Grand Rounds

November 6 “Milk: The Mother of All Secretions”

Grace M. Aldrovandi, MD, CM
   Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children’s Hospital
     Los Angeles
   Professor, Pediatrics, Pathology, Molecular Microbiology
     and Immunology
   Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

November 13 The Kennedy Lectureship in Pediatric Rheumatology – “The New Classification Criteria for Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis”
  Angelo Ravelli, MD
   Chief, Center of Clinimetry, Istituto G. Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
   Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine,
     University of Genoa, Italy

November 20 “Advocacy: New Roles for the Pediatricians of Today”
  Michael J. Ramsey, MD, FAAP
   Private Physician and Financial Director,
    Dothan Pediatric Clinic
   President, AL Chapter – AAP

November 27

No Grand Rounds – Happy Thanksgiving!

To view live Pediatric Grand Rounds for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ go to:

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. 

Children's of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The Alabama Board of Nursing will acknowledge programs of continuing medical education designated as category 1 as acceptable activities for the renewal of license to practice nursing.

Children's of Alabama Continuing Medical Education relies upon its faculty to provide information in a manner that is objective and as free from bias as possible.  All activity faculty are asked to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.

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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October 2

James L. (Scooter) Haywood Memorial Lectureship – “The Biology of Bilirubin

   Production and Its Inhibition”


David K. Stevenson, MD

   Harold K. Faber Professor of Pediatrics

   March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA



October 9

“Doping in Sport with Relevance to Adolescents”


Alan D. Rogol, MD, PhD

   President, ODR Consulting

   Professor, Emeritus University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA



October 16

There will be one hour of instruction.





October 23

“Gene Therapy of Immunodeficiency and Other Pediatric Disorders”


Sung-Yun Pai, MD

   Assistant Professor, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA



October 30

“Everything I Need to Know About Compliance I Learned in Kindergarten””


Brian T. Bates

   Corporate Compliance Officer, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation

Stephen A. Stair, MD, FAAP

   UAB  Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

   Medical Compliance Officer, University of Alabama Health Services Foundation