Gamechangers in Medicine: Spring 2024

Ames, IA US
May 1, 2024


Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity that maintains, develops, or increases the knowledge, skills, professional performance, and relationships a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public, or the profession.

Target Audience

Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, medical students (rotating), non-medical students (rotating), and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Classify "Gamechanger" topics by how they affect practice settings.
  2. Discuss how each "Gamechanger" topic will impact the provision of patient care. 
  3. List possible solutions to clinical problems listed throughout the presentation.
  4. Assess the clinical trials used to support the content for this presentation.
  5. Apply the information presented to influence patient care and outcomes at practice sites.


Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist, Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Ellis Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Dr. Wall received his Bachelor's in Pharmacy from the University of Utah in 1992 and his Doctor of Pharmacy from Idaho State University in 1998. He completed a PGY2 in Internal Medicine at Scott and White Hospitals and Clinics and is board-certified in Pharmacotherapy and Geriatrics. Dr. Wall joined UnityPoint Health - Des Moines in 1999. He precepts the Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Drug Information Elective rotations and is a Professor at Drake University. He is an active member of IPA and ACCP. Dr. Wall's areas of interest include drug allergy/immunology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, and critical care pharmacotherapy.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/01/2024 - 12:10pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/01/2024 - 1:10pm CDT
Mary Greeley Medical Center
1111 Duff Ave.
Ames, IA 50010
United States
+1 (515) 239-2011

Accreditation Statements

  • DO: Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals, medical procedures, or devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The activity director is responsible for determining educational content and selecting speakers. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individual(s) have conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. 

  • Geoffrey C Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
        o   Speaker bureau member: Janssen Pharmaceuticals and La Jolla Pharmaceuticals

CME Committee

  • No Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee member who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

Gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, and Availa Bank support this program. The content and selection of speaker(s) are the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee, not the sponsors of this program.


The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only. It is not a substitute for a healthcare provider's independent medical judgment regarding diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient's medical condition. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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