Seminars & Conferences

Joe Selby MD, MPH, to speak at Dean and Medicine Grand Rounds June 14
Joe Selby, MD, MPH, executive director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), will speak at Upstate’s Dean and Medicine Chair Grand Rounds Thursday, June 14 at 5 p.m. in 9295 Weiskotten Hall. Selby will discuss the importance of patient and caregiver input in the development of research.  Selby will also speak at the FOCUS Forum Friday, June 15 at 8 a.m. at Loretto’s Cunningham Building Auditorium, 700 E. Brighton Ave., Syracuse. The event is free and open to the public. The events are sponsored by Upstate and the Central New York Citizen’s Aging Research Action Network (CNY-CAN). CNY-CAN is a cooperative effort of FOCUS, Upstate Geriatrics, Southwest Community Center, and HealtheConnections, with input from Onondaga County Office for Aging and Health Foundation of Western and Central New York.

June Community Campus Primary Care Grand Rounds
Community Campus Primary Care Provider Rounds are held Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in Classroom A/B from September through June. CME credits are available and no registration is required. For more information, email Beth Sellers at
June 15—Emerging Drugs of Abuse with William Eggleston, ParmD
June 22—Beyond the ECG: A New Approach to Risk Management for Drug-Induced Torsades de Pointes
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Nursing Grand Rounds is June 19
Michele Dwyer, RN, IBCLC, lactation consultant at Upstate Breastfeeding Medicine Program, will present Care of the Breastfeeding Woman, Infant or Child on a Non-OB Unit June 19 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in conference room 12405 A/B on the 12thfloor of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. The presentation will be streamed live to Classroom A and B at Community Campus and is targeted to Upstate Nurses who wish to increase their knowledge regarding the care of the breastfeeding woman, infant and/or child during hospitalization as well as the resources available through the Upstate Breastfeeding Medicine Program. Registration is not required. 1.0 contact hour will be awarded by the ICNE. For more information, contact Barbara LaCasse at

Cancer Center Grand Rounds is June 22
Dario Marchetti, PhD, director of Biomarker Research Program and professor of Biomarkers Research at Houston Methodist Research Institute, will present Circulating Tumor Cells: Advancing Tools to Combat Metastasis Friday, June 22 at 7:30 a.m. in conference room C1076 A/B/C at Upstate Cancer Center.