“HOCUS, POCUS, what is FOCUS? The Magic of Perioperative Ultrasound” is the topic of our next Grand Rounds on August 3, 2017.


  • Mary Beth Brady, MD, FASE
  • Stephanie Cha, MD
  • Megan Kostibas, MD
  • Aliaksei Pustavoitau, MD


  1. Define Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), and Focused cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS)
  2. Discuss the indications for and the current use of FOCUS with clinical cases for illustrative purposes
  3. Describe the risks of, indications for, and the current use of Basic TEE for non-cardiac cases
  4. Delineate the current and future trends of the Johns Hopkins ACCM Perioperative US Program, with specific focus on education, research and clinical care

Grand Rounds take place Thursdays at 7 AM in Hurd Hall.

Watch the webcast:

Upcoming Grand Rounds:

  • 8/10/2017: Pratik Pandharipande, MD Webcast:
  • 8/17/2017: David Gozal, MD, MBA Webcast:
  • 8/24/2017: John Cockroft, MD – “Central Aortic Pressure” Webcast:
  • 8/31/2017: Quality Assurance Committee Meeting
  • 9/7/2017: Acute Pain Management Update – Marie Hanna, MD
  • 9/14/2017: Combined Surgery/Anesthesia Grand Rounds
  • 9/21/2017: TBA
  • 9/28/2017: Patient-Based Learning Discussion

“State of the Department” – Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, Director of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineWatch the webcast: