APRIL 2018

April 5 | “What Will Be New in the 2018 Red Book?”

David W. Kimberlin, M.D.
  Professor and Co-Director, UAB Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  Sergio Stagno Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  Editor Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases,
  American Academy of Pediatrics (2015 and 2018 editions)

April 12 | “Management of Obesity in Youth – Why is it so challenging and what can be done?”

Indrajit Majumdar, MBBS, M.D.
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes Center
  Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and
  University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
  Medical Director, Children’s Healthy Weigh of Buffalo

April 19 | “Guns, injuries or deaths?  Where to focus efforts on the prevention of firearm-related mortality”

Russell Griffin, Ph.D.
  Associate Professor, UAB Department of Epidemiology
  Director of Outreach, UAB School of Public Health

April 26 | “Improving UAB Medicine Wellness: The Team Huddle Stage”

David A. Rogers, M.D., MHPE
  Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development,
  UAB Medicine Chief Wellness Officer
  Professor of Surgery, Medical Education and Pediatrics, UAB School of Medicine

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

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