JULY 2018 

July 5 | No Grand Rounds

July 12 | “Pediatric Metabolic Bone Clinic”

Ambika Ashraf, M.D. – Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Michael Conklin, M.D. – Associate Professor, UAB Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Maria Descartes, M.D. – Professor, UAB Department of Genetics
Kenneth McCormick, M.D. – Professor & Chief, UAB Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Erin Swanson-Kimani, M.D. – Assistant Professor, UAB Departments of Pediatrics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

July 19 | “State of the Department of Pediatrics” 

Mitchell B. Cohen, M.D.
   Katharine Reynolds Ireland Chair of Pediatrics
   Physician-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama

July 26 | Rud Polhill Memorial Lectureship – “Controlled Chaos: Experiences Establishing Pediatric Emergency Medicine as a Specialty in Kenya”

Arianna M. Shirk, M.D.
   Pediatric Emergency Critical Care Clinical Officer
   Program Designer and Director, AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kijabe, Kenya

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 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.


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 2018 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
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