The IDEAS committee collaborated with the Education Committee to host a variety of speakers to highlight IDEAS during Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds. All grand round meetings happen on Wednesdays at noon in the Dacey Auditorium, located on the 8th floor of the Mid Campus Center.

Upcoming Speakers:


June 12, 2024

Elizabeth Rattine-Flaherty, PhD, Senior Advisor of Health Literacy and Communication, Health Literacy Media – Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: “Care Delivery in Patients With Low Health Literacy”

Previous speakers:


  • April 24, 2024Keisha White Makinde, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, WashU- Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds “Toward a Better Future: Health Equity for Patients with Serious Illness”
  • February 14, 2024 – Sana Saif, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, WashU – Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds “Bias in Care Delivery”


  • December 13, 2023 – Corey Shy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, WashU – Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds “Surveys on Racism and Discrimination and CRISPR Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease”
  • October 11, 2023 – Archna Eniasivam, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF.  Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: “Transforming Healthcare Delivery Toward Health Equity”


  • August 10, 2022 – Tony Dao, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, WashU. Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: “OUTmed: LGBTQIA+ Inclusion”