Welcome to the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Website!
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
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