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Hardy: HSCT for the intensivist: indications, interventions, & complications

Today we have the pleasure to welcome Nancy Maureen Hardy, MD, MA, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center. Dr. Hardy originally trained at Duke University for her medical degree, her Internal Medicine residency, and an Oncology fellowship. Next she moved on to the NIH where she completed both an ID fellowship and Research Fellowship in Immunology. She then stayed on the NIH faculty for 10 years at the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch of the National Cancer Institute until 2014. Now we have get genius gracing the halls of UMMC where she acts as the Director of Allogenic Transplantation and Cell Therapy Laboratories….

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Law: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, a critical care conundrum!

Today we welcome Jennie Y. Law, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine here at the University of Maryland. Dr. Law is a true home grown talent, doing both her medical school and medicine residency here at the University of Maryland before leaving to do her fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at UT Southwestern down in Dallas, Texas. Today she is here to talk about Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), a topic that has puzzled internists, intensivists, and hematologists alike. Review the pathophysiology, learn the criteria for diagnosis – both the HLH 2004 criteria and the newer HSCORE – and go through her treatment algorithms. See why and how you may be overlooking this important diagnosis in your patients!

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TEG & EP GAS: The enemy of good is perfect!

Today we are in for a real treat! We have two of the smartest doctors to ever grace the stage here at the University of Maryland. First you will hear from Dr. Mark Walsh, an Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine physician from Memorial Hospital, deep in Notre Dame territory of South …

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Carl Shanholtz – Hematologic Malignancies and Critical Care

Carl Shanholtz, MD is medical director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center. After a fellowship in critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins University he did further training in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He specializes in the care of hematologic …