Medical Grand Rounds

Medical Grand Rounds are held every Monday, with every 4th session held in the TRI auditorium and remaining sessions held at the Russell Strong Auditorium at the PA Hospital. It is highly recommended that translational researchers attend these sessions to learn about the processes and challenges of clinicians in a hospital environment. Sessions start at 12:15pm with a light lunch served prior at 12 noon.

Date Chair Presenter 1 Presenter 2 Location
22 October  A/Prof Ruth Hubbard  Lesley Smith & Dr Nicola Warren - Mental Health; 'Clozapine: 'Both a Cure and a Curse" Dr Caroline Tallis - Gastroenterology; 'Heading towards hepatitis C eradication' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
15 October A/Prof Paul Varghese Dr Nicole Leather - General Medicine 2; 'An unusual case of altered consciousness' Dr Xenia Caney - Peri-op Medicine: 'When the Stakes are High' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
8 October Dr Ian Scott Dr Mahdod Eftekar - Liaison Psychiatry; 'Conversion Disorder - a case-based discussion'  Dr Keith Harris - Toxicology; 'Massive SR paracetamol overdose' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
24 September Dr David Looke Dr Fiona Chan - Neurology; 'Low dose Rituximab in the treatment of Myasthenia Gravis' Dr Euan Walpole - Medical Oncology; 'Treatment at end of life in lung and pancreas cancer and quality dashboards for cancer care'  Russell Strong Auditorium PAH 
17 September Dr David Mudge Dr Naomi Watson - Respiratory' 'Cryobiopsy - a new way of looking at the lungs' Dr Sebastian Le Feurve - Sleep Medicine; 'Night Moves' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
10 September 2018 A/Prof Paul Varghese

Dr Markian Choptiany - Sexual Health;

'S - T - EYEs'

Dr Kelly Dungey - BIRU;

'Two tales in one city: Anoxic Brain Injury'

Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
3 September 2018  A/Prof Ruth Hubbard 

Dr Jack Lockett - Diabetes/Endocrine; 

'One man's trash is another man's treasure - urea in the treatment of hyponatraemia' 

Stroke Team - Hyper-Acute Stroke Unit; 'Lets celebrate HASU 'first anniversary'

TRI Auditorium 
20 August A/Prof Paul Varghese  Dr Howard Liu - Radiation Oncology; '2 cases of spinal cord compression' Dr Michael Stowasser - Hypertension; 'Validation of the Seated Saline Suppression Test for the Diagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism'  Russell Strong Auditorium PAH 
13 August Dr David Mudge Dr Chris Joyce - Intensive Care; 'Massive pulmonary embolism' Dr Peter Moran - Anaesthetics; 'Concealed haemorrhage - its detection and management'  Russell Strong Auditorium PAH 
6 August A/Prof Ruth Hubbard Dr Joann Rotherham - Acute Pain Service; 'Medical Marijuana - Fake News?' Dr Sudipta Sinnya & Dr Conrad Morze - Dermatology; 'Recent advances in the understanding and treatment of Atopic Dermatitis and Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria'  Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
23 July Dr David Looke  12:15pm-12:45pm: Dr Nicole Hancock - MAPU; 'A journey of discovery for the new kid on the block'   Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
16 July Dr Ian Scott Dr Jerisha Ellerstrand & Dr Kari Jarvinen - Public Health; 'What's the big deal about notifiable conditions? and Partnerships in management of lyssaviirus exposures through ED' Dr Stanley Ngai - Nuclear Medicine; 'Updates in Nuclear Medicine and PET (and MRI)' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
9 July  Dr Paul Varghese

Dr Helen Benham - Rheumatology; 'Telerheumatology - Is it acceptable to our patients? 

TRI Auditorium 
2 July Dr David Mudge Dr Luke Aaron - Infectious Diseases; 'Vancomycin prescribing at PAH: opportunities for improvement' Dr Sarah Thang - General Medicine 1; 'Two cases of acute hypercalcemia, how different?'

Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH

25 June Dr David Looke  12:15pm: Dr Navid Hamedani - Chronic Pain Service; 'The role of multidisciplinary approach in chronic pain management' 

12:45pm: Dr Jugdeep Dhesi - GARU; 'Perioperative medicine for older people - where are we now?'

Russell Strong Auditorium 
18 June A/Prof Ruth Hubbard 12:15pm: Dr Kelly Dungey - Spinal Injuries; 'Don't judge a book by it's cover' 12:45pm: Dr Ian Scott - General Medicine 4; 'Man vs machine - the role of machine learning in clinical practice' 

Russell Strong Auditorium PAH

11 June 2018 Dr David Looke  Dr Darshan Shah - Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; 'Power of (Re)perfusion' Dr Katherine Isoardi - Toxicology 'Acute Bone Marrow Suppression and Gastrointestinal Toxicity following acute oral Methotrexate Overdose'  Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
4 June 2018 A/Prof Paul Varghese Prof Len Gray, Dr Anish Menon (Telehealth), A/Prof Ruth Hubbard (Ageing and Geriatric Medicine) & Dr Menaan Palamuthusingam (Kidney Medicine) 'Transforming research into practice: UQ Centre for Health Services Research Showcase'  TRI Auditorium 
28 May 2018 Dr David Mudge 12:15pm: Dr Masoud Taffakh - General Medicine 2; 'Weighty Heart Issues in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus' 12:45pm: Dr Helen Benham & Dr Matthew Terrill - Rheumatology; 'Biologic Warfare in RA' Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
21 May 2018 Dr Ian Scott 12.15pm: Dr Thomas Beaton- Immunology 'Hypereosinophilia and Cardiac Disease' 12.45pm: Prof Ken O'Byrne - Oncology : 'What we have learnt from immune - oncology' Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
14 May 2018 Dr Ian Scott 12:15pm: Dr Phyu Hlaing - Clinical Pharamacology 'A killer in the cabinet' 12:45pm: Dr Nicola Warren, Dr Vanessa Grote & CNC Jenny Taite -  Liaison Psychiatry; 'Eating disorder but not as we know it (semantics, language and culture) Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
23 April 2018 A/Prof Ruth Hubbard  12:15pm: Prof Elizabeth Reymond & Dr Leyton Miller - Palliative Care; 'An Audit of Advanced Care Planning in Metro South Hospitals' 12:45pm: Dr Arjun Gandhi - General Medicine 3; 'Clinical Conundrums' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
23 April 2018 Dr Paul Varghese 12:15pm: Dr Joann Rotherham - Acute Pain Service; 'Opiate Stewardship - What is it and why we need it'  12:45pm: Dr Erin McMeniman - Dermatology; 'Update on risk factors for melanoma, the role of genotype and the future of melanoma screening' Russell Strong Auditorium PAH 
16 April  Dr David Mudge 12:15pm: Dr Jennifer Thoreau (Case) Dr Paul Garrahy (Data) - Cardiology 'Current treatment and outcomes for Acute myocardial infarction @ PAH Russell Strong Auditorium PAH
9 April Dr David Looke 12:15pm: Dr Cancdice Holland - Infectious disease; ‘It’s all in your head’ 12:45pm: Dr Laura Clarke & Lisa Gillinder - Neurology; ‘Seizure Management Protocol Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
26 March A/Prof Ruth Hubbard Dr Akhil Gupta - Diabetes/Endocrine; 'What is the cause of that low salt?' Dr Xenia Caney - Peri-Op Medicine; 'We don't like surprises: Neuromuscular disorders in the perioperative medicine' Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
19 March Dr Ian Scott Dr Jill Parkes-Smith (Sexual Health) & Dr Andrew Lee (Gastroenterology) present 'A Fatal Duo'  Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH 
12 March Dr Paul Varghese Dr Trevor Watkins, - Radiology; 'Imaging the deceased'  Dr Jenny Jones & Dr Michael Wagels - Clinical Ethics; 'Behind the scenes of PAH's 3D printed tibia implant: Clinical Ethics considerations'  Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH 
5 March  Dr David Mudge 12:15pm-1:15pm: Professor Bala Venkatesh - Intensive Care 'ADRENAL Trial The story from NHMRC to NEJM'  TRI Auditorium 
26 Feb Dr David Looke 12:15pm: Dr Clair Sullivan, Dr Anthony Russell and Dr Geoffrey Playford - Digital Hospital; 'Medical informatics at PAH'  12:45pm: Dr Sean Lawrence - Emergency Medicine, 'Error Wisdom'  Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
19 Feb A/Prof Ruth Hubbard

12:15pm: Dr Malcolm Wilson  - Respiratroy; 'Waiting for the Flu'

12:45pm: Dr Sebastian Le Feuvre - Sleep Medicine; 'When breathing through the mouth is better'  Russell Strong Auditorium, PAH
5 Feb 2018 Dr Paul Varghese

12:15pm: A/Prof Ruth Hubbard, Joeanne Cignoli and Prof Len Gray. PA-Southside Clinical Unit; 'Information on professional development for teaching clinicians'

In this special Medical Grand Rounds Information Session, benefits of the event will be introduced to the audience. 

12:45pm: Dr Peter Wood and Dr Claire Robinson - Haematology; 'Too much fo a good thing?' TRI Auditorium