Medicine Grand Rounds & SPARK Lecture with Drs. Leigh Callahan and Ernest Vina

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Department of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson presents:

Topic: “Disparities in Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis”
Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, and Ernest R. Vina, MD, MS

Noon-1 p.m., Lecture Hall, Room 5403
College of Medicine – Tucson
(See flyer below for ALL virtual viewing links.)

— A light lunch will be provided. —


Presenters: [Leigh F. Callahan, PhD]
Dr. Leigh Callahan is the Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, and associate director of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and director of the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Dr. Callahan will be speaking specifically on: “Disparities in Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Prevalence and Outcomes.”



[Ernest R. Vina, MD, MS]Dr. Ernest Vina is an associate professor and Rheumatology Fellowship Program director in the Division of Rheumatology, and a member of the UArizona Arthritis Center at the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.

Dr. Vina will be presenting specifically on: “Disparities in Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Management – Exploring the Evidence.”


■ Flyer for this event:  dom_gr-dei_spark_lecture_02.28.24_flyer.pdf

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds are held in Room 5403, on the fifth floor of the College of Medicine – Tucson. To view Medicine Grand Rounds remotely, see this live weblink: To view it after the fact, click on "Archive" at the top of this same link's webpage and, from the dropdown menu under "Category," select "Medicine Grand Rounds" and click "Search" to find the event you're seeking.

Accreditation Statement: The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with ineligible companies that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  • Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  • Become truly professional physicians

This also is a Spark Lecture and eligible for 1 DEI credit.

[SPARK DEI lecture logo]

For questions or accommodations that may be necessary, please contact the Office of the Chair, 520-626-6349 at least three days in advance of event. 

Event Location: 

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Lecture Hall, Room 5403

1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721


Virtual link*:

*Also archived here to view at a later date.

Event Coordinator Name: 
Lisa Torres-Jones
Event Contact Department: 
Department of Medicine, Office of the Chair