Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


Neonatal Cholestasis

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 13
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objectives:

  1. To understand the differential diagnosis of neonates presenting with conjugated hyperbilirubinemia (cholestasis)
  2. To describe the signs and symptoms associated with neonatal cholestasis
  3. To know the importance of early diagnosis on outcomes
  4. To perform appropriate testing for rapid identification and review screening efforts
  5. To describe the appropriate tailored, disease-specific treatment including optimal nutrition

Speaker: Bernadette Vitola, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Associate Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, MCW, CHW 

 


 

Treatment of Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 20
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objectives:

  1. Discuss Common Pediatric Neuromuscular Genetic Diseases
  2. Discuss the Genetic Basis for these diseases
  3. Discuss Current Approved or Investigational Treatments for these diseases

Speaker: Matthew Harmelink, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology; Associate Program Director, Child Neurology; Director, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, MCW, CHW

 


 

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