Grand Rounds 2018

  • 12/12/18 Surgeon ergonomics: an urgent need for intervention and Annual Wellness Event

    NADec 12, 2018

    Tatiana Catanzarite, MD
    Assistant Professor, UC San Diego
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

    Mark Savarise, MD, MBA - Division of General Surgery
    Yvonne Savarise, PT, DPT - Division of Physical Therapy
    Milos Buhavac, MD - General Surgery Resident


  • 11/14/18 Approaching Surgical Education with Intention

    NANov 14, 2018

    Brigitte K. Smith, MD
    Vice Chair of Education, Department of Surgery
    Associate Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship
    Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery


  • 10/10/18 The Cost of Mindset

    NAOct 10, 2018

    Mike Rener,
    Director of Organizational Services & Senior Consultant,
    The Arbinger Institute


  • 7/11/18 Department of Surgery Value Symposium: Keynote Address - Dr. Rachel Kelz also Abstract Block #2

    NAJul 11, 2018

    Keynote Address-Rachel R. Kelz, MD, MSCE Associate Professor of Surgery
    The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Abstract Block #2
    1. Compentency Based Trauma Simulation in Resident Education.
    Nicholas Duletzke, MD (General Surgery resident)
    2. Improving ABG Utilization in Extracorporeal Life Support Patients within an Academic ICU.
    Riann Robbins, MD (General Surgery resident)
    3. Rate of Discordant PSA Testing Among Varied Guidelines, Identifying Targetable Inefficiencies in Our Health System.
    Christopher Martin, MD (Urology resident)
    4. Perceptions of Quality in Health Care at the Volta River Authority Hospital, Ghana: A Qualitative Interview Study.
    Micah Katz, MD (General Surgery resident)
    5. Cost Comparison of Outpatient Unilateral Extravesical Reimplantation with Contralateral Subureteric Dextronomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer Injection versus Bilateral Intravesical Reimplantation.
    Dane E. Klett, MD (Urology resident)
    6. Reducing Variation in Opioid Prescribing after Routine General Surgical Procedures.
    Mark Taylor, MD (General Surgery)


  • 7/11/18 Department Surgery Value Symposium Opening Remarks-Dr.Robert Glasgow plus Abstract Block #1

    NAJul 11, 2018

    Dr. Robert Glasgow-Restoring the Value of Our Profession by Optimizing Value in Our Profession.
    Value Education Update-Dr. Brigitte Smith.
    Abstract Block #1
    1. Phase 2: Re-assessment of UTES Sign-Out for Resident Preparedness and Patient Safety.  University Trauma & Emergency Service-Sasha Acher, MD (General Surgery resident).
    2. Association of Celecoxib Use with Decreased Opioid Requirements after Head and Neck Cancer Surgery with Free Tissue Reconstruction. Patrick S. Carpenter, MD (Otalaryngology resident).
    3. Initiative to Improve Opioid Prescribing Practices for Elective Surgical Operations Requiring Inpatient Admission-Josh Bleicher, MD, MS (General Surgery resident).
    4. Cost Comparison of Single-Stage and Planned Two-Stage Repairs for Proximal Hypospadias-Glen Lau, MD (Urology fellow).
    5. Improving Communication and Documentation of Incidental Findings in Trauma Patients-Jessica Blumhagen, MD (General Surgery resident).
    6. Cost Drivers in the Treatment of Neurosurgical Patients using Value Driven Outcomes database-Michael Karsy MD, PhD, Msc (Neurosurgery fellow).


  • 5/9/18 21st Century Medicine Will Revolutionize Healthcare Through Scientific Wellness: Innovation through Paradiam Changes

    NAMay 9, 2018

    Kolff Surgical Innovation Lectureship Vising Speaker
    LeRoy Hood, MD, PhD
    Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder
    Institute for Systems Biology
    Senior Vice President & Chief Science Officer
    Providence Health & Services


  • 4/11/18 Entrepreneurial Research in Anesthesia and Surgery

    NAApr 11, 2018

    Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Theodore H. Stanley
    Presented by:
    Michael Cahalan, MD,
    Kai Kuck, PhD, ME
    Professor Department of Anesthesiology
    John Langell, MD, PhD, MPH
    Professor, Department of Surgery
    Executive Director, Center for Medical Innovation
    University of Utah


  • 3/14/18 Urologic Management of the Spinal Cord Injury Patient and the Importance of Patient Reported Outcomes Measures

    NAMar 14, 2018

    Jeremy B. Myers, MD
    Associate Professor
    Division of Urology
    Department of Surgery
    University of Utah School of Medicine


  • 2/14/18 Ana Maria Lopez MD, MPH, FACP - Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

    NAFeb 14, 2018

    Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion
    University of Utah Health
    Director of Cancer Health Equity
    Huntsman Cancer Institute
    Professor of Medicine
    University of Utah School of Medicine


  • 1/10/18 Transforming Healthcare Through Innovation

    NAJan 10, 2018

    John Langell, MD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FACS
    Vice Dean for Innovation, University of Utah School of Medicine
    Executive Director, Center for Medical Innovation, University of Utah
    Associate Professor of Surgery, Business and Bioengineering
    General Surgeon, George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center
    Sorenson Faculty Fellow in Innovation, David Eccles School of Business