Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule

August 28

Title: Emerging Therapies for X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy and Nemaline Myopathy
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: To provide an overview of the X-linked myotubular myopathy and nemaline myopathy and discuss treatments that are being tested for these diseases at the preclinical level.
Speaker: Mike Lawlor, MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, CHW, MCW

September 4

No Pediatric Grand Rounds

September 11

Title: The Annual Michael Kovnar Memorial Lecture: Critical Communication
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: Reflect on the essential ingredients of communicating with the critically ill child/youth and those who care for them: their family, friends and health professional team
Speaker: Gerri Frager, MD, Formerly: Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Service, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

September 18

Title: The Annual Al McGuire Memorial Lecture: Mortality in PICU Patients
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: Higher odds of morbidity and mortality occur for Latino children with acute and chronic diseases (even after controlling for differences in age, sex, severity of illness, insurance status, or other clinical variables), but local and community-based interventions can eliminate the clinical outcomes related to these healthcare inequities.
Speaker: Kanwaljeet J. S. Anand, MBBS, D.Phil., FAAP, FCCM, FRCPCH, Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN.

September 25

Title: The Annual Jim Hardy Lecture: Serving Transgender Youth – An introduction and Clinical Considerations
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Educational Objective: Participants will be able to:

  • Define basic terms
  • Discuss psychosocial issues associated with gender non-conforming youth.
  • Understand basic approaches to evaluation and intervention with you and families seeking medical intervention.

Speaker: Amy C. Tishelman, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Research, Senior Staff Psychologist, Disorders of Sex Development Gender Management Service, Director of Psychology, Department of Urology, Boston Children's Hospital
Director of Research Child Protection Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School