Grand Rounds Presentation Archive

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2024 Speakers

January 16th, 2024: "Coding and Billing Update" presented by Bonnie Kirby and Jennifer Storm

February 20th, 2024: "MFM Division: Featured updates & highlights from SMFM Pregnancy Meeting 2024" presented by Dr. Sabrina Burn, Dr. Cresta Jones, Dr. Bethany Sabol, and Dr. Tiffany Corlin

March 19th, 2024: "Venous Origin Chronic Pelvic Pain" presented by Christopher Hesh, MD, RPVI

April 16th, 2024: "A Framework of Approach to Perinatal Mental Health" presented by Tolu Odebunmi, MBBS,MPH

May 21st, 2024: "SMFM’s Choosing Wisely Campaign: A Review of Supporting Data for Selected Recommendations" presented by Betsy Hoover, MD

2023 Speakers

January 17, 2023: "Bringing Back the Joy in Education: The Importance of Effective Precepting" presented by Sarah Hutto, MD, MPH, FACOG - Lecture Presentation

March 21, 2023: "Annual Resident Debate" presented by Suzanne Darnell, MD 

April 18, 2023: "Cervical cancer prevention: Is HPV the real MVP?" presented by Jordan Mattson, MD

May 16, 2023: "Management of Gestational Diabetes" presented by Sereen Nashif, MD

June 20, 2023: "Medical Malpractice 101: A General Overview" presented by Ruth Flynn, JD and  Angela Nelson, JD

July 18, 2023: "Stigmatizing Language in Healthcare Documentation" presented by Mandy Huber, CPRN, CNM

August 15, 2023: "Waking up to a Better Practice: Sleep and Circadian Strategies for Physicians" presented by Michael Howell MD, FAAN, FAASM

September 19th, 2023: "PMADs for the Healthcare Professional" presented by Abbey Kruper, PsyD

October 17th, 2023: "Perinatal Diabetes: Controversies and opportunities to improve care" presented by Sarah Wernimont, MD, PhD

November 21st, 2023: "Canary in the coal mine: the etiologic landscape of cerebellar malformations" presented by William B. Dobyns, MD

December 19th, 2023: "Genetic Counseling and Cancer" presented by Alyssa Kne, MS, CGC

2022 Speakers

January 18, 2022: "COVID-19 in Pregnancy" presented by Sarah Cross, MD - Presentation

February 15, 2022: "Surviving, Previving, and Thriving: Prioritizing Prevention for our Patients" presented by Andrea Hagemann, MD, MSCI - Presentation

March 15, 2022: "C Section Ectopic: What Do We Do Now?" presented by Sabrina Burn, MD; Carrie Ann Terrell, MD; Stephen Contag, MD - Presentation

April 19, 2022: "Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: Updates in Family Planning" presented by Jessika Ralph, MD MSCI FACOG - Presentation

May 17, 2022: "First Trimester Ultrasound: Beyond the Gestational Sac" presented by Anna Katerina Sfakianaki, MD

June 21, 2022: "Cervical Cancer in Pregnancy: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemma" presented by Lauren Thomaier Bollinger, MD

July 19, 2022: "Syphilis in Pregnancy: Updates MDH/CDC Recommendations for Management" presented by Stephen Contag, MD; Candy Hasall of the Minnesota Dept of Health - Presentation

August 16, 2022: "Abortion Care Post-Roe: How MN Providers are Expanding Access" presented by Julie Amaon, MD; Nicole Chaisson, MD, MPH; Deborah Juda, WHNP; Sarah Leadley, MD

September 20, 2022: "Ovarian Cancer Precision Medicine Initiative" presented by Tim Starr PhD - Presentation

October 18, 2022: "First Do No Harm for Perinatal Opioid Use Disorder: Initiation of Treatment and Harm Reduction" presented by Cresta Jones, MD, FACOG, FASAM - Lecture Presentation - Do No Harm Presentation

November 15, 2022: "Hypertension Before, During, & After Pregnancy: It's Time to Follow a New Beat" presented by Bethany A. Sabol, MD - Lecture Presentation

December 20, 2022: "Cardio-Obstetrics in Pregnancy" presented by Karen Florio, DO, MPH - Lecture Presentation

2021 Speakers

January 19, 2021: "Differentiating common female genital dermatoses" presented by Christina Boull, MD - Presentation

February 16, 2021: "Current Status of Menopausal Interventions: Hormonal and Nonhormonal Options" presented by Lee P. Shulman, MD - Presentation

March 16, 2021: "Cardio-Obstetrics: What the Obstetrician Should Know" presented by Fernando Aguirre-Amezquita, MD - Presentation

April 20, 2021: "IUD's for Emergency Contraception: Barrier Busting" presented by David K. Turok, MD - Presentation

May 18, 2021: "Critical Cancer Care: CCC meets ICU" presented by Shobhana Talukdar, MD - Presentation

June 15, 2021: "Updates in Management of Fetal Growth Restriction" presented by Stephen Contag, MD - Presentation

July 20, 2021: "Transforming Care to Include Culture and Race in Reproductive Health" presented by Roli Dwivedi, MD - Presentation

August 17, 2021: "Getting Your Paper Published: An Editor's View" presented by James R. Scott, MD - Presentation

September 21, 2021: "Blood Transfusions for the Ob/Gyn: From Basics to Massive Transfusions" presented by Claudia S. Cohn, MD, PhDPresentation

October 19, 2021: "Who is Control Here? Contraceptive Coercion and Reproductive Justice" presented by Kristyn M. Brandi, MPH, MD - Presentation

November 16, 2021: "Transgender Care for the ObGyn Generalist" presented by Hannah M. Locke, MD - Presentation

December 21, 2021: "Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Understanding the past, present, & future of this technology" presented by Brent Hanson, MD - Presentation

2020 Speakers

January 21, 2020: "17P: Examining the Evidence" presented by Yasuko Yamamura, MD

March 17, 2020: "The Gravid Obese: a Walk Through a Life Journey", MFM Fellow Presentation by Hiba Mustafa, MD

July 21, 2020: "The University of Minnsota Precision Medicine Initiative in Gynecologic Malignancies" presented by Boris Winterhoff, MD

September 15, 2020: "Building Resilience: Why Global Health Matters Now More Than Ever" by Rahel Nardos, MD

October 20, 2020: "Reproductive Health Equity" by Ebony Boyce Carter, MD, MPH

November 17, 2020: "Say What? Diagnosing and Treating the 7 Types of Jargon Overuse" - Powerpoint Presentation by Mike Pitt MD

December 15, 2020: "Molar Pregnancy: The Usual and the Unusual" - Presentation by Mark Luquette MD

2019 Speakers

January 15, 2019: Resident Debate. OB TOPIC: Elective Induction Should be Offered at 39 weeks. GYN TOPIC: Robotic Hysterectomy should be used for benign gynecology.

March 19, 2019: "Well-Being in Health Care! Are You Kidding?" presented by David Rothenberger, MD, Senior Advisor for Physician Well-Being for the University of Minnesota Medical School and Professor, Department of Surgery

May 21, 2019: "From Babies to Barker: The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease" presented by Elizabeth Morgan, MD, 3rd Year MFM Fellow

July 16, 2019: "Comprehensive Gender Care" presented by Ejay Jack, MSW, MPA -Transgender Community Liaison Care Coordinator, UMP

August 20, 2019: "Lollipops and Venetian Blinds: Practical Applications of Educational Theory" presented by Kenneth H Kim, MD, MHPE, FACOG, FACS - Director of Multispecialty Robotic Surgical Education and Training, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

September 17, 2019: "The 4 Ps: Pain, Pregnancy, Policy and Punishment (Part 1, Part 2)" presented by Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM - Senior Researcher, Friend Research Institiure; Adjunct Faculty, UCSF; Addiction Medicine Consultant, Virginia Medicaid

November 19, 2019: "Strength Mapping of Culturally-Centered Care in Community-Based Birth" presented by Jennifer Almanza, DNP, APRN, CNM and J'Mag Karbeah, MPH

December 17, 2019: "IVF in the Genomic Era: Improving the Efficiency and Application of IVF" presented by Wael Salem, MD

2018 Speakers

January 16, 2018: Don't Break It: Prevention & Treatment of Osteoporosis

Presenters: Sharon Allen, MD, PhD - Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Sarah Westberg, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS - Associate Professor & Co-Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Pharmacy

February 20, 2018: Interprofessional M&M; OB Cases Involving Medicine, Midwifery, OB/GYN, MFM, & GYN/ONC

Moderated by: Samantha Hoffman, MD - Assistant Professor, Associate Residency Program Director 

March 20, 2018: Infertility Among Gynecologic Oncologists

Presenter: Mihae Song, MD - 3rd Year Gynecologic Oncology Fellow

April 17, 2018: Maternal Mortality in the United States

Presenter: Lisa Gill, MD - 3rd Year Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow

June 19, 2018: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention

Presenter: Yasuko Yamamura, MD - Assistant Professor

August 21, 2018: Responsible Opioid Prescribing: A Primer for Providers

Presenter: Cresta Jones, MD- Assistant Professor

September 18, 2018: Uterine Transplantation (joint Grand Rounds with the Department of Surgery)*

*Please note: this presentation will be at the Mayo Auditorium 

Rebecca Flyckt, MD
Director, Fertility Preservation Program
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Flyckt is a board-certified OB/GYN with subspecialty board certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She earned her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. She then returned to complete her training in OB/GYN and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Flyckt is Director of the Fertility Preservation and Cancer Program at Cleveland Clinic. She specializes in reproductive surgery for endometriosis and fibroids.

Dr. Flyckt's research interests include noninvasive biomarkers for endometriosis, reproductive outcomes in endometriosis, fertility preservation and ovarian tissue cryopreservation, in vitro fertilization, minimally invasive surgery, fibroids, and tubal surgery. She is the principal investigator on the Cleveland Clinic Uterine Transplant Clinical trial, which resulted in the first uterine transplant in the United States.

Dr. Flyckt has published numerous scientific articles, abstracts and book chapters. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and The American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Andreas Tzakis, MD
Emeritus Director of Transplantation
Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida

Dr. Tzakis received his Medical Degree at the University of Athens, Greece with Honors. He completed his surgical training at Mount Sinai Hospital and Stony Brook University, New York. He then joined Dr Thomas Starzl’s team at the University of Pittsburgh. During his tenure in Pittsburgh, he participated in the development of tacrolimus for clinical transplantation. He contributed, in particular, in its application in pediatric, intestinal and multivisceral organ transplantation.

He joined the University of Miami in 1994 and was the founding director of the Miami Transplant Institute, where developed and held the Andreas G. Tzakis endowed Chair in Transplantation. In 2012, Dr. Tzakis was recruited to build a new solid organ transplant program at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He has been a prolific researcher and has authored or co-authored 647 peer-reviewed publications. Among his publications, several are classic references in the transplantation community. He is the lead PI for the Cleveland Clinic Uterine Transplantation Research Program.  He has developed surgical techniques that made transplantation possible for patients with complicated medical conditions that were not considered candidates for transplant in the past. He has assisted in the development of programs in his native Greece, Brazil and Israel.

October 16, 2018: Sensitive Care for Victims of Trauma

Presenter: Sarah Super

2017 Speakers

Presenter: Ben Henrich - MPD Officer, DEA Task Force
Presenter: Christy Boraas, MD, MPH - Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health
Presenter: Gauri Luthra, MD - 3rd Year Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow
Presenter: Tanya Pulver, MD - 3rd Year Gynecologic Oncology Fellow
Presenters: Justin Boeke, MD & Pamela Mills, MD, MPH - PGY 3 OB/GYN Residents
Presenter: Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH - Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management
July 18, 2017: Precision Medicine
Presenter: Boris Winterhoff, MD, MS - Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Presenter: Jamie Feldman, MD, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
September 19, 2017: Diabetes in Pregnancy
Presenter: Samar Malaeb, MD - Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Presenter: John Fischer, MD - Professor, Division of Urogynecology
Presenter: Stephen Contag, MD - Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Presenter: Deanna Teoh, MD - Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

2016 Speakers

January 19: Hair Loss in Women
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology
Arthur Erdman, PhD, Director
Ben Arcand, PhD, Innovation Fellows Director
Medical Devices Center
Bethany Hart, DO
MFM 3rd Year Fellow Presentation
Michelle Glasgow, MD
Gyn Onc 3rd Year Fellow Presentation
Kathy S. Stewart, MD
Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elizabeth Crow, MD, MPH, FACOG
PGY1 Psychiatry
University of Minnesota
Ellie Parker, MPH
Project Coordinator
Physician Advocacy Network
Twin Cities Medical Society
Sarah Westberg, PharmD, BCPS
Co-Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Associate Professr
Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health System
University of Minnesota
Dr. Thomas George, MD - Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology Division
Dr. Tracy Prosen, MD - Department of Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division
Dr. Sarah Hutto, MD, MPH - Department of Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health, General Obstetrics and Gynecology Division
October 18: Vicarious Trauma
Brigit Kelly, MSW, LICSW, PhD
Lisa Johnson Taylor, MA, LP
November 15:  But Why Do I Need Another Tdap?
Lynn Bahta, RN, PHN - Immunization Clinical Consultant
Victor Cruz, MPH - Pertussis Epidemiologist
December 20: Please Don't Fire My Patient: How to Support Your Pregnant Patients' Ability to Earn an Income and Stay Healthy on the Job
Presenter: Liz Morris, JD - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, University of California - Hastings College of the Law

2015 Speakers

Dr. Shelly Tien
Fellow, Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Minnesota
February 17: Medicine Abroad: The How and Why of Volunteering Overseas
Matt Gerber, CCRP
Assistant Director of Research
Department of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Minnesota
March 17:Fetal Surgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mayo Clinic
April 21: On the Road to Precision Medicine: A Collaborative Presentation
Gynecologic Oncologist
University of Minnesota
Stefan Kommoss, M.D.
Universität Tübingen
Chris Zahn, M.D.
Vice President, Practice Activities
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Carol Ball, M.D.
Medical Director
Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota
Associate Professor, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
August 18: Nitrous Oxide
Michelle Collins, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Associate Professor and Director, Nurse-Midwifery Program
Vanderbuilt University School of Nursing
*Please note that this PDF of Dr. Collins slides are to be used for educational purposes and are not to be reproduced*
Terri McCarthy, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Minnesota Area Geriatric Educational Center
October 20: Bariatric Surgery: An Overview and a Lesson in Modern Medicine
Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Gastrointestinal & Bariatric Surgery
November 17: Adolescent Reproductive Health
Nicole Chaisson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
April Batcheller, MD
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist
Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) Minneapolis