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Grand Rounds

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The Department of Medicine and its 14 divisions hold regular continuing medical education activities and conferences, as well as special events.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds is open to the public and is held each Thursday morning at 8 a.m. in Room T-625 Health Sciences Building on the University of Washington campus. Download the 2015-2016 CME registration form.

To register for Category 1 CME credit, please download and complete the CME registration form. The one-time fee to register is $40 and covers all sessions for the academic year. Acceptable forms of payment are: check (payable to the University of Washington) and credit or debit card. Please contact Gina Franco for a hard copy of the registration form or for any questions relating to CME and Medicine Grand Rounds: phone, 206-543-7318, or e-mail, gfranco@u.washington.edu.

Objectives: Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss new developments and trends in medicine.
  • Apply current and updated concepts to their clinical practice.
  • Collate and integrate new research data in order to reach appropriate treatment decisions.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.0 per session). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Download a copy of the Attendence Verification form for AMA Category 1 Credit.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at dso@u.washington.edu.

The department events calendar includes events sponsored by other departments and schools as well as the Department of Medicine.

For more information on CME courses, contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (206) 543-1050, or link to the School of Medicine's CME website.

The following activities are held on a regular basis in Department of Medicine divisions. Some offer CME credit. For the most current information, visit the division home pages.

CME Offerings by Division

(HSB=Health Sciences Building, UWMC=University of Washington Medical Center, HMC=Harborview Medical Center, HMC Hall=Harborview Hall, VA=Puget Sound Health Care System [Seattle VA])


Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Allergy and Immunology Teaching Series Tuesdays 7am SLU Bldg. C-123
Infectious Diseases Conference Wednesdays 4:30 pm Harborview Hall Aud.
AIDS Clinical Conference 3rd Tuesday 8 am Harborview Hall Aud.
HIV Journal Club Alternate Wednesdays 8 am Madison Clinic Conf. Rm., Harborview


Cardiac Cath/Surgery Conference


11:15 am

4B102 VA Seattle
Cardiology Clinical Conference

1st Friday

12:30 pm

117 R&T, Harborview
Cardiology Conference 3rd Friday 12:30 pm 121 R&T, Harborview
Cardiology/CT Surgery Case Conference


7:30 am

RR134 Health Sciences
Grand Rounds Fridays 7:15-8:15 am D209 Health Sciences
EP Conference Tuesdays 7:30-8:45 am SS327A Health Sciences
Fellow Tutorials Fridays 7:30-9:30 am (8:30-9:30 am after Aug. 2011) Plaza Cafe B/C, Health Sciences
Cardiology Research Conference 2nd Tuesday (Oct.-Jun.) 5:30-6:30 pm Health Sciences, room varies
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conference 3rd Thursday 7 am Alternates between 5th fl. cafeteria, Whale, Seattle Children's and Health Sciences


UW Derm Patient Conference 2nd, 4th, 5th Wednesdays 7:45 am UWMC Roosevelt 1 Derm Clinic, 4th floor
Grand Rounds
See the Dermatology calendar
1st, 3rd Wednesdays 8 am UWMC Roosevelt 2 Conf. Rm. 132a/b

Emergency Medicine

See the Emergency Medicine website


See the Gastroenterology calendar

General Internal Medicine

See the GIM calendar

Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Geriatrics Grand Rounds 1st, 3rd, (5th) Fridays 8 am 117/121 R&T, Harborview
Geriatrics Journal Club 2nd Friday 8 am 117/121 R&T, Harborview
Geriatrics Research Conference 4th Friday 8 am 117/121 R&T, Harborview


Hematology Research Conference Tuesdays 1 pm K150 Health Sciences
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Lecture Series Fridays 7 am Pelton Aud., Fred Hutchinson
Hematology Grand Rounds 1st & 3rd Fridays 8 am Pelton Aud., Fred Hutchinson
Hematology Fellows Conference 2nd & 4th Fridays 8 am Pelton Aud., Fred Hutchinson
Gene Therapy 3rd Tuesday 6 p m K069 Health Sciences
Stem Cell Club 1st Tuesday 4 pm Brotman Bldg., So. Lake Union
Hematology Malignancy Conference 1st & 3rd Fridays 12 pm NW150 Health Sciences

Medical Genetics

Journal Club Wednesdays 8:30 am K250 Health Sciences
Clinic Conference Wednesdays 9:30 am K250 Health Sciences
Medical Genetics Seminar Fridays 12:30 pm K069 Health Sciences

Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition

VA Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence Research Training Conference Wednesdays 3:30-5 pm Bldg. 1, Rm. 240, VA or 123A/B Admin. Bldg. So. Lake Union (See division calendar)
UWMC Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence Research Training Conference Wednesdays 3:30 pm C123A/B South Lake Union
Diabetes Care Center Post-Clinic Conference 1st Tuesday 12 pm Roosevelt
Endocrine/Neurosurgery Conference 1st Wednesday 1 pm 2WH-81 Harborview
Endocrine Pre-Clinic Conference Wednesdays 7:30 am Clinic Rm. 3W, Harborview
Endocrine Post-Clinic Conference, VA Fridays 12:15 pm VA Bldg 100/2D-G02 (PCC Conf. Rm.)
Endocrine Post-Clinic Conference, UWMC Mondays 5 pm 1st Monday: RR202 Health Sciences (Neuro-Endo)
Last Monday: NE110K Health Sciences (Endo Tumor)
Other Mondays: RR110 Health Sciences
Endocrine Neoplasia Multidisciplinary Conference 2nd Friday 9 am NE110 Health Sciences
Endocrine Didactic Lecture* Thursdays 3:15 pm See calendar
Endocrine Journal Club*
Thursdays 4:15 pm See calendar
* Endocrine teaching conferences are replaced by the HuBio 556 course in January and February, and by the Summer Fellows Lecture Series in July and August.


Renal Grand Rounds Fridays 8 am Northwest Kidney Centers (NKC)
700 Broadway
See the Nephrology calendar

Oncology, Medical

FHCRC Clinical Research Division Seminars Mondays 12 pm Sze Conf. Rm., Thomas, Fred Hutchinson; video-conferenced: 3100/3102 SCCA, 8121 UWMC (8SE); R3478 Children’s; 14 Bldg. 24, VA Seattle
Clinical Oncology Grand Rounds; 8-9 am Tuesdays 8 am Sze Conf. Rm., Thomas, Fred Hutchinson; video-conferenced: 3100/3102 SCCA, 8121 UWMC (8SE); R3478 Children’s; 14 Bldg. 24, VA Seattle
Selected topics in Hematology/Oncology Fridays 7 am RR134 Health Sciences
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds Fridays 8 am RR134 Health Sciences
Multidisciplinary Oncology Tumor Board Tuesdays 7 am RR134 Health Sciences
Sarcoma Conference Mondays 12 pm RR134 Health Sciences
Hematology Malignancy Conference 1st & 3rd Fridays 12 pm RR134 Health Sciences

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Exercise Physiology Study Group Thursdays 7 am BB1311 Health Sciences
Student Seminar Thursdays 2:30 pm 109-113 R&T, Harborview
Center for Lung Biology Journal Club Thursdays 9-10 am S301 So. Lake Union
Seattle Area Chest Grand Rounds Thursdays 12:15 pm 109/113 R&T, Harborview
Respiratory Critical Care Conference Thursdays 1:30 pm 109/113 R&T, Harborview
Translational Journal Club 4th Thursday 6 pm location TBA
Clinical Research Works-in-progress 1st & 3rd Thursdays 2:30 pm HMC/1EH107.1 Harborview
Research Works in Progress Fridays 9-10 am C123A So. Lake Union


Journal Club Fridays 8:30 am RR110 Health Sciences
Research Conference Tuesdays 8:30 am NW150A Health Sciences
Clinical Case Conference Tuesdays 5 pm Medicine West Conf. Rm., Health Sciences