MAY 2018

May 3 | "BPD Beyond the NICU”

Sharon McGrath-Morrow, M.D., MBA
   Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary, Johns Hopkins University
   Fellowship Director, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

May 10 | Bradford Dean Dixon Memorial Lectureship – “Medical Education in an Era of Health Reform: Who Says It Cannot Be Done?”

Lewis R. First, M.D., MS
   Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington

May 17 | “Genetic Contributions to Failed Neural Tube Closure: Prospects for Defining Risk and Improving Birth Outcomes”

Elizabeth Ross, M.D., Ph.D.
   Nathan Cummings Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Development
   Director, Center for Neurogenetics,
   Chair, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

May 24 | Chiefs’ Conference – “Improving Child Health by Addressing Social and Economic Determinants of Health”

Frank A. Franklin, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
   Professor Emeritus, UAB Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health

May 31 | “Taming the Shrew: Current Management Approaches for the Recurrently Inflamed Pancreas”

Maisam A. Abu-El-Jaija, M.D.
   Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
   Clinical and Medical Director, Pancreas Care Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Jaimie D. Nathan, M.D., FACS
   Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Surgical Director, Pancreas Care Center, CCHMC

Tom K. Lin, M.D.
   Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition,
   Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

To view Live or On Demand Pediatric Grand Rounds for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ go to:

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.

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