LSUHSC MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS

December 8, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00 p.m.
Medical Education Building, Lecture Room A
1901 Perdido Street, 1st Floor

 

Jameel Ahmed, M.D.

Bridging the Gap with Wearable Cardiac Defibrillators: A Silver Bullet or Fool’s Gold?

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Section of Cardiology

LSU HSC

 

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner  should be better able to:

 

 

  • Recognize risk factor of sudden cardiac death in high-risk populations
  • Understand utility of and limitations of wearable cardiac defibrillators in improving mortality
  • Understand limitations in current data guiding use of wearable cardiac defibrillators

 

 

 

Past Topics & Speakers

 

Date

Title

Author

12/15/2017

Improved Quality Through Regulation? The Role of the LSBME in Improving Care

Cecilia Mouton, M.D.
12/8/2017

Bridging the Gap with Wearable Cardiac Defibrillators: A Silver Bullet or Fool’s Gold?

Jameel Ahmed, M.D.
12/1/2017

Excellent benefit from intra-articular steroid injections, but could there be more?

Grant Stone, D.O. and Charles Schlosser III, M.D.
11/172017

Central nervous System Practice Guidelines: Meningitis and Encephalitis

Allan Tunkel, M.D.
11/10/2017 Delirium Lobna Ali, M.D.
11/3/2017 SPRINT Becomes a Marathon: Impact of SPRINT on Hypertension Research and Blood Suzanne Oparil, MD
10/27/2017 PTSD: Not Just a Soldier's Battle Lauren Davis, MD
10/20/2017 Sports Medicine for the Performing Arts Athelete Nancy Kadel, MD
10/13/2017 Bad Luck or Bad Genes? Common Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Alix D'Angelo, MGC, CGC
10/6/2017 Medical Therapy alone or with revascularization for stable coronary artery disease? William Fearon, M.D.
9/29/2017 PrEP: A Pill a day can keep the doctor away.  What you should know about HIV pre-prophylaxis Paula Seal, M.D.
9/22/2017 Examining the 2015 ACR Guidelines for the Treatment of RA Nancy Lane, MD
9/15/2017 Severe Refractory Asthma Richard Tejedor, MD
9/8/2017 Where Attention Goes, Energy Flows Scott Embley, LCSW, CEAP
9/1/2017 Snakebites Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA
8/25/2017 Critical Care Nephrology: A New Frontier Mihran Naljayan, MD, FASN, FNKF
8/18/2017 Are All NOAC's Created Equally Frank Smart, M.D.
8/11/2017 Syphilis: Our Old Imitator and New Diagnostic Tests Stephanie Taylor, M.D.
8/4/2017 Corticosteroids for Community Acquired Pneumonia: ready for Prime Time? Kyle Happel, M.D.
7/28/2017 Caring for the Hospitalized Older Patientq Kristi Boudreaux, M.D.
7/21/2017 Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (CUP): aunique clinical entity Agustin Garcia, M.D.
7/14/2017 Adult Vaccines 2017 David Borne, M.D.
6/16/2017 Cytomegalovirus in Solid Organ Transplant Victoria Burke, M.D.
6/9/2017

Is a Prison Sentence Always a Death Sentence? Healthcare Disparities in the Incarcerated

 

Curing Sepsis? A Controversial new Piece of Literature

Jenna Jordan, M.D.

 

 

Bobby Mathew, M.D.

6/2/2017 What Have We Learned From Recent Emerging Infections? Christian Chidiac, MD
5/26/2017 LSU 32 and You...The Lost Art of Bedside Teaching Najy Masri, MD
5/19/2017 Screening Breast Imaging: What's Up, What's Clear? Who Says? Michael Morin, MD
5/12/2017 Syncope State of the Art: What Works, What Doesn't Paul LeLorier, MD
5/5/2017 Lyme Disease: Facts and Fiction Paul G. Auwaerter, MD
4/28/2017 Learning and Teaching Clinical Reasoning Robert L. Trowbridge, MD
4/21/2017 Mental Health Across the Educational Continuum: Challenges and Opporutnities Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
4/7/2017 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Neil MacIntyre, MD
3/31/2017 Revisiting Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Inroads to ROME IV John Hutchings, MD
3/24/2017 Optimizing Statin Utilization and Treatment Adherence Among Patients who Discontinue Statins Due to Adverse Muscle Complaints Robert Rosenson, MD
3/17/2017 Diets Gone Wild: An Overview of Nutritional Recommendations Paul Thien, MD
3/10/2017 Evaluating the Cause of Cardiac Arrest: When it's Not that Obvious Andrew Krahn, MD
3/3/2017 Overview of the Genitourinary Malignancies Rajasree Pia Chwodry, MD
2/24/2017 A Sobering Look at the Opiate Epidemic in the United States Jorge Martiinez, MD, JD
2/17/2017 Osteomyelitis: Review and Update C. Lynn Besch, MD
2/10/2017 ALS: A Report from the Field Stephen Kantrow, MD
2/3/2017 Cryptococcosis: What is known from a 40 Year Journey John R. Perfect
1/27/2017 Diversity and Equity in Academic Medicine Angela McLean, MD
1/20/2017 Emergency Airway Management of the Medically Ill at UMCNO Bruce Hurley, MD, MPH
1/13/2017 The Janus-faces of Nicotine on Renal Function and Injury Luis Juncos, MD, FAHA, FASN
1/7/2017 Infectious Disease: Clinical Pearls for the Internist Leonardo Seone, MD, FCCP, Chayan Chakraborti, MD. FACP, FHM, and Fred Lopez, MD, MACP
12/16/2016 To move or not to move? Exercise: does it matter and how much? Diana Thien, MD
12/9/2016 The Treatment of Avascular Necrosis Tracy LeGros, MD, PhD
12/2/2016 Syncope in the Elderly Paul LeLorier, MD
11/18/2016 Insights into Inflammatory Myositis Steven R. Ytterber, MD
11/11/2016 Pulmonary ARterial Hypertension: The Diagnosis You Don't Want to Miss Robert Frantz, MD
11/4/2016 Long-Term HIV Management: Multi-dsciplinary Teamwork and Future Direcations in Clinical Care Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
10/28/2016 Metformin 2016: Beyond Glycemic Control (Not Your Mother's Diabetes Drug) Taniya de Silva, MD
10/21/2016 Evo or Devo: Healthcare and Physicianship in the Electronic Age Julio Figueroa, II, MD
10/14/2016 The Evolving Practice of Primary Care Le Nguyen, MD
10/7/2016 Replacing the Stethoscope? Ultrasound as a Physical Exam Tool in the Intensive Care Unit Matthew Lammi, MD, MSCR
9/30/2016 Computational Fluid Dynamics Characterization of Pulsatile Flow in Systemic to Pulmonary Shunts: Relevance to Shear Stress Induced, Platelet-Mediated Thrombosis Robert J. Ascuitto, PhD, MD
9/23/2016 Diagnostic Reasoning: The Most Important Skill in Internal Medicine AND the Most Difficult to Teach John Amoss, MD
9/16/2016 Advances in IBS 2016 Brooks D. Cash, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE
9/9/2016 Nutritional Considerations in Nephrology Farshid Yazdi, MD, MSPH
9/2/2016 Geriatrics Literature Update 2016 Abir Abdo, MD
8/26/2016 Percutaneous Therapy for complex coronary ARtery Disease in Complex Patients Robert T. Pyo, MD
8/19/2016 High Dose of Oxygen Resuscitation Keith Van Meter, MD
8/12/2016 Reactive Arthiritis: An Appraisal Luis R. Espinoza, MD
8/5/2016 Preventing Anal Cancer in Louisiana Michael E. Hagensee, MD
7/29/2016 Staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Richard Tejedor, MD
7/22/2016 Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Janice Nugent, MD
7/15/2016 Summer Beach Reads: Oncology 2016 Brian Boulmay, MD
7/8/2016 Procalcitonin: A User's Guide Ross McCarron, MD
6/17/2016 Medicine Hodge Podge: Factors That Will Affect Your Practice of Medicine and a Little ID or A Grand Rounds for the Attention Span Deficient Lee S. Engel, MD, PhD, FACP
6/10/2016 Targeted Oxygen Application to Improve Tissue Salvage & Provide Regeneration after Limb Trauma Mimi Sammarco, MD
6/3/2016 TSH, T4: What is it Good For? and Mutational Analysis in Cancer: Therapeutic Implications Rachel Coleman, MD and Daniel Johnson, MD
5/27/2016 Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Liver Tests Jorge L. Herrera, MD, MACG
5/20/2016 Clothes Make the Doctor? Julio Figueroa, MD
5/13/2016 New Findings About Reproductive Health Services for Young Women with Cerebral Palsy Susan Gray, MD
5/6/2016 Understanding and Improving Outcomes after Critical Illness Catherine "Terri" Hough, MD, MSc
4/29/2016 The Neuroevolution of Complex PTSD and Somatoform Disorders Erich J. Conrad, MD, FAPM
4/22/2016 Lessons from a Medical Education Journeyman Dan Hunt, MD, MBA
4/15/2016 Gene Therapy for Genetic Disease Including Genetic Emphysema Terence R. Flotte, MD
4/8/2016 Trains, Planes, and Automobiles - and Zika!: How travel Medicine is Influenced by the Emerging Infection deJour Sara L.F. McLellan, MD., MPH
4/1/2016 Hepatitis C for Primary Care Providers Cassandra D. Youmans, MD, MPH, MS-HCM
3/11/2016 Cancelled  
3/4/2016 Food for Though: Understanding the recent Evidence Around Nutrition Practicies in Critically Ill Patients Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc
2/26/2016 Platelets Perry Rigby, MD
2/19/2016 Rethinking Readmissions? An Update on the Readmission Reduction Program Shane Guillory, MD
2/12/2016 Diagnosis, therapy and Challenges of Dementia Thomas Reske, MD
2/5/2016 TB Through Time Carol Mason, MD
1/29/2016 Beating the Blues - Approaches to Evidence-based Care of Depression Among Medical Patients Benjamin Springgate, MD, MPH
1/20/2016 Bench to Bedside: Developing a New Treatment for virus-Associated Lymphoma Chris Parsons, MD
1/15/2016 Is the Physical Exam Obsolete? Charles V. Sanders, MD
1/8//2016 Get On Your Feet! The Diabetic Foot, Are You Handling it Right? Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD
12/18/2015 Going Down the Escalator and Through the Rabbit Hole...: Tales From an Antibiotic Steward Julio E. Figueroa, II, MD
12/11/2015 Stuff We Don't Do In the ICU Anymore David Janz, MD
12/4/2015 The Medical Student of the Future Robert Eubanks, MD
11/20/2015 "Can I stop taking Coumadin?" Non-Pharmacologic means for Stroke Reduction for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Jameel Ahmed, MD
11/13/2015 Can we control Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States? The Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Prevention Program as Paradigm Davide Martin, MD
11/06/2015 A History of Charity Hospital Shane Sanne, MD
10/30/2015 Immunizatiojns - Not just for kids! Betty Lo, MD
10/23/2015 Psoriatic Arthritis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Why? James S. Louie, MD, MD MACR, FACP
10/16/2015 Quality and Safety in Hospital Systems Murtuza Ali, MD
10/09/2015 Caridac Sarcoidosis. Underdiagnosed? Undertreated? David Birnie, MD
10/02/2015 Inpatient Management of Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis Kara De Felice, MD
09/25/2015 Can a pill a day keep the doctor away? What you should know about HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Paula Seal, MD
09/18/2015 Pain Medicine Charles E. Schlosser, III, MD
09/11/2015 Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know Agustin A. Garcia, MD
09/04/2015 Update on Intensive Insulin Robert Richards, MD
08/28/2015 Kidney Disease in the Geriatric Population Erwin Aguilar, PharmD, MSc, MPH
08/21/2015 How Cultural Competence Impacts Our Clinical Communications Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD
08/14/22015 The Evidence For Compassion Marcelle M. Rousseau, MD
08/07/2015 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Some Review and What's New Stephanie N. Taylor, MD
07/31/2015 Biomarkers & Omic - The Roadmap in Cardiology Vijayendra Jaligam, MD

07/24/2015

Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

David B. Badesch, MD

07/17/2015

IVIg: Old Dog New Tricks

 Sanjay Kamboj, MD

07/10/2015

Interprofessional Hotspotting in New Orleans: Student-Driven, Patient-Centered Care Coordination

Jessica L.  Johnson, PharmD, Jake Quinton, MPH-L3, Madeline B. DuBas, RN, BSN

07/03/2015

HOLIDAY

 

06/19/2015

Diabetic Kidney Disease 2015:  A Clinician’s Guide

Mark D. Williams, MD

06/12/2015

1. Doing the Right Things Right: Exploring Barriers to Planning,
Iplementing, and Assessing Quality Initiative (QI) Projects and Strategies for Improvement 
2. The Computer Who Wore a Lab Coat: The Past & Future of Diagnostic Systems
3. Resident Update and Resident Choice Awards

1. Daniel Englert, MD
2. Matthew Jordan, DO
3. Drs. Englert & Jordan

06/05/2015

Update on Medical Billing and Coding

Daniel Raines, MD

05/29/2015

Improving Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

Jonathan Owen, MD

05/22/2015

Update in the Treatment of MRSA
Bacteremia and Skin and Skin
Structure Infections

Rebecca Lillis, MD

05/15/2015

Direct Primary Care: A Better Way to Pactice Medicine

Steven  M. Manning, MD

05/08/2015

Use of Innovative Technologies to Manage Obesity in Prenatal and Postnatal Women

Leanne M. Redman, PhD

05/01/2014

Access to Care in New Orleans Today:
Beginnings of the Post-Safety Net Era

Joseph M. Kanter, MD, MPH

04/24/2015

Health Care in the Era of the Affordable Care Act: A Focus on Medicaid

Rebekah Gee, MD, MS, MPH

04/17/2015

Genetic Screening and Testing in the Post-Genome Era

Deborah A. Driscoll, MD

04/10/2015

Geriatric Medicine Update

Thomas M. Reske, MD, PhD

04/03/2015

HOLIDAY

 

03/27/2015

The Practice of Medicine: The Game That Will Tie You Up in Knots

Catherine M. Hebert, MD

03/20/2014

MATCH DAY

 

03/13/2014

Obesity, Diet and Physical Activity: A Gastroenterologist’s Journey into the World of Nutrition

Uri Ladabaum, MD,

03/06/2014

Screening of Young Athletes

Allen J. Solomon, MD

02/27/2015

New and Experimental Therapies for RA

Ernest Brahn MD

02/20/2015

ECMO Advances in Adult
Cardio-RespiratorySupport

Frank Smart, MD

02/13/2015

Headaches in the ER

Caroline Barton, MD

01/06/2015

Personalized Molecular Therapy for Breast Cancer

Debasish Tripathy, MD

01/30/2015

Is More Always Better in Medicine: The Challenge to do Less?

Angela Johnson, MD

01/23/2015

Influenza: The Killer Amongst Us

Seema Walvekar, MD

01/16/2015

History of Pain

Stephen Kishner, MD

01/09/2015

Measures of Asthma Control

Kyle Happel, MD

12/19/2014

A Baker’s Dozen: A Guide to Adult Immunizations

David M. Borne, MD

12/12/2014

Current Approaches to Cancer Screening

Vince D. Cataldo, MD

12/06/2014

Enterococci: Examples of How to Make Second (or Third) Rate Pathogens into a First Rate Problem

Barbara E. Murray, MD

11/21/2014

Infectious Diseases:
Clinical Pearls for the Internist

Leonardo Seoane, MD; Chad S. Miller, MD; and Fred A. Lopez, MD

11/14/2014

How Long Do I Have? The Lost Art of Prognostication in Medical Disease

Kristi Boudreaux, MD

11/07/2014

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly

Koonlawee Nademanee, MD

10/31/2014

RACAT Science: An Approach to Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Lynell W. Klassen, MD

10/24/2014

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Clinical Manifestations, Prospects for Treatment,
and Perspectives from the Front Line

George Risi, MD, MSc

10/17/2014

Ethics in Global Health

Annelies De Wulf, MD

10/10/2014

Differential Diagnosis of Dementia

Abir Abdo, MD

10/03/2014

Sexually Transmitted Infections Update

David Martin, MD

09/26/2014

THE OBAMACARE REPORT CARD: 
Grading the Major Elements of Health Care Reform

Najy Masri, MD

09/19/2014

A 21st Century Approach to Managing and Monitoring IBD

Jennifer A. Strople, MD

09/12/2014

Strategies for the Use of Simulation Technologies in Medical Education

Matthew Carlisle, MD

09/05/2014

Lost in Translation: Caring for Non-English Speaking Patients inan English Speaking Healthcare System

Kate Brown, MD

08/29/2014

Statin Myopathy: An Autoimmune Disease?

Lisa Christopher-Stine, MD, MPH

08/22/2014`

Pediatric Obesity and Later Health Outcomes

Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD

08/15/2014

New Developments in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Marc R. Matrana, MD, MSc

08/08/2014

“Only” Skin Deep? A Guided Tour of Diagnosis, Treatment and Serious Consequences of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

C. Lynn Besch, MD

07/25/2014

Exploring a Diversity of Ideas On Medically Relevant Topics

Judd Shellito, MD; Stephen Kantrow, MD; Bennett deBoisblanc, MD

07/18/2014

The Evolution of Breast Cancer Therapy

Michelle Loch, MD

07/11/2014

Medical Marijuana:  Therapeutic Option or Public Health Concern

Jorge A. Martinez, MD, JD

07/04/2014

HOLIDAY

 

06/20/2014

Infection Prevention and Control –
Not Just for Bean Counters Anymore

Joanne T. Maffei, MD

06/13/2014

Clinical Cases from Chief Year

Carrie Caruthers, MD and Adrienne Arbour, MD

06/06/2014

The Achilles’ Heel of Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy – The Athletic Heart

Michael Foster, MD

05/30/2014

The Medical & Surgical Experiences of
An LSU School of Medicine Alumnus
In Africa and Beyond

Bert B. Oubre, MD

05/23/2014

New Cholesterol Guidelines:
Where Have All The Targets Gone?

Diana Thien, MD

05/16/2014

The Role of Autopsy in Modern Day
Clinical Medicine

Robin McGoey, MSGC, MD

05/09/2014

Hospital Medicine: Not Just the Latest Fad

Paul Thien, MD

05/03/2014

Development of a Novel Adenosine-Eluting Guidewire (Adenowire) for Coronary Vasodilatation During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Mervyn B. Forman, MD, PhD

04/25/2014

The ABCs of ARVs: Negotiating the Maze of HIV Treatments

Rebecca Clark, MD

04/18/2014

HOLIDAY

04/11/2014

The Centrality of Life Experience:
Behavioral & Health Implications of Child Traumatic Stress

Robert S. Pynoos, MD

04/04/2014

Acute Pancreatitis: Update 2014

Stephen Landreneau, MD

03/28/2014

When Hypothermia is Not Therapeutic

Sean P. Hardy, MD

03/21/2014

MATCH DAY

03/14/2014

Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Solutions

Melinda Sothern, PhD

03/07/2014

Building a Model for Osteoarthritis Care

Angela McLean, MD

02/28/2014

The Problem of Multidrug Resistant TB in Turkey, and its Management

Seref Ozkara, MD

02/25/2014

Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy (LVNC): Tthe Great Pretender

Frank Smart, MD

02/14/2014

The Physical Examination; Time for a Change?

John R. Amoss, MD

02/07/2014

Stem Cell Transplant: Current and Future Aspects

Robert Emmons, MD

01/31/2014

Serum Phosphate: Vascular Toxin, Biomarker or Both?

Eleanor Lederer, MD

01/24/2013

Medical Errors–-Consequences of Misdiagnosis

Prem Kumar, MD

01/17/2014

In Search of the Holy Grail:
Insulin Pump Therapy and the Search for the Artificial Pancreas

Taniya de Silva, MD

01/10/2014

Androgen Receptor Signaling and Prostate Cancer

Maofu Fu, MD

12/20/2013

State of the Art – Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Rubin Zhang, MD

12/13/2013

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Kiersta Kurtz-Burke, MD

12/06/2013

The Ocular Exam

Jayne S. Weiss, MD

11/22/2013

Colon Cancer: A Community Conspires in Disease

Cynthia Sears, MD

11/15/2013

“It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”: The Media and Exploitation of Disease

Lee Engel, MD, PhD

11/08/2013

Practicing Excellence: How to Give Great Care  and Feel Better at the End of Your Day

Jay Kaplan, MD

11/01/2013

Coronary Revascularization in Ischemic Heart Disease: Lessons from Observational Studies
and Randomized Clinical Trials

Nestor Mercado, MD

10/25/2013

The Burning Leaf, e-Cigarettes and the Next Revolution

Stephen Kantrow, MD

10/18/2013

Delirium in the Elderly

William P. Hudson, MD

10/11/2013

Targeted Therapy of Systemic Sclerosis

Virginia Steen, MD

10/04/2013

Preventing Anal Cancer in Louisiana

Michael Hagensee, MD, PhD
 

09/27/2013

Infectobesity – Obesity of Infectious Origin

Nikhil Dhurandhar, PhD

09/20/2013

Violent Injury Prevention
and the Emergency Department

Jennifer Avegno, MD

09/13/2013

The Sunshine Vitamin: Benefits of Vitamin D Beyond Bone Health

Le Nguyen, MD

09/06/2013

High Value, Cost-Conscious Care:
Wasting the Buck Stops Here

Steven E. Weinberger, MD

08/30/2013

Novel Therapeutics and the Changing Role of Admission in Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis

Ross McCarron, MD

08/23/2013

Healthcare Financing in Louisiana

Fred Cerise, MD, MPH

08/16/2013

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy –
Old Concept, New Perspectives

Mihran Naljayan, MD

08/09/2013

Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation

Paul Lelorier, MD

08/02/2013

Meeting the Challenge of CDC HIV Testing Guidelines: Fourth Generation Testing in the Emergency Department

Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD

07/26/2013

Treatment of Hepatitis C:  A New Era

Anne Hull, MD

07/19/2013

Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors and Pulmonary Medicine

Carol Mason, MD

07/12/2013

Clinical Pearls in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Arun Swaminath, MD

07/05/2013

CANCELLED

06/28/2013

CANCELLED

06/21/2013

Reducing 30-Day Readmission Rates: A Search for Effective Strategies
                            -and-
Health Care Maintenance for the Hospitalist

Shane Guillory, MD,
 


Shane Sanne, DO

06/14/2013

HIV and Pain: Changing the Tide

Paula S. Seal, MD

06/07/2013

Hives in Medical Lives – A Clinician’s Approach to Urticaria

Sanjay Kamboj, MD

05/31/2013

Update on Obesity Treatment in the
Primary Care Setting

Diana McDermott, MD, MPH

05/242013

Innovations in Echocardiography

Prashanthi Atluri, MD

05/17/2013

Current Topics in Global Health

David Beran, DO, MPH

05/10/2013

Geriatric Oncology

Thomas M. Reske, MD., PhD.

05/03/2013

Diabetic Neuropathy

Stephen Morse, DO

04/26/2013

A Case of Chronic Cough, Sore Throat and Contact Lens Intolerance

Prem Kumar, MD

04/19/2013

Students of Disease from 1943 to 2013: From Wiley Forbus to Choosing Wisely

C. Bruce Alexander, MD

04/12/3013

Probiotics and Infectious Disease

David A. Welsh, MD

04/05/2013

STROKE AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - TIME FOR A NEW APPROACH?

Vladimir Hachinski, 
MD, DSc

03/29/2013

HOLIDAY

03/22/2013

Performance Impacts Sustainability

Cassandra D. Youmans, MD,

03/15/2013

Statin Therapy 2013: A Promise Fulfilled

Carl “Chip” J. Lavie, MD,

03/08/2013

Are Steroids Effective for Low Back Pain?

David J. Kennedy, MD

03/01/2013

The Genetics of Cardiomyopathic Disease

John L. Jefferies, MD

02/22/2013

Transitioning the Pediatric Patient
to Adult Care

Daniel S. Hsia, MD

02/15/2013

HIV and Cancer: Patient-focused Research and New Directions in New Orleans

Christopher Parsons, MD

02/08/2013

A Touch of Big Charity Went a Long Way for Success Of Bogalusa Heart Study and Proudly a Boyd Professor

Gerald S. Berenson, MD

02/01/2013

Emergencies and Urgencies in Patients with Lung Cancer

Robert A. Ramirez, DO

0125/2013

An Update on Human Prion Diseases

Catherine Hebert, MD

01/18/2013

Update on Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Daniel L. Raines, MD

01/11/2013

Primary Immunodeficiencies in Adults

Ricardo Sorensen, MD

12/14/2012

The Re-emergence of Peritoneal Dialysis: A Paradigm Shift in Renal Replacement Therapy

Johathan G. Owen, MD

12/07/2012

Augenblick: Diagnostic Dilemmas in History

Salvatore Mangione, MD

11/30/2012

Stewardship, Diagnostic Microbiology, and the 7th Competency

L. Barth Reller, MD

11/16/2012

Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock

Jeffrey Elder, MD.

11/09/2012

Moving Beyond AFFIRM: Rhythm versus Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation in the Era of Ablative Therapy

 Jameel Ahmed, MD
 

11/02/2012

The Forthcoming Election and the Candidates Plans for Health Reform and Medicare – Implications for the Future Practice of Medicine

Richard A. Culbertson, PhD and Rebekah Gee, MD, MPH

10/26/2012

The Patient Centered Medical Home

Mary Coleman, MD, PhD

10/19/2012

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Stephen Kishner, MD

10/12/2012

Pulmonary Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

James H. Shelhamer, MD

10/05/2012

The Changing Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Disease and the Impact of Conjugate Vaccines

Monica Farley, MD

09/28/2012

Obesity, Its Treatment and New Treatments in Development

Frank Greenway, MD

09/21/2012

LSUHSC and Southeast Lo isiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS): Partnerships Past, Present and Future

Cathy Lazarus, MD and Stephanie. Repasky, PsyD
 

09/14/2012

Cancer Treatment Updates 2012: Not the Same Old Chemotherapy

Brian Boulmay, MD

09/07/2012

Applying Multi-patient Simulation Training to Your Practice:  Are You Ready for Disaster?

Pierre Detiege, MD

09/31/2012

CANCELLED

08/24/2012

Fever: Friend or Foe?

Judd Shellito, MD

08/17/2012

Essence Festival:  Your Microbial Identity And How Antibiotics Can Change It

Julio Figueroa II, MD

08/10/2010

Best Practice in Advanced Liver Disease: An Evidence-Based Consensus Approach

Kevin Mullin, MD

08/03/2012

Pleotropic Effects of Inflammasome Modulation in Rheumatologic
Conditions and Associated Comorbidities

Raquel Cuchacovich, MD

07/27/2012

Adult Vaccines: An Update

Eirinn Erny, MD

07/20/12

Heart Failure with Preserved EF: Sorting Through the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guessing Game

Frank Smart, MD

07/13/12

Pelican Electronic Health Record

Vishal Jain, Carl Walker, MD, Wayne Wilbright, MD

0706/12

No MGR Today

6/29/12

No MGR Today

6/22/12

No MGR Today

06/15/12

1.  Diseases Down the Bayou
2.  Handheld Ultrasound – A 21st
     Century Stethoscope for
     Internists
3.  Overview of LSU Internal
     Medicine Program

1.  Jess Duet, MD
2.  Seema
     Walvekar, MD
3.  Jess Duet, MD
     and Seema
     Walvekar, MD

06/08/12

HPV Vaccine Update

Rebecca Lillis, MD

06/01/12

Outpatient Alcohol Use and the Inpatient Complications

D. Steven Euler, Jr., MD

05/25/12

Diagnosis & Management of Lipid Disorders: Venturing Beyond Statins

Karen Friday, MD

05/18/12

Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen to Restore Hearing

Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD

05/11/12

LSU Healthcare Network Primary Care Influenza Vaccination Study

J. Brent Wallis, MD

05/04/12

Sudden Cardiac Death

Paul LeLorier MD

04/27/12

The Changing Face of HIV Care

Ronald D. Wilcox, MD

04/20/12

Patient-Physician Interactions: The Verbal Part of the Physical Examination

Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD

04/13/12

The Role of Prevention in the Patient Centered Medical Home

Michael O. Fleming, MD

04/06/12

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03/30/12

Cardiac Biomarkers in the Evaluaion of ACS

Christopher Willoughby, MD

03/23/12

Boning Up on Osteoporosis

Jan Bruder, MD

03/16/12

Quality Improvement in Healthcare – an International Imperative

Stephen Hunter, MD

03/09/2012

Pre-operative Evaluation and Management of the Hospitalized Patient

Kristi Boudreaux, MD

03/02/12

Infectious Diseses: Clinical Pearls for the Internist

Fred A. Lopez, MD

02/24/12

Pancreatic Cancer

Jyotsna Fuloria, MD

02/17/12

One Hundred Years of Allergen Immunotherapy

Prem Kumar, MD

02/10/12

Health Quality: Idle Chatter or Real Paradigm Shift?

Dwayne A. Thomas, MD

02/03/12

Psychological Stress and Asthma Risk: Clinical and Molecular Approaches to Identifying Individual Susceptibility

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD

01/27/12

The Patient Safety Movement: Origins to Current State

Thomas Knight, MD

01/20/12

Health Care Reform: Changing Times or Time for Change

Najy Masri, MD

01/13/12

Chronic Diarrhea: A Common Diagnostic Dilemma

Daniel Raines, MD

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Of Hypnos and Morpheus: Hormones and Sleep

Gabriel Uwaifo, MD

12/30/11

Holiday

2/23/11

Holiday

12/16/11

Pneumocystis – Down But Not Out

Judd Shellito, MD

12/9/11

The Evolution and Ecology of the Cholera
Bacillus in Aquatic Habitats

Gary Schoolnik, MD

12/2/11

Comprehensive Geriatrics Assessment

Charles Cefalu, MD

11/25/11

Holiday

11/18/11

Cancer Treatment in the Era of Personalized Cancer Medicine

Jill Gilbert, MD

11/11/11

Crisis in Standard of Care

James Aiken, MD

11/04/11

Percutaneous Revascularization: Well Beyond the Coronaries

Elias Hanna, MD

10/28/11

The Future of Medical Education

Robert Eubanks, MD

10/21/11

Simulation Nation: Mannequins Are People Too!

Paul Thien, MD

10/14/11

Challenges of Clinical Assessment and Clinical Trial Design in Connective Tissue Disease Interstitial Lung Diseases (CTD-ILD): Lessons Learned from Scleroderma Pulmonary Fibrosis

Lesley Saketkoo, MD, MPH

10/7/11

Clinical Reasoning: a Persistent Necessity

Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD

09/30/11

Hypertension in the Elderly: Deconstructing
the 2011 ACCF/AHA Expert Consensus

Efrain Reisin, MD

09/23/11

Is the Physical Exam Obsolete?

Charles Sanders, MD

09/16/01

Endosonography

Stephen W. Landreneau, MD

09/09/11

Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Early Stage Breast Cancer; What the Internist Needs to Know

Chris Theodossiu, MD

09/02/11

The Role of the Genitourinary Tract Microbiota  in Health and Disease

David Martin, MD

08/26/11

Preventive Medicine

Nicole Giambrone, MD

08/19/11

Untangling the “Heavy” Cardio-vascular Burden of Obesityand the “Obesity Pradox”

Carl J. Lavie, MD

08/12/11

When to Squeeze and How Much?
Evidence Based Vasopressor Use

Peter M.C. DeBlieux, MD

08/05/11

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Stephen Kishner, MD

07/29/11

Prevention and Management of
Bacterial Infections in Hemodialysis

Kenneth Abreo, MD

07/22/11

Improving Patient Safety: Major Emphasis on Patient Handoffs

Jorge Martinez, MD, JD

07/15/11

Cultural Competence and Diversity in Health Care

Dereck J. Rovaris, Sr., Ph.D.

07/08/11

Recognizing High-Risk Syncope

Paul LeLorier, MD

07/04/11

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