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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Provider Grand Rounds Schedule and Topics

July 2, 2015

Firearm Violence in the U.S.: Lessons for Clinicians

Fred Rivara, MD, MPH
Professor and Vice Chair, Pediatrics, UW; Division Chief, General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatric Health Outcomes Research, Seattle Children’s

July 9, 2015

Building Healthcare Capacity in Low-Resource Countries

Ndidiamaka Musa, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Critical Care, Seattle Children’s

July 16, 2015

Genetic Therapies for Genetic Disease: Gene Therapy in Pediatrics

Abelson Lecture
Katherine A. High, MD
President and Chief Scientific Officer, Sparks Therapeutics, Philadelphia, PA

July 23, 2015

Mosaicism, a New Frontier in Pediatric Genetics: How Many Mutations Are We Missing by Only Testing Our Patient's Blood?

James Bennett, MD, PhD
Genetics, UW/Seattle Children’s

July 30, 2015

Aerodigestive Program; A New Resource

Kaalan Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, UW; Otolaryngology, Seattle Children’s

August 6, 2015

Insatiable: Understanding Prader-Willi Syndrome, a Unique Phenotype of Obesity

Parisa Salehi, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Division of Endocrinology, Seattle Children’s

August 13, 2015

Comparative Effectiveness Research: Attitudes About Risk and Consent for Research on Common Medical Practices

Benjamin Wilfond, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Director, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’s Research Institute

August 20, 2015

Managing Transition of Childhood Disease to Adulthood: CHD and Beyond

Roberta Williams, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, USC; Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

August 27, 2015

Managing Transitioning Adolescents with Chronic Disease to Adult Care: What Works

Susan Hunt, MD
Acting Instructor, Pediatrics, UW; Pediatric Hospitalist, Seattle Children’s

September 3, 2015

Drop Your Assumptions and Pick Up the Evidence: Strategies to Address Vaccine Hesitancy

Douglas Opel, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Bioethics and Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, UW; Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, Seattle Children’s

September 10, 2015

The Crisis of Connection and Its Consequences for Our Health

Robert Deischer Lecture
Niobe Way, EdD
Professor, Applied Psychology, NYU; Co-Director, Center for Research and Culture, Development, and Education, NYU

September 17, 2015

Personalizing Treatment for Children with Neuroblastoma: An Old Paradigm with New Tool

Susan Cohn, MD
Professor and Director of Clinical Sciences, Acting Chief, Section of Hematology, Dept. of Pediatrics, Dean for Clinical Research, Biological Sciences Division, University of Chicago

2014 Archives

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

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.

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
Planners disclosed that they have no commercial relationships. Speaker disclosed that he receives grant/research support from and has a financial interest in CSATS, Inc. Review by CME program manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

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
Planners disclose that they have no commercial relationships. Speaker disclosed that he is the pediatric pulmonary section editor for Up-to-Date. Review by CME program manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

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
Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

Scott Dowell, MD, MPH, RADM, USPHS
Director, Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response, CDC Center for Global Health
Planners and speaker disclosed that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

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
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

September 18, 2014

Working with the Latino Community to Address Youth Violence  

Robert Deischer Lecture
Manuel Oscos-Sanchez, MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Laboratory Medicine, UW; Co-Director, Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

September 25, 2014 – Rosh Hashanah

October 2, 2014

What Mechanisms Sustain HIV Infection During Antiretroviral Treatment?  

Lisa Frenkel, MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Laboratory Medicine, UW; Co-Director, Center for Global Infectious Disease Research, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

October 9, 2014

What Is Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery? A Brief Review of Common and Not-So-Common Pediatric Oral Disease and Pathology

Mark Egbert, DDS
Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UW School of Dentistry; Division Chief, Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

October 16, 2014

Creative Arts Therapies as Brain-Wise Interventions: Emerging Research and Clinical Application

Klavano Lecture
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD
Leading international expert, syndicated writer, and educator in the fields of art therapy and art in healthcare

October 23, 2014

The Ethics of Early-Phase Trials in Children with Cancer  

Katz Ethics Lecture
Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Emanuel and Robert Hart Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy; Vice Chair of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

October 30, 2014

What Health Care Providers Need to Know About Spiritual Care  

Alhadeff Lecture
David A. Harrison, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bioethics & Humanities, UW
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

November 6, 2014

Pediatric IBD, Evolution of Disease Understanding and Management  

Ghassan Wahbeh, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Gastroenterology, UW; Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

November 13, 2014

Type 1 Diabetes in Youth: Where Have We Come From, Where Are We Now, And a Path to a Cure  

Craig Taplin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, UW Endocrinology and Diabetes, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

November 20, 2014

The Interface of Pediatrics and Pathology: The Legacy of Ron Lemire  

Lemire Lecture
Joseph Siebert, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology, UW; Program Director, Autopsy Services, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

November 27, 2014 – Thanksgiving

December 4, 2014

Acupuncture in Pediatrics: Who? What? When? Where? And Why?

Elizabeth Artola, LICSW, EAMP
Jaime Ralston-Wilson, DAOM, LAc, EAMP
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

December 11, 2014

Environmental Influences on the Health of Children and Those Who Care for Them

Lana Staheli Lecture
Susan Luck, RN, BS, MA
Medical Anthropologist, Clinical Nutritionist, Co-Director International Nurse Coach Association Founder, The EarthRose Institute; Holistic Health and The Integrative Nursing Institute
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

December 18, 2014

Elephants, Genomes and Cancer: Lessons Learned in Pediatric Oncology

Chard Lecture
Joshua D. Schiffman, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Adjunct Associate Professor, Oncological Sciences; Medical Director, High-Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic; Investigator, Huntsman Cancer Institute; University of Utah

December 25, 2014 – Winter Holiday

January 8, 2015

Brain and Body Overgrowth: New Genes, New Pathways, and New Therapeutic Avenues

William Dobyns, MD
Professor, Division of Genetics Medicine, UW; Genetics, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children’s

Ghayda Mirzaa, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Genetic Medicine, UW; Genetics, Center for Integrative Research, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

January 15, 2015

Marketing Moment to Healthcare Movement: The Promise and Perils of Technology to Reduce Health Disparities

King/Lavizzo Lecture
Ivor Horn, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Center for Diversity and Health Equity, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

January 22, 2015

Health Related Quality of Life Among Children Surviving Critical Illness

Francois Aspesberro, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Critical Care, PICU, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

January 29, 2015

Should Children with Disability be Listed for Heart Transplant?  

Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
Case Presenter: Erin Albers, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Pediatric Cardiac Transplant & Heart Failure Service, Seattle Children’s

Commentator: David Magnus, PhD
Thomas A. Raffin Professor in Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford

Moderator: Doug Opel MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Divisions of Bioethics and General Pediatrics, UW, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

February 5, 2015

Improving Pediatric Dental Disease: Options and Advances  

Rebecca Slayton, DDS, PhD
Professor, Pediatric dentistry, Director of The Center for Pediatric Dentistry and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry; UW; Dental Department Director, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

February 12, 2015

Revolution in Rheumatology: New Insights, Therapies, Definitions and Outcomes  

Carol Wallace, MD
Professor, Pediatrics UW; Director, Division of Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

February 19, 2015

Affecting the Intestinal Microbiome: Using Knowledge on Managing Enteric Bacteria  

David Suskind, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Director, Quality Improvement, Co-Chair, Nutrition Subcommittee, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

February 26, 2015

Caring for Gender Non-Conforming Children and Teens in the New Millennium – A Multidisciplinary Team Approach  

Johanna Olson, MD
Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

March 5, 2015

Altering the Trajectory: Screening for Mental Health Problems in the Emergency Department

Jackie Grupp-Phelan, MD, MPH
Director of Research and Associate Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

March 12, 2015

Paradigm Shifts in Childhood Arthritis: Changing Times, Changing Terms, Changing Treatments  

Susan Shenoi, MBBS, MS
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

March 19, 2015

Preventing Central Line Infections: Beyond the Bundle

Resident/Fellow Research Day
Margaret Hostetter, MD
B.K. Rachford Professor; Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

March 26, 2015

Down Syndrome in Medical Settings: A Neurodevelopmental Perspective  

David Stein, PsyD
Co-Director of Research at the Down Syndrome Program; Director of Quality Improvement for the Pediatric Psychology Program, Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School; Staff Psychologist, Boston Children’s Hospital
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

April 2, 2015

The Science of Abusive Head Trauma: Lifelong Impacts to Children

Holt Webster Lecture
Christopher Greeley, MD, MS, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center of Houston
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

April 9, 2015

What Every Pediatrician Should Know About Pedophiles  

Carole Jenny, MD, MBA, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Medical Director, Seattle Children’s Protection Program
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

April 16, 2015

Oh by the Way… Integrated Behavioral Health in Family Medicine  

Warmington–Community Pediatrics Lecture
Kim McDermott, MD
Pediatrician, HealthPoint, Redmond

Melissa Baker, PhD
Behavioral Health Consultant, HealthPoint, Bothell

Alexandra Hayley Quinn, MA
PsyD Student, Antioch University
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

April 23, 2015

Food Allergy Therapy: Past, Present, Future  

William E. Pierson Lecture
Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, FAAAAI
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Allergy and Clinical Immunology), Stanford Medical School; Head and Neck Surgery, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships; speaker will reference off-label or investigational use of Omalizumab.

April 30, 2015

Accountable Care: The Path to Optimizing Value  

Howard Jeffries, MD
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

May 7, 2015

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia – The Past 25 (or So) Years  

Tapper Lecture
Kevin Lally, MD, MS, FACS
A.G. McNeese Chair in Pediatric Surgery; Richard Andrassy Distinguished Professor; Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatric Surgery, The University of Texas, Houston, TX
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

May 14, 2015

Evolving Scope of Fetal Cardiology

Aarti Bhat, MB, BS
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, UW; Cardiology Attending, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

May 21, 2015

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in the Evaluation of Childhood Hypertension 

Joseph T. Flynn, MD, MS
Dr. Robert O. Hickman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nephrology, Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Chief, Division of Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

May 28, 2015

Advances in Pediatric Stroke: Mechanisms and Management 

Sarkowsky Lecture
Gabrielle deVeber, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto; Director, Children’s Stroke Program and Pediatric Neurologist, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

June 4, 2015

Department of Pediatrics: New Frontiers for Translational Research

State of the Department Lecture
F. Bruder Stapleton, MD
Professor and Chair, Ford/Morgan Endowed Chair of Pediatrics, Associate Dean, UW; Chief Academic Officer, Seattle Children's

Sandra Juul, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Chief, Division of Neonatology

Julie Park, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Fellowship Program Director, Thomas Bradley Armstrong Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

June 11, 2015

The Learning Health System: Translating Research into the Standard of Care

William Smoyer, MD
Director for Clinical and Translational Research; Vice President of The Research Institute; Nephrology and Urology Research Affinity Group; Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Planners and speakers disclose that they have no commercial relationships.

June 18, 2015

Evolution of Allogeneic Transplant for Leukemia: New Sources, Insights, Therapies and Outcomes 

Marie Bleakley, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Hematology–Oncology, Seattle Children’s

June 25, 2015

Newborn Screening: The Future Is Here

C. Ronald Scott Lecture
Ed McCabe, MD, PhD
Sr. Vice President and Medical Director, March of Dimes; Prof. Emeritus, Dept. of Bioengineering; Professor and Mattel Executive Endowed Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics; Professor, Dept of Human Genetics, UCLA