School of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Sessions presented almost every Friday


CSRB 563

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Past Topics & Speakers





Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Walk Into a Bar – and There Sits Greg Norman Talking to Dave Portnoy…Fostering Innovation at Your Institution    

Jacqueline Levesque, AED


Electrodiagnostic Studies for Referring Providers 

Marc A. Raj, DO


Evidence-based mhealth Intervention for HIV Care from Concept to Dissemination   

Karen S. Ingersoll, Ph.D., ABPP


Five Neuro-ophthalmic Diagnoses You Cannot Afford to Miss  

Andrew G. Lee, MD


The Yellow Brick Road is Lined with Low Hanging Fruit      

Catherine Hudson, MD, MPH


A Palatable Approach to Nutrition in Clinical Practice    

Tiffany Ardoin, MD, FACP


Addressing Individual and Population Health in a Learning Health Community   

Russell Rothman, MD


A Pragmatic Approach to Care for Patients with MASLD       

A. Sidney Barritt IV, MD


Advances Made Possible by Bringing Evolutional Biology to Medicine

Randolph Nesse, MD


Gastric Ultrasound as a Novel Tool to Reduce the Risk of Aspiration During Anesthesia in Patients on GLP1 Receptor Agonists

Catherine Hudson, MD, MPH


Advances in the Evaluation and Management of Patients with Obesity  

Steven B. Heymsfield, MD


Update on Lupus Pathogenesis: a Focus on African American Patients 

Ashira D. Blazer, MD


A Physician’s Guide to Addressing Climate Change in Their Practice     

Marcelle Rousseau, MD


Incarceration and Health

Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH


Salty Stories, Old and New: Innovative Approaches to Sodium Chloride in Heart Failure and Hypertension From Nephrology and Physiology

Siddhartha Bajracharya, MD


An Update on Vaccines Routinely Recommended for Adults and New Vaccines in Development: What, When and How



A Glimpse of Yesterday: The Evolution of the Concept Dropsy

Hector Ventura, MD, MACC, FAHA


An Evolving Pulmonary Diseases Troika: The TB, Non-TB Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease & Bronchiectasis Crossroads

Juzar Ali, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP


Geriatric Oncology - Pitfalls to Good Care in the Older Cancer Patients   

Thomas Reske, MD


Evidenced-Based Treatment of Obesity in 2023     

Philip Schauer, MD


Billing & Coding: Goodbye to the Long History & Physical      

Daniel Raines, MD


Rheumatoid Arthritis: Same Old Questions - Looking at New Answers Pizza, Pinot, and The Ponderosa

Stephen Lindsey, MD, MACR


Dialyzing the Undocumented: Driving Policy with Data

Lilia Cervantes, MD


 Biologics for Discogenic Pain       

Marc A. Raj, MD


Those Damn Kids…Understanding Gen Z       

Matthew Carlisle, MD


Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Guidelines and the Lack Thereof     

Frank Smart, MD


Zoonoses at Home (or The Lick of Death)        

Ellen Slaven, MD


Art, Medicine, and Clinical Observation Skills         

David M. Borne, MD


Emerging Challenges in Physician/Patient Communication: Health Literacy and the Path to Improve Health Communication and Health Equity             

Connie Arnold, PhD


What’s New In Lung Cancer    

Brian Boulmay, MD


Opioid Use Disorder: High Yield “Need-to-know” for Internal Medicine        

Elyse Stevens, MD


State of the Department of Internal Medicine 

Cynthia Brown, MD


Chief Residents’ Presentations:

-ANAlyzing ANA           

-The Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Gastroenterology         

-The Future of Primary Care? Remote Patient Monitoring and Digital Therapeutics 

Jennifer Abdalla, MD

Hunter Hall, MD

Peter Lowery, MD


Better Storytellers: Avoiding Bias and Microaggression in the Medical Record    

Pierre Detiege, MD


Managing Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infections        

Cody Williams, MD


New Paradigms in Nephrology 

Matthew Foy, MD


The Changing Climate of Outpatient Medicine and the Future of Primary Care

Jennifer Nielsen Hart, MD, FACP



Najy Masri, MD


Teach your Children Well

Julio Figueroa, II, MD


Downregulation of Sympathetic Tone in Heart Failure

J. Stephen Jenkins, MD


Culture by Default or Culture by Design? 

Krista Longtin, PhD


Innovation and the Physician

Paul S. Cederna, MD


Impact of Intermittent Fasting on Metabolic Health

Eric Ravussin, PhD


Healthcare at Every Size: The Practical and Ethical Implications of Incorporating Obesity Medicine into Your Practice

Catherine Hudson, MD


Working with Communities to Transform Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services

Margarita Alegría, PhD


Portal Hypertension from an IR Perspective

Hector Ferral, MD, FSIR


The Eyes Have it: External Ophthalmology Signs of Systemic Diseases

Jorge A. Martinez, MD, JD


Disparities in Breast Cancer

Michelle Loch, MD


Chagas Disease in the United States

Eric Dumonteil, PhD


Venous Thromboembolism from an IR Perspective

Dan Laney, MD


Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Amita Krishnan, MD


Gun Violence in New Orleans: Drivers, Research and Opportunities

Annelies De Wulf, MD, MPH


Images in Medicine and the Lessons Learned

John R. Amoss, MD


Advances in Asthma

Michelle Korah-Sedgwick, MD


How Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Became a Contemporary Treatable Genetic Disease with Low Mortality: 60 Years of Clinical Research and Practice

Marty S. Maron, MD


Healthy Aging

Rodney Pattabhi, MD


Challenging Communications in the Healthcare Environment

Peter M. C. DeBlieux, MD


Teaching the Next Generation…Taking a Look Back to Plan for the Future

Catherine Hebert, MD


Lower Back Pain for the Primary Care Physician

Marc A. Raj, DO


LAA! What’s It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!? The Secret Life of the Left Atrial Appendage.

Paul LeLorier, MD, FACC


Teaching at the Bedside: A Task of Dizzying Proportions

Ross McCarron, MD


The Uphill Struggle of Pressor Amines and CaCl2 Used in ACLS/ATLS

Keith W. Van Meter, MD


Sjogren's Syndrome

Stephen J. Derbes, MD, MPH


Weight Loss Outcomes with GLP1 Receptor Agonists and the Emerging Role of Dual GLP-1 and GIP Receptor Agonists

Suneeta Ganji, MD


Preparing for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging & Robotics:  Current, Upcoming, and Future Technologies

John Galeotti, PhD


Managing Elevated Blood Pressures in the Inpatient Setting

Rajesh Mohandas MD. MPH


Race in Clinical Diagnosis and Decision Making

Angela McLean, MD, FACP


Save the Lung, Save the Life: Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Yasin A. Khan, MD, PhD(c), FACP, FCCP


Monkeypox: What we know…. What we need to know.

Michael Hagensee, MD, PhD


Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (CUP): A diagnostic dilemma

Agustin Garcia, MD


COPD in 2022: Highlights from the GOLD Guidelines

Kyle I. Happel, M.D.


Over the Rainbow

Dr. Randy Sorge, MD


State of the Department of Medicine

Cynthia J. Brown, MD, MSPH, FACP


SGLT-2 Inhibitors: A Quick Overview and Update; Management Reasoning: An Aspect of Clinical Decision Making Often Overlooked in Medical Education; No Monkey Business - (Re)Introducing Monkeypox

Jacob Dubuc, MD; Kate Oakden, MD; Hope Oddo Moise, MD


The Internal Medicine Milestones Project and Competency Based Education

Kate Brown, MD


Machine Learning and the Future of Cardiac Diagnostic Devices

William E. Sanders, Jr., MD, JD, LLM, FHRS, FACC, FACP


HIV Prevention in 2022: Put Some PrEP in Your Step

Meredith E. Clement, MD


Diversity in Medical Education

William A. McDade, MD, PhD


Anti-intellectualism, Misinformation, Disinformation, Mistrust, and Violence Against Physicians: A New Pandemic or Cultural Revolution.  

Lee S. Engel, MD, PhD


Updates in Percutaneous Treatment of Mitral and Tricuspid Regurgitation

Molly Szerlip, MD, FACC, FSCAI


Beyond Celiac: Other Small Bowel Enteropathies

Jason Stibbe, MD


The Answer to Most Clinical Questions

Michael B. Furman, MD, MS


Racial Inequities in Health: What We Know and What We Think We Know

Thomas LaVeist, PhD


Intermittent Fasting and Circadian Rhythms: Does When You Eat Affect Your Health?

Courtney M. Peterson, PhD

Wearable Technology in Healthcare

Michael Modica, MD



John Nanfro, MD


Rheumatology Matters 2022: The Good, The Sad, and The Ugly

Stephen M. Lindsey, MD


“ECMOid” Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as an Adjunctive Addition to ACLS/ATLS

Keith Van Meter, MD


Management of Diabetic Foot Infections/Ulcers/Osteomyelitis (DFI/DFU/DFO)- A Multidisciplinary Approach

Ashaur Azhar, MBBS, MD


Translational Research in Exercise and Aging: My Story

Thomas W. Buford, PhD

Senescence, Senotherapeutics, and Mitigating Biological Aging

David A. Welsh, MD

Opioids in Chronic Pain

Allison Alessandra, D.O.


The Evolving Educational Experience: A Nephrology Perspective

Dia Rose Waguespack, MD, FASN


Improving the Quality of Care in Cardiovascular Medicine

Christopher J. White, MD

Health Care Disparities

William K. Imsais, M.D.

The Effects of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cancer Prognosis

Justin C. Brown, Ph.D.

HIV in 2021: What does a primary care provider need to know?

Lauren Richey, MD, MPH, FIDSA


Veteran-Informed Safety Intervention & Outreach Network (VISION)

Gala True, PhD

Primary Care Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Lauren Davis, MD

Perioperative Medicine: Overview and Updates

Shane Guillory, MD

The Surgical Cure of Diabetes- Sir Frederick Banting’s Dream Realized 100 Years After Insulin Discovery

Philip R. Schauer, MD

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for COVID-19 Infection

Paul Harch, MD

The Arrhythmic Potential of Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Colleen Johnson, MD, MS

Management of the Hospitalized Patient with Ulcerative Colitis

Nisha Loganantharaj, MD

Current State of Breast Cancer Screening

Brooke Louisa Morrell, MD


The Rise and Fall of the Cigarette

Stephen Kantrow, MD

Promoting Mindfulness in Clinical Education: How Can We Teach Critical Thinking at the Bedside?

Lauren Nunez, MD

Cardiogenic Shock: An Evolving Paradigm

Rohan Samson, MD

Advanced Care Planning: Not Just for Primary Care Providers and GLP1 Receptor Agonists in Obesity

Brittany Boudreaux, DO; Seth Vignes, MD


Outpatient Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Christopher Willoughby, MD

COVID-19 Long Haul Symptoms (Insights from POTS, PANS and Twins in Space)

Paul LeLorier, MD, FACC, FHRS

Comprehensive Geriatrics Assessment

Lobna Ali, MD, CMD

Low Barrier Care in Opioid Use Disorder

Elyse Stevens, MD MPH


A History of Charity Hospital

Shane Sanne, DO, FACP


Hepatitis C (HCV) for Primary Care Providers: Louisiana’s Efforts Toward Elimination

Cassandra D. Youmans, MD, MPH, MS-HCM, FAAP, FACP


Diabetic Neuropathy: A Global and Growing Problem

John D. England, MD

Anticoagulation/Antiplatelet Management for Pain/Spine Care Interventions

Michael B. Furman, MD, MS

Value Based Care: Hope for the Future

Dr. Vijay Jaligam and Dr. Faisel Syed


The Future of NIDDK Clinical Research

Griffin Rodgers, MD, MACP


Unraveling the Mysteries of Plaque Regression: Insights from Murine Models and Clinical Human Studies

J onathan Feig, MD, PhD FACC

2021 STI Treatment Guidelines Preview

Rebecca Lillis, MD

Pain Management for Internists

Casey A. Murphy, MD


Heme/Onc Rarities: Zebras Seen at UMCNO

Rajasree Pia Chowdry, MD

Bronchiectasis: Current Management Guidelines and Updates

Nicole C. Lapinel, MD

The Evidence for Organization-Directed Interventions to Reduce Burnout and Promote Joy in Medicine

Marcelle Rousseau, MD

The COVID Pandemic: The Evolving Reality

Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH

Anemia Management in CKD and ESRD: An Overview and Updates

Annalisa B. Perez, MD, MPH

Billing & Coding Update for 2021

Daniel Raines, MD


Stephen Kishner, MD

COVID Vaccine Overview

Bennett deBoisblanc, MD and Michael Hagensee, MD


Updates in Antibiotic Strategies for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia

Victoria Burke, MD


Learning about The Microvasculature in HFpEF

Frank Smart, MD

Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF): A Clinical Overview

Mehnaz Rahman, MD

Drug Allergy Update

Sanjay Kamboj, MD, FACP


Recent Insights in Management of Renal-Vascular Hypertension

David W. Ploth, MD

People Who Inject Drugs and Hepatitis C: The Compelling, Controversial Case to Treat Everyone

Yussef Bennani, MD, MPH

COVID-19: Clinical Trial Update

Matthew Lammi, MD


Advances in Lupus Nephritis

Myriam Guevara, MD


Evaluation and Treatment of Common Anorectal Disorders

Mitchel Guttenplan, MD

The Future of Academic Departments of Medicine

Frank Smart, MD

The Future of Academic Medicine

Cynthia Brown, MD

Sjögren’s Syndrome

Stephen Derbes, MD 

CT Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring in Clinical Practice

Edmund K. Kerut, MD

The Syndemic of HIV and COVID-19

Paula Seal, MD


Horses and Zebras: Clinical Update on the Evaluation and Treatment of Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma

Taniya de Silva, MD


Sickle Cell Disease Overview

Alejandra del Toro, MD


Adult Vaccines 2020

David Borne, MD


Racial Disparities in Cardiovascular Medicine and Approaches to Promote Change

Dedric Clark, MD


The Curious Granuloma

Carol Mason, MD


Reflections on Being Chairman of Medicine for More Than a Quarter of a Century 

Charles Sanders, MD


Healthy Aging

Rodney Pattabhi, MD


Resistant Gonorrhea: Where Do We Go From Here?

Stephanie Taylor, MD


Community Acquired Pneumonia in 2019:  16 Points of Light from the ATS/IDSA 

Kyle Happel, MD


2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – Clinician Update 

Julio Figueroa, MD, Joseph Kanter, MD and Joanne Maffei, MD


Granulomatous Lung Disease: From the Atomic Bomb to Lung Fibrosis

Andrew Fontenot, MD


Student Evaluations – What Does an Honors Really Mean?

Catherine Hebert, MD


The opioid and overdose epidemics: Where do we go from here?

Chinazo Cunningham, MD, MS


Environmental Sustainability in Dialysis and Beyond

Sarah Struthers, MD


Advances in Orthobiologic Therapies for Musculoskeletal Conditions 

Mary A. Ambach, MD


After Studying Coronary Disease for 50 years

William C. Roberts, MD


Updates in Gastroesophageal Cancer

Thomas Reske, MD


Adult ADHD

Janice Nugent, MD


The Evolution of Anticoagulation Therapy

Seema Walvekar, MD


Oral HPV Infections in the HIV+ Individual and the Oral Cavity’s role in Chronic Inflammation

Michael E. Hagensee, MD


Sexual Activity and Cardiac Disease

Scott Laura, MD

10/18/2019 Microbiota and Liver Disease Jasmohan Bajaj, MD
10/11/2019 Pulmonary/Critical Care Doubleheader: Vaping Associated Lung Injury & Oxygen Titration in the ICU Stephen Kantrow, MD
10/4/2019 Mind the Gap: Pediatrics Transition to Adult Care Shannon B. Palombo, MD
9/27/2019  Can we really eradicate HPV-attributable cancers? Betty Lo-Blias, MD
9/20/2019 Musculoskeletal Ultrsound for the Rheumatologist Myriam E. Guevara, MD
9/13/2019 Things We Do For No reason Kristi Boudreaux, MD
9/6/2019 The Treatment and Management of Necrotizing Fascittis Tracy Leigh LeGros, MD, PhD
8/30/2019 Cancer Immunotherapy: Checkpoint Inhibitors Suki Subbiah, MD
8/23/2019 Improving care quality and reducing costs: The case for community health workers in Louisiana and beyond Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH
8/16/2019 Biliary Obstruction: MCRP, ERCP, or EUS? Stephen Landreneau, MD FACG
8/9/2019 The Obesity Pandemic - Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention Jennifer N. Hart, MD
8/2/2019 Ethical COnsideration in Critical Care David Janz, MD
7/25/2019 In Search of...The Role of Clinical Microbiology in Patient Care Julio E. Figueroa, MD
7/19/2019 Intermittent Fasting...The New Diet Utopia Najy Masri, MD

Chief Residents Grand Rounds

Chemotherapy resistance in breast cancer is driven by light at night disruption of the circadian melatonin signal

The Gut Microbiome and Obesity

Erin Dauchy, MD

Nathaniel Peyton, MD

6/14/2019 Ending the HIV Epidemic..For Real, Y'all Meredith Clement, MD
6/7/2019 The Opioid Epidemic in the United States: Two Years Later Jorge Martinez, MD
5/31/2019 Penicillin allergy: A common misdiagnosis Michelle Korah-Sedgwick, MD
5/24/2019 Update in Internal Medicine Point-of-Care Ultrsound (IMPOCUS): where are we now and where are we going Michael Wagner, MD
5/17/2019 Hepatitis C: What does a primary care provider need to know? Lauren Richey, MD, MPH
5/10/2019 Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Stephen Kishner, MD
5/3/2019 Get smart! The struggle between Kaos and Control over outpatient antibiotics Julio E. Figueroa, MD
4/26/2019 Today's Learners, Tomorrow's Physicians: The Role of Learners, Faculty and Patients in that Transformation (Daniels Lecture) Alison J. Whelan, MD
4/12/2019 Progress in Understanding and Treating Opioid and Other Addictions: My Career in Translational Addiction Research from 1973-Present Mark S. Gold, MD
4/5/2019 The Evolution of Endoscopic Endonasal Skull Base Surgery Marc Rosen, MD
3/29/2019 Changing Etiology of Community Acquired Population Daniel M. Musher
3/22/2019 The Hypercoagulable States  Andrew I. Schafer
3/15/2019 The Obesity Epidemic: A Surgeon's Perspective Michael Cook, MD
3/8/2019 From Burnout to Balance Charmaine R. Gregory, MD
3/1/2019 Mass Casualty Incidents Meghan Maslanka, MD
2/22/2019 How I Treat Head and Neck Cancer Brian Boulmay, MD
2/15/2019 Clinical Images at the Bedside Clinical Problem Solving Paul Aronowitz, MD, MACP
2/8/2019 Identifying and Preventing Burnout Scott Embley, LCSW
2/1/2019 Learning Healthcare System Gordon R. Bernard, MD
1/25/2019 Rheumatoid Arthirtis in African Americans: Lessions from the CLEAR Registry S. Louis Bridges Jr., MD, PhD
1/18/2019 Payment Reform is Here: What Physicians Need to Know Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS
1/11/2019 Avoiding Medical Errors: Habits, Heuristics, and Medical Errors John Amoss, MD
12/14/2018  Infection Prevention and Control 911 - What is Your Emergency? Joanne T. Maffei, MD
12/7/2018 History of Cardiac Catheterization William Grossman, MD, FACC
11/30/2018 Addictions in Elderly Population Rodney Pattabhi, MD
11/16/2018 Kidney Diseases and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Ramzi Vareldzis, MD
11/2/2018 Axial Spondyloarthritis: Evolving Concepts of Disease and Insights into Pathophysiology and Management Leonard H. Calabrese, MD
10/26/2018 Code Stroke: using Telemedicine in Stroke Care Ross McCarron, MD
10/19/2018 Clinician Update: Diaabetic Cardiovascular Disease Neeraj Jain, MD
10/12/2018 Cystic Fibrosis: The Path to New Therapeutics David A. Stoltz, MD, PhD
10/5/2018 Hepatitis C for Primary Care Providers: The Cost of Not Treating Cassandra Youmans, MD
9/28/2018 Intensive Care Management of PAH-related Right Heart Failure Gustavo Devila-heresi, MD
9/21/2018 Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) Sarah Jolley, MD, MSc
9/14/2018 "BAD TO THE BONE": An Osteomyelitis Odyssey Lee Engel, M.D.,Ph.D.
9/7/2018 Gastroesophageal Refulx Disease (GERD) - Diagnosis and Managment in 2018 Melissa Spera, M.D.
8/31/2018 Engaging Louisiana Primary Care clinics in research: Lessons from the field Peter T. Katzmarzyk, M.D.
8/24/2018 Cancer Survivorship Michelle Loch, M.D.
8/17/2018 To Sleep Perchance to Dream: A Review of Sleep for Primary Care Marcell Rousseau, M.D.
8/10/2018 Unmasking Dysautonomia: The Role of Autonomic Testing Paul LeLorier, M.D.
8/3/2018 Obesity Hypertension - The Heart and Kidney: A Forty- year Retrospective Efrain Reisin, M.D.
7/27/2018 STI Update 2018 Rebecca Lillis, M.D.
7/20/2018 Admit or Not Admit? New Guidelines on Old Diseases Shane Guillory, M.D.
7/13/2018 The Science of Fluid Therapy in Critical Illness: From Cholera to Iatrogenic Salt Water Drowning and Back Again Ben deBoisblanc, M.D.
6/22/2018 Quality Improvement: Why is it important and what the Internal Medicine Program is doing Shane Sanne, MD
6/15/2018 Chief Residents Benji Morehead, MD and Michael Modica, MD
6/8/19 Ultrasound for Central Lines Christine Butts, M.D.
6/1/2018 Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Intestinal Medicine Christie Blanton, MD
5/25/2018 Professionalism in Residency Training Dayton Daberkow III, MD
5/18/2018 Introduction to HIV Treatment Guidelines John Michael Nanfro, MD
5/11/2018 Pillars of Hospitalist Medicine Sanjay Kamboj, MD
5/4/2018 TAVR Evolution, Impact and Future Pedro Cox-Alomar, MD
4/27/2018 Daniels Lecture - "Nurses are from Saturn, Physicians are from Jupiter, Administrators are from Mars - How Can We Speak the Same Language" Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP

Artificial Intelligence: The Revolution Has Begun

Climate Change and Respiratory Infections


Bennet P. de boisblanc, MD

Judd Shellito, MD


4/13/2018   Nancy Rasgon, MD
4/6/2018 Keeping up with Seasonal Flu - A Hospitalists Perspective Seema Walvekar, M.D.
3/23/2018 Integrative Medicine in Primary Care Kate Brown, M.D.
3/16/2018 Nutrition Myth Busters Carol Mason, M.D. and Bennett P. deBoisblanc, M.D.
3/9/2018 Who Decides? The Decision to Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment in a Young Man with Tetraplegia Rick Martinez, M.D.
3/2/2018 All Politics are Local: Louisiana's Journey to a STEMI System of Care Murtuza J. Ali, M.D.
2/23/2018 Diagnosis and Management of EoE: What we know and where we are Karthik Ravi, MD
2/16/2018 Infectious Disease Complications of the Opiod Epidemic Yussef Bennani, MD, MPH
2/9/2018 Understanding Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy after 354 Years: Oxygen, Pressure, and Gene Therapy Paul Harch, M.D.
2/2/2018 Intro to Radiation Oncology Ellen Zakris, M.D.
1/26/2018 Aldosterone and Hypertension - Lesions from Bench and Bedide Charles S. Wingo, M.D.
1/19/2018 Biomedial Aging in People Living with HIV David Welsh, M.D.
1/12/2018 Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks in the Millenial Age Catherine Hebert, MD

Improved Quality Through Regulation? The Role of the LSBME in Improving Care

Cecilia Mouton, M.D.

Bridging the Gap with Wearable Cardiac Defibrillators: A Silver Bullet or Fool’s Gold?

Jameel Ahmed, M.D.

Excellent benefit from intra-articular steroid injections, but could there be more?

Grant Stone, D.O. and Charles Schlosser III, M.D.

Central nervous System Practice Guidelines: Meningitis and Encephalitis

Allan Tunkel, M.D.
11/10/2017 Delirium Lobna Ali, M.D.
11/3/2017 SPRINT Becomes a Marathon: Impact of SPRINT on Hypertension Research and Blood Suzanne Oparil, MD
10/27/2017 PTSD: Not Just a Soldier's Battle Lauren Davis, MD
10/20/2017 Sports Medicine for the Performing Arts Athelete Nancy Kadel, MD
10/13/2017 Bad Luck or Bad Genes? Common Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Alix D'Angelo, MGC, CGC
10/6/2017 Medical Therapy alone or with revascularization for stable coronary artery disease? William Fearon, M.D.
9/29/2017 PrEP: A Pill a day can keep the doctor away.  What you should know about HIV pre-prophylaxis Paula Seal, M.D.
9/22/2017 Examining the 2015 ACR Guidelines for the Treatment of RA Nancy Lane, MD
9/15/2017 Severe Refractory Asthma Richard Tejedor, MD
9/8/2017 Where Attention Goes, Energy Flows Scott Embley, LCSW, CEAP
9/1/2017 Snakebites Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA
8/25/2017 Critical Care Nephrology: A New Frontier Mihran Naljayan, MD, FASN, FNKF
8/18/2017 Are All NOAC's Created Equally Frank Smart, M.D.
8/11/2017 Syphilis: Our Old Imitator and New Diagnostic Tests Stephanie Taylor, M.D.
8/4/2017 Corticosteroids for Community Acquired Pneumonia: ready for Prime Time? Kyle Happel, M.D.
7/28/2017 Caring for the Hospitalized Older Patientq Kristi Boudreaux, M.D.
7/21/2017 Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (CUP): aunique clinical entity Agustin Garcia, M.D.
7/14/2017 Adult Vaccines 2017 David Borne, M.D.
6/16/2017 Cytomegalovirus in Solid Organ Transplant Victoria Burke, M.D.

Is a Prison Sentence Always a Death Sentence? Healthcare Disparities in the Incarcerated


Curing Sepsis? A Controversial new Piece of Literature

Jenna Jordan, M.D.



Bobby Mathew, M.D.

6/2/2017 What Have We Learned From Recent Emerging Infections? Christian Chidiac, MD
5/26/2017 LSU 32 and You...The Lost Art of Bedside Teaching Najy Masri, MD
5/19/2017 Screening Breast Imaging: What's Up, What's Clear? Who Says? Michael Morin, MD
5/12/2017 Syncope State of the Art: What Works, What Doesn't Paul LeLorier, MD
5/5/2017 Lyme Disease: Facts and Fiction Paul G. Auwaerter, MD
4/28/2017 Learning and Teaching Clinical Reasoning Robert L. Trowbridge, MD
4/21/2017 Mental Health Across the Educational Continuum: Challenges and Opporutnities Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
4/7/2017 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Neil MacIntyre, MD
3/31/2017 Revisiting Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Inroads to ROME IV John Hutchings, MD
3/24/2017 Optimizing Statin Utilization and Treatment Adherence Among Patients who Discontinue Statins Due to Adverse Muscle Complaints Robert Rosenson, MD
3/17/2017 Diets Gone Wild: An Overview of Nutritional Recommendations Paul Thien, MD
3/10/2017 Evaluating the Cause of Cardiac Arrest: When it's Not that Obvious Andrew Krahn, MD
3/3/2017 Overview of the Genitourinary Malignancies Rajasree Pia Chwodry, MD
2/24/2017 A Sobering Look at the Opiate Epidemic in the United States Jorge Martiinez, MD, JD
2/17/2017 Osteomyelitis: Review and Update C. Lynn Besch, MD
2/10/2017 ALS: A Report from the Field Stephen Kantrow, MD
2/3/2017 Cryptococcosis: What is known from a 40 Year Journey John R. Perfect
1/27/2017 Diversity and Equity in Academic Medicine Angela McLean, MD
1/20/2017 Emergency Airway Management of the Medically Ill at UMCNO Bruce Hurley, MD, MPH
1/13/2017 The Janus-faces of Nicotine on Renal Function and Injury Luis Juncos, MD, FAHA, FASN
1/7/2017 Infectious Disease: Clinical Pearls for the Internist Leonardo Seone, MD, FCCP, Chayan Chakraborti, MD. FACP, FHM, and Fred Lopez, MD, MACP
12/16/2016 To move or not to move? Exercise: does it matter and how much? Diana Thien, MD
12/9/2016 The Treatment of Avascular Necrosis Tracy LeGros, MD, PhD
12/2/2016 Syncope in the Elderly Paul LeLorier, MD
11/18/2016 Insights into Inflammatory Myositis Steven R. Ytterber, MD
11/11/2016 Pulmonary ARterial Hypertension: The Diagnosis You Don't Want to Miss Robert Frantz, MD
11/4/2016 Long-Term HIV Management: Multi-dsciplinary Teamwork and Future Direcations in Clinical Care Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
10/28/2016 Metformin 2016: Beyond Glycemic Control (Not Your Mother's Diabetes Drug) Taniya de Silva, MD
10/21/2016 Evo or Devo: Healthcare and Physicianship in the Electronic Age Julio Figueroa, II, MD
10/14/2016 The Evolving Practice of Primary Care Le Nguyen, MD
10/7/2016 Replacing the Stethoscope? Ultrasound as a Physical Exam Tool in the Intensive Care Unit Matthew Lammi, MD, MSCR
9/30/2016 Computational Fluid Dynamics Characterization of Pulsatile Flow in Systemic to Pulmonary Shunts: Relevance to Shear Stress Induced, Platelet-Mediated Thrombosis Robert J. Ascuitto, PhD, MD
9/23/2016 Diagnostic Reasoning: The Most Important Skill in Internal Medicine AND the Most Difficult to Teach John Amoss, MD
9/16/2016 Advances in IBS 2016 Brooks D. Cash, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE
9/9/2016 Nutritional Considerations in Nephrology Farshid Yazdi, MD, MSPH
9/2/2016 Geriatrics Literature Update 2016 Abir Abdo, MD
8/26/2016 Percutaneous Therapy for complex coronary ARtery Disease in Complex Patients Robert T. Pyo, MD
8/19/2016 High Dose of Oxygen Resuscitation Keith Van Meter, MD
8/12/2016 Reactive Arthiritis: An Appraisal Luis R. Espinoza, MD
8/5/2016 Preventing Anal Cancer in Louisiana Michael E. Hagensee, MD
7/29/2016 Staging of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Richard Tejedor, MD
7/22/2016 Adult Attention Deficit Disorder Janice Nugent, MD
7/15/2016 Summer Beach Reads: Oncology 2016 Brian Boulmay, MD
7/8/2016 Procalcitonin: A User's Guide Ross McCarron, MD
6/17/2016 Medicine Hodge Podge: Factors That Will Affect Your Practice of Medicine and a Little ID or A Grand Rounds for the Attention Span Deficient Lee S. Engel, MD, PhD, FACP
6/10/2016 Targeted Oxygen Application to Improve Tissue Salvage & Provide Regeneration after Limb Trauma Mimi Sammarco, MD
6/3/2016 TSH, T4: What is it Good For? and Mutational Analysis in Cancer: Therapeutic Implications Rachel Coleman, MD and Daniel Johnson, MD
5/27/2016 Approach to the Patient with Abnormal Liver Tests Jorge L. Herrera, MD, MACG
5/20/2016 Clothes Make the Doctor? Julio Figueroa, MD
5/13/2016 New Findings About Reproductive Health Services for Young Women with Cerebral Palsy Susan Gray, MD
5/6/2016 Understanding and Improving Outcomes after Critical Illness Catherine "Terri" Hough, MD, MSc
4/29/2016 The Neuroevolution of Complex PTSD and Somatoform Disorders Erich J. Conrad, MD, FAPM
4/22/2016 Lessons from a Medical Education Journeyman Dan Hunt, MD, MBA
4/15/2016 Gene Therapy for Genetic Disease Including Genetic Emphysema Terence R. Flotte, MD
4/8/2016 Trains, Planes, and Automobiles - and Zika!: How travel Medicine is Influenced by the Emerging Infection deJour Sara L.F. McLellan, MD., MPH
4/1/2016 Hepatitis C for Primary Care Providers Cassandra D. Youmans, MD, MPH, MS-HCM
3/11/2016 Cancelled  
3/4/2016 Food for Though: Understanding the recent Evidence Around Nutrition Practicies in Critically Ill Patients Todd W. Rice, MD, MSc
2/26/2016 Platelets Perry Rigby, MD
2/19/2016 Rethinking Readmissions? An Update on the Readmission Reduction Program Shane Guillory, MD
2/12/2016 Diagnosis, therapy and Challenges of Dementia Thomas Reske, MD
2/5/2016 TB Through Time Carol Mason, MD
1/29/2016 Beating the Blues - Approaches to Evidence-based Care of Depression Among Medical Patients Benjamin Springgate, MD, MPH
1/20/2016 Bench to Bedside: Developing a New Treatment for virus-Associated Lymphoma Chris Parsons, MD
1/15/2016 Is the Physical Exam Obsolete? Charles V. Sanders, MD
1/8//2016 Get On Your Feet! The Diabetic Foot, Are You Handling it Right? Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD
12/18/2015 Going Down the Escalator and Through the Rabbit Hole...: Tales From an Antibiotic Steward Julio E. Figueroa, II, MD
12/11/2015 Stuff We Don't Do In the ICU Anymore David Janz, MD
12/4/2015 The Medical Student of the Future Robert Eubanks, MD
11/20/2015 "Can I stop taking Coumadin?" Non-Pharmacologic means for Stroke Reduction for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation Jameel Ahmed, MD
11/13/2015 Can we control Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States? The Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Prevention Program as Paradigm Davide Martin, MD
11/06/2015 A History of Charity Hospital Shane Sanne, MD
10/30/2015 Immunizatiojns - Not just for kids! Betty Lo, MD
10/23/2015 Psoriatic Arthritis: Diagnosis, Treatment and Why? James S. Louie, MD, MD MACR, FACP
10/16/2015 Quality and Safety in Hospital Systems Murtuza Ali, MD
10/09/2015 Caridac Sarcoidosis. Underdiagnosed? Undertreated? David Birnie, MD
10/02/2015 Inpatient Management of Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis Kara De Felice, MD
09/25/2015 Can a pill a day keep the doctor away? What you should know about HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. Paula Seal, MD
09/18/2015 Pain Medicine Charles E. Schlosser, III, MD
09/11/2015 Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know Agustin A. Garcia, MD
09/04/2015 Update on Intensive Insulin Robert Richards, MD
08/28/2015 Kidney Disease in the Geriatric Population Erwin Aguilar, PharmD, MSc, MPH
08/21/2015 How Cultural Competence Impacts Our Clinical Communications Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD
08/14/22015 The Evidence For Compassion Marcelle M. Rousseau, MD
08/07/2015 Sexually Transmitted Infections: Some Review and What's New Stephanie N. Taylor, MD
07/31/2015 Biomarkers & Omic - The Roadmap in Cardiology Vijayendra Jaligam, MD
07/24/2015 Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension David B. Badesch, MD
07/17/2015 IVIg: Old Dog New Tricks  Sanjay Kamboj, MD
07/10/2015 Interprofessional Hotspotting in New Orleans: Student-Driven, Patient-Centered Care Coordination Jessica L.  Johnson, PharmD, Jake Quinton, MPH-L3, Madeline B. DuBas, RN, BSN
07/03/2015 HOLIDAY  
06/19/2015 Diabetic Kidney Disease 2015:  A Clinician’s Guide Mark D. Williams, MD
06/12/2015 1. Doing the Right Things Right: Exploring Barriers to Planning,
Iplementing, and Assessing Quality Initiative (QI) Projects and Strategies for Improvement 
2. The Computer Who Wore a Lab Coat: The Past & Future of Diagnostic Systems
3. Resident Update and Resident Choice Awards
1. Daniel Englert, MD
2. Matthew Jordan, DO
3. Drs. Englert & Jordan
06/05/2015 Update on Medical Billing and Coding Daniel Raines, MD
05/29/2015 Improving Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Jonathan Owen, MD
05/22/2015 Update in the Treatment of MRSA
Bacteremia and Skin and Skin
Structure Infections
Rebecca Lillis, MD
05/15/2015 Direct Primary Care: A Better Way to Pactice Medicine Steven  M. Manning, MD
05/08/2015 Use of Innovative Technologies to Manage Obesity in Prenatal and Postnatal Women Leanne M. Redman, PhD
05/01/2014 Access to Care in New Orleans Today:
Beginnings of the Post-Safety Net Era
Joseph M. Kanter, MD, MPH
04/24/2015 Health Care in the Era of the Affordable Care Act: A Focus on Medicaid Rebekah Gee, MD, MS, MPH
04/17/2015 Genetic Screening and Testing in the Post-Genome Era Deborah A. Driscoll, MD
04/10/2015 Geriatric Medicine Update Thomas M. Reske, MD, PhD
04/03/2015 HOLIDAY  
03/27/2015 The Practice of Medicine: The Game That Will Tie You Up in Knots Catherine M. Hebert, MD
03/20/2014 MATCH DAY  
03/13/2014 Obesity, Diet and Physical Activity: A Gastroenterologist’s Journey into the World of Nutrition Uri Ladabaum, MD,
03/06/2014 Screening of Young Athletes Allen J. Solomon, MD
02/27/2015 New and Experimental Therapies for RA Ernest Brahn MD
02/20/2015 ECMO Advances in Adult
Frank Smart, MD
02/13/2015 Headaches in the ER Caroline Barton, MD
01/06/2015 Personalized Molecular Therapy for Breast Cancer Debasish Tripathy, MD
01/30/2015 Is More Always Better in Medicine: The Challenge to do Less? Angela Johnson, MD
01/23/2015 Influenza: The Killer Amongst Us Seema Walvekar, MD
01/16/2015 History of Pain Stephen Kishner, MD
01/09/2015 Measures of Asthma Control Kyle Happel, MD
12/19/2014 A Baker’s Dozen: A Guide to Adult Immunizations David M. Borne, MD
12/12/2014 Current Approaches to Cancer Screening Vince D. Cataldo, MD
12/06/2014 Enterococci: Examples of How to Make Second (or Third) Rate Pathogens into a First Rate Problem Barbara E. Murray, MD
11/21/2014 Infectious Diseases:
Clinical Pearls for the Internist
Leonardo Seoane, MD; Chad S. Miller, MD; and Fred A. Lopez, MD
11/14/2014 How Long Do I Have? The Lost Art of Prognostication in Medical Disease Kristi Boudreaux, MD
11/07/2014 Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in the Elderly Koonlawee Nademanee, MD
10/31/2014 RACAT Science: An Approach to Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis Lynell W. Klassen, MD
10/24/2014 Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Clinical Manifestations, Prospects for Treatment,
and Perspectives from the Front Line
George Risi, MD, MSc
10/17/2014 Ethics in Global Health Annelies De Wulf, MD
10/10/2014 Differential Diagnosis of Dementia Abir Abdo, MD
10/03/2014 Sexually Transmitted Infections Update David Martin, MD
Grading the Major Elements of Health Care Reform
Najy Masri, MD
09/19/2014 A 21st Century Approach to Managing and Monitoring IBD Jennifer A. Strople, MD
09/12/2014 Strategies for the Use of Simulation Technologies in Medical Education Matthew Carlisle, MD
09/05/2014 Lost in Translation: Caring for Non-English Speaking Patients inan English Speaking Healthcare System Kate Brown, MD
08/29/2014 Statin Myopathy: An Autoimmune Disease? Lisa Christopher-Stine, MD, MPH
08/22/2014` Pediatric Obesity and Later Health Outcomes Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD
08/15/2014 New Developments in Renal Cell Carcinoma Marc R. Matrana, MD, MSc
08/08/2014 “Only” Skin Deep? A Guided Tour of Diagnosis, Treatment and Serious Consequences of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections C. Lynn Besch, MD
07/25/2014 Exploring a Diversity of Ideas On Medically Relevant Topics Judd Shellito, MD; Stephen Kantrow, MD; Bennett deBoisblanc, MD
07/18/2014 The Evolution of Breast Cancer Therapy Michelle Loch, MD
07/11/2014 Medical Marijuana:  Therapeutic Option or Public Health Concern Jorge A. Martinez, MD, JD
07/04/2014 HOLIDAY  
06/20/2014 Infection Prevention and Control –
Not Just for Bean Counters Anymore
Joanne T. Maffei, MD
06/13/2014 Clinical Cases from Chief Year Carrie Caruthers, MD and Adrienne Arbour, MD
06/06/2014 The Achilles’ Heel of Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy – The Athletic Heart
Michael Foster, MD
05/30/2014 The Medical & Surgical Experiences of
An LSU School of Medicine Alumnus
In Africa and Beyond
Bert B. Oubre, MD
05/23/2014 New Cholesterol Guidelines:
Where Have All The Targets Gone?
Diana Thien, MD
05/16/2014 The Role of Autopsy in Modern Day
Clinical Medicine
Robin McGoey, MSGC, MD
05/09/2014 Hospital Medicine: Not Just the Latest Fad Paul Thien, MD
05/03/2014 Development of a Novel Adenosine-Eluting Guidewire (Adenowire) for Coronary Vasodilatation During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Mervyn B. Forman, MD, PhD
04/25/2014 The ABCs of ARVs: Negotiating the Maze of HIV Treatments Rebecca Clark, MD
04/18/2014 HOLIDAY  
04/11/2014 The Centrality of Life Experience:
Behavioral & Health Implications of Child Traumatic Stress
Robert S. Pynoos, MD
04/04/2014 Acute Pancreatitis: Update 2014 Stephen Landreneau, MD
03/28/2014 When Hypothermia is Not Therapeutic Sean P. Hardy, MD
03/21/2014 MATCH DAY  
03/14/2014 Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Solutions Melinda Sothern, PhD
03/07/2014 Building a Model for Osteoarthritis Care Angela McLean, MD
02/28/2014 The Problem of Multidrug Resistant TB in Turkey, and its Management Seref Ozkara, MD
02/25/2014 Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy (LVNC): Tthe Great Pretender Frank Smart, MD
02/14/2014 The Physical Examination; Time for a Change? John R. Amoss, MD
02/07/2014 Stem Cell Transplant: Current and Future Aspects Robert Emmons, MD
01/31/2014 Serum Phosphate: Vascular Toxin, Biomarker or Both? Eleanor Lederer, MD
01/24/2013 Medical Errors–-Consequences of Misdiagnosis Prem Kumar, MD
01/17/2014 In Search of the Holy Grail:
Insulin Pump Therapy and the Search for the Artificial Pancreas
Taniya de Silva, MD
01/10/2014 Androgen Receptor Signaling and Prostate Cancer Maofu Fu, MD
12/20/2013 State of the Art – Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Rubin Zhang, MD
12/13/2013 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Kiersta Kurtz-Burke, MD
12/06/2013 The Ocular Exam Jayne S. Weiss, MD
11/22/2013 Colon Cancer: A Community Conspires in Disease Cynthia Sears, MD
11/15/2013 “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”: The Media and Exploitation of Disease Lee Engel, MD, PhD
11/08/2013 Practicing Excellence: How to Give Great Care  and Feel Better at the End of Your Day Jay Kaplan, MD
11/01/2013 Coronary Revascularization in Ischemic Heart Disease: Lessons from Observational Studies
and Randomized Clinical Trials
Nestor Mercado, MD
10/25/2013 The Burning Leaf, e-Cigarettes and the Next Revolution Stephen Kantrow, MD
10/18/2013 Delirium in the Elderly William P. Hudson, MD
10/11/2013 Targeted Therapy of Systemic Sclerosis Virginia Steen, MD
10/04/2013 Preventing Anal Cancer in Louisiana Michael Hagensee, MD, PhD
09/27/2013 Infectobesity – Obesity of Infectious Origin Nikhil Dhurandhar, PhD
09/20/2013 Violent Injury Prevention
and the Emergency Department
Jennifer Avegno, MD
09/13/2013 The Sunshine Vitamin: Benefits of Vitamin D Beyond Bone Health Le Nguyen, MD
09/06/2013 High Value, Cost-Conscious Care:
Wasting the Buck Stops Here
Steven E. Weinberger, MD
08/30/2013 Novel Therapeutics and the Changing Role of Admission in Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis Ross McCarron, MD
08/23/2013 Healthcare Financing in Louisiana Fred Cerise, MD, MPH
08/16/2013 Contrast-Induced Nephropathy –
Old Concept, New Perspectives
Mihran Naljayan, MD
08/09/2013 Novel Oral Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation Paul Lelorier, MD
08/02/2013 Meeting the Challenge of CDC HIV Testing Guidelines: Fourth Generation Testing in the Emergency Department Lisa Moreno-Walton, MD
07/26/2013 Treatment of Hepatitis C:  A New Era Anne Hull, MD
07/19/2013 Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors and Pulmonary Medicine Carol Mason, MD
07/12/2013 Clinical Pearls in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Arun Swaminath, MD
07/05/2013 CANCELLED  
06/28/2013 CANCELLED  
06/21/2013 Reducing 30-Day Readmission Rates: A Search for Effective Strategies
Health Care Maintenance for the Hospitalist
Shane Guillory, MD,
Shane Sanne, DO
06/14/2013 HIV and Pain: Changing the Tide Paula S. Seal, MD
06/07/2013 Hives in Medical Lives – A Clinician’s Approach to Urticaria Sanjay Kamboj, MD
05/31/2013 Update on Obesity Treatment in the
Primary Care Setting
Diana McDermott, MD, MPH
05/242013 Innovations in Echocardiography Prashanthi Atluri, MD
05/17/2013 Current Topics in Global Health David Beran, DO, MPH
05/10/2013 Geriatric Oncology Thomas M. Reske, MD., PhD.
05/03/2013 Diabetic Neuropathy Stephen Morse, DO
04/26/2013 A Case of Chronic Cough, Sore Throat and Contact Lens Intolerance Prem Kumar, MD
04/19/2013 Students of Disease from 1943 to 2013: From Wiley Forbus to Choosing Wisely C. Bruce Alexander, MD
04/12/3013 Probiotics and Infectious Disease David A. Welsh, MD
03/29/2013 HOLIDAY  
03/22/2013 Performance Impacts Sustainability Cassandra D. Youmans, MD,
03/15/2013 Statin Therapy 2013: A Promise Fulfilled Carl “Chip” J. Lavie, MD,
03/08/2013 Are Steroids Effective for Low Back Pain? David J. Kennedy, MD
03/01/2013 The Genetics of Cardiomyopathic Disease John L. Jefferies, MD
02/22/2013 Transitioning the Pediatric Patient
to Adult Care
Daniel S. Hsia, MD
02/15/2013 HIV and Cancer: Patient-focused Research and New Directions in New Orleans Christopher Parsons, MD
02/08/2013 A Touch of Big Charity Went a Long Way for Success Of Bogalusa Heart Study and Proudly a Boyd Professor Gerald S. Berenson, MD
02/01/2013 Emergencies and Urgencies in Patients with Lung Cancer Robert A. Ramirez, DO
0125/2013 An Update on Human Prion Diseases Catherine Hebert, MD
01/18/2013 Update on Screening for Colorectal Cancer Daniel L. Raines, MD
01/11/2013 Primary Immunodeficiencies in Adults Ricardo Sorensen, MD
12/14/2012 The Re-emergence of Peritoneal Dialysis: A Paradigm Shift in Renal Replacement Therapy Johathan G. Owen, MD
12/07/2012 Augenblick: Diagnostic Dilemmas in History Salvatore Mangione, MD
11/30/2012 Stewardship, Diagnostic Microbiology, and the 7th Competency L. Barth Reller, MD
11/16/2012 Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock Jeffrey Elder, MD.
11/09/2012 Moving Beyond AFFIRM: Rhythm versus Rate Control for Atrial Fibrillation in the Era of Ablative Therapy  Jameel Ahmed, MD
11/02/2012 The Forthcoming Election and the Candidates Plans for Health Reform and Medicare – Implications for the Future Practice of Medicine Richard A. Culbertson, PhD and Rebekah Gee, MD, MPH
10/26/2012 The Patient Centered Medical Home Mary Coleman, MD, PhD
10/19/2012 Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Stephen Kishner, MD
10/12/2012 Pulmonary Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation James H. Shelhamer, MD
10/05/2012 The Changing Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Disease and the Impact of Conjugate Vaccines Monica Farley, MD
09/28/2012 Obesity, Its Treatment and New Treatments in Development Frank Greenway, MD
09/21/2012 LSUHSC and Southeast Lo isiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS): Partnerships Past, Present and Future Cathy Lazarus, MD and Stephanie. Repasky, PsyD
09/14/2012 Cancer Treatment Updates 2012: Not the Same Old Chemotherapy Brian Boulmay, MD
09/07/2012 Applying Multi-patient Simulation Training to Your Practice:  Are You Ready for Disaster? Pierre Detiege, MD
09/31/2012 CANCELLED  
08/24/2012 Fever: Friend or Foe? Judd Shellito, MD
08/17/2012 Essence Festival:  Your Microbial Identity And How Antibiotics Can Change It Julio Figueroa II, MD
08/10/2010 Best Practice in Advanced Liver Disease: An Evidence-Based Consensus Approach Kevin Mullin, MD
08/03/2012 Pleotropic Effects of Inflammasome Modulation in Rheumatologic
Conditions and Associated Comorbidities
Raquel Cuchacovich, MD
07/27/2012 Adult Vaccines: An Update Eirinn Erny, MD
07/20/12 Heart Failure with Preserved EF: Sorting Through the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Guessing Game Frank Smart, MD
07/13/12 Pelican Electronic Health Record Vishal Jain, Carl Walker, MD, Wayne Wilbright, MD
0706/12 No MGR Today  
6/29/12 No MGR Today  
6/22/12 No MGR Today  
06/15/12 1.  Diseases Down the Bayou
2.  Handheld Ultrasound – A 21st
     Century Stethoscope for
3.  Overview of LSU Internal
     Medicine Program
1.  Jess Duet, MD
2.  Seema
     Walvekar, MD
3.  Jess Duet, MD
     and Seema
     Walvekar, MD
06/08/12 HPV Vaccine Update Rebecca Lillis, MD
06/01/12 Outpatient Alcohol Use and the Inpatient Complications D. Steven Euler, Jr., MD
05/25/12 Diagnosis & Management of Lipid Disorders: Venturing Beyond Statins Karen Friday, MD
05/18/12 Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen to Restore Hearing Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD
05/11/12 LSU Healthcare Network Primary Care Influenza Vaccination Study J. Brent Wallis, MD
05/04/12 Sudden Cardiac Death Paul LeLorier MD
04/27/12 The Changing Face of HIV Care Ronald D. Wilcox, MD
04/20/12 Patient-Physician Interactions: The Verbal Part of the Physical Examination Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD
04/13/12 The Role of Prevention in the Patient Centered Medical Home Michael O. Fleming, MD
04/06/12 HOLIDAY  
03/30/12 Cardiac Biomarkers in the Evaluaion of ACS Christopher Willoughby, MD
03/23/12 Boning Up on Osteoporosis Jan Bruder, MD
03/16/12 Quality Improvement in Healthcare – an International Imperative Stephen Hunter, MD
03/09/2012 Pre-operative Evaluation and Management of the Hospitalized Patient Kristi Boudreaux, MD
03/02/12 Infectious Diseses: Clinical Pearls for the Internist Fred A. Lopez, MD
02/24/12 Pancreatic Cancer Jyotsna Fuloria, MD
02/17/12 One Hundred Years of Allergen Immunotherapy Prem Kumar, MD
02/10/12 Health Quality: Idle Chatter or Real Paradigm Shift? Dwayne A. Thomas, MD
02/03/12 Psychological Stress and Asthma Risk: Clinical and Molecular Approaches to Identifying Individual Susceptibility Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD
01/27/12 The Patient Safety Movement: Origins to Current State Thomas Knight, MD
01/20/12 Health Care Reform: Changing Times or Time for Change Najy Masri, MD
01/13/12 Chronic Diarrhea: A Common Diagnostic Dilemma Daniel Raines, MD
010512 Of Hypnos and Morpheus: Hormones and Sleep Gabriel Uwaifo, MD
12/30/11 Holiday  
2/23/11 Holiday  
12/16/11 Pneumocystis – Down But Not Out Judd Shellito, MD
12/9/11 The Evolution and Ecology of the Cholera
Bacillus in Aquatic Habitats
Gary Schoolnik, MD
12/2/11 Comprehensive Geriatrics Assessment Charles Cefalu, MD
11/25/11 Holiday  
11/18/11 Cancer Treatment in the Era of Personalized Cancer Medicine Jill Gilbert, MD
11/11/11 Crisis in Standard of Care James Aiken, MD
11/04/11 Percutaneous Revascularization: Well Beyond the Coronaries Elias Hanna, MD
10/28/11 The Future of Medical Education Robert Eubanks, MD
10/21/11 Simulation Nation: Mannequins Are People Too! Paul Thien, MD
10/14/11 Challenges of Clinical Assessment and Clinical Trial Design in Connective Tissue Disease Interstitial Lung Diseases (CTD-ILD): Lessons Learned from Scleroderma Pulmonary Fibrosis Lesley Saketkoo, MD, MPH
10/7/11 Clinical Reasoning: a Persistent Necessity Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD
09/30/11 Hypertension in the Elderly: Deconstructing
the 2011 ACCF/AHA Expert Consensus
Efrain Reisin, MD
09/23/11 Is the Physical Exam Obsolete? Charles Sanders, MD
09/16/01 Endosonography Stephen W. Landreneau, MD
09/09/11 Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Early Stage Breast Cancer; What the Internist Needs to Know Chris Theodossiu, MD
09/02/11 The Role of the Genitourinary Tract Microbiota  in Health and Disease David Martin, MD
08/26/11 Preventive Medicine Nicole Giambrone, MD
08/19/11 Untangling the “Heavy” Cardio-vascular Burden of Obesityand the “Obesity Pradox” Carl J. Lavie, MD
08/12/11 When to Squeeze and How Much?
Evidence Based Vasopressor Use
Peter M.C. DeBlieux, MD
08/05/11 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Stephen Kishner, MD
07/29/11 Prevention and Management of
Bacterial Infections in Hemodialysis
Kenneth Abreo, MD
07/22/11 Improving Patient Safety: Major Emphasis on Patient Handoffs Jorge Martinez, MD, JD
07/15/11 Cultural Competence and Diversity in Health Care Dereck J. Rovaris, Sr., Ph.D.
07/08/11 Recognizing High-Risk Syncope Paul LeLorier, MD
07/04/11 HOLIDAY