Medical Education Grand Rounds Archive

Medical Education Grand Rounds (MEGR) is held on the last Thursday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Henry B.C. Low, M.D., Learning Center. MEGR is also broadcast over the web through Mediasite live and on demand. With some exception, CME credit is given to those who attend in person and complete the required details.


June 26, 2014
Speaker: Rick Zeff, Ph.D.
Topic: Admissions and MCAT Updates

June 5, 2014
Speaker: Rebecca Andrews, M.D., FACP
Topic: Primary Care Track in GME

May 29, 2014
Speaker: Christine Thatcher, Ed.D.; Stephan Bullard, Ph.D.; Jennifer Miglus
Topic: History of Hartford-area Health Centers

April 24, 2014
Speaker: Eric Jackson, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Topic: Conflict of Interest Curriculum

March 27, 2014
Speaker: Kiki Nissen, M.D., FACP
Topic: Competencies and Milestones

February 27, 2014

January 30, 2014
Speaker: Jim Watras, Ph.D.
Topic: Anatomy Technology


November 21, 2013
Speaker: TBD
Topic: Hot Topics from AAMC

October 24, 2013
Speaker: John Harrison, Ph.D.
Topic: Integration of the Basic Sciences into the Curriculum

September 26, 2013
Speaker: Anne Kenny, M.D.
Topic: Writing Groups

May 30, 2013
Population Health + Patient-Centered Care: Integrating Key Concepts for Teaching, Research, Practice
Gregory Makoul, Ph.D., MHCDS

April 25, 2013
Rethinking Grand Rounds
Thomas J. Van Hoof, M.D., Ed.D.

March 28, 2013
A Discussion of Ethics in Medical Research
Jennifer Miglus, H.M.S., Librarian; Nancy Adams, M.D.; Zita Lazzarini, J.D., M.P.H.

March 12, 2013 (Rescheduled from February 28, 2013)
Managing and Surviving Change: A Practical Toolbox
Kevin Grigsby, D.S.W.

January 31, 2013
Medical Scholarship: Writing for Publication
Gail Sullivan, M.D., M.P.H.


December 2012
Medical Education Grand Rounds was not held in December

November 29, 2012
AAMC Hot Topics
Various Speakers

October 25, 2012
Focus Groups 101
E. Carol Polifroni, Ed.D., C.N.E., NEA-BC, R.N.

September 27, 2012
Simulation in Medical Education
Dr. Angela S. Kueck

June 28, 2012
The New Swiss Army Knife: A Look into the World of Medicine and Medical Education via Handheld
Dr. Anton Alerte

May 31, 2012
National Grand Rounds - Understanding Emerging Trends in Industry-Academic Relationships
Dr. Eric Campbell

April 26, 2012
Teaching Clinical Reasoning
Dr. Dan Henry

February 10, 2012
The Interactive Lecture
Dr. Catherine Ross

January 26, 2012
LCME: A Prep Rally
Dr. Suzanne Rose


November 18, 2011
Hot Topics from the 2011 AAMC Annual Conference
Drs. Leighton Huey, Bruce Gould, David Henderson, Suzanne Rose, Lynn Kosowicz, and Kiki Nissen