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Provider Grand Rounds

Every Thursday, Wright Auditorium, 8 to 9 a.m. A continental breakfast is available from 7:30 a.m. Visiting physicians may use Lot 1 (PDF). For more information, call 206-987-5701.

CME credit

Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category 1 CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

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We hope that you can join us in person at Grand Rounds, but if that's not possible you can watch the live webcast from your own location in real time:

Watch past Grand Rounds online

View past Provider Grand Rounds sessions in the Grand Rounds Online video library.

Provider Grand Rounds Schedule and Topics

July 17, 2014

Assessing Technical Performance in Medicine: Options and Comparison of Current to Future Practice

Thomas Lendvay, MD
Associate Professor, Urology, UW; Co-Director of the Seattle Robotic Surgery Program, Seattle Children’s

July 24, 2014

Chest Wall Disorders in Children

Greg Redding, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Division Chief, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine; Interim Clinical Director, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine; Interim Clinic Chief, Asthma, Seattle Children’s

July 31, 2014

After Residency: Life at the CDC

Joe Bresee, MD, FAAP
Chief, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in CDC’s Influenza Division; Captain, US Public Health Service

Scott Dowell, MD, MPH, RADM, USPHS
Director, Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, CDC Center for Global Health

August 7, 2014

The Changing Spectrum of Congenital Cardiac Surgery at Seattle Children’s

Jonathan Chen, MD
Professor, Surgery, Head and Pediatric Cardiothoracic, UW; Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery; Co-Director of the Heart Center; Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Seattle Children’s

August 14, 2014

Physician Blogging: How the Internet Can Help You Reach and Teach

Yolanda Evans, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Behavioral Health, Seattle Children’s

August 21, 2014

HPV Immune Responses and Vaccine Update on Real-Life Outcomes

Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Associate Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UCSF

August 28, 2014

Predictions of Neurodevelopmental Impairment for Critically Ill Neonates: Elucidatory, Elusory or Illusory?

Paul Mann, MD
Assistant Professor, Neonatology, Dept. of Pediatrics, UW; Neonatology, Bioethics, Seattle Children’s

September 4, 2014

It’s Back-to-School Time… STDs not ABCs!
2014 STD Treatment Guidelines and Results of eKISS (Electronic Kiosk for Safer Sex), an Interactive Computer-Based Intervention

Taraneh Shafii, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Seattle Children’s

September 11, 2014

Practice Points of Ophthalmology Every Pediatrician Should Know

Roger Johnson Ophthalmology Lecture
Daniel Karr, MD
Chief, Ophthalmology Pediatrics Service, Elks Children’s Eye Clinic; Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program, Oregon Health and Science University

September 18, 2014

Working with the Latino Community to Address Youth Violence

Robert Deischer Lecture
Manuel Oscos-Sanchez, MD
Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center

September 25, 2014 – Rosh Hashanah

2013 Archives

Provider Grand Rounds videos are archived for only one year after their original presentation.

Speakers disclosed the following for the following videos available on our Online Grand Rounds page:

  • July 11: Speaker discloses grant/research support and patents with Novartis.
  • July 18: Speaker discloses reference to off-label usage: PDIJ Assay of Lupux.

Speakers disclosed no commercial relationships for the following videos available on our Online Grand Rounds page:

  • June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 12, 19, 26

    October 3, 2013

    Lessons Learned from Biobanking 

    Katz Ethics Lecture
    Ellen Wright Clayton, MD, JD
    Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Law; Co-Founder, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    October 10, 2013

    Neurologic Music Therapy: Scientific Basis and Clinical Applications 

    Klavano Lecture
    Michael Thaut, PhD
    Professor of Music; Professor of Neuroscience; Co-Director, School of the Arts; Chairman, Dept. of Music, Theater and Dance, Colorado State University
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    October 17, 2013

    The Joy of Practice 

    Alhadeff Lecture
    Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, FACP
    Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics, Dept. of Medicine and Divinity School; Associate Director, The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    October 24, 2013

    Pediatric Thrombosis and Thrombophilia: An Update

    Dana Matthews, MD
    Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UW; Director, Clinical Hematology; Chair, Blood Usage Committee, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker discloses reference to off-label usage: Enoxaparin, Alteplase, Fondaparinux, Argatroban.

    October 31, 2013

    The Nose Knows: Why and When We Need to Repair the Nose in Children 

    Sanjay Parikh, MD
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, UW; Medical Director, Surgical Specialties, Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker discloses consult for Olympus.

    November 7, 2013

    Wilms Tumor: Finding the Best Recipe for Successful Treatment 

    Chard Lecture
    Jeffrey S. Dome, MD, PhD
    Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University; Division Chief, Oncology, Children’s National Medical Center
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    November 14, 2013

    Isn’t Low Salt Good for You? Cases to Consider

    Patricia Y. Fechner, MD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Medical, Director Disorders of Sex Development Program, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker discloses reference to off-label usage: Cell Free DNA, Dexamethasone.

    November 21, 2013

    Modeling Human Mutations to Understand Brain Development and Disease

    Lemire Lecture
    Jeffrey Golden, MD
    Ramzi S. Cotran Professor, Dept. of Pathology, Harvard Medical School; Chair, Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    November 28, 2013 – Thanksgiving

    December 5, 2013

    Cost-Effective Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity in the United States 

    Steve Gortmaker, PhD
    Professor, Practice of Health Sociology, Harvard School of Public Health; Director, Harvard School of Public Health Research Center
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    December 12, 2013

    Somebody That I Used to Know: Staying Connected to Yourself in the Challenging World of Healthcare 

    Lana Staheli Lecture
    Jamie Ungerleider, PhD
    Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine Center for Integrative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    Managing the Demands of Professional Life and How to Thrive and Not Simply Survive in Healthcare 

    Ross Ungerleider, MD, MBA
    Professor, Cardiovascular Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health; Chief of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Team and Director of Pediatric Heart Program, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    December 19, 2013

    Choosing the Right Lab Test 

    Jane Dickerson, PhD
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine , UW; Co-Director, Chemistry, Associate Director, Reference Lab Services, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    Bonnie Cole, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor, UW; Pathology, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    Stephanie Wallace, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Associate Clinical Director, Medical Genetics, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    December 26, 2013, and January 2, 2014 – Winter Holiday

    2014 Archives

    January 9, 2014

    Cystic Fibrosis: Amazing Changes and the New Role for the Pediatrician 

    Bonnie Ramsey, MD
    Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Dept. of Pediatrics, UW; Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
    Speaker disclosed current grants/research contracts from Insmed, KaloBios, PTC Therapeutics, Savara Pharmaceuticals, Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Review by CME program manager concluded not a conflict of interest.

    January 16, 2014

    The Social Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Birth Outcome: A Life-Course Perspective 

    King/Lavizzo Lecture
    James Collins, MD, MPH
    Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    January 23, 2014

    Parental Decision-Making in the ICU: Neurology, Genetics and Uncertainty 

    Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
    Russell Saneto, DO, PhD
    Professor, Neurology, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Neurology, Epilepsy, Mitochondrial Medicine, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed that he received grant research support from Edison Pharmaceuticals.

    Lincoln Smith, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, UW; Critical Care, PICU, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    Robert D. Truog, MD, MA
    Professor of Medical Ethics, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics; Director of Clinical Ethics, Harvard Medical School; Executive Director, Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice; Sr. Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital Boston
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    January 30, 2014

    Disturbances in Cardiorespiratory Coupling: Implications for SIDS, Rett Syndrome and Familial Dysautonomia

    Nino Ramirez, PhD
    Professor of Neurological Surgery, UW; Director, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    February 6, 2014

    Fluoride: An Evidence-Based Counteroffensive 

    Charlotte Lewis, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Craniofacial, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships but will reference off-label or investigational use of fluoride varnish.

    February 13, 2014

    Using the Hospital Experience to Advance Our Clinical Knowledge of CSF Shunt Infection

    Tamara Simon, MD, MSPH
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Hospitalist, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    February 20, 2014

    School Refusal Behaviors: Assessment and Strategies You Can Use

    Henry Berman, MD
    Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Division of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s
    Planner and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    February 27, 2014

    The Key Role of the Medical Professional in the Prevention of Child Abuse

    Mary Clyde Pierce, MD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    March 6, 2014

    Competency in Pediatric Procedural Skills: Getting It, Keeping It

    Taylor Sawyer, DO, MEd
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, UW; Neonatology, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    March 13, 2014

    The First 1,000 Days: The Importance of Early Brain and Child Development

    Warmington-Community Pediatricians Lecture
    Colleen Kraft, MD, FAAP
    Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute; Pediatric Program Director, Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
    Planners disclosed no commercial relationships. Speaker disclosed: Consultant and Vaccine Advisory Board for Merck.

    March 20, 2014

    Foster Care: Improving Outcomes for a Challenging Population

    Kym Ahrens, MD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UW; Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Behavioral Health, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    March 27, 2014

    Antimicrobial Stewardship at Seattle Children’s Hospital: Progress in Protecting Patients

    Scott Weissman, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UW; Division of Infectious Diseases, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    Adam Brothers, PharmD
    Planners and speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    April 3, 2014

    Standardized Child Abuse Screening to Improve Outcomes 

    Holt Webster Lecture
    Daniel Lindberg, MD
    Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Kempe Center for Child Abuse Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
    Planners disclosed no commercial relationships; speaker disclosed that he is a consultant with Johnson, Graffe, Keay, Moniz & Wick, LLP. Review by CME program manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

    April 10, 2014

    There’s a Monster in My Head: Diagnosis, Care and Cure of Childhood Brain Tumors

    Sarah Leary, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Seattle Children’s
    Planners disclosed no commercial relationships; speaker disclosed no commercial relationships.

    April 17, 2014

    Can Addressing Health Literacy Improve Health and Diminish Health Disparities? Lessons from Asthma

    William E. Pierson Lecture
    Andrea Apter, MD, MA, MSc
    Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Divisions, University of Pittsburgh
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    April 24, 2014

    Show Me the Numbers: Transforming Data Into Quality Improvement

    Resident–Fellow Research Day Lecture
    Charles Macias, MD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief of Academic Programs, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Director, Evidence Based Outcomes Center, Center for Clinical Effectiveness, Texas Children’s Hospital
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    May 1, 2014

    Pediatric Surgery: The “Unborn Child” of Global Health

    Tapper Surgery Lecture
    Diana Farmer, MD, FACS, FRCS
    Pearl Stamps Stewart Endowed Chair; Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, UC Davis; Surgeon-in-Chief, UC Davis Children’s Hospital
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    May 8, 2014

    You Ate What?! The Ins and Outs of Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestion

    Julie Brown, MDCM, MPH
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Research, Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    May 15, 2014

    Munchausen’s by Internet: Clinician Monitoring of Parent Blogs in Cases of Suspected Abuse

    Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
    Megan A. Moreno, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Division of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    May 22, 2014

    The Neurology of Famous Musicians: In Words and Music

    Sarkowsky Lecture
    Phillip L. Pearl, MD
    William G. Lennox Chair, Boston Children's Hospital; Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    May 29, 2014

    Early Identification and Definitive Therapy of SCID

    Suzanne Skoda Smith, MD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Assistant Program Director, UWSOM Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program, UW; Clinical Director, Division of Immunology, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Co-Director, Immunology Diagnostic Laboratory, Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    June 5, 2014

    Pediatric Regional Graduate Medical Education Heads North to Alaska 

    State of the Department Lecture
    F. Bruder Stapleton, MD
    Professor and Chair, Ford/Morgan Endowed Chair of Pediatrics, Associate Dean, UW; Chief Academic Officer/Senior Vice President, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    Christine Tan, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Coordinator, Alaska Pathway, UW/Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    Richard Shugerman, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Residency Program, UW/Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    June 12, 2014

    Cancer Immunotherapy: Using T Cells for Pediatric Cancer – Has the Time Come? 

    Rebecca Gardner, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Hematology-Oncology, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    June 19, 2014

    Common Pediatric Hand Problems: Yours, Mine and Ours

    Suzanne Steinman, MD
    Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics and Sport Medicine, UW; Orthopaedics, Brachial Plexus, Rehabilitation, Hand and Upper Extremity, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    June 26, 2014

    Pushing the Boundaries of Academic Medicine: Translating Metabolites Into Clinical Practice

    C. Ronald Scott Lecture
    Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD
    Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Professor of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh; Chief of Medical Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    July 3, 2014

    Eyes Wide Open: The Impact of Industry Interactions on Clinical Practice

    Doug Diekema, MD, MPH
    Professor, Division of Bioethics and Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics; Director of Education, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’s
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

    July 10, 2014

    Stem Cells and Cancer: Common Pathways

    Abelson Lecture
    George Daley, MD, PhD
    Professor, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Samuel E. Lux Professor of Hematology, Director of Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Children’s Hospital Boston
    Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.