Grand Rounds: Dr. Sumana Jothi and Trish Cavanagh

October 18, 2017 - 6:45am to 7:30am
1855 4th Street - Mission Bay Hospital - (A1602 B) - 1855 4th Street - San Francisco 94158


Sumana Jothi, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor UCSF Otolaryngology
NCHCS VA, SFVAMC, John Muir Medical Center
Clinical Instructor, Samuel Merritt University Physician Assistant Program

Patricia Cavanagh, MS BCS-S
Chief, Speech Pathology
San Francisco VA Medical Center


"Behavioral and surgical approaches in postradiation dysphagia"

Educational Objectives

  • Identify the key components of normal physiology of swallowing and the pathologic changes caused by chemotherapy and radiation
  • Discuss the clinical and radiographic assessment of the postradiated dysphagia patient
  • Review behavioral and surgical therapies in postradiation dysphagia

How to Connect to the Conference

  • Video Conferencing available at Parnassus S-161
  • From Jabber/Movi or a registered UCSF video conference system the Video Conference Bridge Number is 55566864 (max of 8 video participants)
  • If you don’t have a Jabber account, please open a ticket with central IT at help.ucsf.edu and request a Jabber account
  • Participants from non-registered UCSF video conference system or outside UCSF, please dial [email protected]
  • Outside system that do not support URI dialing, use [email protected]
  • Audio Callers should dial 415-476-6500. At the prompt, enter 66864#

This program is sponsored by the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF). UCSF is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity MGR18041.