March 28, 2011 11:26 ET

ReachMD "Grand Rounds Nation" Series Spotlights Lectures From Top Academic Centers Across the Country

NORTHBROOK, IL--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - ReachMD, the award-winning channel for professional medical news, information and education, introduces the new programming series "Grand Rounds Nation," which showcases medical education sessions from leading institutions across the country, bringing the lecture halls to listeners.

Beginning today, Grand Rounds from the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine focusing on Respiratory Management of Children with Neuromuscular Diseases will air on ReachMD XM160, and is also available on ReachMD's web and mobile platforms. The week of March 14th, ReachMD aired a series of programs from the CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds on Prescription Drug Overdoses: An American Epidemic

"The demands of medicine keep physicians extremely busy and they often have to miss the Grand Round sessions they were planning on attending," said Dr. Matthew Birnholz, VP-Medical Director of ReachMD and the host of ReachMD's "Grand Rounds Nation." "We at ReachMD are pleased to have the opportunity to bring the incredible learning opportunities found in Grand Rounds from across the country to physicians and medical professionals who can listen live and on demand."

"Grand Rounds Nation" and all of ReachMD's audio programming can be heard on XM Satellite Radio Channel 160. Healthcare professionals may also register and listen for free on or the MedicalRadio app for iPhone (and BlackBerry beginning April, 2011). 

Academic institutions may submit requests to have their Grand Rounds on ReachMD by contacting Dr. Matt Birnholz at

About ReachMD: ReachMD, headquartered in Northbrook, Ill., is a leading producer and distributor of advanced healthcare information and education for medical professionals, including free CME. ReachMD's live stream and on-demand audio programming is delivered via XM Satellite Radio Channel 160,, and the MedicalRadio iPhone app. In 2010, ReachMD was named the Best Healthcare Professional Media Brand by Medical Marketing & Media. For more information about ReachMD visit

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