Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Grand Rounds Lectures

Pediatrics Grand Rounds lecture - Jan. 20, 2017

Dr. Fernando Stein, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, will present “The Contribution of the General Pediatrician to the Reduction of Mortality in ICU” for January’s pediatric grand rounds.

The lecture will take place Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Strada Patient Care Center conference room  located adjacent to USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and USA Mitchell Cancer Institute.

Dr. Stein will discuss how to identify the three signs of potentially fatal illness in children under five years of age.

A native of Guatemala, Dr. Stein earned his medical degree from Univ de San Carlos de Guatemala and completed his specialty and subspecialty training at Baylor College of Medicine affiliated institutions. He is a founding member of the Section of Critical Care, the Council of Sections Management Committee and the Committee on Membership of the AAP. Dr. Stein is a leader in the area of chronically ill children as survivors of intensive care.

Surgery Grand Rounds lecture - Jan. 20, 2017

The University of South Alabama Department of Surgery is hosting a lecture featuring Dr. Ronald Brooks, assistant professor of surgery at the USA College of Medicine and plastic surgeon with USA Physicians Group.

Dr. Brooks will present the Surgery Grand Rounds lecture on Jan. 20, 2017, at 7 a.m. in the USA Medical Center second floor conference center. The topic of discussion will be lower extremity and facial reconstruction.

Dr. Brooks earned his medical degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis. He completed his surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He then completed a plastic surgery fellowship at the University of Louisville and Affiliated Hospitals, located in Louisville, Ky. In addition, he completed surgical research at Weill Cornel Medical College in New York. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha and is a candidate for membership of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Both lectures are open to faculty, staff and students at USA.

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