Department Grand Rounds

The Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds, a one-hour breakfast lecture series featuring some of the foremost experts in the speciality of Family Medicine, are held the first Thursday of each month at 8AM in the Warwick Evans Conference Room, Building D at Georgetown University Medical Center. See below for the recent grand rounds lectures:

Robert Phillips, MD, MSPH – Professional SuicideNovember 2019.

Amy Collins, MD –  Climate change, health and health care: How Physicians can help  October 2019.

Jose Rodriguez, MD Building Equity Mindedness in Academic Medical Centers September 5, 2019

Michael Fine, MD – Standing Together: How Physicians and other Health Care Workers Can organize Ourselves, or colleagues and our communities to build the health care system America needs– block by block, neighborhoods by neighborhood and town by town June 6, 2019.

David O’Gurek, MDOverdose Crisis: Learning from the past to face the present and improve the future May 2, 2019.

Raymond C. Martins, MD HIV Overview for Non- HIV SpecialistApril 4, 2019.

Sean Lucan, MD, MPH Medical School Community Faculy- solicting, supporting and embracing our faculty. A preceptor expansion initiative by the society of Teachers of Family medicine March 7, 2019.

Mary Thoesen Coleman, MD, PhD,FAAFP Interprofessional Practice and education (IPE) in Family Medicine_ No Longer the Lone Ranger  February 7, 2019

Caroline Wellbery, MD, PhD The Bigger Picture : Art, Empathy and Finding Meaning in Medicine January 3, 2019

Marie Steinmetz MD, DABFM , DABoIM, Integrative and Functional Medicine: The Science and Clinical December 6, 2018

Alex Krist, MD, MPH – Addressing Determinants of Health in Primary CareAugust 2, 2018

John Epling, Jr., MD, Ms Edu – Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Medical Director of Research for Family and Community Medicine; Medical Director of Employee Health and Wellness for the Carilion Clinic. Shared Decision Making in the Context of Prevention Recommendation.  April 5, 2018.

Sean Lucan, MD, MPH – Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine  (Mis) Measuring Neighborhood Food Environments – Relevance To Family Medicine, Community Health, and Health Disparities. March 1, 2018. – Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine  (Mis) Measuring Neighborhood Food Environments – Relevance To Family Medicine, Community Health, and Health Disparities. March 1, 2018

Carrie Chen, MD, PhD – Associate Dean of Assessment and Educational Scholarship; Professor of Pediatrics Feedback: What is the Evidence and What Should We be Doing?  February 1, 2018. 

Christopher Spevak, MD, MPH, JD – Director of the National Capital Region’s Opiod Safety Program and the Deputy Director of the National Capital Region Pain Initiative and Wounded Warrior Pain Care Initiative. Clinical Practice Guidelines-Lessons Learned from Opioid Epidemic. January 4, 2018. 

Ed Tori, DO, FACP, CH – Associate Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2), Director, The Influence Center at MI2, Influencing Behaviors. December 7, 2017. 

Christopher, King, PhD – Assistant Professor  and Director of Experiential Learning and Program Director, MHSA, Director, Health Systems Administration Master’s Program; Assistant Professor, Health Systems Administration Director, Experiential Learning and Professional Development. Advancing Equity by Bridging the Gap between Medical Care and Community: A Case StudyNovember 2, 2017.

Alan Simon, MD, Medical Officer – Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. HUD Housing Assistance Associated with Lower Uninsurance Rates and Unmet Medical Need. October 5, 2017. 

Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE, CMQ – Medical Director, Christiana Care Health System Department of Family & Community Medicine, Wilmington, Delaware and the State of Delaware Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services, The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: An Overview, An Update & The On-going Controversy Around Safety. September 7, 2017

Hedy Wald, PhD – Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Director, Resident Resilience and Wellbeing, Residency Programs in Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Boston Children’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School. The Becoming: Crafting a Story of You of Resilience and Wellbeing. August 3, 2017

Shawn Martin – Senior Vice President Advocacy, Practice Advancement. Health Care Policy Update. June 1, 2017. 

Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP – Professor of Family Medicine, Director, CAPRICORN – Georgetown’s PBRN (Practice-Based Research Network), Director, Global Health Initiatives, Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine. Moving across borders: Migration and health. May 4, 2017

Sherrie Wallington, PhD – Assistant Professor of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Health Disparities and the HPV Vaccine. April 6, 2017.

Robert Saper, MD, MPH – Director of Integrative Medicine, Program for Integrative Medicine & Health Disparities, Chair, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, An Evidence-based Integrative Approach to Low Back Pain. March 2, 2017.

Kevin Grigsby, DSW, MSW – Senior Director, Member Organizational Development, Association of American Medical Colleges. Faculty Resilience & Vitality in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambigious Environments. February 2, 2017. 

Neil Weissman, MD – President, MedStar Health Research Institute, Setting Research Priorities in a Health System. January 5, 2017.