Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


“Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: What We Have Learned from Major Trials.”
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 13

Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objectives: : To report on current understanding of the epidemiology and biology of type 2 diabetes in youth.

Speaker: Philip Scott Zeitler MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Sciences, Head of Endocrinology Section, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Fetal Origins of Child and Adult Obesity: Hyperphagia and Adiposity
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 20
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objective: To understand the importance and mechanisms of the developmental origins of metabolic syndrome
Speakers: Michael G. Ross MD, MPH, Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA
and Mina Desai, M.Sc., Ph.D., Associate Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Director of Perinatal Research LABioMed at Harbor-UCLA

Friday, May 27 – No Pediatric Grand Rounds

Tom B Rice Lectureship: Translating Big HealthCare Data into Quality Improvement Initiatives
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 3

Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objective: Building trust in ‘Big Data’ for outcomes research to serve public good.
Speaker: Punkaj Gupta, MD, Associate Professor, Divisions of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Hot Topics in Pediatric Thrombosis: What You Need to Know About VTE Prevention, Novel Oral Anticoagulants, Clot Busting and More
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 10

Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objectives:
1. Appreciate the national health goals in DVT prevention and how they apply to Children’s Hospitals
2. Understand the mechanism of novel oral anticoagulants and the potential role that these agents will play in pediatrics, and
3. Gain confidence with “clot busting” interventional techniques to DVT in children and adolescents including indications, methods, expected outcomes and potential complications.
Speaker: Marilyn J. Manco-Johnson, MD, Director, Mountain States Regional Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Pediatric Heart Failure: Are We Any Closer to Heart Success?
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 17

Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objective: To understand and be able to articulate the progress that has been made on the diagnosis and management of heart failure in children.
Speaker: Robert E. Shaddy, MD, Chief, Pediatric Cardiology; Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Meet the New Interns
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 24

Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW
Educational Objective: Become familiarized with the incoming class of interns
Speakers: Heather L. Toth, MD, Associate Professor, MCW and Michael C. Weisgerber, MD, Medical Director, Medical Education; Associate Professor, MCW