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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.

April 11

Immersive Learning, Lifesaving Results: Leveraging Virtual Simulations in Pediatric Education and Research

Rachel A. Umoren, MB BCh, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics/Neonatology; Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health and Surgery, UW; Director of Neonatal Education and Simulation-Based Training Program, Associate Division Head for Research, Seattle Children’s

April 18

Building Evidence for Pediatric Clinical Care: Lessons in Nephrotic Syndrome
Resident/Fellow Research Day    

Virtual Presenter
Rulan Parekh, MD, MS, FRCPC
Professor, Paediatrics and Medicine, University of Toronto; Clinician Scientist and Vice President, Academics at Women’s College Hospital

April 25

How Unforeseen Events Lead to Unplanned Careers
Holt Webster Child Abuse Lecture

Kenneth Feldman, MD
Clinical Professor, UW; Co-Chair, Child Protection Subcommittee, General Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s

May 2

Clinician Wellness 3.0… It's Time for a Revolution
Tapper Surgical Lecture 

Mary L. Brandt, MD, MDiv
Distinguished Emeritus Professor, Surgery, Pediatrics, and Medical Ethics in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

May 9

UW Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s Hospital Quality Improvement Scholars Program: Meet the 2023-2024 QI Scholars
QI Scholars Lecture

Sarah Caufield, BSN, RN
Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit, Seattle Children’s

Lauren McDaniel, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Hospitalist, Seattle Children’s

Sarah Mahoney MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Hospitalist, Seattle Children’s

May 16

An Interprofessional Team Intervention to Improve Communication with Families of Seriously Ill Children
Mann Family Palliative Care Lecture        

Jennifer K. Walter, MD, PhD, MS
Associate Professor, Pediatrics/Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Director, Department of Medical Ethics, Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

May 23

Childhood Asthma: Where Are We Now?
William E. Pierson Allergy Lecture            

Len Bacharier, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary Medicine; Section Chief Pediatric Allergy and Immunology; Scientific Director  Center for Clinical and Translational Research; Director  Center for Pediatric Asthma Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

May 30

Eminence to Evidence: The Phoenix International Consensus Criteria for Pediatric Sepsis

Scott Watson, MD, MPH
Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Associate Division Chief, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Seattle Children’s

June 6

Mind the Gap: Supporting Successful Health Care Transition in Emerging Adults              

Faisal Malik, MD, MSHS
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Co-Director, Health Services and Quality of Care Research Fellowship at UW and Seattle Children’s; Attending Physician, Endocrinology, Seattle Children’s

June 13

Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Development in Kenya and Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Amelie von Saint Andre-von Arnim, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health, UW; Critical Care, PICU, Seattle Children’s

Emily Hartford, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, UW; Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s

Mukokinya Kailemia, MD MBChB, MMed
Consultant Pediatrician/Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Specialist, Kenyatta National Hospital

June 20

Fostering Personal Sustainability: Clinical Approaches to Climate Change and Youth Mental Health      

Virtual Presenter
Thomas Doherty, PsyD
Psychologist, Sustainable Self, Portland, Oregon

June 27

Supporting Healthy Minds: Optimizing Neurodevelopment of Children in Kenya
Global WACh Lecture     

Grace John-Stewart, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine, Epidemiology and Pediatrics, UW; Co-Director, UW Center for Global Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (UW Global WACh); Associate Director, UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

Sarah Benki, PhD, MS
Lecturer, Global Health, Global WACh

Michelle Bulterys, PhD, MPH
UW Global WACh

Dalton Wamalwa, MBChB, MMed, MPH
Chair, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Nairobi


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

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