September 3 “Alabama Begins Newborn Screen for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID)”
T. Prescott Atkinson, MD, PhD
Professor & Director, UAB Division of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Seratia Johnson, RN
Newborn Screening Program, Bureau of Family Health Services, Montgomery, AL

September 10 “From Blocks to Buildings: An Introduction to the Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs”
Melinda M. Davis, MS, CPHL, CSHCN
Assistant Commissioner/Director, Children’s Rehabilitation Service, Montgomery, AL
Carolyn O. Miller, LCSW, PIP
Associate Director, Project Development & Quality, AL Medicaid Agency Managed Care
Kay Cooper
Clinical/Nurse Program Specialist, Children’s Rehabilitation Service
Kimberly T. Lewis
Care Coordination Specialist, Children’s Rehabilitation Service
Susan Colburn
CRS State Parent Consultant & Co-Director, Family Voice of Alabama
E. Cason Benton, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor, UAB Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
September 17 “Family-Centered Rounds: A Decade of Innovation and Scholarship to Improve Bedside Care and Education”
Jeffrey Simmons, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
Associate Division Director, Division of Hospital Medicine,
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Associate Safety Officer, James M. Anderson Center for Quality and Transformation

September 24

“From Obscurity to the Oxford Dictionary: The Meteoric Rise of Vaping and E-Cigs”
Susanne E. Tanski, MD, MPH, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Section Chief, General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med. Ctr.


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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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