Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine hosts monthly integrative medicine Grand Rounds on the third Wednesday of each month from 8 to 9 a.m. These presentations are open to all UCSF faculty and staff, and to the broader health professional community. Presentations take place on the fifth floor at 1545 Divisadero, on the UCSF Mount Zion campus, in William K. Bowes, Jr. Seminar Room.CME/CEU credit is available.*

Upcoming


Wednesday, December 17, 8:00-8:50 am
Mindful Surgeon: Demonstrating the Possibility and Value of Contemplative Cognitive Training in Surgery
Carter Lebares, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the inter-relatedness of burnout, physician well-being and healthcare reform; and
  • Be able to identify the impact of stress and mindfulness on burnout and distress in surgical trainees

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

CME Disclosure Statement:

All members of the planning committee and Dr. Lebares have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


Past


June 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 8:00-8:50 am
MDMA - Assisted Psychotherapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Early reports and announcement of a new multicenter trial
Sylver Quevedo, MD

Learning Objectives: 

  • Updates on prevalence, treatments, and novel approaches to approaches to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Introduction to a novel therapy – medication assisted psychotherapy
  • Information on current clinical trials at UCSF on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

CME Disclosure Statement:

All members of the planning committee and Dr. Quevedo have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


June 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 8:00-8:50am
A Review of the 2018 ICIMH Meeting

Osher Center members who attended the 2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Baltimore will present on  sessions that they attended during the meeting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe and analyze recent research findings in integrative medicine, and
  • Apply relevant research findings to your clinical practice.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

CME Disclosure Statement:

All members of the planning committee and Dr. Dhruva have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


April 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 8:00-8:50 am
Collaboration, Possibilities, and Future Approaches to Polycystic Kidney Disease
Jennifer Ashby, DAOM, LAc and Meyeon Park, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe current treatments for Polycystic Kidney Disease;
  • Translate Polycystic Kidney Disease physiological effects into Traditional Chinese Medicine terms; and
  • Understand approaches, risks, and future ideas in Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosures:

None of the planning committee members nor Dr. Ashby have any conflicts of interest to disclose. Dr. Park is an advisor for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., and her spouse is an employee at Merck.


March 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 8:00-8:50 am
Toward Just Healthcare for All: Revolutionary Reflections on Mindfulness, Social Justice, and Integrative Medicine
Rhonda V. Magee, MA, JD

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine mindfulness and compassion practices as professional development skills; and
  • Explore how these practices support the work of minimizing bias and expanding inclusion, equity and social justice in integrative medicine.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosures: 

All members of the planning committee and Dr. Magee have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


February 2018

Special event, requiring RSVP
Friday, February 16, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Herbst Hall, 1600 Divisadero
Kanbar Lecture on Innovations in Integrative Medicine
The Entanglement of Meditation and Medicine, and What Love’s Got to Do With It
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

Update: the video of this presentation is now online at UCTV.

Learning objectives:

  • Define mindfulness meditation and describe the etymological link between the words meditation and medicine;
  • Describe three lines of evidence supporting the clinical use of MBSR in medical patients with chronic medical diagnoses;
  • Provide three examples of mindfulness in the clinical encounter and how they shape and inform the practice of integrative medicine; and
  • Describe one way you can be more mindful in relationship to your own health and well-being that would also be of benefit to your patients.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosures: 

None of the planning committee members or speakers have any conflicts of interest to disclose. Dr. Kabat-Zinn is the owner of Stress Reduction Tapes and has intellectual property rights for Mindfulness-Based programs, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Since these are not used on or are consumed by patients, these relationships are not considered to be a conflict of interest by CME standards.


January 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018, 8:00 – 8:50 am
Mindfulness-based approaches to promoting women’s mental health during pregnancy and parenting: Novel targets and delivery formats
Jennifer Felder, PhD

Learning objectives:

  • To describe the theory and evidence of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for preventing depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
  • To identify barriers to accessing mindfulness-based interventions and potential solutions.
  • To compare non-pharmacological intervention approaches to treating insomnia during pregnancy.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosures: 

All members of the planning committee and Dr. Felder have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


December 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Mind-Body Medicine for Children and Adolescents: An Integrative medicine approach to successfully incorporating these tools into clinical care
David Becker, MD

Learning objectives:

  • Describe three mind-body tools appropriate for children and adolescents;
  • Compare the evidence for different MBM tools for children and understand the limitations in the data; and
  • Describe an integrative medicine approach to incorporating MBM tools into the encounter and/or referral to outside providers.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosure: 

Dr. Becker has stated that he has no relationships to disclose.


November 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Modern and Traditional Dietary Approaches for Diabetes Mellitus
Rick Hecht, MDCarla Kuon, MDAnand Dhruva, MD, and Evelyn Ho, PhD

Learning objectives:

  • To compare the evidence for different diets for diabetes;
  • To contrast biomedical, traditional Chinese medicine, and Ayurvedic nutrition approaches for diabetes; and
  • To describe an integrative medicine approach for diabetes that emphasizes dietary practices.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosure: 

Dr. Hecht is on the Scientific Advisory Board of Virta. None of the planning committee members or speakers have any conflicts of interest to disclose.


October 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Movement, Breath and Psyche: Yoga and Other Mind-Body Therapies for Treating Major Depression
Sudha Prathikanti, MD

Learning objectives:

  • To summarize some key limitations of conventional treatments for major depression, including remission rates;
  • To identify methodological challenges in designing clinical trials of mind-body therapies for major depression;
  • To describe at least two mind-body therapies with findings of moderate efficacy in major depression; and
  • To compare the study population, control group and results of the Osher RCT of yoga for major depression with previous yoga studies in the literature.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosure: 

Dr. Prathikanti has stated that she has no relationships to disclose.


September 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Managing Stress, Building Resilience: The Imperative for Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education
Aviad Haramati, PhD

Learning objectives (Note: CME application in process):

  • To describe the prevalence of burnout among medical students, faculty and physicians in practice;
  • To understand the physiology and pathophysiology of stress and the scientific basis for mind-body therapies used to reduce stress and improve well-being;
  • To learn about interventional models currently being explored for medical students, residents, physicians and academic faculty to prevent, limit or reverse burnout and foster resiliency; and
  • To discuss the opportunities for the integrative medicine community to take a lead in providing training and guidance regarding curricular interventions mind-body medicine at health professions schools.

Evaluation: An evaluation must be completed to receive CME credit.

Disclosure: 

Dr. Hecht, chair of the Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds planning committee, is on the Scientific Advisory Board of Virta. All other members of the planning committee and Dr. Haramati have stated that they have no relationships to disclose.


*CME/CEU Information

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Acupuncturists: This live activity is approved by the State of California Acupuncture Board for 1 hour of Category 1 CE course credit (provider number 1377).