Grand Rounds

Grand rounds are an integral component of medical education, consisting of presenting new innovations in medicine to an audience of doctors, residents and medical students. Presentations are given by faculty members from each of our divisions as well as invited guest speakers from across the nation. Grand rounds attendees qualify for CME credit.

They are held every Thursday from 12:00pm - 1:00pm, September through June.

The Current Grand Rounds are as follows:

Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, December 9, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Zoom Attendance Only

Zoom Link:

Hania Kassem, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology, UTMB

“Delaying the Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease: Beyond the ACE Inhibitors and ARB’s”

Objectives: At this conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Review current standard practice in managing diabetic kidney disease (DKD)
  2. Analyze benefits of SGLT-2 inhibitors in CKD patients
  3. Examine the role of non-steriodal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in DKD

Target Audience and NeedsInternal Medicine faculty, staff, registered nurses, residents, fellows, students, and internists specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, Geriatrics, Hematology & Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Palliative Care, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology need to be regularly updated with new research and guidelines regarding the evaluation and management of medical disorders and implement them in clinical practice to enhance the quality of patient care and improve patient outcomes.

Educational Methods: Educational methods will include lectures, case presentations, literature review, and panel discussion.

Activity Evaluation: Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Everyone is welcome.