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Continuing Medical Education, Grand Rounds, and More

March 6, 2024

For a comprehensive list of education opportunities available from Seattle Children’s for healthcare professionals, please visit our education site.

Continuing Education, Conferences, and Symposiums

See our full CME Calendar here.

  • March 19, 2024: Neurocutaneous Syndromes – What Primary Care Providers Need to Know. Learn more and register.
  • April 20, 2024: Pediatric Mental Health CME Event hosted by the Partnership Access Line. Learn more and register.
  • April 27, 2024: Staheli Pediatric Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Updates 2024. Learn more and register.

Provider Grand Rounds

Year-round on Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m in Seattle Children’s Wright Auditorium and streamed via WebEx. Learn more and watch the live webcast or recordings.

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. 

  • March 7: Working Towards a Cure… But First Do No Harm
    Rebecca Ronsley, MD, FRCPC
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Attending Physician, Cancer and Blood Disorder Center, Seattle Children’s

  • March 14: Genetics of Epilepsy: Bedside to Bench and Back
    Sarkowsky Neurology Lecture
    Annapurna (Ann) Poduri, MD, MPH
    Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Epilepsy Genetics Program, Boston Children's Hospital

  • March 21: Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Graft-Versus-Host Disease: Clinical Progress and the Advancing Landscape
    Julie Boiko, MD, MS
    Pediatric BMT Attending Physician, Seattle Children’s; Research Associate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  • March 28: Inter-Disciplinary Management of Patients With Tracheoesophageal Fistula/Esophageal Atresia
    Moderator: Sanjay Parikh, MD
    Professor of Otolaryngology, UW; Associate Surgeon-in-Chief; Medical Director, Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center, Seattle Children’s
    Seattle Children’s Panel:
    • Matthew Abts, MD
    • Matthew Dellinger, MD
    • Sarah Hofman DeYoung, MD
    • Kaalan Johnson, MD
    • Michael McMullan, MD
    • Michael Pickens, DO

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

First Friday of every month October through June from 8 to 9:20 a.m. Learn more.

  • April 5, 2024: Current Advances in Research on Behavioral and Pharmacological Treatments for Youth With Autism
    Grace Gengoux, PhD
    Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
    Antonio Hardan, MD
    Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
  • May 3, 2024: Black Youth Who Experience Racial Trauma - Using a Strengths-Based, Anti-Deficit Approach to Prevention, Intervention, Community-Based Participatory Research, Wellness Promotion, and Advocacy
    Isha Walwina Metzger, PhD
    Owner, Cultural Concepts, LLC
    Director, The EMPOWER Lab
    Assistant Professor, Georgia State University Department of Psychology

    Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Georgia Department of Psychology
    Affiliate Research Faculty, Yale University School of Public Health

Outreach Conferences and Courses

  • March 22, 2024: 45th Duncan Seminar: Spina Bifida: Cultivating Equity, Access & Innovation (Virtual)
    The Duncan Seminar is an annual interdisciplinary conference focused on the care of persons with physical disabilities. It recognizes the major contributions of Dr. William Duncan, orthopedic surgeon, to comprehensive interdisciplinary approaches to cerebral palsy in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more and register.
  • May 10, 2024: Nursing Research Symposium
    Seattle Children’s Sand Point Learning Center
    Learn more and register.