Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds
Residents, Medical Students, Nurses, Medical Assistants and women's health professionals are encouraged to attend.
The objective of our program is to enhance knowledge for healthcare providers in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.
Talks are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
OB-GYN GRAND ROUNDS LECTURES
JANUARY 2, 2015 - No Grand Rounds
JANUARY 9, 2015 - No Grand Rounds
JANUARY 16, 2015
Mindful Pain Management for Women with Chronic Pain
James W. Carson, Ph.D.
Psychologist, OHSU Comprehensive Pain Center and Associate Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and Psychiatry, Department of Anesthesiology, OHSU
- Describe current applications of mindfulness for self-management of chronic pain and for coping with the impact of pain on quality of life.
- Synthesize scientific evidence regarding the efficacy of mindfulness training as a complementary treatment for chronic pain conditions.
- Implement a range of simple mindfulness strategies in clinical practice with patients with chronic pain.
JANUARY 23 - No Grand Rounds
JANUARY 30, 2015 - No Grand Rounds
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
Medical Professionalism: from Hippocrates to the RRC and Beyond
Karen E. Adams, M.D., Vice-Chair of Education and Residency Director, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Define professionalism.
- Understand the historical context of professionalism.
- Recognize factors that impact professionalism.
- Be familiar with "Professionalism in the new Millennium: a physician charter".
- Understand the ACGME's expectation of resident training in professionalism.
- Identify strategies to evaluate and provide feedback on unprofessional behavior.
FEBRUARY 13, 2015 - In observance of OHSU's Performance Excellence Week
UHC Q&A Scorecard and OHSU's Q&S Priorities by Deborah H. Eldredge (Director of Quality, Research and Magnet, Department of Nursing Administration Support), OHSU. Learning objective: Identify at least three components used to measure institutional quality and safety.
Diabetes Level Loading Kaizen Event by Kristin Benn (Academic Program Director, Diabetes Center) and Mary Liefeld (Clinic Manager, Diabetes Center), OHSU. Learning objectives: (1) Concept of level loading; (2) Summary of Pilot Ambulatory Level Loading Kaizen event.
Bed Inventory by Rita Wells (Manager of Hospital Transport & Equipment Pool, Department of Nursing Procurement), OHSU. Learning objective: Learn about a successful case of using the Kaizen method for process improvement.
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Donor Human Milk Banking in the NW
- Leslie Mondeaux, RNC, IBCLC Executive Director of Northwest Mothers Milk Bank
- Joanne Ransom, RN, IBCLC Clinical Director of Northwest Mothers Milk Bank
- Andi Markell, RD, LD Medical Advisory Chair of Northwest Mothers Milk Bank
- Identify elements of human milk banking; including milk donor identification, donor screening, pasteurization and distribution.
- List qualifications and characteristics of potential milk donors.
- Understand the suggested use, dosing and patient education related to the use of human donor milk in the hospital setting.
- Identify populations who may benefit from the use of human donor milk in the outpatient setting; process for ordering and availability.
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Taking Care of Women: Are We Making the Grade
Michelle Berlin, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Co-Director, Center for Women's Health, OHSU
- Understand the state of women's health in the U.S.
- Understand the state of women's health in Oregon.
MARCH 6, 2015 - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Disclosure, Apology & Support (DAS)
Renee Wenger, Senior Risk Manager, Department of Risk Management, OHSU
- Identify applicable OHSU healthcare policies related to adverse events.
- Identify major elements of the DAS policy.
- Understand recommended methods for completing major elements of the DAS policy.
MARCH 13, 2015 (2 presentations, which may/may not be listed in order of presentation)
Maternity Leave in the United States
Katherine Au, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Review trends and statistics regarding maternity and paternity leave both in the U.S. and internationally.
- Understand the basics of the Family Medical Leave Act and the Oregon laws that support new parents.
Gendered Power Dynamics and Family Planning: Understanding "unmet need" in the Global South
Elizabeth Harrington, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Define "unmet need," how it is measured, and contextualize reasons for contraceptive nonuse.
- Review how theories of gender and power have been applied to research in sexual and reproductive health.
- Describe how gendered power dynamics may impact unmet need for family planning.
- Discuss examples of gender equity-promoting and gender transformative interventions.
MARCH 20, 2015 (Note: 7:15-7:45 a.m.)
Preventative Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Cassandra "Sandy" Niemi, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Define negative pressure wound therapy, including standard and preventative modes.
- Become familiar with the preventative negative pressure wound therapy options at OHSU.
- Understand the current evidence behind preventative negative pressure wound therapy in OB/GYN.
MARCH 27, 2015 - No Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds (Spring Break Week)
APRIL 3, 2015 (2 presentations, which may/may not be listed in order of presentation)
Reproductive Health Care for Incarcerated Women by Flynn La Rochelle, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Describe the reproductive health needs of incarcerated women.
- Understand Department of Corrections policies and State laws related to shackling of pregnant women.
- Discuss jail health services as a public health opportunity for access to family planning and preventive care.
The HPV Vaccine: Who's calling the shots? By Shireen de Sam Lazaro, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Discuss the impact of HPV related diseases.
- Become familiar with the vaccine options, who and when to vaccinate.
- Understand current controversies regarding HPV vaccination both in the U.S. and abroad.
APRIL 10, 2015
Abnormal Biometry, When to Worry about Genetic Syndromes
Stephanie Dukhovny, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Be able to identify genetic syndromes associated with microcephaly and macrocephaly.
- Be able to recognize when there is concern for skeletal dysplasia.
APRIL 17, 2015 (2 presentations, which may/may not be listed in order of presentation)
Ethics in Third Party Reproduction by Darcy Broughton, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
- Review the current global climate in third party reproduction.
- Examine the ethical issues that have arisen in the field.
- Discuss pitfalls for providers and strategies to prevent them.
Fetal Scalp Sampling: Past, present and future by Charles Saltalamacchia, M.D., PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSULearning objectives:
- Appreciate the history of fetal scalp sampling.
- Understand the pertinent differences between fetal scalp pH and lactate testing.
- Consider the potential benefits of using fetal scalp sampling to complement fetal monitoring.
- Gain insight into the pragmatic obstacles to routine use of fetal scalp sampling in the U.S.
APRIL 24, 2015 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Safe From The Start: What Every Perinatal Provider Needs to Know About Child Passenger Safety
Benjamin Hoffman, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, OHSU
By the end of this talk, you should be able to:
- Discuss basic principles of child passenger safety (CPS) science including:
- Anatomy and physiology of children
- Crash dynamics
- List 5 ways car safety seats help prevent injury to children
- Discuss issues specific to neonatal CPS:
- Infants with special health care needs
- Well neonates
- OHSU resources
MAY 1, 2015
Second Stage Labor: Doing the Duration Dance
Lisa Kane Low, Ph.D., CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Women's Studies, Lecturer Department of OB/GYN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
- Identify the differences between the new ACOG/SMFM recommendations for second stage labor duration and past approaches to second stage labor management.
- Discuss challenges , benefits and risks to the new recommendations for second stage labor duration.
- Identify best practice measures for second stage labor management.
MAY 8, 2015 (3 Presentations)
1st: Vitamin C Supplementation Ameliorates the Adverse Effects of Nicotine on Placental Hemodynamics and Histology in Non-human Primates, by Jamie Lo, M.D., Fellow, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
2nd: Preoperative Exam as Predictor of Failure of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery, by Faisal Aslam, M.D., Fellow, Division of Urogynecology, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
3rd: Tamoxifen for the Treatment of Unfavorable Bleeding Patterns in Users of the Etonogestrel Contraceptive Implant, by Katie Simmons, M.D., Fellow, Division of Family Planning, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
of the 1st presentation: (1) Evaluation of placental hemodynamics using non-invasive imaging, (2) Effects of prenatal nicotine exposure and vitamin C supplementation on placental perfusion and development; (3) Use of a non-human primate model of prenatal nicotine exposure.
of the 2nd presentation: We wish to determine if there is a correlation between the level of preoperative prolapse stage and postoperative recurrence of prolapse.
of the 3rd presentation: Review options for treatment of irregular bleeding with the etonogestrel contraceptive implant, including a new proposed therapy with tamoxifen.
MAY 15, 2015 - No Grand Rounds
MAY 22, 2015 - MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE GRAND ROUNDS (NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)
Speaker(s), topic(s) & Learning objective(s) forthcoming.
MAY 29, 2015 - To be announced.
Recordings of past events
As of September 2011, some OB-GYN Grand Rounds may be available online following the lecture. No CME credit is available for viewing lectures online. See recordings of past OBGYN Grand Rounds.