Podcast Journal Club

Assessing Outcomes in Pituitary Surgery

September 23, 2021


Join host Dr. Chase Hendrickson, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dr. Katie Guttenberg, program director at the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Science Center at Houston, and Dr. Ashley Grossman, professor of endocrinology at the University of Oxford and professor of neuroendocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine, as they discuss a JCEM article from the September print edition, “Outcome Squares Integrating Efficacy and Safety, as Applied to Functioning Pituitary Adenoma Surgery.”

Meet the Speakers

Ashley Grossman and Katie Guttenberg

Ashley Grossman, BA, BSc, MD, FRCP, FMedSci, was awarded an Open Exhibition to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, completed a degree in Psychology and Social Anthropology at the University of London, and then entered University College London where he received a First-Class degree in Anatomy, and the University Gold Medal from UCHMS. He started in the Dept. of Endocrinology at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and medical school, eventually becoming Professor of Neuroendocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine in 1993. He moved to OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, in 2011 where he was appointed Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Oxford, and in 2012 Senior Research Fellow of Green Templeton College. Most recently, he has moved to become Consultant in Neuroendocrine Tumours at the Royal Free Hospital, London, in the ENETS Centre of Excellence, and is also Professor of Neuroendocrinology at Barts and the London School of Medicine. He has published some 500 peer-reviewed papers and over 400 chapters and reviews, most recently on hypothalamic and pituitary tumours and endocrine oncology. He has been President of the ENEA, the Society for Endocrinology (2012-2014), Chairman of UKINETS (2010-2012), was President of the Pituitary Society (2015-2016), is President of the online textbook Endotext, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Most recently, he was awarded the Oustanding Mentor Laureate Award by the Endocrine Society in 2020.

Katie Guttenberg, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), where she is the Program Director for the endocrinology fellowship program and Associate Program Director for the internal medicine residency program. She received her medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her medical residency, fellowship in endocrinology, and fellowship in medical education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Guttenberg received the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Smythe Award for Excellence in Resident Education. Her clinical practice focuses on pituitary disorders.


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