Pediatric Grand Rounds

Events

The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine holds weekly grand rounds lectures for faculty, fellows, and residents. At the conclusion of each presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss novel approaches and clinical trials in pediatric disease
  • Review studies of population health and patient centered outcomes
  • Understand and apply current practice guidelines in the field of pediatric medicine

Lectures take place every Thursday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in Albert Merritt Billings, Auditorium P117.

Directors: Vincent DiMaggio, MD, Jasmine Taylor Umana, MD, and Daphne Vander Roest, MD - Pediatric Chief Residents

Target Audience

Our target audience includes faculty, fellows, residents, medical students, physician assistants, social workers, nurse practitioners, nurses, and staff. Additionally, Pediatric Grand Rounds is open to the public.

Accreditation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Location

Nearest Entrance:
Wyler Pavilion
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Parking:
Parking A
5840 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Directions:
Map

Upcoming Lectures

September 14, 2017

"Lessons Learned in Pediatric Organ Donation"

Tracy Koogler, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
Vice-Chair of the IRB
Assistant Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
The University of Chicago

  • Evaluate a critically ill patient for organ donation.
  • Recognize families of dying children require support. 
  • Identify if a child is progressing to brain death.

September 28, 2017

"Bringing Genomics to the Pediatric Oncology Clinic: Diagnosis, Treatment Selection and Rational Clinical Trial Design for Children with Solid Tumors"

Katherine Janeway, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Solid Tumor Center
Hematology-Oncology
Harvard Medical School

  • Access completed studies and databases providing information about the most common genomic variants found in pediatric malignancies.
  • Understand ongoing trials evaluating the clinical impact of the precision cancer medicine approach.
  • Apply a multi-disciplinary and evidence-based approach to linking gene variants to potential activity of targeted therapy in interpreting sequencing results.

Past Lectures

September 7, 2017

"Protecting our Patients from Gun Violence:  Pediatricians, Policies, and Politics"

Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School

August 31, 2017

"Celiac and beyond: Whento use Gluten-, Wheat-, or FODMAP-Free Diets"

Stefano Guandalini, MD
Professor Emeritus
Chief , Pediatric Gastroenterology
The University of Chicago

August 24, 2017

"White Mice, White Lies:  Lessons Learned from Human Immunodeficiency"

Raoul L. Wolf, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Allergy, Immunology & Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
The University of Chicago

August 17, 2017 - Faculty Meeting - Dr. Cunningham - Cancelled

August 10, 2017

"Fetal Echocardiography: Can we do better?"

Abraham Groner, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric Cardiology
The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children's Hospital

August 3, 2017

"From Bottles to Breast Milk to Baby-Friendly"

Barbara L. Philipp, MD, FAAP, FABM
Professor of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatric Medical Director, Mother Baby Unit
Boston Medical Center

July 27, 2017

"Updates in Pediatric Dermatology"

Adena Rosenblatt MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dermatology
The University of Chicago

July 20, 2017 - Faculty Meeting - Dr. Cunningham

July 13, 2017 - Canceled : Summer Recess

July 6, 2017 - Canceled : Summer Recess

Weekly Notifications

We send out weekly notifications about upcoming grand rounds lectures. If you would like to receive these emails, please contact Zavia Collins to be added to the listserv.