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
Current Academic Year
JULY & AUGUST 2017 - No Grand Rounds
SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 - No Grand Rounds (Labor Day weekend)
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
Shoukhrat Mitalipov, PhD, Professor and Director OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, Oregon Health & Science University
Gene Editing Therapy for Human Embryos
- Learn about types of heritable gene mutations causing human diseases.
- Currently available screening technologies allowing to prevent transmission of gene mutations from parents to children.
- Novel gene editing tools allowing to correct mutations.
- Future gene therapies to correct gene mutations in human gametes and embryos.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Amy Cantor, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University
Breast Cancer Screening Evidence and Shared Decision Making
- Understand current breast cancer screening clinical guidelines and coverage recommendations.
- Understand current evidence of the benefits and harms of breast cancer screening.
- Understand shared decision making.
- Understand how to implement shared decision making in the clinical setting.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 - Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
Not Open to the Public
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 - Undisclosed Grand Rounds
Not Open to the Public
OCTOBER 6, 2017
Richard Frieder, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Cancer Genetics, John Wayne Cancer InstituteHereditary Cancer Risk Assessment in OBGYN and Primary Care
- Cancer risk stratification.
- Cancer risk prediction models.
- Predictive genetic testing.
- System protocol integration.
- Diagnosis and management o common genetic cancer syndromes.
OCTOBER 13, 2017
Aaron Caughey, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health & Science University
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: An Update on Team OB/GYN
- Summarize the Clinical achievements over the past year.
- Summarize the Educational achievements over the past year.
- Summarize the Research achievements over the past year.
OCTOBER 20, 2017 - Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
Open to the Public
Ittai Bushlin, MD, PhD, House Officer, Department of Child Neurology
Mother's Milk and Marijuana: research in progressLearning Objectives:
- Understand the existing literature regarding transfer of cannabinoids into maternal breast milk.
- Be aware of our study measuring THC and CBD concentrations in the breastmilk of mothers using cannabis products.
OCTOBER 27, 2017 - No Grand Rounds due to 41st Annual Pacific NW Update in OB/GYN and Women's Health
NOVEMBER 3, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey T. Jensen, MD, MPH, Leon Speroff Professor & Vice Chair, Research, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Director, Women's Health Research Unit, Senior Scientist, Oregon National Primate Research CenterFamily Planning Research: Making Women's Lives Better
1. Improve management of hormonal contraception bleeding problems
2. Provide recommendations for emergency contraception
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Brian Gibbs, PhD, MPA, Chief Diversity Officer, Oregon Health & Science UniversityHealth Equity: Challenges & Opportunities
1. Describe barriers to equity in health and healthcare.
2. Explain causes, consequences & opportunities to further health equity at OHSU.
3. Become familiar with OHSU Campus-wide Initiative on Unconscious Bias.
NOVEMBER 17, 2017 - Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
Elise Erickson, MS, CNM, (PhD Candidate)Normal Physiologic Childbirth: An Approach to Care
1. Become familiar with the purpose and components of the 2012 joint consensus statement on Normal Physiologic Childbirth.
2. Consider the reported benefits of and limitations of the Normal Physiologic model.
3. Reflect upon our individual, professional and collective approach to normal birth.
4. Consider date from OHSU midwifery faculty practice on normal physiologic birth measures.
5. Learn about national initiatives to reduce primary cesarean birth through the physiologic model.
NOVEMBER 21, 2017 - Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds - In the Community
NOVEMBER 24, 2017 - No Grand Rounds due to Thanksgiving holiday
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Brandon Togioka, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Spinal Pathology in Pregnancy
1. Identify the risks inherent to delivering a child in the setting of various types of spinal pathology.
2. Counsel patients with central nervous system pathology on their options for labor analgesia.
3. Manage complications in the pregnant patient with spinal pathology.
DECEMBER 8, 2017
John Schorge, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist, Tufts Medical Center
Ovarian Cancer: In Search of Lost Time
1. Understand the origins of 'ovarian cancer
2. Appreciate the evolving nature of treatment
DECEMBER 15, 2017- Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds
Not Open to the Public
DECEMBER 22, 2017 - No Grand Rounds due to holidays
DECEMBER 29, 2017 - No Grand Rounds due to holidays
JANUARY 5, 2018
Roger C. Young, MD, PhD, President, Chief Medical Officer, PreTel Inc.
The Enigma of Organ-Level Uterine Signaling During Human Labor, Resolved?
*This talk is not eligible for CME credit
1. Understand how the uterus signals over long distances without long-distance action potential propagation
2. Understand why the uterine pacemaker has not been found
3. Understand newly identified mechanisms for the initiation and maintenance of labor
4. Identify a new category of mechanisms that contribute to abnormal human labor
5. Understand automobile hydraulic braking
JANUARY 12, 2018
Lishiana Shaffer, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Gynecology for the Transgender Health Program, OHSU
The OHSU Transgender Health Program
*This talk will not be recorded
1. Better understand the origins and formation of this OHSU Multidisciplinary Program
2. Explain to patients and interested parties the comprehensive services provided by the OHSU Transgender Health Program
JANUARY 19, 2018 - No Grand Rounds due to CREOG Exams
JANUARY 26, 2018 - No Grand Rounds due to Rank Morning
FEBRUARY 2, 2018
Megan Cohen, MD, MPH
PGY-4 OBGYN Resident, OHSU
Urinary Tract Injury in Benign Gynecologic Surgery
*This talk will not be recorded
1. Understand the incidence urinary tract injury in benign gynecologic surgery
2. Identify risk factors for urinary tract injury, types of injury, and high risk procedural steps
3. Describe how to prevent, identify, and repair common urinary tract injuries in benign gynecologic surgery
FEBRUARY 9, 2018
Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH, MBA
Associate Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Director, Jane Fonda Center, Emory University School of Medicine
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: What Do I Need to Know Now?
1. Describe current trends and priorities in adolescent sexual and reproductive health
2. Incorporate key elements for delivering teen friendly care
3. Optimize contraceptive counseling and management for adolescent patients
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
Jacqueline Bernard, MD, FAAN, Vice Chair, Neurology, OHSU
Lisa Barnhart, Department Administrator, Neurology, OHSU
General Neurology Transformation - A Journey to Patient Access Improvement
Attendees at every level of learning will be able to use the findings presented to improve patient access to the right care at the right time.
Bethany Klopfenstein, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition, OHSU
Michelle Noles, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, OHSU
Perioperative Glycemic Management: Engagement - Key to Developing, Implementing, and Continuously Improving a New System Process
1. Understand challenges and barriers to successful multidisciplinary change
2. Understand a methodical approach to initial change and continued improvement
FEBRUARY 23, 2018 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds
Janice Snyder, RN, OBGYN, Labor & Delivery, OHSU
Kristina Spooner, RN, OBGYN, Labor & Delivery, OHSU
Nicole Cirino, MD, Director, Division of Women's Mental Health & Wellness, Associate Professor, OBGYN, OHSU
OB Hemorrhage: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Recognition and Treatment
1. Understand rationale for Quantified Blood Loss (QBL) as a tool to decrease morbidity associated with obstetric hemorrhage
2. Introduce new workflow and documentation, which will incorporate QBL after all vaginal deliveries on L&D
3. Recognize factors that may increase the development of traumatic emotional reactions in patients with severe hemorrhage
4. Identify maternal behaviors that may be outside the normal range of postpartum responses after a severe hemorrhage
MARCH 2, 2018
Teresa Worstell, MD, PGY-4, OHSU
Sylvia Moses, MD, PGY-4, OHSU
Maternal Mortality in the United States: Evaluating the Role of Racial and Ethnic Disparities
1. Define the United Nations Millennium Development Goal for Maternal Morbidity and Mortality
2. Identify the leading causes of pregnancy related deaths in the U.S.
3. Understand the disparity in outcomes between ethnic groups in the U.S.
4. Describe the changes in California Maternal Mortality since the creation of the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative in 2006
MARCH 9, 2018 - No Grand Rounds due to Generalist Retreat
MARCH 16, 2018 - No Grand Rounds due to Research Day
MARCH 23, 2018 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds
Dana Bjarnason, PhD, RN, NE-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, OHSU Healthcare
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, OHSU School of Nursing
Resilience: Understanding and Addressing Workplace Stress
1. Define resilience and discuss characteristics associated with resilience
2. Identify the multi-dimensional effects of stress on health and well-being
3. Review strategies for strengthening personal resilience
MARCH 30, 2018 - No Grand Rounds due to Spring Break
APRIL 6, 2018
Mitzi Hawkins, MD, Chief Resident, ObGyn, OHSU
Gene De Haan, MD, Chief Resident, ObGyn, OHSU
Caring for Trans and Gender Nonconforming Patients, How to Dismantle the Misogynist Heteropatriarchy of Medicine
1. Understand the role of medicine as a site of production of gender-based oppression
2. Describe the limited evidence guiding care of trans and gender nonconforming people
3. Understand the concept of medical gate keeping in the context of gender-affirming care
4. Understand the difference between sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
5. Apply understanding of how sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression influence patient encounters
APRIL 13, 2018
Liana Tsikitis, MD, MCR, FACS, FASCRS, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of GI and General Surgery, OHSU
Daniel Herzig, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of GI and General Surgery, OHSU
Paradigm of Enhanced Recovery after Colorectal Surgery: Can it be Applied to Other Surgical Specialties?
1. Identify and discuss peri-operative interventions
2. Identify and discuss intra-operative interventions
3. Identify and discuss post-operative interventions
APRIL 20, 2018
Eve Espey, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of ObGyn, University of New Mexico
Feminism, Family Planning, and Public Health
1. Describe how feminism and contraception have led to gains on the path to gender equality
2. Understand how contraception is fundamental to women's health and autonomy
3. Explain the epidemiology and access issues of abortion in the US and globally
4. Describe obstacles to women's equality
APRIL 27, 2018
Alyson Guillet, MD, PGY-4, Chief Resident, ObGyn, OHSU
Racial Bias in Gynecologic Care
1. Review current trends in gynecologic surgery
2. Summarize different frameworks and theories to inperpret disparities research
3. Explore differences in provision of care with a specific focus on route of hysterectomy between different racial groups
Emily Griffin, MD, PGY-4, Chief Resident, ObGyn, OHSU
Rural Maternity Care in the US: Closing Up Shop and How We Should Feel About It
1. Understand current trends in provision of obstetrics services in rural areas in the US
2. Identify driving forces behind these trends
3. Discuss known and potential outcomes associated with these trends
4. Consider possible solutions
MAY 4, 2018Robert M. Silver, MD, Department Chair and Professor, Ob/Gyn, University of Utah
Stillbirth: What you need to know
1. Understand the optimal evaluation for potential causes of stillbirth
2. Become familiar with the management of pregnancy in women with prior stillbirth
MAY 11, 2018
Melissa Moffitt, MD, Assistant Professor, Gynecology Oncology, OHSU
Hormone Replacement Therapy in Cancer Survivors
1. Learn who cancer survivors are
2. Learn about "previvors"
3. Learn who to consider for HRT in these populations
MAY 25, 2018 - Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds
Rahel Nardos, MD, MCR, Director of Global Health in OB/GYN, OHSU
Vanessa Lee, MD, MPH, OB/GYN Resident, OHSU
Integrating Global Health in OB/GYN: Opportunities and Challenges
1. Understand global health opportunities in women's health for residents, fellows, and students
2. Understand OHSU institutional policy around global health rotations for learners
JUNE 1, 2018
Russell Broaddus, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texes MD Anderson Cancer Center
Endometrial Cancer: Identification of Patients At Risk for Recurrence
1. Learn the oncology disciplines that are already incorporating molecular diagnostics into routine clinical care
2. Understand the role of CTNNB1 gene sequencing in endometrial cancer
3. Define the utility of β-catenin immunohistochemistry in endometrial cancer
4. Understand how liquid biopsy can potentially be useful for endometrial cancer patients
JUNE 8, 2018
Kimberly Kenne, MD, FACOG, Urogynecology Fellow, OHSU
Surgical Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse in Ethiopian Women: What is the Preferred Approach?
1. Understand both subjective and objective patient outcomes following prolapse surgery in Ethiopia
2. Obtain insight into performing research in an international setting
Alyssa Colwill, MD, OB/GYN Fellow, OHSU
Opioid Analgesia for Medical Abortion - A Randomized Controlled Trial
1. Recognize the pain women experience when undergoing medical abortion
2. Review the analgesic effects of opioids for treatment of medical abortion pain
Kelly Kuo, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow, OHSU
Maternal High-Fat Diet Consumption and Chronic Hyperandrogenemia are Associated with Altered Placental Vasculature and Nutrient Transport in a Rhesus Macaque Model of PCOS
1. Understand the rationale for a translational animal model of PCOS in pregnancy
2. Describe the individual and combined efforts of chronic hyperandrogenemia and high fat diet consumption on placental perfusion and architecture
3. Discuss potential implications of altered angiogenesis, nutrient sensing, and glucose transport
JUNE 15, 2018
Resident Research Day
JUNE 22, 2018
Resident Teaching Awards