Find the schedule of upcoming Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentations for the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

Our Grand Rounds are held either the 2nd or 4th Wednesday of each month (occasionally twice a month) from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

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February 14, 2024

  • Beyond a 'Strategy of Hope': Using Quality Data to Work Smarter, Not Harder
    Presented in the Patient Centered Care Learning Center (PCCLC), Classroom LC230
    Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS
    Director of the Division of Research & Optimal Patient Care at the American College of Surgeons; Director, ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP); Robert & Kelly Day Professor of Surgery, UCLA; and Professor of Health services, UCLA School of Public Health

February 28, 2024

  • Removing the Mask v2.0
    Through her own lived experience, she will discuss the current state, barriers to care, and the multifaceted approach to enacting change in mental health awareness, reducing stigma and increasing resources for those who are struggling in our community.
    Presented in Acuff Auditorium by:
    Carrie Cunningham, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Section head of the Endocrine Surgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, and senior scientist at the Mass General Institute for Technology

March 13, 2024

  • Clinical and Personal Comparative Effectiveness
    Presented in Acuff Auditorium by:
    Julie A. Freischlag, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), DFSVS, MAMSE
    Chief executive officer of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, chief academic officer and executive vice president of Advocate Health, and executive vice president for health affairs at Wake Forest University and dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine

April 24, 2024

  • Innovations in Fetal Surgery
    Presented in Acuff Auditorium by:
    Jose-Luis Peiró Ibáñez, MD, PhD, MBA
    Professor of Surgery - University of Cincinnati Medical College, CCHMC Fetal Care Center Director - Endoscopic Fetal Surgery, PI at Peiro Lab - The Center for Fetal and Placental Research, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery Division, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC)

May 8, 2024

  • Title of Grand Rounds: TBD
    Presented in-person by:
    Marc Moon, MD
    Chief of the division of cardiothoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, chief of the adult cardiac surgery section at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and chief of adult cardiac surgery at Texas Heart Institute

May 22, 2024

  • Title of Grand Rounds: TBD
    Presented in-person by:
    Shikha Gupta, PSYD
    Director of Psychological Services and Well-Being University of Missouri, School of Medicine