Over the past decade, medical grand rounds
attendance has declined widely, says Robert Wachter, M.
Paul Farmer visited the campus of the University of New York at Stony Brook to give medical grand rounds
and speak to the students about his work.
My challenges were twofold and equally important: (a) intensive study of current textbooks and journals to become more familiar with the clinical significance and interpretation of laboratory tests; in addition, I attended medical grand rounds
each week, a habit that I continued throughout my career; and (b) to update the chemistry laboratory to meet the needs of the medical staff.
Smithson, a busy internist, starts her day in a large community hospital by attending televised medical grand rounds
originating from a regional university medical center.
I also suggest they participate in hospital medical grand rounds
, when appropriate, to discuss lab results in clinical cases.