgical Patients

Ashley Hink, MD MPH 


June 9, 2020 -- Kredel Springs Lecture

Fanning the Burnout Fire:How Our Misconceptions and Good Intentions Could Fail Tomorrow’s Surgeons

Karl Y. Bilimoria, M.D., MS

John B. Murphy Professor of Surgery Department of Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 


May 12, 2020

Understanding Your Clean Cell Facility: The impact of the Center for Cellular Therapy

Satish Nadig, M.D., Honjun Wang, Ph.D., Shikhar Mehrotra, Ph.D.

Let’s Do Human Centered Design -- from idea to device in 2 weeks! 

David Mahvi, M.D., Joshua Kim, MS



September 10, 2019: Can Surgeons be Educators/Advisors in the Medical School? Ross Milner, M.D. FACS

September 20, 2019: Eric. R. Frykberg, M.D. Lecture and Surgery Research Recognition Day, BE 110, 1 p.m.  Invited Speaker: Gerard Doherty, M.D. 

October 1: 2019: Horace G. Smithy, M.D. Lecture, BE 110 7 a.m. Invited speaker: Thomas Krummel, M.D. 

October 29: Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Anand Ghanekar, M.D., Ph.D.

November 11, 2019: Transformation to Population Health, Michael Shawn Stinson, M.D.

December 10, 2019: Velma, Sepsis, and Adult Re-education. Robert Sawyer, M.D. 

February 25, 2020: Going Beyond Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. B. DaNine J. Fleming

July 30: Liver Transplantation at MUSC: Evolving indications, Referral Disparity, and Outreach Initiatives, Speaker:Jared A. White, M.D., FACS | The Regional Burn Center at MUSC: Back to the Future, Speaker: Steven A. Kahn, M.D.  Location: 2-West Amphitheater, Main University Hospital

August 13: State of the Union Chairman's Update with Dr. Baliga and Clinical Operations Update with Dr. Mahvi   Location: 2-West Amphitheater, Main University Hospital

January 8 Dr. Peggy Knudson

January 29 ABSITE: Feedback and Assessment: Dr. Elisha Brownfield

February 12 Marion Anderson Lecture: Dr. Timothy Pawli

April 30 Bedisde Teaching: Dr. David Mills Faculty Development

May 14 Dr. Edgerton 

June 11 Kredel Springs Lecture: Dr. Taylor Riall cancelled

July 9 "State of the Union: Education in the Department of Surgery" and “Research in the Department of Surgery: Growth and Opportunities” along with “Updates on Basic/Translational Research and Clinical Trials in the Department”