Grand Rounds

December 4

“Maximizing Treatment Success in Cystic Fibrosis”
This lecture is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs
through Abcomm, Inc.

  Marcia F. Katz, M.D.
   Brown Foundation Professor of Adult Cystic Fibrosis and
   Adult Center Director at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

December 11 “Causes and Consequences of Disrupted Sleep in Children with Chronic Illnesses
and their Parents”
  Lisa J. Meltzer, PhD, CBSM
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
    Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

December 18 “Current Trends in Organ Donation”
  Devin E. Eckhoff, M.D.
   Professor of Surgery, UAB Division of Transplantation Surgery

December 25

January 1
No Grand Rounds

No Grand Rounds – Happy New Year

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Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon
in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation

Children's of Alabama designates these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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Grand Rounds Regularly Scheduled Series Objectives:

Upon completion of the live activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize and review current management options for a variety of illnesses related to the field of pediatrics.
  2. Discuss research related to a variety of pediatric illnesses.
  3. Recognize and utilize new advances in technology and physician practice for the care and treatment of the pediatric patient.
  4. Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to provide optimal outcomes for the pediatric patient.
  5. Discuss improvement methodology to provide quality care for the pediatric patient.
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