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2020 - 2022 Grand Rounds



 

Henry Del Rosario, MD; Megan Brochu, PA-C; Veronica Farrell, NP; Nicholas Hajj, MD; Jeannette Ryan-Alkasab, MD

“Epic Best Practices for Writing Notes Efficiently" 
11-29-22

 

Tiffany Cook, MA 

“Putting Antiracism Into Practice in Health Care Settings" 
11-22-22

 

Asem, Ali, MD 

"Where We Stand with New Diabetes Therapies"  
11-8-22

 

 

Kristina Gracey, MD, MPH, and Elizabeth Kelly, MD

“The Current State of Access to Abortion Care in the United States”
11-1-22

 

Lee Mancini, MD, FAAFP, CSCS*D, CSN

"Top Articles in Sports and Exercise Medicine Year in Review 2021"
10-25-22

 

Ethan Eisdorfer, PsyD

“Alzheimer’s Disease Update”
10-18-22

 

Stacy Potts, MD, MEd, and Philip Day, PhD

"Medical Emergencies in Flight (and Beyond): Is There a Medical Provider Aboard?"
10-11-22

 

 

Dr. Aletha Maybank

Steven L. Putterman Memorial Lecture titled, “Building Alliances and Sharing Power for Health Equity and Racial Justice.
9-20-22

 

James Lindberg, MD, FACS

"High Risk Pancreatic Ductal Ademocarcinoma (PDAC) Program"
 9-13-22


 

Frank J. Domino, MD

“Top 10: EBM Updates from the Medical Literature."
 9-6-22

 

Christina Gebel, MPH, Birth Doula (DONA), LCCE

“Integration of Doulas into Maternity Care Settings: Overcoming Barriers and Bolstering Facilitators to Teaming with Doulas and Improving Health Equity”
8-30-22

 

Maegan Pollard, MD; Julia Bindon, MD; Sara Bou-Nader, MD

“Quality Improvement Project Presentations, Part 2”
6-28-22

 

Constance van Eeghen, DrPH, MHSA, MBA


“Effecting Change in Primary Care that Benefits Patients and Providers: What Makes It Easy, What Makes It Hard, and What to Expect Next for Opioid Prescribing and Integrating Care."
5-31-22

 

Elizabeth Bobersky, MD

Urinary Incontinence
5-24-22

 

 

Jessica Salerni, DO; Erin Cathcart, MD; Julia Bindon, MD; Maegan Pollard, MD; Laurel Banach, MD

Post-ICU Care in the Inpatient Setting and Post Discharge
5-17-22

 

Benjamin Eovaldi, DO and Robert Klugman, MD, FACP, FACMQ

Primary Care Guidance for Firefighter Health Exams
5-10-22

 

Rebecca Gwaltney, MD, PGY-3

Intrauterine Fetal Demise (IUFD)
4-26-22

 

Amanda Koziel, MD

Hepatitis B in Primary Care
4-19-22

 

Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD; Casey Burns; Chelsey Patriss

Opportunities to Connect Clinic and Community: Regional Community Health Improvement
4-12-22

 

Henry Del Rosario, MD; Veronica Farrell, NP; Jeanette Ryan-Alkasab, MD; Megan Brochu, PA-C; Nicholas Hajj, MD

Epic Best Practices for In Basket and Interprofessional Communication
4-05-22

 

Dejah Judelson, MD

New Treatments in the Management of Carotid Disease
3-22-22

 

Ronald Adler, MD

Cancer Screenings: Evidence, Pitfalls, and Strategies
3-15-22

 

Jessica Andrade, DO

Sports Medicine Diagnoses You Do Not Want to Miss in Primary Care
3-8-22

 

Suzanne Bergman, DDS

TMD: Clinical Exam and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
3-1-22

 

Reid Evans, PhD

Teaching in Virtual Modalities
2-22-22

 

John Ponti, MD

Regenerative Medicine & Orthobiologics
2-15-22

 

Sandra Augusto, MD, MPH

Prenatal Potpourri: Updates on Hepatitis C Virus, Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy, and Antenatal Testing in the Outpatient Setting
2-8-22

 

Trish Seymour, MD; Mitchell Gitkind, MD; Manas Das, MD;

Melissa Fischer, MD, Med; Ashton Gunn, Med; Jillian Belgrad


The VISTA Curriculum at UMass Chan Medical School: New Perspectives
2-1-22

 

Anne Gifford, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Bobersky, MD

Dementia
1-18-22

 

Christina Runyan, PhD, ABPP

Colliding Emotions in Clinical Practice: The Dialectic of Anger and Compassion
1-4-22

 

Brian Skehan, MD, PhD

Initial Presentation and Management of Psychiatric Disease in College Population
12-21-21

 

Patrick Smallwood, MD

‘Section 12/35 and Capacity Evaluation’ for Family Medicine Patients
12-7-21

 

Valerie Coppenrath, PharmD

EMs, UMs, and PMs, OH MY! Pharmacogenomics for Family Medicine Providers
11-30-21

 

Thomas Scornavacca, Jr., DO

The Landscape of Value Based Care
11-23-21

 

Robert Baldor, MD; Clare Burdett, RN; Anita Cameron; 
Diane Coleman, JD, MBA; Ellen DiPaola, JD; Deborah Dreyfus, MD; John Geenty, Jr., JD; Jennifer Reidy, MD

End of life conversations for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities: A Panel Discussion
11-9-21

 

Kristina Gracey, MD, MPH; Sara Shields, MD
Kathleen Barry, MD; Jordan Howard-Young, MD

The 4th Trimester: Preparing Birthing People and Families for Challenges
10-26-21

 

Olga Valdman, MD; Richard Sacra, MD; Beshoy Sidhom, MD

Family Medicine in Liberia: History, Challenges, Successes, and Opportunities.

10-19-21

 

Henry Del Rosario, MD; Stephanie Carter-Henry, MD; Nicholas Hajj, MD;
Jeanette Ryan-Alkasab, MD; Veronica Farrell, CNP

“Getting Home for Dinner” Initiative: 5 Epic Best Practices to Use Right Now
10-12-21

 

Lee Mancini, MD, FAAFP, CSCS*D, CSN

Top 10 Articles in Sports Medicine
9-28-21

 

J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, Mph, FAAFP

Moving Towards Health Equity: Why Anti-racism Must be a Core Value in Medicine

Steven L. Putterman Memorial Lecture
9-21-21

 

Frank J. Domino, MD

Top 10:  EBM Updates from the Medical Literature
9-14-21 (partial recording due to technical difficulties - our apologies, the last 15 minutes are missing from this session)

 

Dorothy Roberts, JD

The Problem with Race-based Medicine
6-22-21

 

Zoon Wangu, MD

Burning Issues in Sexually Transmitted Infections: Anticipating the CDC 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines
6-15-21

 

Amee Phan, DO

Polypharmacy and Medication Optimization from a Geriatric Perspective
6-8-21

 

Katrina Durham, MS

Access, Disclosure, and Disability Justice in Medical Education
6-1-21

 

Elizabeth Bobersky, MD; Emily Brown, MD; Anna Bui, MD

Jie Chan, MD; Giana Dalben, MD; Victoria Donascimento, MD

Chelsea Evans, MD; Michael Flynn, MD; Jordan Howard-Young, MD

Tammer Masoud, MD; Shaili Patel, MD; Stefanie Russell, MD

Beshoy Sidhom, MD; Suhas Sreeharshan, DO; Tessera Strand, DO

Resident QI Poster Symposium
5-25-21

Chelsea Evans Presentation

 

Eric Rosenthal, DO
Joyce Kimball, CPM, RN, MBA

Labor Dystocia

5/18/21

 

 

Thanh Ngo, MD

HIV in Primary Care
5-11-21

 

Kristina Gracey, MD
Zaineb Dar, MS3

Women-Centered Care: Embracing Requests for Female-only Care on Labor and Deliver
5-4-21

 

Chinazo Cunningham, MD, MS

Addressing the Opioid and Overdose Epidemics through Buprenorphine Treatment in Primary Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic
4-27-21

 

Med Moth COVID Stories

4-20-21

 

Nicholas Hajj, MD

Tick-borne Illnesses
4-13-21

 

Liam Burke, MD

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
4-6-21

 

Warren Ferguson, MD; Susan Hogan, MD;
Suzanne Cashman, ScD; Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD;
Vanessa Carson-Sasso, MSW; Janet Hale, PhD, RN

Teaching about Population and Community Health
3-30-21

 

F. Alexander Blount, EdD &
Henry Del Rosario, MD

Crafting the Medical Note to be Shared and as a Tool for Behavioral Change
3-16-21

 

 

Christian Rose, MD

Caring for the Athlete in the Time of COVID for the Primary Care Provider
3-9-21

 

Jenna Mullarkey, PsyD
Jeanna Lee, PhD

Basics of Special Education
3-2-21

 

Tracy Kedian, MD
Jeanna Lee, PhD
Virginia Van Duyne, MD
Jordan Howard-Young, MD

Anti-Racism Task Force:  Curricular Initiatives
2-23-21

 

Kimberly Barry, RN, MS, CMAC, FACHE
Caryn Sullivan, MSW, LICSW

Readmission Prevention
2-16-21

 

Ana Maldonado-Contreras, PhD

Fetal Microbiome
2-9-21

 

Stacy Potts, MD, MEd

Family Medicine Training:  Past, Present and Future
1-26-21

 

Doreen Brettler, MD

Hypercoagulable States
1-5-21

 

Paul Dworkin, MD

Neurodevelopmental Approaches to Supporting the Health of Children and Families
12-29-20

 

Yael Dvir, MD

Addressing the Mental Health Crises in Youth During the Pandemic
12-22-20

 

Sharone Green, MD

COVID Testing/Management in the College Health Setting
12-15-20

 

Arlene Ash, PhD

Risk Adjustment & Primary Care
12-8-20

 

Frank J. Domino, MD

Top 10: EBM Updates from the Medical Literature
12-1-20

 

Sandra Augusto, MD, MPH

A Review of Interstitial Cystitis & Urinary Tract Infections
11-24-20

 

Erika Zimmons, DO
Zahra Sheikh, MD

Dementia Update
11-17-20

 

Sara Shields, MD
Peter McConarty, MD
Jennifer Bradford, MD
Emily Brown, Resident

Cuban Healthcare System
11-10-20

 

Kelsey Johnson, MPH
Kristen Woodberry, MSW, PhD

Psychosis Screening in Primary Care
11-3-20

 

Michael Maddaleni, MD

The Wide, Wild World of Sports
10-27-20

 

Rachel Davis-Martin, PhD

Leveraging Technology to Improve Monitoring and Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders:  A K23 Application
10-20-20

 

Steven Bird, MD

The CXO & a Vision of Wellness
10-13-20

 

Tanya Anim, MD
Mona Liza Hamlin, MSN
Sara Shields, MD

7th Annual Infant Mortality Summit:
Racial Equity in Breastfeeding
9-29-20

 

Oren Schaefer, MD

Asthma - An Update for the Decade
9-22-20

 

Henry Del Rosario, MD & An-Hoa Giang, MD

Honoring Workers of Worcester: Pause, Reflect and Foster Resilience
9-15-20

 

Melissa Fischer, MD; Heather-Lyn Haley, PhD; Rose Schutzburg

DRIVE:  Diversity, Representation, and Inclusion for Value in Education

7-21-20

 

Lindsay Lief, MD

Post Intensive Care Syndrome:  Caring for Patients with COVID-19 after ICU
7-7-20

 

Daria Szkwarko, DO, MPH

Latent TB Infection Testing & Treatment in Primary Care
6-23-20

 

FMCH Senior Project Presentations

Senior Residents of the Worcester Fitchburg Residency Program
6-16-20

 

Donald Pelto, DPM

An Approach to Foot Pain

June 9, 2020 

 

Melissa Gleckel, MD; 

Anna McMahan, MD; 

Hector Perez, LICSW

LGBTQ Care
5-19-20

 

Laura Houk, MD

Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
4-28-20

 

Kristina Gracey, MD

Stephen Martin, MD

Jennifer Reidy, MD

Palliative Care for COVID-19 Patients
4-21-20

 

Linda Prine, MD

Miscarriage Management
4-14-20

 

Roula Choueiri, MD

Early Detection of Autism and Developmental Disorders in Primary Care
4-7-20

 

Richard T. Ellison, III, MD

COVID19
3-10-20

 

Philip Bolduc, MD

HIV in Pregnancy
3-3-20

 

Heather Forkey, MD

Burnout and Leadership:  Framing Our Next Steps Forward with Science
2-18-20

 

Mary Beth Miotto, MD, MPH
Beverly Nazarian, MD

School Health in Worcester:  What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know
2-11-20

 

Konstantin Abramov, MD, MHL, FNKF

Population Management in Chronic Kidney Disease
1-28-20

 

James McKee, DO, MS

The Preparticipation Exam:  What's New!

1-23-20

 

Diane McKee, MD, MS

Improving Adolescent Primary Care:  A Research Journey
1-14-20

 

Daniel Mandell, MD

Management of DJD of the Hip and Knee
1-7-20