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Evolving Crisis Standards of Care to Meet New Challenges

Watch the Department of Medicine's Nov. 30, 2022 Grand Rounds – "Evolving Crisis Standards of Care to Meet New Challenges" presented by Anuj Mehta, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Denver Health and Hospital Authority.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date November 30, 2022
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Sexual Dimorphisms in Cardiopulmonary Disease

Watch the Department of Medicine's Nov. 16, 2022 Grand Rounds: "Sexual Dimorphisms in Cardiopulmonary Disease: Insights Gained from the Study of Sex and Gender Differences in Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure" with Tim Lahm, MD, professor of medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, National Jewish Health; visiting professor of medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date November 16, 2022
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Department of Medicine Celebrates Its Best and Brightest

The Department of Medicine enjoyed an evening of celebration and togetherness as they gathered in the Donald M. Elliman Conference Center to recognize some of the department's best and brightest contributors at the 2022 Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Event. After some long-overdue in-person mingling, Dr. Chopra, Robert W. Schrier Chair in Medicine, began the event by congratulating deserving individuals who have earned various awards in 2022.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date November 03, 2022
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Eckel Invited Lecture: Evaluating and Treating "Residual Risk" in ASCVD

Watch the Department of Medicine's Nov. 2, 2022 Grand Rounds – Robert Eckel Invited Lecture: "Evaluating and Treating 'Residual Risk' in ASCVD," with Michael J. Blaha, MD, MPH, professor of cardiology and epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director of Clinical Research and the Cardiometabolic Clinic, Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date November 02, 2022
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Leading in Complexity: Effecting Change in an Increasingly Complex Academic Medical Center Environment

Watch the Department of Medicine's Oct. 26, 2022 Grand Rounds—"Leading in Complexity: Effecting Change in an Increasingly Complex Academic Medical Center Environment," with Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, Chief Medical Officer, University of Colorado Hospital; professor of medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date October 26, 2022
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Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships: Reform & Reward

Watch the Department of Medicine's Oct. 19 Grand Rounds – "Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships: Reform & Reward" with Jennifer Adams, MD, FACP, professor of medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date October 19, 2022
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Are PICCs the Central Venous Catheter of the Future?

Watch the Department of Medicine's Oct. 5 Grand Rounds: Are PICCs the Central Venous Catheter of the Future? with Vineet Chopra, MBBS, MD, MSc, Robert W. Schrier Chair of Medicine, professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date October 05, 2022
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(Mucosal) Barriers for Understanding Axial Spondyloarthritis

Watch the Department of Medicine's Sept. 28, 2022 Grand Rounds: (Mucosal) Barriers for Understanding Axial Spondyloarthritis – Kristine A. Kuhn, MD, PhD, Division Head and Scoville Endowed Chair, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, associate professor of medicine and immunology and microbiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date September 28, 2022
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Firearm Injuries: A Preventable Daily Tragedy

An editorial written by Angela Sauaia, MD, PhD, Sarah Van Duzer-Moore, MD, and Ernest E. Moore, MD; Introduction by Richard L. Byyny, MD, FACP.


Author The Pharos | Publish Date September 22, 2022
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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Watch the Department of Medicine's Sept. 7, 2022 Grand Rounds – "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning," with Sean Davis, MD, PhD, Professor and Rifkin Chair of Cancer Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Deputy Director, Center for Health Artificial Intelligence, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date September 07, 2022
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Monkeypox from Local to Global: What Every Clinician Should Know

Watch the Department of Medicine's August 31, 2022 Grand Rounds – "Monkeypox from Local to Global: What Every Clinician Should Know" with Andrés Henao-Martínez, MD, associate professor of medicine and Karen Wendel, MD, Director, HIV/STI/Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Control, Denver Public Health; assistant professor of medicine, in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date August 31, 2022
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Mythbusters: Cardiac Amyloidosis

Watch the Department of Medicine's August 24, 2022 Grand Rounds – "Mythbusters: Cardiac Amyloidosis" with Amrut V. Ambardekar, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology; Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date August 24, 2022
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Immunotherapy in Lymphomas – the Present and the Future

Watch the Department of Medicine's August 17, 2022 Grand Rounds: "Immunotherapy in Lymphomas – the Present and the Future," with Manali Kamdar, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine and Clinical Director of Lymphoma Services, University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date August 24, 2022
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The Rising Tide of Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer

Watch the Department of Medicine's August 10, 2022 Grand Rounds: "The Rising Tide of Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer," with Swati G. Patel, MD, MS, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Center, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date August 10, 2022
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The Art of Observation and the Observation of Art

Watch the Department of Medicine's July 27, 2022 Grand Rounds – "The Art of Observation and the Observation of Art," presented by Salvatore Mangione, MD, associate professor of medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date July 27, 2022
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Blount Lecture | Precision Medicine in the Real World

Watcht the Department of Medicine's June 8, 2022 Grand Rounds Blount Lecture | Precision Medicine in the Real World with Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD, Director, One Brave Idea; Principal Investigator, Apple Heart & Movement Study; Professor and Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date June 08, 2022
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The (Lung) Microbiome and Clinical Implications

Watch the Department of Medicine's June 1, 2022 Grand Rounds—"The (Lung) Microbiome and Clinical Implications" with Alison Morris Gimbel, MD, MS, professor of medicine and Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date June 01, 2022
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Advances in HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Watch the Department of Medicine's May 25, 2022 Grand Rounds, "Advances in HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)" with Katherine Frasca, MD, assistant professor of medicine and Program Director, ID Fellowship Program in the Division of Infectious Diseases.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date May 25, 2022
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Meiklejohn Lecture | Overdose and Addiction: A Despairing Yet Treatable Medical Disorder

Watch the Department of Medicine's May 18, 2022 Grand Rounds—Meiklejohn Lecture | Overdose and Addiction—A Despairing Yet Treatable Medical Disorder with Jeffrey Samet, MD, MA, MPH, Vice Chairman for Public Health; Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine; John Noble Professor of Medicine in General Internal Medicine and Professor of Community Health Science, Boston University School of Medicine; Professor of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date May 18, 2022
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6th Annual DOM Shark Tank Competition

Watch the Department of Medicine's May 11, 2022 Grand Rounds—6th Annual Shark Tank Competition, sponsored by the Quality & Patient Safety Program. Promoting high value care projects to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs of health care.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date May 11, 2022
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Addressing Disparities in the Burden, Care and Outcomes of People with Chronic Kidney Disease

Watch the Department of Medicine's May 4, 2022 Grand Rounds—Collins Lectureship: "Addressing Disparities in the Burden, Care and Outcomes of People with Chronic Kidney Disease" with Deidra C. Crews, MD, ScM, FASN, MACP, professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology; Deputy Director, Center for Health Equity, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date May 04, 2022
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Legacies of the Holocaust and Health Equity Today

Watch the Department of Medicine's April 27, 2022 Grand Rounds—2022 Holocaust Genocide Contemporary Bioethics Program "Legacies of the Holocaust and Health Equity Today" with Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer and Senior Vice President at the American Medical Association.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date April 27, 2022
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Hear Them: A Recounting of Residency Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Watch the Department of Medicine's April 20, 2022 Grand Rounds—"Hear Them: A Recounting of Residency Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic" with 2021–22 Chief Medical Residents Manuel Urra, MD, Samantha King, MD, MS and Christopher Caruso, MD, MPH.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date April 20, 2022
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Wahlstrom Lectureship—Diagnosis and Management of Acute Kidney Injury: Circa 2022

Department of Medicine April 13, 2022 Grand Rounds: Wahlstrom Lectureship—"Diagnosis and Management of Acute Kidney Injury: Circa 2022" with Talat Alp Ikizler, MD, FASN, Catherine McLaughlin Hakim Chair in Vascular Biology, professor of medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date April 13, 2022
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Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Updates and New Directions

Watch the Department of Medicine's April 6, 2022 Grand Rounds, the Thomas A. Neff Lecture with Mark W. Geraci, MD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Interdisciplinary Research, Health Sciences; visiting professor of medicine, University of Pittsburgh on "Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Updates and New Directions."


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date April 06, 2022
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Pathological Cardiovascular Fibrosis: Role of Resident Stem Cells

Watch Medicine Grand Rounds from March 30, 2022—Pathological Cardiovascular Fibrosis: Role of Resident Stem Cells featuring Mary C.M. Weiser-Evans, PhD, Charles Boettcher II Professor of Medicine, from the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date March 30, 2022
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Post-Pandemic Silver Linings: Opportunities for Improving U.S. Healthcare Delivery

Watch Medicine Grand Rounds from March 23, 2022—Post-Pandemic Silver Linings: Opportunities for Improving U.S. Healthcare Delivery featuring Vin Gupta, MD, MSt, MPA, affiliate assistant professor, Evans School, University of Washington; Chief Medical Officer, Amazon Devices; NBC and MSNBC Medical Analyst; Major, U.S. Air Force Reserves Medical Corps.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date March 24, 2022
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Match Day Results

Match Day results for the Department of Medicine’s residency program were announced today. The time-honored tradition of Match Day is filled with great anticipation for medical students, who find out which residency program they will are matched to and will begin after graduation.

Internal Medicine Residency Match Results

“I’m thrilled to announce the results of this year’s Internal Medicine Resident Match,” said Geoffrey R. Connors, MD, FACP, Internal Medicine Residency Program director. “Once again, the University of Colorado Internal Medicine program is going to be infused with the energy, excitement, and talent from another fantastic group of incoming doctors. The interns who will arrive here in June are incredible.”


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date March 18, 2022
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Brettell Lectureship—Medical Education: There's No Looking Back Now

Watch the Department of Medicine's March 16 Grand Rounds, the H.R. Bob Brettell Lecture, featuring guest presenter Eva Marie Aagaard, MD, FACP, professor of medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Education from Washington University School of Medicine on "Medical Education: There's No Looking Back Now".


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date March 17, 2022
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Connection, Meaning & the Future of Chronic Pain Care

Watch the Department of Medicine's February 9, 2022 Grand Rounds—"Connection, Meaning & the Future of Chronic Pain Care" with Joseph Frank, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine.


Author Department of Medicine | Publish Date February 09, 2022
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Yahoo News

Signs You May Have Diabetes and When to Seek Help

news outletYahoo News
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

"Although COVID-19 is a pandemic, overweight/obesity is becoming the most common chronic disease 'pandemic' in the world," says Robert Eckel, professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus and immediate past president of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). “Obesity is the most important predictor of new onset type 2 diabetes.”

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Washington Post

8 tips to avoid getting your family sick during holiday travel

news outletWashington Post
Publish DateNovember 23, 2022

Michelle Barron, senior medical director of infection prevention at UC Health [and professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine] in Colorado, said this time of year often brings norovirus outbreaks as well. “People have been talking about the ‘tripledemic’” — referring to covid, flu and RSV, a common virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms — “I’m like no, this is just the season of grossness,” she said.

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Doctors who would like to defy abortion laws say it’s too risky

news outletNPR
Publish DateNovember 22, 2022

Another example: the Texas Policy Evaluation Project conducted a survey of clinicians operating under that state’s restrictions. It found that sometimes providers avoided doing D&Cs, opting instead for a surgical incision into the uterus because it might not be constructed as an abortion. “That’s just nuts.” Matthew Wynia directs the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. “Much more dangerous, much more risky. The woman may never have another pregnancy now because you’re trying to avoid being accused of having conducted an abortion.”

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Denver Gazette

Red flag laws are only as effective as the frequency with which they get used

news outletDenver Gazette
Publish DateNovember 22, 2022

Christopher Knoepke, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who has studied red flag laws both in Colorado and nationwide, worries the state law is a valuable tool that is being underutilized.

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