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
JULY & AUGUST 2015 - No Grand Rounds
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 - No Grand Rounds (Labor Day weekend)
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015Aaron B. Caughey, M.D., Ph.D.,Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, OHSU
The Department of OB/GYN at OHSU: Past, Present, and Future
- Understand the clinical roles of the Department of OB/GYN in Portland and Oregon.
- Know about the research accomplishments and goals of the Department of OB/GYN.
- Know the education goals, program, and accomplishments of the Department of OB/GYN.
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015Jeffrey T. Jensen, M.D., M.P.H.,Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Director, Women's Health Research Unit. Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Affiliate Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research Center. OHSU
OPERM. Nonsurgical permanent contraception research
- Discuss the prevalence of permanent female contraception.
- Compare animal models used in reproductive studies.
- Describe emerging strategies for nonsurgical tubal occlusion.
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
- Jamie Lo, MD, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN.
- Ryan Lam, MD, Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal, Department of Pediatrics.
- Leo Han, MD, Fellow, Family Planning, Department of OB/GYN.
- Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of OB/GYN, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Peri-viability: Counseling and Management
- To review and evaluate short- and long-term outcome data of peri-viable deliveries.
- To review and discuss management options around peri-viability.
- To review policy implications.
- To better understand decision making under uncertainty.
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Jeanne E. Cheshier-Alvarado, MD, MPH. OB/GYN Core Faculty. Spectrum Health Medical Group. Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
Why in the World Should We Care About Global Woman's Health?
- To give an update on the status of woman's health abroad.
- To be introduced to the existing disparities in global health care and education.
- To present good health and healthcare as a human right.
- To understand why Global Woman's Health matters on various levels.
- To share ways to participate in Global Woman's Health.
OCTOBER 9, 2015
- Berklee Robins, M.D.,Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology. OHSU Clinical Ethics Consultation Service.
- Debbie Lamberger, MPA, Ambulatory Care Manager, OHSU Clinical Ethics Consultation Service
- Melissa Monner, M.S., OHSU Patient Advocate and Co-chair OHSU Clinical Ethics Consult Service
Medical Ethics in Clinical Practice
- Understand what the clinical ethics consult service is, and how to utilize it.
- Understand the concept of moral distress.
- Understand the primary principles of ethical decision making.
- Understand the ethical decision making process through analysis of clinical and psychosocial information.
OCTOBER 16, 2015
Amy Cantor, M.D.,Assistant Professor, Departments of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Primary Care Division - Center for Women's Health. OHSU
Routine Screening and Supplementation for Iron Deficiency Anemia during Pregnancy
- Describe how screening and supplementation for IDA during pregnancy may affect clinical outcomes.
- Understand how new evidence may contribute to screening decisions of patients and clinicians.
- Understand the meaning and impact behind USPSTF recommendations.
- Apply clinical recommendations to medical practice.
OCTOBER 23, 2015 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Nicole Marshall, M.D., Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU
Laura Lallande, MS, CNM, IBCLC, Lactation Coordinator, Center for Women's Health, OHSU
Fact or Fiction: Breastfeeding, Baby-Friendly, and Breastfeeding Police
- Learn more about Baby Friendly Hospitals and OHSU's path.
- Examine the history of breastfeeding recommendations from the AAP and ACOG.
- Review the evidence for maternal and infant impact of breastfeeding.
- Learn strategies to support mothers and infants.
OCTOBER 30, 2015Amer Karam, M.D.,Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center. Speaker, Bright Pink®
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention: Risk Stratification and Management in Young Women
- Discuss breast and ovarian cancer risk with their young, female patients and feel a sense of urgency to initiate these conversations.
- Identify which patients are at increased risk for developing breast or ovarian cancer and refer them for genetic counseling and testing as needed.
- Ensure high-risk young women understand their options for prevention and early detection.
- Encourage all young, female patients to practice healthy lifestyle habits, regardless of their risk level, in an effort to reduce their likelihood for developing breast and ovarian cancer.
- Help young women develop strategies to be proactive advocates for their health.
NOVEMBER 6, 2015 - No Grand Rounds - Annual Northwest Update in OB/GYN & Women's Health
NOVEMBER 13, 2015 - In recognition of OHSU 4th Annual Professionalism Week
Barbara Bonnice, DNP, RN. Director, Professional Practice, Nursing Administration, OHSU
Breaches of Professionalism: Innovations and Best Practices for Developing Effective Professional Relationships in a Fast-Paced, Siloed World
- Define new professionalism paradigm.
- Discuss prototype cases.
- Appreciate responsibilities to ourselves, our peers, our patients.
- Identify barriers and opportunities.
- Make recommendations to ourselves and the system.
NOVEMBER 20, 2015 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Brian L. Shaffer, M.D.,Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, and Aaron B. Caughey, M.D., Ph.D., Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Chair of Department of OB/GYN, and Daniel K. Morrow, M.D., Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Cord Blood Gas Evaluation: Obstetric and NICU Perspectives
Learning objectives:1. Understand the basic physiology and pathophysiology of umbilical cord gases; 2. Understand indications for obtaining cord gases vs. potential benefit of universal cord gases; 3. Understand the predictive power of abnormal cord gases for short- and long-term neonatal outcomes.
NOVEMBER 27, 2015 - No Grand Rounds (day after Thanksgiving Day holiday)
DECEMBER 4, 2015
- Paula Amato, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of OB/GYN, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, OHSU
- G. Michael Silberbach, M.D., Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, OHSU
- Katie A. Woods, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, OHSU
An Update on turner Syndrome: Challenges and Controversies
- Review the genetics of Turner Syndrome.
- Discuss hormone therapy and health maintenance in children and adults with Turner Syndrome.
- Describe fertility preservation and reproductive options for women with Turner Syndrome.
- Discuss cardiovascular health in women with Turner Syndrome.
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Robert B. McLafferty, M.D.,Chief of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Portland, OR. Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, OHSU.
Chronic Venous Disease in Women: It's Not Just Varicose Veins
- To understand the significance of unilateral swollen leg.
- To understand May-Thurner Syndrome.
- To understand the treatment of Varicose Veins.
DECEMBER 18, 2015 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLICJanice Snyder, RN, L&D Bedside Nurse, OB/GYN Quality Nurse Specialist, OHSU. Sarah Dilley, MD, PGY-4, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU. Nicole Marshall, MD, MCR, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, OHSU.
Managing Delivery in Women with Super Obesity: Tips and Tricks
- Optimize labor to achieve vaginal delivery in women with BMI > 50.
- Minimize potential complications in cesarean delivery.
- Introduce Safe Patient Handling resources to improve patient care and prevent workplace injury.
DECEMBER 25, 2015 - No Grand Rounds
JANUARY 1, 2016 - No Grand Rounds
JANUARY 8, 2016
Alex J. Polotsky, M.D., M.S.,Associate Professor of OB/GYN, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Fellowship Director and Interim Division Director, University of Colorado-Denver
Effect of Obesity on Gonadotropin Secretion and Ovarian Function: Exploring New Avenues for Treatment
- Define obesity and understand the distinction between obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome.
- Describe hormonal changes associated with obesity in women.
- Understand the link between obesity and inflammation.
- Describe potential avenues for treatment of obesity-related reproductive morbidity.
JANUARY 15, 2016 - No Grand Rounds (departmental meeting)
JANUARY 22, 2016 - No Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds (CREOG exams)
JANUARY 29, 2016 - No Grand Rounds (departmental Annual Research Symposium)
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Sacha Krieg, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of OB/GYN, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, OHSU
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Decidual contributions to recurrent miscarriage
- Define recurrent pregnancy loss.
- Describe evaluation for recurrent pregnancy loss and treatment options.
FEBRUARY 12, 2016 - In recognition of OHSU Performance Excellence Week
CHH South and North Work in Integrated Design Events and Operationalization by Kevin O'Boyle & Patrick McCormick
Medication Reconciliation Improvement by Seth Hartman, PharmD
Internal Medicine Level Loading by Joseph Hardman, M.D. & Paige Perry
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., FRCOG, Professor of OB/GYN, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, OHSU
"Pregnancies on the Edge: Placental mitochondrial function with obesity and gestational diabetes."
- Recognize the association between maternal obesity, diabetes in pregnancy and stillbirth.
- Understand the roles mitochondria play in placental function and be cognizant of changes in mitochondrial respiration with obesity and gestational diabetes.
- Be aware of potential therapeutic strategies to improve mitochondrial respiration, placental function and pregnancy outcome.
FEBRUARY 26, 2016 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
MARCH 4, 2016
Katy B. Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, Associate Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Cesarean Delivery in the United States: Variation across hospitals
- To quantify variability in cesarean rates across US hospitals, and to identify potential sources of variability.
- To highlight research findings on the role of patient case mix, geographic location, and doula support in driving cesarean rates.
- To describe future research needs related to hospital management practices and health systems reform to improve maternity care.
MARCH 11, 2016
MARCH 18, 2016
MARCH 25, 2016 - NO Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds
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.