Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule

A Teaching Program for the Heart Sink PATIENT
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb 5

Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective:
Understand how to overcome the obstacles inherent in treating patients with functional disorders

Speakers:
Gisela Chelimsky, MD, Professor, Gastroenterology, Pediatrics and Tom Chelimsky, MD, Professor, Neurology, CHW, Froedtert and MCW

 
Pulmonary Surfactant Deficiency and Dysfunction
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb 12

Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective:

  • Describe the role of surfactant in normal lung function.
  • Recognize the pathologic features associated with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Describe the role of surgical lung biopsy and other special studies in the diagnosis of surfactant dysfunction disorders.
  • List the six known genetic disorders of surfactant metabolism.
  • Describe the symptoms associated with TTF1/NKX2-1 abnormalities causing "brain-lung-thyroid syndrome".

Speaker:
Megan K. Dishop, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Anatomic Pathology
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Laboratories

 
Early Diagnosis of Critical Congenital Heart Disease: The Current State of Pulse Oximetry Screening and Fetal Echocardiography
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb 19

Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective:
Define limitations and current status of diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease by pulse oximetry and fetal echocardiography

Speakers:
Joseph Block, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics/Cardiology and Garick Hill, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics/Cardiology, CHW, MCW

 
LeBien Visiting Professor: Immunodeficiency Syndromes: When to suspect, how to screen and what can be done
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb 26

Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective:
To understand the concept of four compartments of the immune system, how to screen them for defects resulting in Primary Immunodeficiency's (PIDs) and how to design a rational plan of therapy.

Speakers:
Hans D. Ochs, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington