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Pediatric Grand Rounds
2017-18 Pediatrics Grand Rounds Archive
2016-17 Pediatrics Grand Rounds Archive
Pediatric Grand Rounds Oct 10 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Oct 17 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Nov 7 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Nov 14 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Dec 5 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Dec 12 2017
Pediatric Grand Rounds Jan 16 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Jan 23 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Jan 30 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Feb 6 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Feb 20 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Feb 27 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Mar 6 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Mar 13 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Mar 20 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Mar 27 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Apr 3 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Apr 10 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Apr 17 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds Apr 24 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds May 1 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds May 15 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds May 22 2018
Pediatric Grand Rounds May 29 2018
Research Conference Schedule
Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting: June 4, 2018
K12 Mentored Research Scholars Program
RSVP - Graduating Pediatric & Med Peds Housestaff

Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Tuesday morning from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. in the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Theater, Room 2210. 

2017-2018 Pediatric Grand Rounds

September 5
State of the Department
Steven A. Webber, MBChB, MRCP
James C. Overall Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

September 12
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Community-acquired Pneumonia
Derek Williams, MPH, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

September 19
Measuring and Improving Value of Surgical Care (no video recording)
Martin Blakely, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

September 26
Hazinski Lecture
Cystic Fibrosis Therapy: A Future of Precision Medicine
Steven Rowe, M.D., MSPH
Professor; Nancy R. and Eugene C. Gwaltney Family Endowed Chair in Medical Research; Director, Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center; Director, CFF Therapeutics Development Network, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

October 3
Cancelled due to Resident/Fellow EPIC Training

October 10
Karzon Lecture
Some Ethical Issues in Whole Genome Sequencing of Newborns
John Lantos, M.D.
Director of Pediatric Bioethics
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

October 17
Past, Present, and Future of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Jeffrey Neul, M.D., PhD
Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

October 24
Burr Lecture
Gender Non-Conforming/Transgender Youth: Current Concepts, Management, and Barriers to Care (no video recording)
Steve Rosenthal, M.D.
Professor; Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Clinics; Director, Child and Adolescent Gender Center, University of California, San Francisco

October 31
Lily's Garden Lecture
Genetic Drivers of Relapse in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (no video recording)
Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, M.D.
Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program, William E. Evans Endowed Chair, St. Jude

November 7
Making Mistakes: The Emotional Fallout from the Culture of Blame and Shame
Catherine Ferguson, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

November 14
Churchwell Lecture
Sleepless in the City: Sleep Problems in Urban, Minority Early School Aged Children
Beverley Sheares, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center

November 21
No Grand Rounds Due to Thanksgiving

November 28
When Two Rights Make a Wrong: How We Know Our Right From Our Left  (no video recording)
Brian Hackett, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Divison of Neonatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 5
Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a Treatable Neurodegenerative Disease
Richard Finkel, M.D.
Chief, Divison of Neurology, Nemours Children's Hospital

December 12
HPV and Cancer
Ronald Alvarez, M.D.
Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Betty and Lonnie S. Burnett Chair & Clinical Service Chief, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 19
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

December 26
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

January 2
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

January 9
Coordinating Pediatric Anesthesia Care (no video recording)
Jill Kilkelly, M.D.
Assistant Professor; Medical Director, Pediatric Perioperative Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

January 16
Pediatric Drug Allergy: A Public Health Burden
Allison Norton, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Divison of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

January 23
Common Nephritides: Now That You've Diagnosed It, What To Do
Rene VanDeVoorde, III, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

January 30
Management of Pediatric Refractory Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Amy Whigham, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

February 6
Pediatric Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt - The Wright Stuff
Dan Dulek, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

February 13
Elaine Tuomanen, MD
Chair, Infectious Diseases Department
Director, Children's Infection Defense Center
Co-Leader, Bacterial Pathogenesis
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
"How Bacterial Signaling Manipulates Life and Death in the Brain"

February 20
Sugar, Obesity, and Uric Acid: A Perfect Storm for Cardio-Renal Disease
Daniel Feig, M.D., Ph.D., MPH
Director, Divison of Pediatric Nephrology, Medical Director, Renal Transplantation, University of Alabama Birmingham

February 27
Genomic Technology Impact on Clinical Care and Insights for Therapeutics in Rare Disease
Stanley F. Nelson, M.D,
Professor In-Residence, Human Genetics, Director, DNA Microarray Technology, Co-Director, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

March 6
Enough About What Doesn't Work, What Does Work in Treating Emerging Adults with SUD?
Lucien Gonzalez, M.D., M.S., FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

March 13
Anticoagulation on ECMO
Brian Bridges, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

March 20
Evidence for a Standard of Care: Antenatal Steroids
Cotton Lecture
Alan H. Jobe, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Perinatal Biology, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's

March 27
Kawasaki Disease - Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind
Rae S.M. Yeung, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Immunology and Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto

April 3
Atopic Dermatitis: The Oozing, Crusting, and Bleeding Edge
Peter A. Lio, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern

April 10
Innovations in Pediatric MRI Combined with Art
Heller Lecture
Kassa Darge, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiologist-in-Chief, The William L. Van Alen Endowed Chair, Department of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Radiology and Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

April 17
Cardiovascular Tissue Enginerring for Use in the Treatment of Congenital Cardiac Anomalies
Strauss Lecture
Christopher Breuer, M.D., Co-Director, Tissue Engineering Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Director, Tissue Engineering Program at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Nationwide Children's Hospital

April 24
Translating Adolescent Health Research into Policy and Clinical Practice
Christie Lecture
Charles Irwin, Jr., M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine, University of California School of Medicine

May 1
Why the Garden of Eden Matters to Vaccinologists
C. Buddy Creech, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

May 8
No Grand Rounds Due to PAS Conference

May 15
Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Batten Disease): Developing Treatments for Rare Neurologic Diseases
Overall Lecture
Jonathan W. Mink, M.D., Ph.D.
Frederick A. Horner, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Neurology, Professor, Department of Neurology, Division of Child Neurology, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Rochester

May 22
New Developments in ITP: Role of TPO Agents
James Bussel, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College

May 29
Pediatric Palliative Care in the Age of Extraordinary Medicine
Ken Pituch, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Program, Pediatric Medical Director, Arbot Palliative Care, Arbor Hospice, C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, University of MIchigan Medical School

June 5
Chief's Grand Rounds

2016-2017 academic year grand rounds archive

You are cordially invited to Morning Report each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat II credit) as well as Chief Resident's Conference each Thursday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat I credit). Sign-in sheets are available.

Sponsorship Statement: Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.

Accreditation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships, and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Please contact Lyndi Hopkins (phone: 322-0348) (e-mail if you have any questions.

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