Continuing Medical Education

The Department of Pediatrics - CME and other Educational Venues



Sickle Cell Disease in Children: Care and Management
: Wendy Darlington, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology & Oncology (Pediatric Cancer)

Clinical Pearls from the Comer Specialists at Tinley Park
: Cuoghi Edens, MD, Jeannine Cheatham, MS, APRN, B. Louise Giles, MD, Ranjana Gokhale, MD, Adena Rosenblatt, MD PhD

Speaker: Sarah Stein, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Director of Pediatric Dermatology


Autism: Awareness and Updates

Speaker: Emily Doll, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology

Review Practical Tips on Implementing Dietary Interventions for Children with Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction
Speaker(s): Bruno Chumpitazi, MD- Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Program Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor Children’s Hospital @Texas Children’s Hospital
Ann McMeans, MS, RD, LDN- Senior Dietitian and Nutrition Research Manager @Baylor Children’s Hospital

The Why, When, and How-to Guide for Blenderized Diets in Children
Speaker: Sharon Weston, MS, RD, LDN of Boston Children’s Hospital
Senior Clinical Nutrition Specialist and Lead Dietitian for the Optimal Wellness for Life Clinic, Committee Chair, Boston Children’s Hospital Blenderized Formula Committee Communications Chair, NASPGHAN Council for Pediatric Nutrition Professionals

Overview of NHLBI Guidelines: Review with Real-Life Cases

Irwin Benuck, MD- Division Head, Lurie Children's
Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University

Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Rheumatology for the Primary Care Physician
Melissa Tesher, MD

Joseph McDonald, MD
Cuoghi Edens, MD
Linda Wagner-Weiner, MD, MS
Carolyn Zic, MSN, FNP-BC"

Clinical Pearls in GI for the Primary Care Physician 
Marc Elias, MD; Hilary Jericho, MD; Ranjana Gokhale, MD; Tiffany J. Patton, MD; Ilayna Mehrtens, PhD and Sona Y. Young, MD

Madeline Zolik Fund Pediatric Nutrition Month CME webinar series
Targeting Science to Nourish The Preterm Infant
Dr. Christina Valentine, FACEP, MD, MS 
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arizona

Atopic Dermatitis
Adena Rosenblatt, MD, PhD

Tips & Tricks for the Pediatric Musculoskeletal Exam     
Laura Lewallen, MD

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ranjana Gokhale, MD
Nikunj K. Chokshi, MD


Nov 11, 2021 
Evaluation of the Limping Child
Evaluation of Limping Child

Oct 26, 2021  
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain

Oct 14, 2021 
Chest Wall Deformities and Pectus

September 25, 2021
Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Gastroenterology for the Primary Care Physician

April 27, 2021
Short Gut Syndrome
Brian A. Jones, MD, and Timothy A. Sentongo, MD

April 24, 2021
Clinical Pearls in GI for the Primary Care Physician
Cecelia Pompeii-Wolfe, RD, Timothy Sentongo, MD, Tiffany Patton, MD, Ranjana Gokhale, MD

April 8, 2021
Syncope:  Red Flags and More
Paula E. Williams, MD, MS, and Emily Doll, MD

March 23, 2021
Distinguishing between Types of Diabetes in Children
Siri Atma. Greeley, MD, PhD

March 16, 2021
CODEs:  New Insights in Chronic Intractable Diarrheas of Infancy
Jay Thiagarajah, MD, PhD

March 11, 2021
COVID-19 and Manifestations of Organs
Madan Kumar, Sanmit Basu, Steve Hadoyo, and Mark Elias

March 9, 2021
Update on assessment of Pediatric Malnutrition - Excess and Inadequate
Praveen Goday, MD

March 2, 2021
Update on essential nutrients and factors for optimizing bone health in preterm infants and older children
Carolyn Zic, MSN, Andrew Calabria, MD

January 20, 2021
Pediatric Rheumatology's Guide to Musculoskeletal Pain
Joseph McDonald, MD, MS

November 18, 2020
Diagnosing and Managing Enterovirus D68 Infections and Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Madan Kumar, DO

October 29, 2020
Seizure Management
Douglas Nordli, MD, Emily Doll, MD, Audrey Oetomo, NP

October 24, 2020
Clinical Pearls in Pediatric Gastroenterology for the Primary Care Physician
Ruba Azzam, MD, MPH, Hilary Jericho, MD, and Ritu Verma, MD

September 17, 2020
Neurogenic Bladder and Bowel
Mohan Gundeti, MD, Hilary Jericho, MD, and Megan Presutti, DNP, CPNP

September 10, 2020
Liver Disease/Failure and Biliary Atresia
Talia Baker, MD, and Mark Slidell, MD

July 23, 2020
Food Allergies
Christina E. Ciaccio, MD, MSc

July 9, 2020
Investigating and Treating Vascular Anomalies
Jessica Kandel, MD, Bruce Bauer, MD, Radhika R. Peddiniti, MD, Russell Reid, MD, PhD

June 25, 2020
Managing Bleeding and Anemia in Adolescents and Young Women
Jill de Jong, MD, PhD