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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
Steven A. Webber, MBChB, MRCP
James C. Overall Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
"State of the Department"

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

September 19
Martin Blakely, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Measuring and Improving Value of Surgical Care"

September 26
Hazinski Lecture
Steven Rowe, MD, MSPH
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
"Cystic Fibrosis Therapy - A Future of Precision Medicine"

October 3
Cancelled due to Resident/Fellow EPIC Training

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

October 17
Jeffrey Neul, MD, PhD
Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Past, Present, and Future of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center"

October 24
Burr Lecture
Steve Rosenthal, MD
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Clinics
Director, Child and Adolescent Gender Center
University of California, San Francisco
"Gender Non-Conforming/Transgender Youth: Current Concepts, Management, & Barriers to Care"

October 31
Lily's Garden Lecture
Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD
Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
William E. Evans Endowed Chair
St. Jude
"Genetic Drivers of Relapse in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia"

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

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

November 21
No Grand Rounds Due to Thanksgiving

November 28
Brian Hackett, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Divison of Neonatology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"When Two Rights Make a Wrong.  How We Know OUr Right From Our Left."

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

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

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
Jill Kilkelly, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Perioperative Care
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Coordinating Pediatric Anesthesia Care"
There is no video for this presentation.

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

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

January 30
Amy Whigham, MD
Assistant Professory
Pediatric Otolaryngology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Management of Pediatric Refractory Obstructive Sleep Apnea"

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

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
Daniel Feig, MD, PhD, MPH
Director, Divison of Pediatric Nephrology
Medical Director, Renal Transplantation
University of Alabama Birmingham
"Sugar, Obesity, and Uric Acid: A Perfect STorm for Cardio-Renal Disease"

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

March 6
Lucien Gonzalez, MD, MS, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota

March 13
Brian Bridges, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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

March 27
Rae S.M. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, Immunology and Institute of Medical Science
University of Toronto

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

April 10
Heller Lecture
Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, DTM&P, FSAR, FESUR
Chair, Department of Radiology
Chief, Division of Body Imaging
Professor of Radiology
John W. Hope Endowed Chair for Radiology Faculty Development
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
"Innovations in Pediatric MRI Combined with Art"

April 17
Strauss Lecture
Christopher Breuer, MD
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
Christie Lecture
Charles Irwin, Jr., MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of ADolescent & Young Adult Medicine
University of California School of Medicine
Translating Adolescent Health Research into Policy and Clinical Practice"

May 1
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, VAnderbilt Vaccine Research Program
Director, Pediatric ID Fellowship Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

May 8
No Grand Rounds Due to PAS Conference

May 15
Overall Lecture
Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD
Frederick A. Horner, MD Endowed Professorship in Pediatric Neurology
Professor, Department of Neurology, Division of Child Neurology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
University of Rochester

May 22

May 29

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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