Surgical Grand Rounds and Visiting Professorships

Hosting local, national, and international speakers discussing current and progressive techniques, personal perspectives, and thought-provoking issues in surgery, Emory Surgical Grand Rounds are open to all and held on Thursday mornings, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., in the Emory University Hospital Auditorium (unless otherwise noted). CME credits are given for documented attendance; for more information, contact the CME Office of the School of Medicine at 404.727.5695.

There are 13 visiting lectureships affiliated with the Department of Surgery that also present at Grand Rounds. These professorships offer additional opportunities to hear prominent and influential speakers who are in the vanguard of their respective specialties.

Speaker-related inquiries should be directed to Dr. Virginia Shaffer or Dr. Maria Russell, co-directors of Emory Surgical Grand Rounds.

To be added to the e-mail list for our monthly grand rounds schedules, contact Sean Moore, Communications Manager for the Department of Surgery, at

Remote Viewing

Surgical Grand Rounds can be viewed remotely at:

  • Grady Memorial Hospital, Sherman Conference Room, 3rd floor, Glenn Building

  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Administrative Conference Room

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Education Center, Classroom 4

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown, Davis Fischer Building, Classroom 3

Speaker's Documents

Prior to their lectures, confirmed speakers should fill-out and save the following PDF documents, then send them as attachments to Nena Buie, residency program coordinator for the Department of Surgery.

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