November 5 The Kennedy Lectureship in Pediatric Rheumatology – “Precision Medicine in Childhood Arthritis – Toward a Better Understanding of the Biologic Basis of Clinical Heterogeneity”
Rae S. M. Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Hak-Ming and Deborah Chiu Chair in Paediatric Translational Research
Professor of Paediatrics, Immunology and Medical Science, University of Toronto
Sr. Scientist & Staff Rheumatologist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

November 12 “Treasure Your Exceptions: Never Ending Inspirational Stories in Genetics and Metabolism”
Areeg Hassan El-Gharbawy, MD, DSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, UPMC
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

November 19 “Update on Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection”
Shannon A. Ross, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology,
UAB Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

November 26

No Grand Rounds – Happy Thanksgiving

*Please note that only the November 5th lecture will be available for live intranet/internet viewing but none of the November lectures will be videotaped for On Demand viewing due to speakers’ requests.

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Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon
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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 2015 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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