Pediatrics

Revised: February 22, 2017

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Provided By Texas Children's Hospital

Day/Time/Location: Fridays, 8:30 a.m., Texas Children's Hospital (Lower Level Auditorium Unless Otherwise Listed).

Objectives:
Following the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Utilize current medical literature (scientific evidence) related to evolving biomedical, clinical and cognate sciences and their application to improved patient care.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and healthcare team members
  • Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population
  • Identify and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatment options for pediatric diseases

Target Audience, Needs, Educational Methods, Activity Evaluation: Physicians, Residents, And Fellows Need To Be Regularly Updated On Advances In The Field Of General Pediatrics And Pediatric Subspecialties. Educational Methods Will Include Lectures And Question & Answer Sessions. Participants Will Be Asked To Complete An Activity Evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: Texas Children's Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children's Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Broadcast Sites:

  • Autism Center & Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics
  • Ben Taub Hospital, 3rd Floor, Neonatology
  • CHOSA Children's Hospital of San Antonio
  • Clear Lake Health Center
  • Harris County Hospital District Pediatric & Adolescent Health Center, Pasadena
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Health Centers (Clear Lake, Cy-Fair, Sugar Land, Woodlands)
  • Texas Children's Hospital, West Campus
  • Texas Children's Pediatrics, Gulfton
  • The Center for Children and Women (TCHP Greenspoint)
  • Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic in McAllen, Texas

Slides for recent Grand Rounds Presentations

2017/2018 TOPIC and SPEAKER
February 24
Evaluating the Overlap Between Birth Defects and Childhood Cancer: An Epidemiologic Perspective
Phillip Lupo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
March 03
Docs and Glocks: Making Gun Safety a Part of Clinical Care
Ted Alcorn, Director of Innovation, Everytown for Gun Safety
March 10
TBA
Tammy I. Kang, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
March 17
New Understandings of How Tobacco Harms Babies - and What Providers Can Do About It
Harold J. Farber, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
March 24
Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Lecture: Being a Faculty Member in Challenging Times - You Cannot Do It Alone
Steven M. Block, M.B.B.CH., Senior Associate Dean, Professor of Pediatrics, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Translational Science Institute, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
March 31
Rare diseases in Pediatrics and the Undiagnosed Disease Network (UDN)
Carlos A. Bacino, MD, Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics
April 07
Morbidity & Mortality Improvement Case Conference
Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics; Joan E. Shook, MD, Professor of Pediatrics
April 14
HOLIDAY: GOOD FRIDAY
April 21
Russell J. Blattner Lectureship: TBA
Gary A. Silverman, M.D., Ph.D., Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor and Chirman, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine; Pediatrician In-Chief, St. Louis Children's Hospital; Executive Director, Children's Discovery Institute
April 28
Transfusion Medicine for the 21st Century - More Than Packed Red Cells and Platelets
Jun Teruya, MD, D.Sc., Professor of Pathology; Nicole M. Crews, RN, MSN, CPNP, Transfusion Safety Officer, Division of Transfusion Medicine & Coagulation,Texas Children's Hospital