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Provider Grand Rounds

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 or Lot 2 (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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Provider Grand Rounds Schedule and Topics

February 7, 2019

Improving Youth Coping (and So Much More) with Mindfulness
Klavano Holistic Care Lecture

Erica Sibinga, MD, MHS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

February 14, 2019

A Passion for Health Equity

Kym Ahrens, MD; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Casey Lion, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s

Felice Orlich, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, UW; Director, Community Outreach, Seattle Children’s Autism Center

February 21, 2019

Targeting the Brain to Treat Diabetes

Jarrad Scarlett, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Seattle Children’s

February 28, 2019

Lyme Disease in Low Prevalence Areas
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Lecture

Lise Nigrovic, MD, MPH
Co-Director of Population Science Center, ICCTR
Senior Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine Associate Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

March 7, 2019

The Best Start for Kids – How Can We Help
Warmington-Community Pediatrics Lecture

Kyle Yasuda, MD
President, American Academy of Pediatrics
Medical Director for Public Health, Seattle/King County

March 14, 2019

Neuroblastoma: A Developmental Approach to Childhood Cancer
Sarkowsky Neurology Lecture

Nina Schor, MD, PhD
Deputy Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

March 21, 2019

Acute Kidney Injury: Time to be Alert

Shina Menon, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW
Nephrology, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment, Seattle Children’s

March 28, 2019

Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis, a Silent Bone Breaker?

Yongdong, Zhao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW
Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s

2018 Archives

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

February 8, 2018

Odontogenic Causes of Facial Swelling in the Pediatric Patient 

Srinivas Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UW; Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children's

February 15, 2018

It’s All in the Family: Psychological Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Pain 

Emily Law, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UW; Outpatient Pain Management Clinic, Seattle Children’s

February 22, 2018

B Cells in Autoimmunity: From Disease Mechanisms to Targeted Therapies

Shaun Jackson, MB ChB, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Arnold Lee Smith Endowed Professorship for Research Faculty Development, Seattle Children’s; Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies, Seattle Children’s

March 1, 2018

Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department: The Last Frontier
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Lecture

Rakesh Mistry, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Colorado; Children’s Hospital Colorado, Emergency Medicine

March 8, 2018

Up When Everyone Else Is Sleeping: Adolescent Sleep Problems
Warmington-Community Pediatrics Lecture

Maida Chen, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Director, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center, Seattle Children’s

March 15, 2018

Technology in the Daily Lives of Children With Autism: Opportunity Gaps, Translational Bridges and Multi-Disciplinary Horse Racing

Frederick Shic, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children’s

March 22, 2018

Fishing for Cures With Zebrafish Models of Heart and Muscle Disorders

Lisa Maves, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Seattle Children’s

March 29, 2018

From Marjorie the Dog to the Advent of the Artificial Pancreas: Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Kate Ness, MD, MSCI
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Endocrinology/Skeletal Dysplasia/Muscular Dystrophy, Seattle Children’s

April 5, 2018

UW Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s Quality Improvement Scholars Program: Meet the 2016–2017 Scholars 

Rebecca Jennings, MD
Sarah Connell, MD
Aarti Bhat, MD
QI Scholars, Seattle Children’s Hospital

April 12, 2018

The Reemergence of Traditional Indian Medicine
Klavano Holistic Care Lecture

Walt Hollow, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, UW, Former Director, Native American Center for Excellence; Puyallup Tribal Health Authority

April 19, 2018

Child Health Disparities: Toxic Stress and the Opportunity Gap
Resident/Fellow Research Day

Tina Cheng, MD, MPH
Director, Deptartment of Pediatrics; Given Foundation Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins; Professor, Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health; Pediatrician-in-Chief and Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

April 26, 2018

How Good Is the Evidence Behind Your Evidence in Child Abuse? The Evolution of Systematic Reviews and Screening Tools
Holt Webster Child Abuse Medicine Lecture

Sabine Maguire, MD
Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom

May 3, 2018

Developing the Next Generation of Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Therapy Through Trials, Tribulation and Collaboration

Todd Cooper, DO
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Director, Pediatric Leukemia/Lymphoma Program, Seattle Children’s

May 10, 2018

Food Allergy: Current State of Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment
William E. Pierson Allergy Lecture

Scott Sicherer, MD
Director, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology; Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

May 17, 2018

Vascular Anomalies: Patient-Directed Discoveries
Tapper Surgery Lecture

Steven Fishman, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Operations and Co-Director, Vascular Anomalies Center, Boston Children’s Hospital

May 24, 2018

Delayed Transitions: Ethical Issues in the Care of Adult Patients at a Children’s Hospital
Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Grand Rounds

Holly Gooding, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston

May 31, 2018

Management of Febrile Seizures
Sarkowsky Neurology Lecture

Shlomo Shinnar, MD, PhD
Hyman Climenko Professor of Neuroscience Research at Montefiore Medical Center, and Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology and Population Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine

June 7, 2018

Obesity: A Neurological Disorder With Epidemic Consequences?

Christian Roth, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Endocrinology, Insulin Resistance, Neuro-Oncology, Seattle Children’s

June 14, 2018

Diabetes During Gestation From the Context of the Fetus: Development Origins of Health and Disease

Julie Ingelfinger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard; Senior Consultant, Pediatric Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; Deputy Editor, New England Journal of Medicine

June 21, 2018

How Changes to Federal Immigration Policy Are Impacting Our Local Community

Jorge L. Barón, Esq.
Executive Director, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Seattle

June 28, 2018

Urea Cycle Disorders, From Rare Disease to Common Mechanisms
C. Ronald Scott Biochemical Genetics Lecture

Brendan Lee, MD, PhD
Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics; Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

July 12, 2018

DIPG: A New Hope

Nicholas Vitanza, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist, Seattle Children’s

July 19, 2018

Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: From Takis to Transplant 

Niviann Blondet, MD
Acting Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Gastroenterology, Seattle Children’s

July 26, 2018

Innovation in Transplantation and Cell Therapy for Leukemia in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults

Marie Bleakley, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Hematology-Oncology, Seattle Children’s

August 2, 2018

Imaging Stewardship in the Acute Care for Pediatric Nephrolithiasis

Jonathan Ellison, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Urology, UW; Urology, Seattle Children’s

August 9, 2018

Losing Sleep Over Stimulant Treatment of ADHD: Research and Clinical Perspectives

Mark Stein, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Pediatrics, UW; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Chris Varley, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW; Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program, Seattle Children’s

August 16, 2018

Occupational Hazards of a Career in Medicine: Getting Real and Staying Healthy

Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; UW; Medical Director, Washington Physicians Health Program

August 23, 2018

What Is Best? Whose Interests Count? Rethinking the Best Interest Standard in Pediatric Chronic Disease

Aaron Wightman, MD, MA
Assistant Professor, Division of Bioethics; Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine; Nephrology, Bioethics, Seattle Children’s

August 30, 2018

Talking the Talk: Everyday Equity and the Science of Communication

Casey Lion, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s

September 6, 2018

CAR T Cells for Pediatric Cancers: Current Concepts and Future Possibilities
Abelson Hematology-Oncology Lecture

Crystal Mackall, MD
Professor, Pediatrics and Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Stanford Center for Cancer Cell Therapy; Associate Director, Stanford Cancer Institute; Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, Stanford

September 13, 2018

“The Next Genderation”: The Clinical Approach to Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth Across Development
Robert Deischer Adolescent Medicine Lecture

Scott Leibowitz, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Nationwide Children’s; Medical Director of Behavioral Health for Nationwide Children’s THRIVE Gender Development Program; Co-Chairman, Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Issues Committee for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Faculty for the World Professional Association of Transgender Health’s Global Education Initiative

September 20, 2018

Successes in Pediatric Heart Failure

Borah Hong, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Cardiology, Transplantation, Seattle Children’s
Planners disclose they have no relevant financial relationships. 
Speaker discloses: intent to reference the off-label or investigational use of enalapril, carvedilol, BiDil, entresto, and Spironolactone in the talk.
Review by CME Program Manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

September 27, 2018

New Insights Into Amblyopia
Roger Johnson Ophthalmology Lecture

Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, John and Melinda Thompson Chair in Vision Neurosciences, University of Toronto
Planners disclose they have no relevant financial relationships. 
Speaker discloses: a grant from The Canadian Institutes of Health Research. 
Review by CME Program Manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure

October 4, 2018

Ending Midlife Bias: Ethics for Pediatrics and the Rest of Life
Treuman Katz Ethics Lecture

Nancy Jecker, PhD
Professor, Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington School of Medicine
Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships,

October 11, 2018

Learning From Advances in Childhood ALL Treatment to Guide a Therapeutic Agenda
Ron Chard Clinical Oncology Lecture

Lia Gore, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Colorado; Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant; The Ergen Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology, Children's Hospital Colorado, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

October 18, 2018

Antibiotics Don’t Give Themselves – New Directions in Antimicrobial Stewardship

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

Adam Brothers, PharmD
Pharmacist, Seattle Children's
Planners and speakers disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.

October 25, 2018

Mobile Health (mHealth) and the Future of Mental Health

Dror Ben Zeev, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Health for Mental Health Program; Co-Director, BRITE Center; UW

November 1, 2018

Mechanical Circulatory Support for Children: Options, Outcomes and What’s on the Way

Joshua Friedland-Little, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Cardiology/Transplantation, Seattle Children’s
Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.
Speaker intends to reference off-label use of Heartware HVAD, Pedimag, Centrimag and Impella.

November 8, 2018

Making the Grade: Investigating Academic Outcomes of Children With Cleft Lip and Palate

Emily Gallagher, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Craniofacial, Seattle Children’s

November 15, 2018

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: From Bedside to Bench and Back Again
Ron Lemire Embryology Lecture

Hope Northrup, MD
Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Texas
Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships
Speaker discloses: intends to reference off-label or investigational use of topical rapamycin formulations in her talk.
Review by CME Program Manager concludes that this presentation does not include content relevant to this disclosure.

November 22, 2018 – No session (Thanksgiving)

November 29, 2018

Pediatric Hypertension and Implications of the 2017 AAP Clinical Practice Guideline

Susan Halbach, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Assistant Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship, Seattle Children’s

December 6, 2018

Writing to Heal
Lana Staheli Work Life Balance Lecture

Catharine H. Murray
Author, Poet, Speaker, Writing Guide, Editor

December 13, 2018

Children, Opioids and the Opioid Crisis
Dan and Mary Tarcea Pediatric Pain Medicine Endowed Lecture

Elliot J. Krane, MD, FAAP
Chief of Pediatric Pain Management, Stanford Children’s Health; Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics

January 3, 2019

Disparities in Well-Being and the Unacknowledged Pervasive Trauma Experienced by Too Many Women
King/Lavizzo Lecture

Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA
Member, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Chief Research Officer, Seattle Indian Health Board
Director, Urban Indian Health Institute

January 10, 2019

Tuberous Sclerosis: Diagnosis, Management, Treatment, and New Areas of Research

Stephanie Randle, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, UW
Physician, Neurology and Epilepsy Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic, Director, Seattle Children’s

January 17, 2019

When Religious Taboos Conflict with Medical Care: Pork Products and Beyond
Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture

Emily Berkman, MD, MA
Attending Physician, Critical Care, Seattle Children's

Sherine Hamdy, PhD
Associate Professor, Anthropology, University of California, Irvine

Leah Kroon, MN, RN, CPHON
Co-Leader, Seattle Children’s Nursing Ethics Program

January 24, 2019

Climate Change and Health: Where on Earth are We Going?

Kristie Ebi, PhD, MPH, MS
Professor, Global Health/Professor, Environmental. and Occupational Health Sciences, UW

January 31, 2019

Firearm Violence: What We Can Do to Reduce the Problem

Frederick Rivara, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics/Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology/Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Pediatrics, UW
Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatric Health Outcomes Research


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