Past Grand Rounds


Tuesday, February 11, 2020

"The Impact of Sleep on Health and Performance"
Chad Asplund, MD, Director of Sports Medicine and Student Health, Georgia Southern University

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Monday, February 3, 2020

"The Polypill: A Major Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes"
Professor Sir Nicholas Wald, visiting professor

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

"The Personal Doctor, the Team and the Patient: A Time for Rethinking"
Warren Newton, MD, MPH, President and CEO, American Board of Family Medicine

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Part of Medical Alumni Weekend

"Buying Health in North Carolina"
Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH, Secretary, NC Department of Health and Human Services

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

"Developing the Patient-Centered Workforce Needed for our Rapidly Changing Healthcare System"

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

“The Promise of Community and Stakeholder Engagement in Biomedical Research and Trials"
Nadine Barrett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Duke Family Medicine and Community Health; Director, Office of Health Equity and Disparities, Duke Cancer Institute

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

"Family Medicine: Meeting Challenges in our Changing World"
Michael Kidd, AM, FAHMS, Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

“Hearts, Homes, Germs, and Teams: Our Department’s Breadth of Research” 


  • Audrey L. Blewer, PhD, MPH
  • Peter Callejo-Black, MS4
  • Tiffany Covas, MD, MPH
  • Christine Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C
  • Lavanya Vasudevan, PhD


Tuesday, June 11, 2019

"Here Comes the Sun (An Optimistic Reprisal on the State of North Carolina’s Health and Health Policy)"

Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, President and CEO of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Michael Fine, MD, Chief Health Strategist, City of Central Falls, Rhode Island; Senior Population Health and Clinical Services Officer, Blackstone Valley Health Care, Inc.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

"Revitalization of Family Physician Specialty as Part of the Healthcare Reform Solution"

Karen Smith, MD, FAAFP, 2017 National Family Physician of the Year

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

"Creating PA Programs Around the World — 'Adapting' the U.S. Model to Expand Health Care Access"

Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington MEDEX Northwest’s Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine

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February 12, 2019

"NC Rural Health: Rural is the New Urban"

Maggie Sauer, MHA, Director, Office of Rural Health, NC DHHS

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January 8, 2019

"Addressing the 'elephant in the room': Shame and sentinel emotional events in medical learners"

William Bynum, MD, Assistant Professor, Co-Associate Residency Program Director, Duke Family Medicine

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November 8, 2018

“Family Medicine Approaching 50: What has lasted and what’s to come?”

Michael K. Magill, MD, HS'80, Professor, Chairman Emeritus, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Utah; Director, Utah Area Health Education Centers Program

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October 9, 2018

"Local Public Health at Work in Durham County"

Gayle B. Harris, MPH, RN, Public Health Director and General Manager for Community Well-being, Durham County Department of Public Health

Slides  |  Video (Duke NetID login required)

September 11, 2018

"Universal Threads: Common Components of Didactic Lectures, Flipped Classrooms, Precepting, and Every Other Effective Teaching Strategy"

Todd Zakrajsek, PhD, Associate Professor and Associate Director of Fellowship Programs, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Slides  Video

August 14, 2018

"Measuring What Matters in Family Medicine and Primary Care"

Kurt Stange, M.D., Ph.D., HS'86, Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Slides  Video

June 18, 2018

"Against the Grain: Bringing PCPs 'Back' into Cancer Care through Onco-Primary Care"

Kevin Oeffinger, MD, Professor of Medicine; Director, Duke Center for Onco-Primary Care; Director, Duke Supportive Care and Survivorship Center, Duke Cancer Institute

Slides | Video

April 16, 2018

"Obamacare, the Trump Administration, and the Future of Health Care Reform"

Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Social Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill

Slides  Video

February 19, 2018

"May the Force Be With Us: Achieving Inclusive Excellence in Academic Medicine"

Kenyon Railey, MD, Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Slides  |  Video


November 9, 2017

"From the Medical Home to the Medical Neighborhood: Primary Care Meets Population Health"

Kevin Grumbach, MD, Hellman Endowed Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Chair, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine; Vice President for Population Health, UCSF Health

Slides  |  Video

October 10, 2017

"Relational Leadership to Revitalize Primary Care"

Andrew Morris-Singer, MD, Founder, Primary Care Progress


September 12, 2017

"Primary Care Research: No Longer Lost in Translation"

James W. Mold, MD, MPH, George Lynn Cross Emeritus Research Professor, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Slides  |  Video

August 8, 2017

"Obesity: What All Health Professionals Need to Know"

Don W. Bradley, MD, MHS-CL, Associate Consulting Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Executive Director, The Practical Playbook

Slides  |  Video

July 11, 2017

"Redesigning Health Care to Reduce Health Disparities"

Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, M.D., FAAFP, Director, Duke Family Medicine Residency Program, Assistant Professor, Community and Family Medicine

Slides   |  Video

June 13, 2017

"The Case Against Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina"

Christopher J. Conover, Ph.D., research scholar, Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research, Duke University

Slides  |  Video

May 30, 2017

"Transforming Primary Care: Redesigning the Work for Improvement"

John Anderson, Jr., M.D., MPH, chief medical officer, Duke Primary Care, assistant professor of community and family medicine

Slides  |   Video

May 9, 2017

"Innovations in Rural and Community Health: Lessons from the Front Line"

Aaron George, DO, assistant clinical professor, Penn State University College of Medicine, Summit Health Primary Care

Slides  Video

April 25, 2017

"Rx: Lawyer – How Lawyers Improve Patient Health"

Carolyn Pointer, JD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Slides  |  Video

This Grand Rounds was sponsored in part by the Jarad Haft Goldstein Memorial Lecture Fund.

March 14, 2017

"Practicing What We Teach: Real-World Strategies That Increase Student Social Determinants of Health Knowledge for Application in Health Care"

Brigit Carter, Ph.D., RN, CCRN, associate clinical professor in the Duke University School of Nursing; and Anne Derouin, DNP, CPNP, FAANP, assistant clinical professor in the Duke University School of Nursing

Slides  |  Video

February 14, 2017

"Ultrasound: Using an Old Technology to Deliver Health Care for the Future"
Blake Boggess, DO, associate professor of community and family medicine

Slides   |   Video

January 20, 2017

"Shaping the Future of Cancer"

Richard Wender, M.D., chief cancer control officer, American Cancer Society, Inc.

Slides   |   Video


November 8, 2016

"Incorporating Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners on Primary Care Teams"
Christine Everett, PhD, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of community and family medicine, Duke Physician Assistant Program


October 11, 2016

"Coordinating Care for Homeless Persons"
Julie Gamble, MPH, NP, and Donna Biederman, DrPH, MN, RN, assistant professor, Duke University School of Nursing.


September 13, 2016

"Identifying (and Managing) Impairment in Your Peers"
Kathryn Andolsek, MD, MPH, professor of community and family medicine and assistant dean of premedical education in Duke University School of Medicine


June 20, 2016

“Creating Learning Communities by Peer Consultations”

Shailey Prasad, M.D., MPH, associate professor of family medicine and community health at the University of Minnesota


May 16, 2016

“CenteringPregnancy®: A New Approach to Prenatal Care”



  • Justine Strand de Oliveira, DrPH, PA-C, professor of community and family medicine, vice chair for education, Duke CFM
  • John Ragsdale, III, M.D., assistant professor of community and family medicine, medical director, Duke Family Medicine Center
  • Donna Tuccero, M.D., assistant professor of community and family medicine, associate director, Duke Family Medicine Residency Program

April 27, 2016

“CCNC Informatics: Fueling Better Outcomes for Patients and Populations”

Annette DuBard, M.D., MPH, chief health information officer and senior vice president for population health analytics, Community Care of North Carolina


April 4, 2016

“Joy in Practice or Fulfillment in Life”

Jeannette E. South-Paul, M.D., Andrew W. Mathieson UPMC Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Jan. 25, 2016

“Integrating Research into a Busy Clinical Practice”

Mack Ruffin, IV, M.D., MPH, professor and associate chair for research programs in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School


Nov. 12, 2015

“Challenges of Health Care Reform at the State Level”

Bruce Goldberg, M.D., a national leader in the development of state health policy