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Provider, Nursing and Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Provider Grand Rounds

Provider Grand Rounds

Weekly Grand Rounds are held Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. in WRIGHT AUDITORIUM at Seattle Children’s and via WebEx.

Note: If you are external to Seattle Children’s, and plan to join us in Wright Auditorium, please note that parking and entrances have changed. Current campus maps with parking and screening information are found online here. Please review before coming to the hospital. The preferred parking for visitors is the Ocean parking lot at the top of the hill.

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.

January 12

Practice What We Teach
Martin Luther King Jr./Dr. Blanche Lavizzo Lecture

Lanre O. Falusi, MD, MEd, FAAP
Medical Director, Advocacy Education, Child Health Advocacy Institute, Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Director - Leadership in Advocacy, Under-resourced Communities and Health Equity; Attending Physician, Children's Health Center, Columbia Heights - Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children's National Hospital

January 19

Liver Transplantation in 2023 – An update on the gift of life at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Pamela Valentino, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Medical Director, Liver Transplantation Program, Liver & Intestinal Failure Clinical Center Director, Seattle Children’s Hospital

January 26

SeqFirst:  Improving Access Equity for a Genetic Diagnosis in Critically Ill Infants

Tara Wenger, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Vascular Anomalies, Craniofacial Genetics Clinic, Seattle Children’s

February 2

Complementary and Integrative Medicine for ADHD: Navigating a Confusing Evidence Base
Klavano Holistic Care Lecture

Douglas Russell, MD
Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UW; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Seattle Children’s

February 9

Whole Child Health: How Can We Best Support a Child’s Health-Related Social Needs?
Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture

Charlene Wong, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke Clinical Research Institute

Holly Vo, MD, MPH
Fellow, Pediatrics Pulmonary and Clinical Bioethics, Seattle Children’s

February 16


February 23

The Impact of Neonatal Neurocritical CareMarch

Ulrike Mietzsch, MD
Co-Director NeuroNICU, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UW Division of Neonatology, Seattle Children’s Hospital

March 2

Protect Kids, Not Guns: The Pediatrician’s Role in Preventing Firearm Fatalities

Eric Fleegler, MD, MPH, FAAP
Boston Children’s Hospital, Division of Emergency Medicine
Director, Sedation Service; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

March 9

QTc: More Than Just a Number

Roberto Gallotti, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington; Pediatric Cardiologist, Arrhythmia, Seattle Children’s

March 16

Gene-Targeted Therapy for Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders:  The Example of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Sarkowsky Neurology Lecture

Richard S. Finkel, MD
Director, Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

March 23

Big News From the Little Brain: The Cerebellum in Development and Disease

Kathleen Millen, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Principal Investigator, Seattle children’s Hospital Research Institute, Center for Brain Research

March 30

Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence
(VIRTUAL via WEBEX only)

Gunjan Tiyyagura MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine


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

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