Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule

August 1

Title: Asthma: Current Management and Needs of the Challenging Cases
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Speakers: Julie Noe, MD and Juan P. Ruiz, MD

August 8

Title: Jim Hardy Lecture: Learning to apply Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Non-Suicidal and Self-Injury Clients
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
About: Learners will gain a better understanding of non-suicidal self-injury and will be able to recognize this behavior and understand the etiology.
Speakers: Kate J. Vena, MS, Program Manager, Therapist, Midwest Center for Youth, Families and South Shore Academy

August 15

Title: Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Neonatal Diseases: Progress & Cautions
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
About: Learn about the recent advances of stem cell therapy for diseases of the newborn from animal models to clinical trials.
Speakers: Stella Kourembanas, MD, Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Clement A. Smith Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

August 22

Title: The Cardiomyopathy of Friedreich Ataxia
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
About:The objective of this presentation is to educate the pediatric community about the heart disease in Friedreich’s Ataxia, discuss relevant mechanisms of disease, provide guidance for clinical management, and present potential therapies in the future.
Speakers: R Mark Payne, MD, Professor with Tenure, Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Associate, Dept. of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana Univ. School of Medicine, Co-founder and chief science officer, Chondrial Therapeutics, LLC, Associate, Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine

August 29

No Grand Rounds