Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds


OEM Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds, Clinical Conference, and Journal Club

OEH Grand Rounds are held at the UCSF Parnassus Campus in Moffit Hospital, Room M-1296.



September 27

8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Johannes Rothlind, PhD
Associate Professor, UCSF
Department of Psychiatry

Neuropsychological Assesment
9:00 AM-10:00 AM Journal Club

Sammy Almashat, MD, MPH
Resident, UCSF OEM

Inequalities in Workplace Risk: Can they be measured?
October 11    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH
Director, Center for Climate Change and Health.
Public Health Institute

Climate Change Impacts on Worker Health
9:00-10:00 AM Clinical Conference
*Note: Room Change to: N-417
June Fisher, MD
Director, TDICT
Design for Preventing Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure
October 25    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds Barbara Burgel, RN, PhD
Professor Emeritus, UCSF School of Nursing
Perceived Mental Exertion in Taxi Drivers: A Concept Analysis
9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club Myles Cope, MD, MPH
Resident, UCSF OEM

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome in Relation to Shoulder Intensive Work

November 8    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus, UCSF Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Beyond the Fence Line: Human and Ecosystem Health
9:00-10:00 AM Clinical Conference

Steve Kazan, JD - Founder and Senior Managing Partner;

Joseph Satterly, JD, Partner Kazan, McClain, Satterly and Greenwood

Asbestos Litigation and Health
December 13    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds Marya Zlatnik, MD
Professor, UCSF Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Counseling Women about Emerging Environmental Threats in Pregnancy
9:00-10:00 AM Clinical Conference Doug Parker, JD
Executive Director, Worksafe
OHS Policies and Perspectives in California


January 24    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Elissa Epel, PhD

Aric Prather, PhD
Associated Professor
UCSF Department of Psychiatry

Stress, Stress Reduction, and Health:
Implications for the UCSF Community

9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club Joshua Potocko, MD, MPH Cancer epidemiology update, following the 2011 IARC evaluation of
radiofrequency electromagnetic field (Monograph 102)
February 14    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

David Takacs, PhD, JD
University of California Hastings,
College of the Law

Implementing the Human Right to Safe, Clean Water
9:00-10:00 AM Clinical Conference Jordan Rinker, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Premise Health
The Changing Landscape of Onsite Medical Clinics
February 28    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds Kaja LeWinn, ScD
Assistant Professor
UCSF Department of Psychiatry
Integrating the Social, Chemical and Built Environments in ECHO: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Understanding Child Neurodevelopment*
9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club

Benjamin Schanker, MD, MPH, MBA
Resident, UCSF OEM

Cost-effectiveness of a complex workplace dietary intervention: an economic evaluation of the Food Choice at Work Study
March 14    

No Rounds - Annual CME March 14-16
(Poster Session March 13 evening)

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March 28    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds Sammy Almashat, MD, MPH
Resident, UCSF OEM
Income Inequality and Occupational Injury in California: What We’ve Learned from California’s Worker Compensation Data
9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club Michael Shahbaz, MD, MPH
Resident, UCSF OEM
Talc Use and Ovarian Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 
April 11    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Raj Puri, MD, MPH
Standford University Occupational
Health Center

Travel Medicine: An In-depth Review
9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club Nate Clapp, MD
Resident, UCSF OEM

Impact of low-dose computed tomography screening on lung cancer mortality among asbestos-exposed workers.

April 25    
No Grand Rounds No Rounds - Alice Hamilton Lecture
Noon - 1:00 PM
Health Sciences West Auditorium Room 300
"Climate and Health: Hurricane Maria as a Case Study"
Lynn Goldman, MD, MPH, MS
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May 9    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Benjamin Schanker, MD, MPH, MBA
Resident, UCSF OEM


Myles Cope, MD, MPH
Resident, UCSF OEM

Big Data and Technology in the Workplace: a Cautionary Tale


Musculoskeletal Outcomes of Nepalese Sand Miners

9:00-10:00 AM Clinical Conference Chris Kirkham, MPH, CIH
CalOSHA Inspections - Granite Countertops
May 23    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Peggy Reynolds, PhD, MPH,  MA
Professor, UCSF Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Women’s Occupations and Risks from Chemicals: Introduction of a Visualization Tool

9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club Nnenna Okoye, MD
Resident, UCSF OEM
Investigation of a Cluster of Sphingomonas koreensis Infections
June 13    
8:00-9:00 AM Grand Rounds

Josh Potocko, MD MPH,
Resident, UCSF OEM

Comparison of Risk Assessment Methods to Evaluate Potential Cognitive Deficits in Commercial Airline Pilots
9:00-10:00 AM Journal Club

Sarah Johnson, MD
Resident, UCSF OEM

Does a Classroom Standing Desk Intervention Modify Standing and Sitting Behaviour and Musculoskeletal Symptoms during School Time and Physical Activity during Waking Time?


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