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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief (Interim), Comer Children's Hospital

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

September 3, 2015

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117

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Ethical Issues in Pediatric Palliative Care

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Joel E. Frader, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Medical Education, Program in Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University

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Objectives

  • Understand the spectrum of ethical problems encountered in pediatric palliative care.
  • Appreciate approaches to disagreements between families and clinicians.
  • Identify why the term "futile care" only complicates end-of-life decision making.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

News and Events

2015 Department of Pediatrics Research Day
June 11, 2015
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

12:00-1:00 pm (P117) - The Albert Dorfman Memorial Lecture

Joel Hirschhorn, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Genetics
Boston Children’s Hospital

 2:00-3:30 pm (GCIS W301/303) – Oral Presentations

3:30-5:00 pm (DCAM 4th Floor Atrium) - Poster Session
Featuring Posters by Department of Pediatrics Residents, Fellows and Faculty

FOOD AND WINE RECEPTION

5:00 pm (DCAM 4th Floor Atrium) - Awards Ceremony

We are looking forward to another exciting and successful Pediatrics Research Day.
We hope to see you there!

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NEW - Chicago Pediatrics Monthly - March 2015

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The Pediatric Residency Program Welcomes the 2014 Pediatric Intern Class!

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