St. Jude Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds is presented at noon in the Board Room unless otherwise noted.


March 26 Topic: Management of Sickle Cell Pain
Speaker: Samir Ballas, MD, FACP, FASCP, FAAPM, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University, Senior Member of the Cardeza Foundation for Hematological Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Host: Kerri Nottage, MD, Department of Hematology
March 30 NOTE: Special Day and Time - Monday, 3:00 pm

Topic: Behavioral Aspects of Cancer Genetic Testing
Speaker: Kenneth P. Tercyak, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors, Departments of Oncology/Pediatrics; Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine; Member, Division of Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention and Control; Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC.

Host: Sean Phipps, PhD, Chair, Department of Psychology
April 2 Topic: Palliative Care at St. Jude: A Review of the Recent IOM Report on Palliative Care and How We Measure Up
Speaker: Justin N. Baker, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM, Attending Physician, Quality of Life Service; Director, Hematology/Oncology Program; Associate Member, Department of Oncology

Host: TBD
April 9 Topic: Initial Clinical Experience in Pediatric Oncology Using an Integrated PET/MRI Scanner
Speaker: Regine Kluge, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Leipzig-Germany, C-3 Professor, Nuclear Medicine (field of PET Oncology), University of Leipzig-Germany

Host: Robert Kaufman, MD, Member, Department of Radiological Sciences