Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule

October 17

Title: Adolescent Brain Development and the Decision Capability of Teenagers about their Medical Care
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: Review the mature minor doctrine on consent and confidentiality. Highlight new knowledge on adolescent brain development (ABD) and adolescent capacity. Alert to the danger of making inappropriate extrapolations from the brain science discoveries. Propose a prudent approach to adolescent consent and confidentiality, one that incorporates the new knowledge on ABD.
Speaker: Tomas Jose Silber, MD, MASS Director, Pediatric Ethics Program, Research Subject Advocate, Children's National Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Global Health, George Washington University

October 24

Title: The Annual State of the Pediatrics Department
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: MCW Alumni Center
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, Chair of Pediatrics, MCW, Chief Pediatrician, CHW

October 31

Title: Visioning Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: CCC, Suite 440 Rm 130
Educational Objective: To learn about the future directions for Pediatric Hospital Medicine.
Speaker: Daniel Rauch, MD, Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program and Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency, Elmhurst Hospital Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Elmhurst, NY