Grand rounds

Grand Rounds lectures from September 2021 - June 2022 will be held from 8:00 am - 9:00 am in a virtual format through Microsoft Teams Meetings.  However, on occassion some lectureships and memorial lectures may be held in person at Hutzel Women's Hospital, Kresge Auditorium, 2nd Floor, 3990 John R, Detroit, MI 48201.  Questions regarding a lecture, contact: Alaina Bruce-Jackson at 313-993-4027, or

Date Location Speaker Lecture Topic
09/14/21 Virtual Elke, Leuridan, MD, PhD

Dr. Bernard Gonik Lectureship
"Vaccination in Pregnancy: History and Future Perspectives"

09/21/21 Virtual Federico G. Mariona, MD, MHSA, FACOG, FACS

"Michigan Region 10 Contribution to ACOG Initiative
on Innovation on Maternal Health"

09/28/21 Virtual

Yasmin Hasbini, MD

      "Make Your Date and Group Obstetrical Care: Improving Pregnancy Outcomes through an Innovative Pernatal Care Model"    

10/05/21 Hutzel Women's Ruth E, Zielinski, PhD, CNM, FACNM

Midwifery Week
"Maternity Care around the Globe:
What is Missing, and Why are Women Dying?"

10/12/21 Virtual Saeid Gholami, MD, MBA, MS "TBA"
10/19/21 Virtual Ronald C. Strickler, MD, FRCSC, MBA "Menopause Management 2021"
10/26/21 Virtual Melissa A. Hicks, MS, CGC

"Preconception and Prenatal Genetic Screening & Diagnosis:   
A Review and Case Examples"

11/02/21 Virtual Liana R. Clark, MD, MSCE, FAAP

"Global Regulatory Pathways for Licensing of Vaccines
for Use in Pregnancy

11/09/21 Virtual Jayanth Ramadoss, PhD "TBA"
11/16/21 Virtual Jacques S. Abramowicz, MD, FACOG, FAIUM

"Man Descends from the Ape, Woman from the Chicken
and How on Earth is this related to Ovarian Cancer?"

11/23/21 Virtual Awoniyi O. Awonuga, MD, FACOG, FRCOG "PCOS: Pathophysiology and Clinical Consequences"
11/30/21 Virtual Cecile A. Ferrando, MD, MPH "Vaginoplasty for the Transgender Woman: Perioperative Considerations, Surgical Technique and Outcomes"
12/07/21 Virtual Ali Alhousseini, MD, PhD "PPROM"
12/14/21 Virtual Ashley Brant, DO "Emergency Contraception"
12/21/21 Virtual Jonathan Konel "Transplant and Infertility"
12/28/21   Holiday Break No lecture scheduled
01/04/22   Holiday Break No lecture scheduled
01/11/22 Virtual Stephen A. Krawetz, PhD

"The Other Half: Sperm RNs impacting Health, Conception,
Birth, and Life Course"

01/18/22 Virtual   "TBA"
01/25/22 Virtual Irene Cetin, MD "Fetal Growth Restriction and Placental Function"
02/01/22 Virtual   "TBA"
02/08/22 Hutzel Women's  

Deutsch Memorial Lecture

02/15/22 Virtual Roohi Jeelani, MD


02/22/22 Virtual   "TBA"
03/01/22 Virtual

Terri L. Woodard, MD


03/08/22 Hutzel Women's Herbert C. Smitherman Jr., MD, MPH

Dr. Ronald Cheek Lectureship 

03/15/22 Virtual

Gil G. Mor, MD, PhD


03/22/22 Virtual Awoniyi O. Awonuga, MD, FACOG, FRCOG "ART: Adverse Pregnancy and Fetal Outcome"
03/29/22 Virtual  

Resident / Fellow Research Day
Featured Presentation: "TBA"

04/05/22 Virtual   "TBA"
04/12/22 Virtual Richard Pilsner, PhD


04/19/22 Virtual Liana R. Clark, MD, MSCE, FAAP

"How to Talk to your Adolescent Patients"

04/26/22 Hutzel Women's  

Vincent Memorial Lecture 

05/03/22 Virtual  


05/10/22 Virtual Robert T. Morris, MD "PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer"
05/17/22 Hutzel Women's Stephanie Martin, DO

Sherman Memorial Lecture 

05/24/22 Virtual   "TBA"
05/31/22 Virtual Peter Baumann, MD "TBA"
06/07/22   No Grand Rounds Scheduled Annual Program Review
06/14/22 Hutzel Women's  

Feld Memorial Lecture