Watch Dept. of Surgery/ACCM Combined Grand Rounds with ACCM’s Adam Sapirstein, MD and Nick Dalesio, MD, MPH from Thursday, Feb. 9th, 2023.


  1. Awareness of current OR utilization and trends
  2. Understand the environmental impact of perioperative processes
  3. Understand practices and initiatives that can mitigate the environmental impact of perioperative processes
  4. Understand data concerning the importance of First Case on Time Starts (FCOTS)
  5. Awareness of current tools for assessing FCOTS performance 


Adam Sapirstein, MD
Interim Director and Associate Professor, ACCM

Nick Dalesio, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, ACCM
Director of Pediatric Anesthesia Clinical Operations
Director of Pediatric Difficult Airway Program

Previous Grand Rounds

Watch “Phenotype Anarchy In Acute Illness” with Visiting Professor Christopher W. Seymour from our Feb. 2nd Grand Rounds.

Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine & Clinical Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


  1. To understand the state of the art in subtyping of acute illnesses like sepsis and ARDS, considering their implications for research and clinical care

Upcoming Grand Rounds

  • 3/2/2023: Visiting Professor Phil Spinella
  • 3/9/2023: Visiting Professor Mark Yazer
  • 3/16/2023: Quality Assurance Committee Meeting
  • 3/23/2023: Combined Grand Rounds with Nursing
  • 3/30/2023: Patient-Based Learning Discussion
  • 4/6/2023: Visiting Professor Sarah Henrickson-Parker

Previous Grand Rounds Webcasts