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GME Core Curriculum and Competency Lecture Series

Core Curriculum Lecture Series

The core curriculum is offered by MD Anderson faculty to all trainees enrolled in graduate medical education programs. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Committee and is designed in concert with other institutional programs to meet Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education curriculum requirements. It also provides our trainees with a strong foundation in clinical oncology and the conduct of clinical trials.

Course Coordinator

Emil J Freireich, M.D.

Course Organizer

Michael Pearlman, M.D., Ph.D.

Time

Mondays 5:15-6:30 p.m. (except as noted)

Location

Hickey Auditorium (R11.1100, Rooms 1-4 and 5-8) (subject to change)

2011-12 Topics and Schedule

DateTopicSpeaker

7/2

Orientation & July 4th

 

7/09

History of MD Anderson Cancer Center

Emil J Freireich, M.D.

7/16

The Hallmarks of Cancer Cells

David McConkey, Ph.D.

7/23

Drug Development in Oncology

David S Hong, M.D.

7/30

Overview of GU Malignancies

Farshid Dayyani, M.D., P.hD.

8/6

Diagnostic Imaging in Cancer Medicine:Abdomen/Pelvis

Ott Le, M.D.

8/13

Neuro-Oncology and Neuro-Imaging

John DeGroot, M.D.

8/20

Personalized Medicine

Gordon Mills M.D., Ph.D.

8/27

Overview of Cancer Epigenetics

George Calin, M.D., Ph.D.

9/4

Principles of Surgical Oncology

Jeffrey E Lee, M.D.

9/10

Molecular Diagnostics/Histopathology

Russell Broaddus, M.D., Ph.D.

9/17

Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology

Vivek Subbiah, M.D.

9/24

Aging and Cancer

Ronald DePinho, M.D.

10/1

Approach to the Patient with Cancer of Unknown Primary

Gauri Varadhachary, M.D.

10/8

Systemic Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer

William N William, M.D.

10/15

Role of Biostatistics in Cancer Research

 J. Jack Lee, Ph.D.

10/22

Research Ethics

 Steven Curley, M.D.

10/29

Cancer Screening and Survivorship Management

Alma Rodriguez, M.D.

11/5

Emergencies in Cancer Medicine

John T Patlan, M.D.

11/12

Principles of Radiation Oncology

Melenda Jeter, M.D.

11/19

Lymphoma: State of the art and Novel Therapies

Fredrick Hagemeister, M.D.

11/26

Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes

Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D.

12/3

Lung Cancer

Faye Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.

12/10

Principles of Gynecologic Cancer

Diane Bodurka, M.D.

12/17

Overview of Acute Leukemias

Gautam Borthakur, M.D.

12/24

No Lecture Scheduled
 (Christmas)

 

12/31

No Lecture Scheduled
 (New Year's Eve)

 

1/7

Metatastic Breast Cancer

Stacy Moulder, M.D.

 

Competency Lecture Series

The competency lecture series is offered by MD Anderson faculty to all trainees enrolled in graduate medical education programs. The series is sponsored by the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Committee and is designed in concert with other institutional programs to meet Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) curriculum requirements. The lecture series is designed to address and implement the six ACGME competencies: (1) Patient Care, (2) Medical Knowledge, (3) Practice Based Learning and Improvement, (4) System Based Practice, (5) Professionalism and (6) Interpersonal Skills and Communication.

Course Coordinator

Walter Baile, M.D.

Time

The first Thursday of the month, from noon to 1:00 p.m. (except as noted)

Location

3rd Floor of Pickens Academic Tower

2011-12 Topics and Schedule

DateTopicSpeaker

8/2

Giving Bad News: Surviving the Difficult Conversation

Walter Baile, M.D.

9/6

Addressing Fatigue and Burnout

John Hyatt

10/4

Spirituality and Cancer

Steven Thorney, M.Div.

11/1

Key Ethical Issues in Oncologic Practice
 Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 3-6 (FCT3.4143)

Colleen Gallagher, Ph.D.

12/6

Discussing Clinical Trials
 AT&T Telehealth Services Classroom, (FC1.2002)

Daniel Epner, M.D.

1/3

Patient Survivorship
 Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1-2, & 7-8 (FCT3.4167)

Lewis Foxhall, M.D.

2/7

Using Consultants Effectively
 Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1, 2, 7 & 8 (FCT3.4167)

John Stroehlein

3/7

Medical Errors - How to Avoid Them 
Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1-2, & 7-8 (FCT3.4167)

Garrett L Walsh, M.D.

4/4

Promoting Informed/Shared Decision Making and the Use of Patient Decision Support Tools in Oncology
 AT&T Telehealth Services Classroom, (FC1.2002)

Robert Volk, Ph.D.

5/2

Managing the Death of Our Patients
 Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 3-6 (FCT3.4143)

Warren Holleman, Ph.D.

6/6

Working in a Healthcare Organization
 Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1-2, & 7-8 (FCT3.4167)

Alma Rodriguez, M.D.

 

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