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December Medicine Grand Rounds announced

Nov. 29, 2022, 1:30 PM

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Department of Medicine will host the upcoming Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursdays at 8 a.m. in December.

December 1: Rosenblum Lecture: “Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19: PICS, PASC and Long COVID”

  • Carla Sevin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 8: Riven Lecture

  • “Social Determinants of Heart Failure Risk and Outcomes” – Debra Dixon, MD, MS, Clinical Fellow, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • “Vasopressin, beyond vessels, pressors and water” – Juan Pablo Arroyo Ornelas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 15: Diversity Liaison Lecture: “Diversity and Clinical Trial Equity: A Matter of Need, Not an Option”

  • Melvin Echols, MD, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, American College of Cardiology; and Associate Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program Director, Morehouse School of Medicine

Medicine Grand Rounds are hosted in person in 208 Light Hall using a hybrid format. Lectures will be live streamed, and available for on-demand viewing here following the presentation.

Lectures are open to the medical community, including those outside Vanderbilt, via Zoom. Free CME credit is also provided with advanced registration.

For more information, visit

To register and obtain CME credit for Medicine Grand Rounds, participants will need to submit a one-time opt-in to the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds distribution list here (, and create a free VUMC Cloud CME account here (

For questions regarding registration, please email Attallah Stout, Medicine Grand Rounds Program Manager, at


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