Medicine Grand Rounds with UCSF’s Dr. Michael Matthay

Wed, 03/06/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

[Michael A. Matthay, MD]Topic: “Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – Past, Present, and Future”
Michael A. Matthay, MD

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. —


Michael A. Matthay, MD, is a professor of medicine and anesthesia at the University of California at San Francisco and a senior associate at the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute. He is associate director of critical care medicine. He received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He received an American Thoracic Society award for Scientific Achievement in 2002 and the UCSF Award for Outstanding Clinical Research in 2006, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring at UCSF in 2013, the American Lung Association Trudeau Medal for Research in 2014, and the Long-Term Mentoring Award at UCSF in 2021. He is a member of the American Association of Physicians.

Dr. Matthay’s basic research has focused on mechanisms of salt, water and protein transport across the alveolar epithelium that account for the resolution of pulmonary edema. He has also studied the pathogenesis and resolution of pulmonary edema and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). His recent research also has focused on the biology and potential clinical use of allogeneic bone marrow derived mesenchymal stromal (stem) cells for ARDS. He has been the principal investigator on several NIH/NHLBI clinical trials from 1995 through 2024.


■ Flyer for this event:  dom_grand_rounds_flyer_2024-03-06_v1.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

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 for viewing at a later date.

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