October 2017

October 5 | “Developing Your Neonatal Neurosciences Program: Building on Our Progress and Your Strengths”

Frances J. Northington, MD
   Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
   Director of Neurosciences IC Nursery Program Neonatal Research Laboratory
   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

October 12 | “Mycoplasma genitalium Infection: An Emerging Sexually Transmitted Infection”

William M. Geisler, MD, MPH
   Professor, UAB Division of Infectious Diseases

October 19 | “Harnessing the Power of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell”

John E. Wagner, Jr., MD
   Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
   Director, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
   Scientific Director of Clinical Research, Stem Cell Institute
   University of MN Masonic Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

October 26 | Lily Rushton Memorial Lectureship – “Changing Bedside Care: The Molecular Revolution in Pediatric Brain Tumors”

Annie A. Huang, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
   Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
   Senior Neuro-Oncologist, Paediatric Brain Tumor Program and
   Senior Scientist in Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Alyssa T. Reddy, MD
   Professor, UAB Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology and Surgery
   Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology and Developmental Therapeutics



To view Live or On Demand Pediatric Grand Rounds for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ go to: www.childrensal.org/cme

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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Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds is considered a Regularly Scheduled Series; therefore our educational objectives are global in scope.  

Grand Rounds Regularly Scheduled Series Objectives:
Upon completion of the 2016 Grand Rounds series, participants will be able to:

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

CME Contact

Office of CME - (205) 638-9898    
E-mail:  Amy.Richardson@childrensal.org

CME Office 205-638-9898 Amy.Richardson@childrensal.org
Live webcast technical support 205-638-9533     Curt.Posey@childrensal.org
On Demand Lectures 205-638-6059 Katherine.Busler@childrensal.org
Technical Support for On Demand Lectures 1-866-702-3278 support@peachnewmedia.com

Christopher G. Maloney, MD, PhD

   Chief Medical Officer & Chair of Medicine, Primary Children’s Hospital

   Division Chief, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine & Associate Chair, Inpatient Services

   University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT    

Mohan Doss, PhD, MCCPM

   Associate Professor, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Diagnostic Imaging, Philadelphia, PA