August 2019

August 1 | "Newborn Screening for SCID in Alabama: Overview of the First Nine Months"

T. Prescott Atkinson, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor and Director, UAB Division of Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

August 8 | “Decreasing Patient Harm: An Update on Patient Safety Measures at Children's of Alabama”

Joseph Chewning, M.D.
   Associate Professor, UAB Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program
   Patient Safety Officer, Children's of Alabama
Amy Hobbs, BSN, RN 
   Patient Safety Manager, COA Patient Safety & Performance Improvement & Accreditation

August 15 | Rud Polhill Memorial Lectureship “What a 130 Year Old Painting Can Teach Us About Healthcare in 2019”

Erica L. Liebelt, M.D., FACMT
   Executive Director and Medical Director, Washington Poison Center, Seattle, WA

August 22 | “Prediction of Outcomes in Critically Ill Infants”

Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D.
   Professor, UAB Department of Pediatrics, Cell Biology & Molecular & Cellular Pathology
   Co-Director, UAB Division of Neonatology

August 29 | "Oxygen for Sick Children: Friend or Foe?"

Ammar Saadoon Alishlash, M.D., FAAP, FRCPCH
   Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

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.

CME Contact

CME Office | 205.638.9898 |

Live Webcast Technical Support | 205.638.9533 |

On Demand Lectures | 205.638.6059 | 

Technical Support for On Demand Lectures | 1.866.702.3278 |