Past Grand Rounds

Past Grand Rounds

March 14

Marion C Anderson Lecture 

Chris Wolfgang MD PhD

Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery

NYU Langone 




Drs Yost, Zhai and Delgaizo 

February 14 


Alfred Chahine MD

Emory University 

Vice Chair of Education, Professor of Pediatric Surgery

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" 

Jo Shapiro, MDAssociate ProfessorHarvard Medical Schoo

October 14 

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

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

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

 October 4

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

"3D-Printed, Patient-Specific, Bioresorbable Airway Splints for Pediatric Tracheobronchomalacia"

 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
Ronald J. Weigel, M.D. Ph.D. Chair Iowa

May 31
 Every Generation is the Greatest 
David B. Adams MD  

Awards Session 

May 10
Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds
From graduate medical education to board certification – the alphabet soup of regulation
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

February 15
Autonomy in the OR
ENT NS Ortho Surgery Combined GR

January 11 (postponed)
Faculty GR
Lucas McDuffie, M.D. and Deepak Ozhathil, M.D. 


January 4 

Diversity & Inclusion

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


December 14

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

AATS Foundation Gardner Lectureship

Dr. Colson

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

Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School

Read Dr. Colson's Bio


Past Grand Rounds

October 12

 BE110 | Virtual

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.

   7-8 am  |  BE110 & Zoom

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

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 | 7-8 am  | virtual

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

Invited Speaker: Cristina Ferrone M.D.

Surgical Director, Liver ProgramDivision of General & Gastrointestinal SurgeryMassachusetts 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!


Past Grand Rounds

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

3-4 p.m.

The Future of Surgery 

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

October 27 & 30: Surgery Research Recognition Day and Eric R. Frykberg, M.D. Lecture

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


7 - 8 a.m.  Zoom


September 8, 2020

State of the Department: Education
Faculty Development: Feedback

Cynthia Talley, M.D. 

7 - 8 am Zoom

August 11, 2020

Unconscious Bias in Surgery
A Panel Discussion

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

7 - 8 am Zoom


July 21, 2020

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

Ashley Hink, MD MPH 

7 - 8 am Zoom


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

7 - 8 a.m. 



2019 Grand Rounds & Lectures

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  Drug Discovery Auditorium  
 January 29  ABSITE: Feedback and Assessment: Dr. Elisha Brownfield    Faculty Development
 February 12  Marion Anderson Lecture: Dr. Timothy Pawlik  Drug Discovery Auditorium  
  March 12  Drs. Brunnell and Friedman (Chiefs)  Drug Discovery Auditorium  
 April 9 Dr. Curt Tribble  Basic Science Auditorium Room 502  
 April 30  Bedisde Teaching: Dr. David Mills    Faculty Development
 May 14  Dr. Edgerton and Tyler (Chiefs)  BE100  
 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”  BE110  

2018 Grand Rounds Schedule

 December 11

 Surgical Prep Training: a Resident Improvement Project

Bruce Crookes, M.D., chief, Division of General and Acute Care Surgery, MUSC

 November 13

Event Learning via Improving Systems (ELVIS)

Bruce Crookes, M.D., chief, Division of General and Acute Care Surgery, MUSC

 October 9

Horace G Smith Lecture: Innovators and Innovation in Cardiac Surgery: Past, Present, and Future

W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr. M.D., D.Sc., FACS, emeritus professor, chairman Department of Surgery, founder, East Carolina Heart Institute, East Carolina University

September 11 

War and Peace

Margaret Knudson, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

 August 14  

Value-Based Healthcare and Physician Autonomy: Mutually Exclusive?  David Mahvi, M.D. Chief, Division of Oncology and Endocrine Surgery Professor of Surgery

Studies in Endocrine Tumor Formation and Targeting Mahsa Javid, M.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Oncology and Endocrine Surgery

 June 12  

Surgery and the Millennial: Training the Next Generation of Surgeons: Challenges, Perceptions, Solutions? Bennett Calder, M.D., PGY-5 Chief Resident

Performance Optimization: Fine-Tuning the Surgeon Rohan Kambeyanda, M.D. PGY-5 Chief Resident

 May 8  

Michel S. Makaroun, M.D., Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Professor and UPMC Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery, and President, Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

A Modern Vascular Practice: Am I Still A Surgeon? 

 April 10

Sustaining Fulfillment in Work and Life

Bruce Gewertz, M.D., Surgeon-in-Chief, Chair of the Department of Surgery Vice-President for Interventional Services, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, H & S Nichols Distinguished Chair in Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Health System

 March 13

An Odyssey with Pancreatic Fistula

Charles Vollmer, M.D., Director of Pancreatic Surgery, Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania An Odyssey with Pancreatic Fistula

February 13, 2018 

Management of Duodenal Trauma Yana Mikhaylov, M.D.  PGY-5 Chief Resident

Confronting the Obesitty Epidemic in Children and Adolescents  Lauren McClain, M.D. PGY-5 Chief Resident


2017 Grand Rounds Schedule


“The Jetsons:  Embarking on the Next Era of Transplantation” 

 Satish Nadig, M.D. Ph.D. 

“Techniques for Control of Intraabdominal Hemorrhage in the Emergency Department”  |  “The Spleen:  A Review of Surgical History and Current Practices”

 Jessica Taylor, M.D. / Alicia Patterson, M.D. 

Claude Organ Lecture: Signatures: What Can Sensors and Motion Tracking Tell Us about Surgical Performance 

 Carla Pugh, M.D., Ph.D. 
 5/9/2017 "Treatment of vascular aortic emergencies: Does regionalization work"  Clement Darling, M.D.

"To Switch or Not to Switch: Role of Laparoscopic Duodenal Switch in the Surgical Management of Obesity" & "Why We Get Sued"

 Elizabeth Godshall, M.D./ Chelsea Connor, M.D.

Marion Anderson Lecture - "Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Reflections of Four Decades of Treatment" 

 Mike Sarr, M.D. Mayo Clinic

Kredel Springs Lecture - "Strategies and Current Management of a Lethal Tumor: Pancreatic Cancer"  

 Selwyn Vickers, M.D.  UAB
 1/10/17  To LINX or not to LINX?A Discussion of Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease and Evolving Surgical Management &  Transversus Abdominis Release   Crystal Johnson - Mann, M.D./Adam Franklin, M.D.