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Grand Rounds

Provider Grand Rounds

Weekly Grand Rounds are held Thursdays, 8 to 9 a.m., in Seattle Children’s Wright Auditorium and streamed via WebEx.

Note: If you are external to Seattle Children’s, and plan to join us in Wright Auditorium, please note that parking and entrance procedures have changed. See current campus maps with parking and screening information. Please review them before coming to the hospital. You will need to RSVP 24 hours in advance to, so that your name can be shared with the hospital entrance staff. You will also need to bring photo ID.

We will continue to livestream our Grand Rounds presentations, and record them for posting online after. 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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Watch Past Grand Rounds Online

Provider Grand Rounds Schedule and Topics

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for a current list of all scheduled speakers and topics.

July 4: No Grand Rounds

July 11

Brain Health Across the Lifespan: A Journey From Basic Neonatal Neuroscience to Dementia Prevention

Tommy Wood, BM BCh, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Faculty, Graduate Program in Neuroscience; Director, Neonatal Neuroscience Lab; Director of Preclinical Research, Division of Neonatology; Director, Institute on Human Development and Disability, UW

July 18: No Grand Rounds

July 25

Hyperactive Ras Signaling in Developmental Disorders and Childhood Cancer
Abelson Hematology-Oncology Lecture  

Kevin Shannon, MD
Distinguished Professor, Pediatric Molecular Oncology, Professor, Pediatrics, University of California at San Francisco

August 1

No Level Is Safe: A Review of Lead Poisoning and Prevention in Washington State

Virtual Speaker: MaryKate Cardon, DNP, CPNP-PC
Co-Director of the NW Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, UW

August 8

Chronic Wet Cough in Pediatrics: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Deborah Liptzin, MD, MS
Professor, Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine; Pulmonology, Seattle Children’s

August 15

Simply Said: Navigating the Complex Relationship Between Speech Structure, Function and Perception

Sara Kinter, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Craniofacial Medicine, UW Program Lead & Speech-Language Pathologist, Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children’s

August 22

The Power of Collaboration: Treating Chronic Pelvic Pain in Adolescents   

Angela Hernandez, MD
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Attending Physician, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, Reconstructive Pelvic Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Caitlin Murray, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UW; Pediatric Psychologist, Seattle Children’s

See Wan Tham, MD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UW; Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seattle Children’s


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