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 206-987-5379.

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 I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

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

Provider Grand Rounds Schedule and Topics

July 27, 2017

Prenatal Diagnosis of CHD

Arya Bhawna, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Cardiology, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment, Seattle Children’s

August 3, 2017

Surgery, Transfusion Practices

Muhammad A. Khalid Nuri, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UW; Chief, Regional Cardiac Surgery Program at Mary Bridge MultiCare

August 10, 2017

Saving Lives: Issues in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation

Blanche Chavers, MD
Professor and Clinical Research Medical Director. Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, University of Minnesota

August 17, 2017

Addressing Barriers to Care for Transgender Youth: The Multidisciplinary Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic

David Breland, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Division of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s

August 24, 2017

Pediatric Epilepsy: Five New Things

Edward Novotny, MD
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Radiology (Adj.) and Neurosurgery (Adj.), UW; Director, Epilepsy Program, Seattle Children’s Hospital Alvord, Gerlich and Rhodes Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy

August 31, 2017

What’s New in ECMO

Thomas Brogan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Associate Clinical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit; Clinical Co-Director, Patient Transport; Associate Director, ECMO Services, Seattle Children’s

September 7, 2017

Start Time Optimization of Biologics in Polyarticular JIA: Towards Comparative Effectiveness in Pediatric Rheumatology

Sarah Ringold, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s

September 14, 2017

Healthcare Rights for Adolescents: What Are They? Where Did They Come From? Where Are They Going?  
Robert Deisher Adolescent Medicine Lecture

Abigail English, JD
Director, Center for Adolescent Health and the Law

September 21, 2017 – No session (Rosh Hashanah)

September 28, 2017

Gene Therapy for Pediatric Genetic Blindness  
Roger Johnson Ophthalmology Lecture

Arlene V. Drack, MD
Ronald V. Keech, MD, Associate Professor in Ophthalmic Genetics Director, Pediatric Electroretinogram Service; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; University of Iowa

2016–2017 Archives

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

July 28, 2016

Health Impacts of Climate Change: What Clinicians Need to Know

Ken Lans, MD
Retired physician; Climate Leader, Climate Reality Project; Member, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility Climate Change Task Force
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

August 4, 2016

Autism and the Molecular Biology of the Social Brain

Stephen Smith, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Research Affiliate, Center for Human Development and Disease, UW; Center for Integrated Brain Research, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

August 11, 2016

Kids These Days… Novel Ways to Get High

Alexander Garrard, PharmD, DABAT
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, UW; Clinical Managing Director, Washington Poison Center
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

August 18, 2016

Enhancing Patient Safety Through Simulation-Based Teamwork Training

Rachel Umoren, MB ChB, MS
Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, UW; Neonatology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

August 25, 2016 – No video available

Pediatric Pancreatitis

Matthew Giefer, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Director, Therapeutic Endoscopy; Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, Seattle Children’s

September 1, 2016

Novel Treatments for Infant Leukemia: Challenge and Promise

Ron Chard Clinical Oncology Lecture
Patrick A. Brown, MD

Associate Professor of Oncology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Leukemia Program; John Hopkins
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

September 8, 2016

The Adolescent Brain: Unique Opportunities for Health, Education and Positive Youth Development

Robert Deischer Adolescent Medicine Lecture
Ronald E. Dahl, MD
Professor, Community Health and Human Development, Joint Medical Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

September 15, 2016

Management of Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs): Re-Thinking Apparent Life-Threatening Events (ALTEs)

Joel Tieder, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Hospital Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

September 22, 2016

The Eye: A Window to the Brain and Systemic Disease

Roger Johnson Ophthalmology Lecture
Avery Weiss, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, UW Program Director, Ophthalmology Education, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

September 29, 2016

Diet and Disease: The IBD (Irritable Bowel Disease) Paradigm

David Suskind, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Director, Quality Improvement; Co-chair, Nutrition Subcommittee, Seattle Children’s
Planners have no relevant financial relationships. Speaker discloses: Consultant for Merck. Review by CME program manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

October 6, 2016

Trach Safe: Improving the Safety of Every Child with a Tracheotomy Tube

Jennifer Soares, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Thida Ong, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Associate Director, Seattle Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Center
Planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships.

October 13, 2016

HPV and Cancer: What You Need to Know to Save a Child’s Life

Rachel Katzenellenbogen, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Adjunct Professor, Global Health, UW; Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, Seattle Children’s

Ana Brown, MSW

Connie Mao, MD
Associate Professor, OB/GYN, UW; Director, Harborview Women’s Colposcopy Clinic

Eduardo Méndez, MD, MS
Co-Director, Head and Neck Oncology, UW; Director, Head and Neck Translational Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships.

October 20, 2016

What's New With 22q: Advances in Detection, Management and Pathophysiology of 22q11.2-Related Disorders

Tara Wenger, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Craniofacial, Vascular Anomalies, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

October 27, 2016

Small Babies Born in Places With Small Resources: What Does Their Survival Require?

Anna Hedstrom, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Neonatology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

November 3, 2016

Broad Consent for Research With Biospecimens and Data: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Treuman Katz Ethics Lecture
Christine Grady, RN, PhD
Chief, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

November 10, 2016

Water Wise: Research Implications for Ways to Use Your Influence

Jenny Blitvich, PhD
Deputy Head, School of Health Sciences and Psychology, Federation University of Australia
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

November 17, 2016

The Brain in Autism: Neurodevelopment and Neuropathology

Ron Lemire Embryology Lecture
Robert Hevner, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UW; Pathology investigator, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

December 1, 2016

Caring for Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Learning from the Past, Predicting the Future

Eric Chow, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; member of the Clinical Research and Public Health Sciences Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Hematology/Oncology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

December 8, 2016

The Science of Mindfulness: A Path to Well-Being for Healthcare Providers

Lana Staheli Life Choices Lecture
David Kearney, MD
Staff Physician, VA Puget Sound
Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology Section, UW
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.  

December 15, 2016

The Department of Pediatrics: Twenty Years Later

State of the Department Lecture
F. Bruder Stapleton, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UW; Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Officer, Director of Department of Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

January 5, 2017 – No video available

Curious George Goes to the Bedside: Storytelling for Children, Families and Providers

Emily Myers, MD
Assistant Professor, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, UW; Seattle Children’s

January 12, 2017 

Clear and Present Danger: Recognizing Youth Violence

King/Lavizzo Lecture
Shaquita Bell, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Resident Coordinator, Foster and Kinship Care Coordinator, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

January 19, 2017

Ethical Dilemmas About Discharging Patients When There Are Disagreements Concerning Safety

Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
Armand H. Antommaria, MD, PhD, FAAP
Director, Ethics Center, Cincinnati Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

January 26, 2017

Cardiac Imaging and 3D Printing: Current Applications and Future Perspectives

Sujatha Buddhe, MB BS, MS
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, UW; Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

February 2, 2017 

What’s New in Retinopathy of Prematurity? 

Michelle Cabrera, MD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, UW; Ophthalmology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

February 9, 2017 

Writing Our Way Toward Wholeness and Awareness: Poetry and Guided Journaling for Patients and Providers

Klavano Holistic Care Lecture
Elizabeth Austen
Washington State Poet Laureate, 2014–2016; Teacher, Radio Commentator; Senior Content Strategist, Marketing and Communications, Seattle Children’s

Julie Arguez, MSW
Lead PACT Consultant, Seattle Children’s 
Planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships. 

February 16, 2017 

QI Scholars Program 

Rita Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH 
Professor and Chief, General Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine, UW; Director, Quality of Care Research Fellowship, UW/Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

February 23, 2017 

Growing Up Digital: Parenting Connected Toddlers Through Teens

Donald Shifrin, MD
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Allegro Pediatrics, Bellevue
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships. 

March 2, 2017 

Radiation Disaster Event Management

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Lecture
Loren Yamamoto, MD, MPH, MBA Professor of Pediatrics, University of Hawaii; Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.  

March 9, 2017

Face Time: The Continuing Utility of Understanding Facial Dysmorphology 

Warmington-Community Pediatrics Lecture
Sterling Clarren, MD
Robert A. Aldrich Professor of Pediatrics (retired), University of Washington School of Medicine; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (retired), University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine 
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.  

March 16, 2017 

Dravet Syndrome: Where Do We Come From? Where Are We Now? Where Are We Going To?

Sarkowsky Neurology Lecture
Charlotte Dravet, MD
Psychiatrist, Consultant, Department of Infantile Neuropsychiatry (Pr. E. Mercuri), Ospedale A. Gemelli, Rome, Italy; Scientific Consultant, IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation, Pisa, Italy
Consultant for Biocodex Pharmaceutical Company. Review by CME program manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

March 23, 2017 

Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Epinephrine and Auto-Injectors

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

March 30, 2017

Infantile Hemangiomas: Past, Present, and Future

Deepti Gupta, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Adjunct, Dermatology Division, Department of Medicine, UW; Dermatology and Vascular Anomalies Research, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

April 6, 2017

Neonatal Dialysis: Futile, Foolhardy, or Fantastic?

Aviva Goldberg, MD
Professor of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine; Chair of the Canadian Society of Transplantation Ethics Committee
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

April 13, 2017

Success Through Failure: Embracing and Learning From Errors in Healthcare

Kristina Toncray, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Hospital Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

April 20, 2017

Can We Eliminate Otitis Media?

Resident/Fellow Research Day
Terrance Stull, MD
Sr. Vice President, Chief Research Officer, Phoenix Children’s Research Institute
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

April 27, 2017

Abusive Head Trauma: Where We Were, Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Holt Webster Child Abuse Medicine Lecture
Sandeep K. Narang, MD, JD

Fulbright-Nehru Scholar, Division Head, Child Abuse Pediatrics; Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Associate Professor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

May 4, 2017

Help Not Hype: Technology and Lab Services to Enhance Renal Transplant Care

Jane Dickerson, PhD
Clinical Assist. Professor Laboratory Medicine, UW; Co-Director, Clinical Chemistry, Assoc. Director, Ref Lab Services, Seattle Children’s

Jodi Smith, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Adj. Assist. Prof., Epidemiology, UW; Nephrology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

May 11, 2017

Dermatologic Manifestations of Immunodeficiencies

William E. Pierson Allergy Lecture
Markus Boos, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW, Dermatologist, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

May 18, 2017

Progress in Treatment of Neuroblastoma: Past, Present and Future

Tapper Surgery Lecture
Jed Nuchtem, MD
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

May 25, 2017

Responding to a Parental Request to Not Tell an Adolescent That She Has Cancer

Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
Yoram Unguru, MD, MS, MA
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai; Chairman, Sinai Hospital Ethics Committee and Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

Michael Cunningham, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Medical Director, Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

June 1, 2017

Socioeconomic Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease

Jason Deen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, UW; Cardiology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

June 8, 2017

Adolescent Medicine Transitions

Laura Richardson, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics; Adolescent Medicine; UW; Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Raina Vachhani Voss, MD
Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Kym Ahrens, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers have no relevant financial relationships.

June 15, 2017 – No video available

Disaster Management

Vicki Sakata, MD
Associate Clinical Professor, UW; Sr. Medical Advisor, Northwest Healthcare Response Network; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Mary Bridge Hospital

June 22, 2017

Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation, a Sweet Branch of Biochemical Genetics

Christine Lam, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Biochemical Genetics, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

June 29, 2017

Beginning With The End in Mind: Cardiotoxicity After Childhood Cancer

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, FAAP, FAHA
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Planners have no relevant financial relationships. Speaker discloses: grant support from Pfizer, he is a consultant for Clinigen and member of DSMB for AXIO Research. Review by CME Program Manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

July 6, 2017

Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Concussions: A New Guideline and Update for Pediatric and Primary Care

Celeste Quitiquit, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Associate Residency Director, Pediatrics, UW; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

July 13, 2017

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Scott Weissman, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Disease, UW Infectious Disease, Seattle Children’s

Adam Brothers, PharmD
Pharmacist, Seattle Children’s

Kathryn Bridger, PharmD
Pharmacist, Seattle Children’s

Daniel Pak, PharmD
Pharmacist, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.

July 20, 2017

Cerebral Palsy Management 

Ted Sousa, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker have no relevant financial relationships.