Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


Al’s Run: “Pediatric Delirium ”

*Note earlier start time: 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 16
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objectives:

  • Define pediatric delirium
  • Describe its prevalence and associated morbidity
  • Verify that widespread screening is feasible
  • Recognize that delirium is treatable.

Speaker: Chani Traube, MD, associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


“Promoting Clinical Reasoning During Patient and Family Centered Rounds”

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 23
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objectives:

  • State key principles for effectively combining education and care at the bedside during PFCR
  • Describe the utility of the ESP model for PFCR
  • Identify strategies for optimizing the roles for team members- students, residents and attendings
  • Describe how to coach for presentations that promote reasoning to avoid diagnostic errors

Speaker: Mary C. Ottolini MD, MPH, vice chair for Medical Education, Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC


Jim Hardy Memorial Lecture in Mental Health: “If You Won't Ask, They Won't Tell: Screening and Intervention for Domestic Violence in Pediatric Settings”

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, September 30
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective:
To provide an overview of the epidemiology of domestic violence and its impact on children, and discuss core components of screening and intervention in a pediatric setting.

Speaker: Betsy McAlister Groves, MSW, LICSW, director, Child Advocacy Strand, Human Development & Psychology Program, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Boston, MA


S. Bert Litwin Lecture: “If Three Stages Are Better Than Two, What Then?”

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 7
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective: To give the audience a better understanding of the current state of patients with congenital heart disease.

Speaker: Robert D.B. Jaquiss, MD, professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine; chief of Heart Surgery, Duke Children’s Hospital, Durham, NC


Care4Kids: An Update on Wisconsin’s Foster Care Medical Home

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 14
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective: The audience will gain a better understanding of the unique health care needs of children in foster care and ways the Care4Kids Foster Care Medical Home program is working to ensure these needs are met.

Speakers: Kelly Hodges, MD, assistant professor, Child Advocacy and Protection Section, Department of Pediatrics, MCW and Lisa Zetley, MD, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, MCW


“Obesity Treatment Recommendations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 21
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective: Attendees will learn about the current recommendations regarding diagnosis and treatment of obesity, and the evidence on which these are based.

Speaker: Omar Ali, MD, associate professor; Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology, MCW


The Annual State of the Pediatric Department

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 28
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Educational Objective: Understand how we are moving forward to provide the best care possible for the children of Wisconsin.

Speaker: Robert H. Lane, MD, MS, professor and chair, Department of Pediatrics, MCW