Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule

May 1

Title: Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess: Management Rationale and Protocol
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: To discuss the pathophysiology, evolving treatment protocols, and outcome data for sinusitis-related orbital cellulitis and abscess managed at CHW over the past 35 years.
Speaker: Gerald J. Harris, MD, FACS, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Chief, Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Eye Institute, MCW, CHW

May 8

Title: The 10th Annual Jordan N. Fink Lectureship: Mast Cells and Asthma: Insights from Studies in Mice
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: Be able to explain how "mouse models of asthma", and mice that are genetically deficient in mast cells or that lack specific receptors or cytokines, can be used to reveal potential mechanisms of tissue pathology in asthma.
Speaker: Stephen Joseph Galli, MD, Chair, Department of Pathology, Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology & Mary Hewitt Loveless, MD, Professor in the School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

May 15

Title: Growth of language in Children with and Without Specific Language Impairment: Moving Toward Epigenetic Models of Strengths and Weaknesses
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective:
Speaker: Mabel L. Rice, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Doctoral Program at the University of Kansas

May 22

No Grand Rounds

May 29

TBD