Seminars & Conferences

Community Campus Primary Care Provider Rounds
Community Campus Primary Care Provider Rounds are held Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Classroom A/B through June. CME credits are available and registration is not required. For more information, email Beth Sellers at The schedule is as follows:
Jan. 11 – William Marx, DO—Improving Surgical Outcomes
Jan. 18 – Flavia Soto, MD—Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
Jan. 25 – Julius Gene Latorre, MD—Advances in Acute Stroke Management
Feb. 1 – Mohammed Jawed, MD—Uterine Artery Embolization
Feb. 8 – Robert Carhart, MD—Congestive Heart Failure Program
Feb. 15 – Harold Smulyan, MD—Computerized ECG Interpretation: Friend and Foe
Feb. 22 – NO CME Winter Break

Center for Bioethics and Humanities Winter 2019 Seminar Series sessions are Jan. 11, 25 and Feb. 12
The Center for Bioethics and Humanities Winter 2019 Seminar Series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 11, Jan. 25 and Feb. 12 in 4507 Setnor Academic Building. A light lunch will be offered at 11:45 a.m. prior to the start of each seminar. The schedule is as follows:
Jan. 11—L. Syd M. Johnson, PhD, associate professor of philosophy and bioethics at Michigan Technological University, will present Disorders of Consciousness in an Age of Uncertainty: The Ethical and Legal Implications. Johnson will explore the corresponding bioethical and legal uncertainties that challenge persistent dogmas about consciousness disorders.
Jan. 25—Katarina Lee, JD, MA, assistant professor of family medicine at University of Manitoba College of Medicine, will present Taking the Womb to the Operating Room: Ethical and Legal Issues Impacting Uterine Transplantation. Lee will also address how uterine transplantation highlights the general lack of regulation of assisted reproductive technologies in the United States, given uncertainty whether the National Organ Transplantation Act ought to govern uterine transplantation.
Feb. 12—Devan Stahl, PhD, MDiv, assistant professor of clinical ethics at Michigan State University, will present Which ‘Me’ Matters? Are the prior wishes of once competent patients always determinative? This presentation will explore the foundations and limits of precedent autonomy for people with acquired cognitive impairment.

Nursing Grand Rounds is Jan. 15
Chief Nursing Officer Nancy Page, MS, RN, NEA-BC, will present Upstate Nursing 2018 Year End Review: RN Satisfaction Survey Results and the Magnet Journey Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Performance Center at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. The presentation will be streamed to Classroom A/B at Community Campus. The presentation will be videotaped for post-presentation online viewing within the NGR blackboard course #3490: Nursing Grand Rounds. Targeted to all Upstate Nurses who wish to increase their knowledge of the 2018 RN satisfaction scores, current progress towards Magnet accreditation, and the top two priorities for nursing practice environment improvements to continue progress towards initial Magnet designation. Registration is not required. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded by the ICNE. For more information, contact Ellen Albanese at