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Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Location: Zoom

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Lyndsey Loughran

About the Event

This installment of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds features Kathleen A. Cooney, M.D., presenting “Inherited Forms of Prostate Cancer: From Gene Discovery to Clinical Implementation.” Cooney is chair of the Department of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 9 at 5 p.m. to receive the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the role of germline mutations in prostate cancer susceptibility.
  • Discuss the relationship between DNA repair gene mutations and advanced prostate cancer.
  • Identify new recommendations for germline testing in some men with prostate cancer or men who at high risk for the disease.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Department of Internal Medicine faculty
  • Secondary: Department of Internal Medicine residents and health care team members


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; Medical knowledge; Practice-based learning and improvement; professionalism; system-based practice
  • IOM: Providing patient-centered care; Working in interdisciplinary teams; Employing evident-based practice; Apply QI
  • IECC: Interprofessional communication; Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Cooney does not have relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

The following planners for this educational activity Dayna Diven, M.D.; Annie Feagins, M.D., AGAF; Kevin Hackshaw, M.D.; Parker Hudson, M.D.; Mrinalini Kulkarni-Date, M.D.; Paul Nader, M.D.; Ollieta Nicholas; Kirsten Nieto, M.D.; Snehal Patel, M.D.; René Salazar, M.D.; Cassandra Ryan; and Lyndsey Loughran do not have relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Feagins, planner for this educational activity, receives Grants/ Research funding from Arena Pharmaceuticals and Corrona Pharmaceuticals.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.