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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.

 

SEE ONLINE RECORDINGS OF PAST EVENTS

OB-GYN GRAND ROUNDS LECTURES 

 

SEPTEMBER 05, 2014

Investigating Clinically Relevant Mechanisms and Consequences of Chromosomal Instability During Pre-Implantation Development Via Dynamic Imaging Analysis of Embryo Behavior

Shawn L. Chavez, Ph.D.
Assistant Scientist, Division of Reproductive & Developmental Sciences, Oregon National Primate Research Center and Assistant Professor, Departments of OB/GYN and Physiology & Pharmacology, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Develop a better understanding of the fundamental aspects of pre-implantation development with focus on timing in the human.
  • Examine chromosomal instability in human embryos with methods for detection, including via time-lapse imaging and automated image analysis of human embryo behavior.
  • Correlate chromosomal, epigenetic and molecular data with imaging analysis across different mammalian species.
  • Elucidate the causative mechanisms underlying increased aneuploidy rates in human embryos and whether it can be detected earlier in development or with alternative biomedical optics.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

(3, individual presentations by BIRCWH Scholars) - may/may not be in the order of presentation
  • In-vitro Follicle Maturation - From Basic Research to Clinical Practice

Jing Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Scientist, OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center

Learning objectives:  In-vitro follicle maturation is a powerful tool to study ovarian follicular development, with a clinical application in female fertility preservation.

  • Prenatal Growth Programs Oral Contraceptive Metabolism and Effectivness

Ganesh Cherala, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, OHSU

Learning objectives:  (1) Investigate whether prenatal growth influences drug pharmacokinetics, and (2) Understand the role of altered pharmacokinetics in oral contraceptive failure

  • Preconception and Pregnancy Weight Trajectories in a Large Patient Population

Janne Boone-Heinonen, Ph.D., M.P.H., Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, OHSU

Learning objectives:  Describe evidence of potential impacts of preconception weight change on gestational weight gain.

 

SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

Guidelines for Safe Chronic Opioid Therapy Prescribing

Melissa B. Weimer, D.O., M.C.R., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine & Geriatrics, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize the need for a unified approach to chronic non-cancer pain at OHSU.
  • Identify where to locate the OHSU guidelines and other pain resources.
  • Understand key components of the OHSU guidelines.
  • Have a basic understanding of key issues involving opioid use and pregnancy.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds

Baby Steps:  A weekly guide to your pregnancy and child's early development

Greg Blaschke, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Division Head General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Increase awareness of the electronic information provided to mothers/parents from conception to 3 years.
  • Understand their role in being a part of the 'system' (e.g., how to disenroll families after fetal demise, generate interest of families; receive content and communicate back concerns as needed).
  • Standardize parent messages about preparing for birth at OHSU.

OCTOBER 3, 2014

Linking Providers' Information Search Patterns to Patient Safety

Jenna Marquard, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how simulation and eye-tracking can be used to collect data on providers' information search patterns.
  • Describe how information search patterns can facilitate or hinder correct patient identification during medication administration.
  • Describe how information search patterns affect the use of electronic patient notes.

OCTOBER 10, 2014

Young Women's Hematology

Kristina M. Haley, D.O., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Describe signs or symptoms suggestive of an underlying bleeding disorder in adolescent females with heavy periods.
  • Create an initial diagnostic work up for a patient presenting with concerning bleeding symptoms.
  • List treatment options for young women with bleeding disorders.
  • Describe the impact of a vleeding disorder on a young woman's health.

OCTOBER 17, 2014

Sleep Wellness

Holger W. Link, M.D., MRCP (UK), Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, OHSU

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the normal sleep process and the metabolic and cognitive effects of sleep deprivation.
  • Identify factors that contribute to non-refreshing or insufficient sleep.
  • Formulate a personal strategy to improve sleep quality and sleep duration.

OCTOBER 24, 2014 - NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Multidisciplinary Case Grand Rounds

Further details forthcoming..

OCTOBER 31, 2014

Richard S. Legro, M.D.

Further details forthcoming.

 

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.

Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds Calendar

Most Friday mornings, September-June

Time & Location

7:15-8:15 a.m. 

OHSU Hospital, 8th Floor, Room 8B60 (Auditorium)

Videos available online afterward with speakers' permission.

Contact

For more information or to join our electronic mailing list, please contact the OB/GYN Grand Rounds Coordinator, Elizabeth Cook, at cooke@ohsu.edu or 503 418-3744.

CME

Accreditation
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Credit
OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.