November 2017

November 2 | 5th Annual Kennedy Lectureship – “Human Genetics as a Tool to Understand the Spectrum of Arthritis in Adults and Children”

Peter A. Nigrovic, MD
   Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine
   Director, Center for Adults with Pediatric Rheumatic Illness,
   Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

November 9 | “Project ECHO®: A Telementoring Initiative Addresses Pediatric Growth A Novel Way to Address Subspecialty Challenges in the Primary Care Setting”

Michael S. Stalvey, MD
   Associate Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Shelly B. Mercer, MD
   Fellow, UAB Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

November 16 | “Advancing Complex Care”

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH
   Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatrics,
   University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
   Chief of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh, PA

November 23 | NO GRAND ROUNDS – Happy Thanksgiving!

November 30 | “Autoimmune Encephalitis”

Jayne M. Ness, MD, PhD
   Associate Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Neurology

Lydia Marcus, MD
   Fellow, UAB Division of Pediatric Neurology



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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

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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 2016 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

Office of CME - (205) 638-9898    

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

Christopher G. Maloney, MD, PhD

   Chief Medical Officer & Chair of Medicine, Primary Children’s Hospital

   Division Chief, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine & Associate Chair, Inpatient Services

   University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT    

Mohan Doss, PhD, MCCPM

   Associate Professor, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Diagnostic Imaging, Philadelphia, PA