Grand Rounds

April 2 “Update on Chest Wall Deformities”
  Mike K. Chen, MD
   Joseph M. Farley Endowed Chair, Professor and Vice-Chairman, Dept. of Surgery
   Director, UAB Division of Pediatric Surgery

April 9 “Use of Telehealth in Children with Disability”
  James H. Rimmer, PhD
   Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion & Rehabilitation Sciences
   Professor, UAB School of Health Professions, Department of Occupation Therapy
Mohanraj Thirumalai, MS, ME
   Manager, UAB Information Systems
   ICT Director, UAB Lakeshore Research Collaborative

April 16 “Reframing Conscientious Refusals in an Era of Competing Visions of Health, Medicine and Ethics”

Ryan R. Nash, MD, MA, FACP, FAAHPM
   Hagop S. Mekhjian, MD Chair in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
   Director of the Ohio State University Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

April 23 “Handover: More Than Tick Boxes”

D. Douglas Cochran, MD
   Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia
   Chair, British Columbia Patient Safety & Quality Council & Provincial Patient Safety & Quality Officer, BC

April 30 Rud Polhill Memorial Lectureship
“Let Us Not Forget the Children: The ACA and Health Reform 2015”

Michael J. Gerardi, MD, FAAP, FACEP
   Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Morristown, NJ
   Associate Professor , Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York


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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