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Institutional Combined Grand Rounds

On a quarterly basis, we sponsor an Institutional Combined Grand Rounds Series. Sessions are scheduled four times a year on the 3rd Wednesday in those months, from 7:00 - 8:00 am ET.  The series is under the direction of Alan Kohrt, MD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development. All faculty, residents, fellows, medical students, and PA Students are invited to participate. Currently, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, these sessions are facilitated via Zoom.  Details and Zoom instructions are emailed to all invited participants prior to the event.  Upcoming Combined Grand Rounds dates for the 2021 - 2021 academic year are:

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET)
Topic: COVID Update 
Speakers: Jay Sizemore, MD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine UT College of Medicine Chattanooga & Charles Woods, MD, Professor & Chair, Pediatrics, UT College of Medicine Chattanooga
Link to the recording on our UTCOMC YouTube Channel: COVID-19 Update (CGR Presentation 7-21-2021)
Link to Dr. Sizemore's slides in pdf format:  COVID-19 Update by Jay Sizemore, MD, MSPH (7-21-2021)
Link to Dr. Woods' slides in pdf format:  Coronavirus Update by Charles Woods, MD, MS (7-21-2021)

Wednesday,  October 20, 2021 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET)
Topic: Driving Quality & Safety through High Reliability Practices
Speaker: Adam Campbell, PhD, Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality (Erlanger Health System)
Link to Dr. Campbell's slides in pdf format:  Driving Quality Improvement & Safety Using High-Reliable Management Systems

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET)
Topic: The Adult in the Children's Waiting Room -- a multispecialty perspective on when and how to transition patients, and why some patients stay on the pediatrics side longer than others."
Speakers:  Brandon Morrical, MD (Pediatric Cardiologist); Jennifer Keates-Baleeiro, MD (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology); and Joel Ledbetter, MD (Pediatric Pulmonology) 

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET)
Topic: TBD
Speaker: TBD 

CME Credit:

AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accreditation: The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

If you attend the live Zoom of these sessions, you may receive CME/AMA/CEU credits -- Complete this form:

If you have any questions about CME, please contact Bill Reynolds, MBA, Statewide Director for UT CME.

Archived Combined Grand Rounds

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET) - Topic: Our Lens for Addressing Health Equity and Why it Matters
Speaker: Katherlyn Geter, BS

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET) - Topic: "Hamilton County Department of Health, UT Erlanger Healthcare Disparities Work Group, and UT Erlanger Hypertension Task Force Update"
Speakers: Steven Cooper, MD, Mark Erickson, MD, Stephen Adams, MD, and Julia McKay, LPN  

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET) - Topic: "Moral Determinants of Health"
Speaker: Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (also former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).    
Also, from 8:00 - 9:00 am ET, we will host a community panel discussion with Dr. Berwick, moderated by Rae Bond, Executive Director for the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, and Chair of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County COVID Task Force.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (7:00 - 8:00 am ET) - Topic: "Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Recovery: A Personal Story"
Speaker: Stephen Loyd, MD, Medical Director, Cedar Recovery, JourneyPure at the River, and The Next Door
Click here to view a recording of Dr. Loyd's presentation.

May 26, 2022