August 2017 Bulletin

New Standards for Managing Pancreatitis

A new pancreatitis pathway (PDF) has been created to emphasize the management of acute pancreatitis in Seattle Children’s Emergency Department and acute care settings. Early aggressive fluid rehydration, early refeeding and appropriate pain management are key areas of focus.


Upcoming Grand Rounds for August 2017 (CME Credit Available)

Upcoming Grand Rounds

  • Aug. 3: Surgery, Transfusion Practices
  • Aug. 10: Saving Lives: Issues in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Aug. 17: Addressing Barriers to Care for Transgender Youth: The Multidisciplinary Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic
  • Aug. 24: Pediatric Epilepsy: Five New Things
  • Aug. 31: What’s New in ECMO

For Provider Grand Rounds information, visit our Grand Rounds page.

Watch past Grand Rounds online

  • Beginning With the End in Mind: Cardiotoxicity After Childhood Cancer
  • Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation, a Sweet Branch of Biochemical Genetics
  • Disaster Management

View a list of all online videos in our video library.


New Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals for August 2017

Medical staff

  • Ruth Barta, MD, Seattle Children's, Plastic Surgery
  • Niviann Blondet, MD, Seattle Children's, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Peter Chiarelli, MD, DPhil, Seattle Children's, Neurosurgery
  • Jonathan Cogen, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
  • Tavis Dickerson-Young, MD, Seattle Children's, Hospitalist Service
  • Horacio Duarte, MD, Seattle Children's, Infectious Diseases and Virology
  • Richard Friesen, MD, Seattle Children's, Critical Care Medicine
  • Kendell German, MD, University of Washington, Neonatology
  • Meveshni Govender, MD, Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, Hospitalist Service
  • Juliane Gust, MD, PhD, Seattle Children's, Neurology
  • Rashad Hardaway, MD, Seattle Children's, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD, University of Washington, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Britton Keeshan, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's, Cardiology
  • Elizabeth Killien, MD, Seattle Children's, Critical Care Medicine
  • Susan Kim, DMD, MSD, Seattle Children's, Dentistry
  • Teresa Lam, MD, University of Washington, Neonatology
  • Caitlin McGrath, MD, Seattle Children's, Hospitalist Service
  • Jessica Meikle, MD, Seattle Children's, Hospitalist Service
  • Patrick Motz, DO, MPH, University of Washington, Neonatology
  • Minh-Bao Mundschenk, MD, Seattle Children's, Plastic Surgery
  • Bukola Ojo, MD, Seattle Children's, Anesthesiology
  • Nicole Poole, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's, Infectious Diseases and Virology
  • Phillip Radke, MD, UW Medicine Eye Institute, Ophthalmology
  • Jennifer Regan, MD, PhD, Northwest Asthma and Allergy Center, PS, Allergy
  • Julie Rivers, MD, Seattle Children's, Blood Disorders
  • Courtney Rowe, MD, Seattle Children's, Urology
  • Steven Saraf, MD, Harborview Medical Center, Ophthalmology
  • Timothy Savage, MD, MSc, Seattle Children's, Hospitalist Service
  • Crystal Shen, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's, Emergency Department
  • Suzanne Sundermann, MD, Seattle Children's, Hospitalist Service
  • Elizabeth Tang, MD, Seattle Children's, Radiology
  • Jessica Weinstein, MD, MS, Seattle Children's, Ophthalmology
  • Michael Williams, MD, University of Washington, Neurology

Allied health professionals

  • Ellen Bruchmiller, ARNP, Seattle Children's, Surgery
  • Ana Maria Kolenko, PA-C, MPH, Seattle Children's, Orthopedics
  • Allison Laurie, ARNP, Seattle Children's, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Sacha Mosterd, ARNP, Seattle Children's, Cardiology
  • Tuli Mukherjee, CRNA, Seattle Children's, Anesthesiology
  • Alexis Russell, ARNP, Seattle Children's, Rehabilitation
  • Abigail VanDeraa, ARNP, DNP, Seattle Children's, Surgery
  • Juli Windsor, PA-C, Seattle Children's, Orthopedics