Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


Friday, May 26- No PGR

Focusing on Population Health: A Look at Social Determinants, Disparities, and Barriers to Healthcare


8:30 – 9:30, Friday, June 2, 2017
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:
  • Define social determinants of health
  • Recognize the impact of disparities and barriers to care on health
  • Identify examples to help address disparities and barriers to optimal health care
Speaker: Jennifer Dotson, MD

The Approach to Minimizing Cognitive Diagnostic Errors: Lessons Learned from an Undiagnosed and Rare Disease Program

8:30 – 9:30 am Friday, June 9, 2017
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

After attending this presentation, learners will be able to appreciate the source of common diagnostic errors and how lessons learned from the establishment of an undiagnosed and rare disease program can aid in minimizing them.

Speaker: Brett J. Bordini, MD,Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Global Health Section of Hospital Medicine, Nelson Service for Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases, Director, Medical Spanish Curriculum, Medical College of Wisconsin



What is New in Neonatal Hypoglycemia

8:30 – 9:30, Friday, June 16, 2017
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

To review the current knowledge on the effects of neonatal hypoglycemia and its management

Speaker: Raghavendra (“Raghu”) Rao, MD, DCH, DM, Associate Professor, Division of Neonatology, University of Minnesota Medical School

The William Gallen Lecture: State of Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathies and Channelopathies

8:30 – 9:30, Friday, June 23, 2017
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

  • To RECOGNIZE the various faces (“phenotypes”) of sudden death predisposing cardiomyopathies and channelopathies including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and long QT syndrome (LQTS)
  • To ASSESS the currently available genetic tests for HCM and LQTS and EVALUATE their yield and role
  • To INTERPRET genetic tests and INCORPORATE them into the practice of personalized medicine as probabilistic tests
Speaker: Michael J Ackerman, M.D., PhD; Windland Smith Rice Cardiovascular Genomics Research Professor; Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic; Consultant, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology; Director, Long QT Syndrome/Genetic Heart Rhythm Clinic and Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory

HIV in Adolescents: A Shifting Paradigm

8:30 – 9:30, Friday, June 30, 2017
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

Attendees will gain an understanding of current HIV testing technologies, HIV epidemiology in Wisconsin youth, and newer approaches to prevention of HIV infection in high risk youth.

Speaker: Peter L. Havens, MD, MS; Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases); Medical College of Wisconsin