2013 Pathology Grand Rounds Schedule

No Pathology Grand Rounds for January or February

Friday, March 22 at noon

Speaker: Laith H. Jamil MD
Associate Director, Interventional Endoscopy
Cedars-Sinai Center for Digestive Diseases
Los Angeles, CA
Topic: Barrett’s Esophagus; From endoscopy to pathology and back
Location: ECC-B

Friday, April 26 at noon

Speaker: Shahla Masood, MD
Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Program Director, Pathology Residency 
Program Director, Cytopathology and Breast Pathology Fellowship
Medical Director, Breast Health Center
University of Florida Academic Health Center, Jacksonville, Fl
Topic: Borderline Breast Disease: Diagnostic Issues and Clinical Implications
Location: ECC-B

Friday, May 24 at noon 

Speakers:  Christine Nyght, PhD,  Manager, Quality Assurance
Vladimir Kazarov, Manager, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Topic: Employee Engagement through Visual Communication
Location: Harvey Morse Auditorium 

Friday, June 14 at noon

Speaker: Stephen Spitalnik, MD
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Vice Chairman for Clinical Pathology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Topic: Stored RBC transfusions: Iron, inflammation, immunity, infection
Location: Thalians Auditorium

Saturday, June 15, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Speaker: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Faculty 
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Topic: Molecular Pathology Conference
Location:  ECC-B

No Pathology Grand Rounds for July 

 
Friday, August 23 at noon

Speaker: Dolores Di Vizio, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Department of Pathology
Cancer Biology Division
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Topic:  Large Oncosomes: a feature of tumor aggressiveness in vitro, in vivo, and in situ
Location: Harvey Morse Auditorium

Friday, September 27 at noon

Speaker: Vincent Funari, PhD
Director, Cedars-Sinai Genomics Core
Scientist II, Medical Genetics Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
Topic: Exome Analysis Approaches
Location: Harvey Morse Auditorium

Friday, October 25 at noon

Speaker: Glenn D. Braunstein, MD 
Vice President, Clinical Innovation
Past Chair, Department of Medicine
Director, Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Center
James R. Klinenberg, MD Chair in Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles
Topic: Cedars-Sinai Medicine: Efficiency and Effectiveness
Location: Thalians Auditorium

Friday, November 15 at noon

Speaker: Ora Karp Gordon, MD, MS
Director, GenRISK Adult Genetics Program    
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Director, Cancer Genetics    
Disney Family Foundation Cancer Center
Providence St. Joseph Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Topic: Changing the Paradigm: Pathology Identifying Hereditary Cancer Susceptibility
Location: Thalians Auditorium