University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Education and Training

Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology / Oncology weekly Grand Rounds is held every Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside. Reminders are posted on the Calendar of Events. Meetings are open to physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurses who are interested in cancer research. Different types of cancers are discussed each week. Occasionally, special seminars, held in the same location as Grand Rounds, are hosted by the Hematology / Oncology Division.

Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

Topic: “The Promises and Challenges of Tissue Donation Programs”
When: 1/7/15
Speaker: Shannon Puhalla, MD
Location: Hillman Cancer Center Ground Floor
Cooper Conference C
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Topic: “First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer A 2014 Update”
When: 12/17/14
Speaker: Edward Chu, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium


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Topic: “Update on the Use of New Oral Anti Coagulants”
When: 12/3/14
Speaker: Frank Bontempo, MD
Location: West Wing Auditorium
Shadyside Hospital
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Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 11/26/14

Topic: “Cancelled”
When: 11/19/14

Topic: “Highlights from the 2014 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology”
When: 11/12/14
Speaker: Mark Socinski, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd floor
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Topic: “Defining T Cell Metabolism in vivo During Graft-versus-Host Disease”
When: 11/5/14
Speaker: Craig A. Byersdorfer, MD, PhD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium


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Topic: “Oncologic Decision Making and the Doctor Patient Relationship Perspectives of Jewish Religious Law (HALACHA)”
When: 10/29/14
Speaker: Frank Lieberman, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 2nd floor
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Topic: “Health Equity Training”
When: 10/22/14
Speaker: Samuel Cykert, MD
Location: Herberman Conference Center Auditorium


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