Below are the list of presenters and their talk topics. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete the Grand Rounds request form.

Janaki Deepak, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Lung Cancer Screening Beyond the Basics
  • Lung Nodules Do's and Don'ts
  • Smoking Health


Montserrat Diaz-Abad
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation


Aldo Iacono, MD 
Professor of Medicine

  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease


Robert Reed, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Lung Transplantation
  • Systemic Disease in COPD
  • Pulmonary Embolism


Dr Giora Netzer MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine

  • Transfusion Thresholds
  • Transfusion and Acute Lung Injury


H. Neal Reynolds, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine

  • Virtually There: Patient Safety, Nursing Communications, "Teamness." Can Telemedicine Solve the Problem?
  • The Manpower Problem in the ICU: Crisis with a Solution
  • Critical Decision: Beyond Futility, It's not D.N.R., It's A.N.D.


Kathryn Robinett, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Bronchial Thermoplasty for the Treatment of Asthma
  • Bitter Taste Receptors New Target for Asthma Treatment
  • Asthma Phenotypes


Ashutosh Sachdeva, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: Evaluation and Management
  • Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction:Evolving Therapeutics
  • Management of Central Airway Obstruction
  • Evaluation of Lung Nodule: Radiographic and Bronchoscopic
  • Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction on Severe Emphysema
  • Management of Complicated Pleural Effusions


Steven Scharf, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Sleep Disorders Center, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • Sleep and Sleep Medicine - Respiratory and Non- Respiratory
  • COPD
  • Sleep-Disordered Breathing


Nirav Shah, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Virtually There: Patient Safety, Nursing Communications, "Teamness." Can Telemedicine Solve the Problem?
  • The Manpower Problem in the ICU: Crisis with a Solution
  • Critical Decision: Beyond Futility. It's not D.N.R., It's A.N.D.
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia: Can We Prevent More Injury?
  • Update on Sepsis and Septic Shock
  • Obesity in the ICU


Carl Shanholtz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Fever Modulation in the ICU - Can We Improve Outcomes?