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:

Benjamin F. Simmons, III, MD – LGBT and AgingNovember 1, 2018.

Jennifer (Jen) Devoe, MD, MPhil, MCR, DPhil, FAAFP –  “Real World” Scientists: Innovation and Discovery in Primary Care LaboratoriesOctober 4, 2018.

Daniel Marchalik, MD, MA – From Burnout to Wellbeing in Primary Care and Family Medicine at MedStar and BeyondSeptember 6, 2018

Alex Krist, MD, MPHAddressing Determinants of Health in Primary Care. August 2, 2018.

Lauren Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc – Deputy Secretary for Health Innovation in the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Symposium and Graduation for Fellows and Resident ScholarsJune 7, 2018.

Robert Zarr, MD, MPHFounder and Medical Director, Pediatrician, Unity Health Care, Inc., Park RX America – A Scalable Model for Prescribing Parks in the Clinical Setting May 3, 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 Coomunity Medicine; Medical Director of Employee Health and Wellness for the Carilion Clinic. Shared Decision Making in the Context of Prevention RecommendationApril 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 healthMay 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.