January Grand Rounds, CME Available

January 12, 2012

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and the TAMHSC College of Medicine will host the following Grand Rounds lectures in January.

On Tuesday, January 17, the TAMHSC’s Clinical Science & Translational Research Institute will host Richard B. Kreider, Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Kreider’s lecture, “Bridging the Translational Research Gap through Exercise and Nutrition Research,” will be held in Bryan at the Health Professions Education Building room LL 44 from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. with videoconferencing to the following locations.

College Station: Reynolds Medical Building Lecture Hall 1
Dallas: Baylor College of Dentistry room 728
Houston: Alkek Building room 1114
Kingsville: College of Pharmacy room 116
Round Rock: S100
Temple: Medical Education Center Lecture Hall 1

CME credit will be available.  Lunch is on your own and will not be provided. For more information, contact cstr@medicine.tamhsc.edu or (713) 677-8100.

CSTR Grand Rounds are scheduled for the first Tuesday each month from 12:10-1 p.m.  The next Grand Rounds will be February 10 with Allison D. Rice-Ficht, Ph.D.


Dr. Cayla Teal

On Wednesday, January 25, the TAMHSC College of Medicine Office of Faculty Development will host Cayla R. Teal, Ph.D., Director of Educational Evaluation and Research at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Teal’s lecture, “Vision and Venture: 7 Strategies for Jump-Starting Your Educational Research,” will be held in Bryan at the Health Professions Education Building room LL 11A from 12-1 p.m. with videoconferencing to the following locations.

Bryan: St. Joseph Hospital, Classroom
Dallas: Roberts Building, Director’s Conference Room
Round Rock: N402
Temple: Medical Education Center room 407C
Temple: Cardiovascular Research Institute room 1R21

Lunch will be provided on all campuses, and CME credit will be available.

Register for the Education Grand Rounds by Monday, January 23.

Registration for all Office of Faculty Development activities is available via their online calendar.


The Office of Faculty Development launched a central, comprehensive and college-wide faculty development program specifically designed for the professional educational development of all College of Medicine faculty members in September 2011. The Office of Faculty Development’s tools and programmatic offerings include a website, continuing medical education (CME) modules, an online calendar of events with electronic registration and a three-tier training program.

The Office of Faculty Development’s two full-time members, Lori Graham, Ph.D., and Courtney West, Ph.D. guide the program at all College of Medicine campuses.

The faculty development website is now live and contains more information about the tiers of training programs, events and more.


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