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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.

Watch the live webcast

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

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

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

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

May 15, 2014

Münchausen’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

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

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

Troy Torgerson, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Co-Director, Immunology Diagnostic Laboratory, Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies, Seattle Children’s Research Institute

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

Christine Tan
Seattle Children’s Graduate Medical Education

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

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

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

2013 Archives

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

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

  • April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27

    July 4, 2013: Independence Day (No Grand Rounds)

    July 11, 2013

    Sarcomas

    Doug Hawkins, MD
    Speaker discloses grant/research support and patents with Novartis

    July 18, 2013

    Good Mouth, Good Body: The Role of Oral Infections in Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

    Anne Stevens, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Program Director, Rheumatology Education, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker discloses reference to off-label usage: PDIJ Assay of Lupux

    July 25, 2013

    Organ Donation After Brain Death and Circulatory Death: Current Status and Persistent Challenges

    Ann Thompson, MD, MHCPM
    Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh; Medical Director for Clinical Resource Management, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    August 1, 2013

    An Ode to Continence: Dealing with the Challenges of Pediatric Pelvic Congenital Anomalies

    Jeff Avansino, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, UW School of Medicine; Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    August 8, 2013

    Limitations of Resuscitation in Pediatric Patients

    Joan Roberts, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; PICU, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    Jonna Clark, MD
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Critical Care, PICU, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    August 15, 2013

    OMG, What R They Thinking? The Adolescent Brain: Risk Assessment and Decision-Making

    Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH
    Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Director of Education, Chair, Institutional Review Board Committee, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    August 22, 2013

    H. Influenza: Is an Old Enemy Returning?

    Arnold Smith, MD
    Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, UW; Infectious Diseases, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    August 29, 2013

    Implementing the Accountable Care Act; Washington’s Approach

    Daniel Lessler, MD, MHA, FACP
    Chief Medical Officer, Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA)
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    September 5, 2013: Rosh Hashanah (No Grand Rounds)

    September 12, 2013

    Maintaining Your Credentials: MOC Demystified 

    Joel Tieder, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine; Division of Inpatient Medicine, Seattle Children’s
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    September 19, 2013

    A Guide to Infant Eye Alignment and Misalignment

    Roger Johnson Ophthalmology Lecture
    Steven M. Archer, MD
    Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan; Pediatric Ophthalmology, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    September 26, 2013

    Providing Services to Urban Adolescents: The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Model

    Robert Deischer Lecture
    Angela Diaz, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center
    Speaker disclosed no commercial relationships

    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