Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


Salt and the Neonate:  Friend or Foe

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 3rd
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

Understand gestational and postnatal age changes on water and salt metabolism in preterm infants as they relate to prescribing appropriate fluid therapy.

Speaker: Jeffrey L  Segar, MD, Professor of Pediatrics University of Iowa, Director, Iowa Statewide Perinatal, Iowa Department Public Health Care Program 


Invisible Obstacles, Language Disorders in Older Kids – An Educational Tool

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

Educational Objectives:

  1. Increase understanding of the developmental trajectory of children with language disorders
  2. Increase pediatric practitioners understanding of the impact of language disorders on the academic and social development of school-age children and adolescents 
     

Speakers: Mark Simms MD, MPH, Ken Grizzle, PhD, Kary Mirasola, MS, CCC-SLP, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Masters Family Speech and Hearing Center, Child Development Center 


Doctors Day: Gaedeamus Igitur

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

Educational Objective:

To reconnect with the joy inherent in the practice of pediatric medicine.

Speaker: Cassie Ferguson, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine, MCW 


Thyroid Disease in Children and Adolescents; too little, too much, and a lump along the way

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

Educational Objectives:

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

  1. Recall the etiology, presentation, evaluation and treatment of congenital hypothyroidism
  2. List common signs and symptoms that should alert primary care providers to consider an autoimmune thyroid disorder in a child or adolescent
  3. Recognize the role that primary care providers have in caring for children and adolescents with thyroid disease 
     

Speakers: Andrew Bauer, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

 


Multi-Culturalism/Moral Relativism

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 31st
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium, CHW

Educational Objective:

A focus on how to work with families from a different moral background than your own without compromising your own moral beliefs.

Speaker: Ryan Spellecy, PhD, Associate Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Health