MARCH 2018

March 1 | “Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation: Overview and Update”

Hudson H. Freeze, PhD
   Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute,
   Sanford Children’s Health Research Center, Human Genetics Program, La Jolla, CA

March 8 | Pediatric Science Day – “Serendipity, Salt and Science”

Marie E. Egan, MD
   Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory) and Cellular and Molecular Physiology
   Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine,   
   New Haven, CT

March 15 | “Pediatric ITP: Evidence versus Experience”

Cindy Neunert, MD, MSCS
    Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

March 22 | “Five Decades Since Kempe’s Publication of ‘The Battered Child Syndrome’: Lessons Learned about Child Maltreatment”

John M. Leventhal, MD
   Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
   Medical Director, Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention Programs,
   Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital

 March 29 | Charles A. Alford Memorial Lectureship – “Toward a Genetic Theory of Childhood Infectious Diseases”

 Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD
    Professor, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Head, St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases

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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. 

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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 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.

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