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Grand Rounds

Medical education and inpatient care presentations regarding medical conditions and treatments.

Medical Grand Rounds

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Email to get on Grand Rounds email listserv: Raenelle Francis (Raenelle.francis@va.gov)

Email with questions or requests for grand rounds speakers / topics: Rahul Ganatra (rahul.ganatra2@va.gov)

  • Wednesday, December 22, 2021, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, December 29, 2021, Cancelled
  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022, GI
  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, January 26, 2022, Rheumatology
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Renal
  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022, ID
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Cardiology
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022, Heme/Onc
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Geri/Pal
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022, Rheumatology
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022, Endocrinology
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Pulmonary – Marilyn Moy (VA)
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Primary Care
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022, MGRAC
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Summer Break
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022, Summer Break
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Summer Break
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2022, Summer Break

Mental Health Grand Rounds

Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

To be added to the Grand Rounds announcement email distribution list, please email: David.Topor@va.gov

  • June 8, 2022 Francis Lu, MD, Luke and Grace Kim Endowed Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Director of Cultural Psychiatry, Associate Chair for Medical Student Education, UC Davis Health System
  • June 22, 2022, Eric Meyers, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neurosciences, Uniformed Services University (USUHS), Clinical Module Director for Neuroscience at Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Attending Psychiatrist on the Consultation-Liaison Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Surgical Service Grand Rounds

Fridays, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time

 Contact: Gentian.Kristo@va.gov

  • Jan. 7, 2022, Dr. Reza Askari, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, TBD
  • Jan. 21, Dr. Luise Pernar, Boston Medical Center, TBD
  • Jan. 28, Dr. Saseem Poudel, Hokkaido University, Japan, Resident Education in Japan
  • Feb. 4, Dr. Aundrea Oliver, East Carolina University, TBD
  • Feb. 18, Dr. Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Transcatheter valve interventions
  • Feb. 25, Dr. Gabriel Brat, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Circular improvement methods for optimizing discharge opioid prescribing
  • March 4, Dr. Adam Schaffer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, TBD
  • March 18, Dr. Niloo Edwards, Boston Medical Center, TBD
  • March 25, Dr. Hassan Khalil, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, TBD
  • April 15, Dr. Simon Talbot, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, TBD
  • April 29, Dr. Nancy Cho, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, TBD
  • May 6, Dr. David McAneny, Boston Medical Center, TBD
  • June 3, Dr. Andres Schanzer, University of Massachusetts, TBD

Psychology Diversity Equity and Inclusion Education Series

VA Boston Optometry/Neurosurgery Case Collaboration

Brief Description:

This interactive case series showcases various patients co-managed by neurosurgery and optometry within the VA Boston Healthcare System.  Focus is on clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management considerations.  Key goals of the case series include creating opportunity to share expertise across services and promoting inter-departmental teamwork and learning to maximize patient outcomes.  

“For more information, please email: joseph.kane@va.gov.”

  • August 4th, 2022 at 3 PM Eastern via Microsoft Teams
  • September 15th, 2022 at 3 PM Eastern via Microsoft Teams
  • November 17th, 2022 at 3 PM Eastern via Microsoft Teams