Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Surgery
Grand Rounds
These lectures require the RealPlayer plug-in.
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Welcome to the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Website!

General Information

Grand Rounds are held weekly by the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, in the George Ben Johnson Auditorium. These lectures are being archived in digital format, and are available from this site for viewing online, anytime, anywhere in the world. The lectures are formatted in Realplayer format, requiring the Realplayer Plug-in for viewing. Please take the time to fill out an evaluation and feel free to e-mail any questions or comments to the Site Developer.

Minimum Computer Requirements

The RealPlayer media has a minimum hardware requirement for optimal viewing. Please note that if you are using a dial-up (modem) connection, do not expect to be able to watch video streaming at optimal quality, and no guarantee is made that the video presentations will load properly over a dial-up connection. The academic year 1999-2000 lectures are only available with streaming video, requiring a high-speed internet connection. The academic year 2000-2003 lectures are available with options for varied connections types with and without video streaming.

PC Recommended Requirements:

  • 200MHz Intel Pentium processor or better
  • 64MB or more of RAM
  • 56.6Kbps or better modem
  • Full Duplex Sound card and speakers
  • 65,000-color or better video display card
  • Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows 2000 ME (final release version only), Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or greater, or Linux
  • IE 4.0.1 or Netscape 4.0 or later
  • Realplayer version 8 or greater
Macintosh Recommended Requirements:
  • Mac OS 8.1 or later
  • 64MB RAM or more
  • Virtual Memory turned on, set to 128MB
  • 604 PowerPC (200 MHz or better)
  • 56.6Kbps or better Internet connection (both audio and video)
  • Browser support: Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later or Netscape 4.05 or later
  • Realplayer version 8 or greater

Version 1.0 © 2001 Virginia Commonwealth University. All rights reserved.
Last Updated: April 11, 2002