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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds


To provide needs-based education for physicians and health care providers to improve knowledge, competence, and performance and to enable the optimum provision of health care.


  • Advance education in basic scientific principles applicable to clinical situations
  • Disseminate information regarding disease prevention and public health
  • Improve understanding of psychosocial and legal issues as they apply to delivery of excellent patient care
  • Provide updates in medical diagnosis and treatment to improve patient outcome

2022-2023 Grand Rounds Schedule

Grand Rounds will be held in person, and can also be viewed virtually via Zoom.

No Medicine Grand Rounds on observed holidays
  • November 23, 2022 — Thanksgiving
  • December 21, 2022 — Christmas
  • December 28, 2022 — New Year’s

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CME Credit

A QR code will be displayed before and after Grand Rounds to register for CME Credit.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Upcoming Speakers





Evidence-Based Reproductive and Endocrine Care of Transgender Patients

Tracy Harrison, M.D.

Assistant Professor,
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences
UC, San Diego


Everything You Wanted to Know about Monkey Pox But Were Afraid to Ask

Davey Smith, M.D.

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego


Sickle Cell Disease

Srila Gopal, M.D.

Medical Director, UC San Diego Adult Sickle Cell Program Clinical; Assistant Professor Division of Hematology/ Oncology, UC San Diego


The Evolution of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer: Changes in National Screening Guidelines

John M. Carethers, M.D., MACP

C. Richard Boland Distinguished University Professor; John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine; Professor, Human Genetics
University of Michigan


Esophageal Dysmotility vs. GERD

Rena Yadlapati, M.D., MSHS, FACG

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UC San Diego; Director, UC San Diego Center for Esophageal Diseases 

11/16/2022 Cardiac Amyloidosis Tony Urey, M.D.
11/23/2022 Holiday -
11/30/2022 Disparities

Crystal Cene, M.D., M.P.H., FAHA

Chief Administrative Officer for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion;
Associate Chief Medical Officer, Health Equity
Professor of Clinical Medicine, UC San Diego; 
Adjunct Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science


Aging and Dying in Prison: Integrating geriatrics and palliative care into criminal justice reform

Brie Williams, M.D., M.S.

Geriatrician & Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Director, Amend
Director, UCSF Criminal Justice & Health Program


Mende Lecture

Adeera Levin M.D., FRCPC, FCAHS, OC

Head, Division of Nephrology
Professor of Medicine
University of British Columbia
Executive Director BC Renal
Medical Lead Integration Clinical and Academic Network PHC

in person

Helen M. Ranney Lecture

Ravi Majeti, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Hematology, Stanford University School of Medicine



Holiday -


Holiday -


Chief Medical Residents

Christine Sonners, M.D.
Aaron Lee, D.O.


- Jonathan Lyons, M.D.


- Pradipta Ghosh, M.D.


Chief Medical Residents Alex Sykes, M.D.
Lainey Flatow-Trujillo, M.D.



Tannishtha Reya Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology; Director, Division of Cancer Biology, University of Michigan


- Njira Lugogo, M.D.


- Zea Borok, M.D.
3/1/2023 Chief Medical Residents Erin Roberts, M.D. 
Alex Tong, M.D., Ph.D.
3/8/2023 Chief Medical Residents


Alex Song, M.D.

3/15/2023 -
3/22/2023 Lipoprotein(a)

Calvin Yeang, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Diseases
UC San Diego

3/29/2023 COVID Therapeutics: Inpatient and Outpatient Michele Ritter, M.D.
Mazen Odish, M.D.
4/5/2023 -

Andrew Auerbach, M.D., MPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

4/12/2023 Nai-Wen Chi Lecture David Altshuler, M.D.
4/19/2023 - -
4/26/2023 - -
5/3/2023 DOM Research Day -
5/10/2023 - -
5/17/2023 - -
5/24/2023 Resident Research -
5/31/2023 - -
6/7/2023 Resident Research -
6/14/2023 - -