Medical Grand Rounds presents 'Beginning with the End in Mind: Post-ICU Syndrome and the ABCDEF Bundle'

Matt Schorr
March 27, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine will present Medical Grant Rounds, with Nathan E. Brummel, MD, MSCI discussing "Beginning with the End in Mind:  Post-ICU Syndrome and the ABCDEF Bundle."

Brummel is an Assistant Professor (Allergy, Pulmonary, Critical Care) in the Department of Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He will speak from 12:10 - 1:10 pm at the S. S. Kresge Learning Resource Center, Lecture Hall 1.



  1. Describe the impairments and disabilities that comprise the Post-ICU Syndrome (PICS)
  2. Use the “vulnerability hypothesis” to describe how PICS may develop
  3. Explore the ABCDE bundle to modify patients’ chances of developing PICS


ACCREDITATION: Meharry Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Meharry Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


About the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Founded in 1999, the Alliance bridges the institutions of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Its mission is to enrich learning and advance clinical research in three primary areas -- community engagement, interprofessional education and research -- by developing and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities they serve. Through community engagement, the Alliance serves a large community of stakeholders including surrounding universities and colleges, community organizations, faith-based outlets and community health centers. Its interprofessional education enhances students' interdisciplinary understanding and improves patient outcomes through integrated care. The research conducted provides access to experienced grant writers and materials supporting the grant application process and facilitates grant-writing workshops.