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Previous Grand Rounds

Previous MELA Grand Rounds

2024 Grand Rounds

January 23, 2024

The Virtual Hospital

Speaker: Mark Sutherland, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine


2023 Grand Rounds

November 28, 2023

Lessons from the Blue Zones: Centenarians Secrets for Longevity

Speaker: Tamela D. McClam, MD, FAPA
Assistant Professor
Divisions of Community and Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry


October 24, 2023

Simulation to Improve Emergency Care Delivery

Speaker: Nicholas Morris, MD
Associate Professor, Neurology
Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program Director
Chair, Resuscitation Committee
Associate Director, Shock Trauma Simulation Center


September 26, 2023

How We Pick Them! Using Communication Science to Better Prepare Mentees for Interviews 

Speaker: Laura Buchanan, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery


June 27, 2023

The Neuroscience of Transmitting, Receiving, and Storing Information, and the Four Ways We Mess With It 

Speaker: Alex Poulopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology



May 23, 2023

Assisting Students in Distress

Speaker: Marissa Flaherty, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Office of Student Affairs

April 25, 2023

Social Determinants of Learning in HPE

Speakers: Cara Felter, PT, DPT, MPH
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Lindsey Mathis, PT, DPT


March 28, 2023

Teaching on the Run: Successful Teaching in a Busy Setting

Speaker: Amal Mattu, MD
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs

February 28, 2023

How to Teach Small Groups Effectively

Speaker: Devang Patel, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine

January 24, 2023

The Illusion of Knowing: Exploring Key Educational Practices for Enduring Learning

Speaker: Christina Cestone, PhD
Assistant Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, UMSOM

2022 Grand Rounds

November 22, 2022

Teaching Complex Procedures to Adult Learners

Speaker: Siamak Moayedi, MD
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

October 25, 2022

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Speaker: Nirav Shah, MD
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, DC-Baltimore Critical Care Educational Consortium
Assistant Dean for Curriculum
Associate Chief for Education and Faculty Development

September 27, 2022

How to Give an Effective Presentation

Speaker: Omer Awan, MD, MPH
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Associate Vice Chair of Education
Associate Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Co-Director, Medical Student Radiology Clerkship