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Continuing Medical Education, Grand Rounds, and More

May 1, 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.

Announcement: Registration Open for 19th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, Abstracts Due by May 10! 

Join us at this year’s three-day Pediatric Bioethics Conference! July 19 and 20 will be the 19th Annual Seattle Children’s Pediatric Bioethics Conference, Thinking Big, Responding Ethically: Big Data and AI in Pediatrics, hosted by the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care. July 18 will be the second annual nursing ethics conference, Nursing Ethics: Today’s Realities and Tomorrow’s Challenges, hosted by Seattle Children’s Center for Pediatric Nursing Research. Join our invited speakers as they cover a compelling range of topics from challenges prompted by the rapid development of these technologies to issues at the heart of the nursing experience. The registration conference fee includes CME credit or certificate of attendance. View the full agenda. To learn more and to register, visit the Pediatric Bioethics Conference website.  

  • May 18, 2024: Pediatric Mental Health CME Event hosted by the Partnership Access Line: Learn more.
  • May 18, 2024: Advanced Practice Pediatric Pharmacology Updates:
    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. 

  • 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

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

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

  • 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
  • June 7, 2024: CAP Fellows: Scholarly Inquiry Project and End of Year Projects for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows
    Graduating CAP Fellows:
    Cynthia Beltran, MD
    Brenda Cartujano Barrer, MD
    Robin Berger, MD
    Roxanne Fries, MD
    Maia Ou, MD
    Christina Warner, MD

Outreach Conferences and Courses

May 10, 2024: Nursing Research Symposium
Seattle Children’s Sand Point Learning Center
Learn more and register.