Oral & maxillofacial surgery Grand Rounds is held on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the historic Ether Dome, Bulfinch Building, 4th Floor, unless otherwise noted. A light dinner is provided. Members of the oral & maxillofacial surgery community are invited to attend. For information, please call the OMS Academic Department Office at (617) 726-8222.

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Partners HealthCare Systems 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.

November 19, 2014
Lecture to be confirmed

November 5, 2014
Combined Grand Rounds at Mass  General (6:00 – 7:00 p.m.)
Boston University, Mass General, Tufts University
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Osteo Science Grant Opportunities
Andrea Boidman, Executive Director, Osteo Science Foundation

 Maxillofacial Trauma - Resident Case Presentations
Dr. T.J. Dyer, Boston University
Dr. Corey Decoteau, Tufts University
Dr. Mariusz Wrzosek, Mass General

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze physical examination findings and corroborate with radiologic
    findings in the facial trauma patient,
  • Discuss sequencing of management of panfacial trauma, and
  • Recognize common pitfalls in facial fracture management.

 

October 15, 2014
Surgery on the Scale of Tissue Itself

Richard Rox Anderson, MD
Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Mass General
 
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Assess efficacy, safety and appropriate uses for laser treatments, and
  • Understand mechanisms underlying existing and emerging treatments for scars as well as vascular and pigmented lesions.

 

October 1, 2014
Tenth Annual Visiting Professor
Edward Ellis III, DDS, MS
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Mandibular Angle Fractures:  Evolution of Treatment
 
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

1.    Understand the biomechanics of mandibular angle fractures
2.    Understand the major cause of mandibular angle fractures
3.    Discuss the various methods of treating mandibular angle fractures
4.    Choose the technique of treating mandibular angle fractures with the least complications

September 17, 2014: Pleae note: There is no Grand Rounds session scheduled for this date.


September 3, 2014
AAOMS Presentations

MGH OMFS Residents

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to identify broadly the research activities in the department.


August 20, 2014
Head and Neck Reconstruction:  Making the Extraordinary – Ordinary

Daniel G. Deschler, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School
Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Service and Director, Norman Knight Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
 
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
• Understand critical factors in efficient and effective state-of-the-art head and neck reconstruction
• Discuss the evolution of microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Risk Management in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Lewis N. Estabrooks, DMD, MS
Chairman, Board of Directors, OMS National Insurance Company
Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

 Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to
1.     Understand the litigation risks of practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2.    Identify the most frequent causes of professional liability and how to manage those risks
3.    Practice in a safer environment and provide better care to their patients


Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Education, Mentoring and Research:  the future of OMFS

Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACS, Chief of Service, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial, Mass General
Walter C. Guralnick, Professor and Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to understand the definition of the mentor/mentee relationship, have seen examples of strong mentoring relationship, and understand the application of mentoring activity to the development of an academic department.

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2013
Awe Without Shock:  the Future of Scar Rehabilitation

Matthias Donelan, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Department of Plastic Surgery, Mass General

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to analyze scar deformities, recognize recurring patterns of unfavorable would healing, and implement minimally morbid, yet effective, treatment plans.

 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
MGH Chief Experience

Drs. Amir Laviv, Natalie Tung and Yedeh Ying

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to determine overall educational exposure to cases by Chief Residents.

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
MGH Intern Experience

Drs. Jason Lee, Jason Schultz, Qian Yang and Ban Nacy

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to determine interns’ variety of experience; as well as to plan and recommend a different educational plan.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
From Fruit Trucks to Fruit Street, My Fellowship Experience

Christopher G. Pace, DMD
Assistant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MGH
Research Fellow in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 
Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  • Understand fellowship activities for 2013-14 Pediatric OMS Fellow at Mass General
  • Gain a perspective of Navy OMS training and practice
  • Gain insight to my journey to Mass General OMS

 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014: Combined Grand Rounds: Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Mass General, Tufts University (Takes place at Boston University School of Dental Medicine)
Pathologic Pitfalls, Near Misses and Cautionary Tales

Daniel Oreadi, DMD, Tufts University; Andrew Salama, DDS, MD, Boston University; and Zachary Peacock, DMD, MD, Harvard Universtiy

Agenda
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.: Light Dinner
6:15 – 6:30 p.m.: Future of Combined Grand Rounds – open discussion
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Pathologic Pitfalls, Near Misses and Cautionary Tales

Location
BU School of Dental Medicine, 100 E. Newton Street, Boston, Ma  02118
Room G301

R.S.V.P.
Please reserve your seat by contacting cheryl.flynn@bmc.org or 617-414-7558.


Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Cleft Management

Bonnie L. Padwa, DMD, MD, Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Oral Surgeon-in-Chief, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept. of Plastic & Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital
 
Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to summarize the treatment algorithm for patients with cleft lip/palate.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014
26.2 Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombings


David R. King, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Dept. of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Mass General

Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to describe the areas of possible improvement for dealing with mass casualty events.


Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Medical Ethics -- Repeat triage during disaster relief: Cases from Haiti

Nir Eyal, D.Phil.
Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine,
Division of Medical Ethics, Dept. of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to:
1.    Define repeat triage, distinguish it from initial triage, and give examples of each
2.    Discuss ethical considerations in repeat triage during disaster
3.    Discuss ethical considerations in disaster relief triage in general


Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Discovery of Ether Anesthesia and Its First Demonstration at Massachusetts General Hospital on October 16, 1846: The Unique Role of the Dental Profession in the Development of Anesthesia

Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACS, Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Mass General
Walter C. Guralnick Professor and Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Upon completion of this lecture, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the history of the discovery and first demonstration of ether anesthesia;
  2. Identify the role of the MGH as an institution in this discovery; and
  3. Recognize the unique role of dentists in the discovery, dissemination and subsequent development of anesthesia.


Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Implant Complications – Causes and Courses of Action

Hans-Peter Weber, DMD
Professor and Chair, Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Complications in implant dentistry can occur at various time points of treatment.

The lecture will focus primarily on late complications or failures, which are those occurring after an implant has been restored and in function for various amounts of time.  Two main categories of causes for late failures are differentiated, biological or mechanical. 
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Describe the possible causes for late implant failures, their incidence and clinical manifestation;
Outline treatment approaches for various late implant failures on the basis of clinical case scenarios; and
Discuss how to lower the risk for late implant failures.
 

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Facial Transplantation

Bohdan Pomahac, MD

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Director, Burn Center and Director, Plastic Surgery Transplantation, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the new and evolving field of facial transplantation
  • Understand the indications for and the surgical technique of this type of facial surgery
  • Learn about clinical outcomes in patients who have had face transplantation

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 (canceled due to inclement weather)

Regional flaps revisited: Is there a place for regional flaps in the era of free flap reconstruction?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery COMBINED GRAND ROUNDS with Boston University, Mass General, and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Location:Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Christos A. Skouteris, DMD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine

5:30 p.m.:  Light Dinner – Alumni Lounge 15th floor Room 1514

6:15 pm-8:00 p.m.: Presentation – Rachel’s Amphitheater 14th floor Room 1414

Please respond by January 30, 2014: Reply to Marilyn Peterson, at 617-636-0843 or marilyn.peterson@tufts.edu.

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

BU/MGH/TUFTS  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery COMBINED GRAND ROUNDS at
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine 
Christos A. Skouteris, DMD, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery,
Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine
  
Regional flaps revisited: Is there a place for regional flaps in the era of free flap reconstruction?

 5:30 p.m.:  Light Dinner – Alumni Lounge 15th floor Room 1514

6:15 pm-8:00pm: Presentation –Rachel’s Amphitheater 14th floor Room 1414
Please respond by January 30, 2014 to: Marilyn Peterson, at 617-636-0843 or marilyn.peterson@tufts.edu.

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Facial Transplantation 
Bohdan Pomahac, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Burn Center and Director, Plastic Surgery Transplantation, Brigham and Women's Hospital
 
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 
Understand the new and evolving field of facial transplantation
Understand the indications for and the surgical technique of this type of facial surgery
Learn about clinical outcomes in patients who have had face transplantation
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Complications in Orbital Floor Open Reduction

Suzanne K. Freitag, MD,  Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School and Director of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to recognize a wide variety of complications of orbital fracture repair  and will be able to discuss management options for each.

 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Sleep Apnea Phenotypes

Robert J. Thomas, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep, Department. of Medicine; and Fellowship Program Director, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to recognize the spectrum of sleep apnea phenotypes, interpret conventional and novel apnea phenotyping data, and construct a logical approach to phenotype-driven sleep apnea management.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

HPV AND Oropharyngeal Cancer

William Faquin, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Pathology Department, Mass General

and James W. Rocco, MD, PhD, FACS,  Daniel Miller Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Director, Head and Neck Molecular Oncology Research Laboratory and Head and Neck Tumor Bank, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Department of Surgical Oncology, Mass General

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to describe the role of HR-HPV in HN SCC, know when testing for HR-HPV is appropriate and which tests can be used, and be familiar with the clinical and therapeutic implications of HPV-positive HN SCCs.


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

“Development and Utilization of the Supraclavicular Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction”

Kevin Emerick, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Otology and Laryngology, HMS

Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to 1) define the key landmarks for harvesting a supraclavicular flap, 2) describe the potential use of the supraclavicular flap in the head and neck region, and 3) describe the potential benefits and limitations of the supraclavicular flap compared to free tissue transfer.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

“Predicting Treatment Outcomes in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma”

James W. Rocco, MD, PhD, FACS

Daniel Miller Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology, HMS

Director, Head and Neck Molecular Oncology Research Laboratory and

Head and Neck Tumor Bank, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Department of Surgical Oncology, MGH

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to identify poor prognosis factors, define the survival rate based on specific factors, and classify patients into high risk or low risk for poor outcome.

Wednesday, July 17, 2014

“From Here to Where?”

Walter C. Guralnick, DMD, FDSRCS

Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emeritus, HSDM

Senior Surgeon, MGH

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be familiar with the changing landscape of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery from exodontia to craniomaxillofacial surgery.

June 19, 2013

“MGH Chief Experience”

Drs. Andrea Burke, Ryan Smart and Srinivas Susarla

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to determine overall educational exposure to cases by Chief Residents.

THERE WILL BE NO GRAND ROUNDS ON JULY 3RD DUE TO THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY.

June 5, 2013

“MGH Intern Experience”

Drs. Mark Green, Matthew Lawler, and Jason Schultz

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to determine interns variety of experience; to plan and recommend a different educational plan.

May 22, 2013

BU/Mass General, Tufts Combined Grand Rounds
held at Boston University School of Dental Medicine
100 E. Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
Room G 301

May 15, 2013

"Remembering Dr. Joseph E. Murray"

Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD
Walter C. Guralnick Professor and Chairman of OMS, HSDM
Chief, Dept of OMS, MGH

John B. Mulliken, MD
Professor of Surgery, HMS
Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center
Director, Craniofacial Center, Children's Hospital Boston
Joseph Upton, III, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery, HMS
Dept. of Surgery, BIDMC

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to apply life lessons learned from a giant intellect and master surgeon.

OMS Grand Rounds Target Audience:  OMS residents and faculty; physicians in related fields (Otolaryngology, Plastic Reconstruction, Ear, Nose & Throat, Trauma, researchers, etc.) and allied professionals (nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and nurses) from affiliated institutions and community practitioners.  OMS Grand Rounds Course Directors:  Leonard B. Kaban, Chief of Service and Maria J. Troulis, DDS, MSc, Residency Program Director.