Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


Clinical Cardiogenetics: If You Build It, Who Will Come?

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 27
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

To review the clinical impact of a new program on genetic testing rates, diagnosis rates, and how this model may relate to other clinical areas.

Speaker: Gabrielle Geddes, MD, FAAP, FACMG, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics, MCW 


The Herma Heart Center Lecture: You Fixed My Heart, So Why is School So Hard? - The Role of School Intervention for Children with Congenital Heart Disease

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 10
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe why neurodevelopmental delays and differences are so common in children with CHD
  2. Explain the School intervention Program’s structure and program offerings
  3. Share data from year-long pilot program/share patient stories
  4. Clarify referral process
  5. State need for like programs in all departments/medical service lines

Speakers: Cheryl L. Brosig Soto, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Division of Psychology, MCW and Kyle Herma, B.S., School Intervention Specialist/Educational Administrator, CHW 


More Than Skin Deep: Skin Signs of Systemic Disease

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 17
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective: To recognize skin findings of systemic disease and order appropriate testing and consultations to make a timely diagnosis.

Speaker: Yvonne E Chiu, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, MCW 


QPR Training: Suicide Prevention in Pediatric Patients and Physicians

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 24
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objectives:

At the end of the session, participants should be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the relevance of suicide prevention in pediatric patient populations. 
  2. Describe the relevance of suicide prevention in physicians. 
  3. Identify warning signs that an individual is at risk for suicide. 
  4. Confidently and comfortably apply the steps of Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) in response to identified warning signs. 
  5. Identify professional and personal limitations in addressing pediatric mental health needs. 
  6. Develop effective coping mechanisms and self-care for personal mental health.

Speakers: Kathy Russeth, MD, Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Division, Department of Psychiatry, MCW, Alexandra Lynch, Medical Student, MCW, and Laura Ledvora, Medical Student, MCW