Pediatric Grand Rounds

One way Children’s Hospital & Medical Center offers continuing professional education opportunities for physicians, students, residents, and other medical professionals is through pediatric Grand Rounds — weekly presentations on various issues in pediatric care, such as research reviews, case studies, or recent advances in treating a particular illness.

Pediatric Grand Rounds is presented live each Friday from 8-9 a.m. at Children’s in the Glow Auditorium on the 3rd floor. Each program is made available to view via our intranet link. CME credit is approved for one year from the date of the presentation. Archived presentations may be viewed for content, but credit is not offered.

Recordings of Grand Rounds presentations are available for online viewing (below).

Contact a CME Coordinator at CME@childrensomaha.org or 402-955-6070 with questions.

Upcoming Presentations

Grand Rounds

Friday, April 26

Loyd Schultz, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Surgery
My Patient is Dying: Patient Centered and Self Care for Medical Providers
Mary E. Fallat, MD
Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor
Division Director, Pediatric Surgery
University of Louisville
Surgeon-in-Chief
Norton Children’s Hospital
Louisville, KY

Objectives:
1.    Gain confidence in the ability to provide compassionate death notification for families in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
2.    Recognize the need to reassess care that may be non-beneficial in critically ill or injured patients.
3.    Identify and prevent secondary trauma in themselves, which contributes to provider disability after giving or experiencing bad news.

Friday, May 3
Distinguished Lecture
Opioid Crisis and Non-Medical Use of Opiates in Children
Myron Yaster, MD
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colo.

Objectives:
1. Describe a process of discovery and quality improvement in the delivery of medical care.
2. Describe how we went from the undertreatment of pain to an epidemic of opioid abuse.
3. Outline future directions.

Friday, May 10
Details forthcoming

Friday, May 17
Details forthcoming

Friday, May 24
No Grand Rounds

Friday, May 31
Details forthcoming

CME Credit for 2018 Grand Rounds Presentations

Grand Rounds CME credit is available and approved for programs presented within one year of the current date. Qualifying presentations are noted with a “CME Credit” icon.

You can use the CME Tracker to view and register for upcoming presentations.

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Contact a CME Coordinator at CME@childrensomaha.org or 402-955-6070 with questions.

  • Pediatric Pain & The Opiate Epidemic

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Pain and the Opiate Epidemic Video

    Date: 2018/01/12

    Jessica K. Goeller, DO
    Director, Acute Pain Service
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Discuss the history of opiates.
    2. Describe the evolution of opiate use as it relates to pain.
    3. Discuss the opiate epidemic as it relates to the pediatric population.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Abusive Head Trauma & Eye Findings, What Is New In 2018

    Grand Rounds: Abusive Head Trauma and Eye Findings, What is New in 2018

    Date: 2018/01/19

    Donny W. Suh, MD
    Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Science
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the pathophysiology of retinal hemorrhages.
    2. Discuss controversies in eye findings and shaken baby syndrome.
    3. Discuss research in eye findings in abusive head trauma.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Child Identity Theft: Deter, Detect & Defend

    Date: 2018/01/26

    Ryan Sothan
    Outreach Coordinator
    Nebraska Attorney General’s Office

    Objectives:
    1. Recognize the warning signs that a child’s identity has been stolen.
    2. List three things to do right away when a child’s identity has been stolen.
    3. Define COPPA (what it is; why it exists; how it works) and list at least two other safeguards for protecting children’s personal identifying information when using the Internet.
    4. Describe the impact of data breaches and discuss the FTC’s recommendations for prevention.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Evidence-Based Therapies For CLD In Premature Infants

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders: An Update

    Date: 2018/02/02

    Bradley A. Yoder, MD
    Chief, Division of Neonatology
    University Hospital Newborn Intensive Care Unit
    Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Utah

    Objectives:
    1. Describe 3 pathogenetic risk factors for BPD.
    2. Discuss 2 important factors associated with the changing epidemiology of BPD.
    3. Identify 3 current interventions that reduce the risk for BPD.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Pediatric Obesity

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Obesity

    Date: 2018/02/09

    Jessica Upchurch, MD
    HO-IV Internal Medicine-Peds
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Describe causes of and potential interventions for pediatric obesity.
    2. Discuss basic workup of a pediatric patient presenting with obesity.
    3. Describe intervention options for pediatric patient with obesity.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Electricity Optional: Development And Implementation Of A Continuing Medical Education Program In The Gaza Strip

    Grand Rounds: Electricity Optional

    Date: 2018/02/16

    Arwa Nasir, MBBS
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    UNMC-Children’s Physicians
    Chief, Division of General Pediatrics
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine
    Laeth Nasir, MBBS
    Professor, Family Medicine
    Creighton University School of Medicine
    Susan Kelly, MD, MPH
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Emergency Medicine
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine
    Jean Amoura, MD, MSc
    Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Summarize the impact of Continuing Medical Education on physicians.
    2. Explore the unique and evolving challenges faced by refugee populations.
    3. Compare the educational needs of physicians and health care systems caring for refugee populations.
    4. Describe the development and implementation of a global continuing medical education program.

    Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflicts of interest.

  • Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Inguinal Hernia Repair

    Date: 2018/02/23

    Robert A. Cusick, MD
    Clinical Service Chief, Pediatric Surgery
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Professor, Surgery
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Discuss the cause of inguinal hernias.
    2. Discuss the management decisions in repairing inguinal hernias.
    3. Discuss pros and cons of different surgical approaches.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflicts of interest.

  • A Statewide Pediatric Clinically Integrated Network

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    • Activity Code: 18531

    Grand Rounds: A Statewide Pediatric Clinically Integrated Network

    Date: 2018/03/02

    Robert W. Steele, MD, MBA
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Arkansas Children’s Hospital

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the key components of a Clinically Integrated Network.
    2. Appraise the advantages and challenges to clinical integration at a statewide level.
    3. Differentiate the focus of pediatric exclusive networks.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Clinical Trials In Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Era: Towards Better Understanding And Treatment

    Grand Rounds: Clinical trials in Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) era

    Date: 2018/03/09

    Residents’ Choice Distinguished Lecture

    Soonjo Hwang, MD
    Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Define the concept of research domain criteria.
    2. Describe the neurobiology of disruptive mood and behavior disorders.
    3. Discuss current updates on treatment of disruptive mood and behavior disorders.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Pediatric Heart Transplant: What To Think About Once The Child Goes Home

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Heart Transplant: What to think about once the child goes home

    Date: 2018/03/16

    Jean Ballweg, MD
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Cardiology
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Identify common issues post heart transplant.
    2. Identify common signs of rejection.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Updates In The Asthma Pathway

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    • Activity Code: 18535

    Grand Rounds: Updates in the Asthma Pathway

    Date: 2018/03/30

    Casey Burg, MD
    Medical Director, Sleep Disorders Clinic
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Thomas Deegan, MD
    Associate Medical Director
    Emergency Department
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Nathaniel Goodrich, MD
    Hospitalist
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Lauren Maskin, MD
    Medical Director, Short Stay Unit
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Review the progress and impact of the current asthma pathway on children presenting with asthma exacerbations and the literature that has informed changes in the pathway.
    2. Share the PIPA project, metrics, and implementation plan.
    3. Share the collaborative effort between in and outpatient areas and how it will advance asthma care in the future.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Patient-driven Change: Why Multi-disciplinary Care Is The Future Of Medicine

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    • Activity Code: 18536

    Grand Rounds: Patient-driven change: Why multi-disciplinary care is the future of medicine

    Loyd Schultz, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Surgery

    Date: 2018/04/06

    Marc A. Levitt, MD
    Section Chief, Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstructions
    Nationwide Children’s
    Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Ohio State University
    Columbus, Ohio

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the challenges of delivering comprehensive multi-disciplinary care.
    2. Delineate the institutional benefits to developing a devoted center for complex care.
    3. Recognize the components required to create a program for multi-disciplinary care.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Impact Of Environment And Exposure On Brain Development

    Grand Rounds: Impact of environment and exposure on brain development

    Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with New Frontiers in Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Care Conference

    Date: 2018/04/13

    Terrie E. Inder, MBChB, MD
    Mary Ellen Avery Professor of Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School
    Chair, Department of Newborn Medicine
    Brigham & Women’s Hospital
    Boston, Mass.

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the major forms of brain injury in the premature infant.
    2. Identify the pattern of altered brain development in the premature infant.
    3. Describe the factors in the environment of the premature infant that may influence brain development.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Cardiac Virtual Reality

    Grand Rounds: Cardiac Virtual Reality

    Distinguished Lecture

    Date: 2018/04/20

    David M. Axelrod, MD
    Cardiovascular Intensive Care
    Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
    Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Cardiology
    Stanford Univeristy School of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the current state of virtual reality in medical education.
    2. Identify the most important educational and technological developments and techniques for education in VR.
    3. Discuss and consider the future possibilities for using advanced educational platforms to educate students and trainees.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders: An Update

    Grand Rounds: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders: An Update

    Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Heartland Pediatric Gastroenterology Conference

    Date: 2018/04/27

    Alejandro Flores, MD
    Director and Chair of Ambulatory Community Services
    Associate Physician Motility and Gastrointestinal Disorders
    Boston Children’s Hospital Clinical
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

    Objectives:
    1. Review signs and symptoms of potential GI motility disorders.
    2. Discuss how to diagnose them.
    3. Describe management of children with GI motility conditions.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Recognizing and Managing The Difficult Airway In Pediatrics

    Grand Rounds: Recognizing and Managing the Difficult Airway in Pediatrics

    Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Pediatric Pain Conference

    Date: 2018/05/04

    Nancy L. Glass, MD, MBA, FAAP
    Professor, Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
    Associate Medical Director, Houston Hospice
    Texas Children’s Hospital
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston

    Objectives:
    1. Correlate the patient’s physiognomy with airway function.
    2. Identify common pediatric syndromes associated with difficult airway.
    3. Formulate a plan for managing the difficult pediatric airway, using commonly available tools.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • From Resident to Fellow: Navigating the Academic World

    Pediatric Research Forum

    Date: 2018/05/11

    Jenna Allison, MD,
    UNMC Pediatric Resident, HO-III

    Objectives:
    1. Discuss data on medical students and resident involvement in academia.
    2. Provide tools for initiating an academic project based on personal experience.
    3. Encourage learners to get involved in academia.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

    Academic Teaching Awards to follow.

  • Newborn Screening: Pompe, MPS-I & X-ALD

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    • Activity Code: 18545

    Date: 2018/06/08

    William Rizzo, MD
    Clinical Service Chief, Metabolic Management
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Professor, Division of Inherited Metabolic Diseases
    Vice Chair, Research
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Review the new diseases to be added to the newborn screening panel on July 1.
    2. Understand why babies with these diseases should be identified early on.
    3. Appreciate the early management and treatment of Pompe disease, Mucopolysaccharidosis type I and X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.

    Disclosure: Dr. Rizzo will disclose his relationship with a pharmaceutical company that manufacturers a drug that will be mentioned in my presentation.  He receives grant/research support.

  • Screening To Diagnostics: Advances In Genomic Testing

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    • Activity Code: 18546

    Date: 2018/06/15

    Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG
    Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Pediatrics
    Executive Director, Emory Genetics Lab
    Emory university School of Medicine
    Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Laboratory Services
    PerkinElmer Diagnostics

    Objectives:
    1. Describe advances in genomics, including technology and interpretation.
    2. Review impact of sequencing on future of genomic testing.
    3. Discuss cost/benefit analysis of direct genomics testing.

    Disclosure: Dr. Hegde is an employee of PerkinElmer.

  • Improving Diagnostic Safety

    Distinguished Lecture

    Date: 2018/07/13

    Improving Diagnostic Safety
    Andrew P.J. Olson, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Objectives:
    1. Identify factors leading to diagnostic error in pediatrics.
    2. Discuss strategies to improve feedback in pediatrics to improve decision making.
    3. Identify strategies to engage patients and families as members of the diagnostic team.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Common Adolescent Financial Pitfalls

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    • Activity Code: 18553

    Date: 2018/08/03

    Jamie Wagner, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Director, Center for Economic Education
    Department of Economics
    University of Nebraska at Omaha

    Objectives:
    1. Identify some common financial pitfalls that adolescents might make.
    2. Describe strategies to help adolescents make sound financial decisions.
    3. Review a list of resources for adolescents.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Neuroblastoma Treatment Updates, With a Focus on Immunotherapy

    Date: 2018/08/10

    Stefanie Lowas, MD
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Objectives:
    1. Identify neuroblastoma risk groups and their current treatment.
    2. Discuss the use of immunotherapy in high risk neuroblastoma.
    3. Describe the Omaha experience with administering immunotherapy to patients with neuroblastoma.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Friendtorship--Approaching Mentorship through a Different Lens

    Date: 2018/09/14

    Emily Borman-Shoap, MD
    Director, Pediatric Residency Program
    Vice Chair of Education
    University of Minnesota

    Objectives:
    1.  Reflect on current mentoring relationships.
    2. Examine the role that friendship plays in mentorship.
    3. Create a mentorship map.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • John A. Haggstrom, MD Distinguished Lecture in Pediatric Radiology
    More than 50 Shades of Gray: Typical and Atypical Demyelinating Disease

    Date: 2018/09/21

    Christopher G. Filippi, MD
    Vice Chairman of Biomedical Imaging and Translational Science
    Professor of Radiology, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Lenox Hill Hospital and Greenwich Village Healthplex
    New York City

    Objectives:
    1. Recognize common imaging features of typical and atypical demyelinating disease.
    2. Identify uses of advanced MR imaging in the assessment of demyelinating disease.
    3. Differentiate different treatments and outcomes in typical and atypical demyelinating disease.

    Presenter will share disclosures during live lecture. Upon review, no actual or potential conflict of interest exists related to this educational activity.

  • Distinguished Lecture: Neonatal Stroke: Little Brains, big consequences

    2018/09/28:

    Donna M. Ferriero, MD, MS
    Distinguished Professor
    Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology
    Director, Neonatal Brain Disorder Laboratories
    University of California San Francisco

    Objectives:
    1.  Identify the pathophysiology of arterial stroke and its risks and consequences
    2.  Identify the pathophysiology of venous thrombosis in the newborn period, its risk and consequences
    3.  Discuss the value of treatment of these conditions

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Distinguished Lecture in Ethics: Medical Ethics and Legacy of the Nazi Physicians

    2018/10/05

    Mark Mercurio, MD, MA
    Chief, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Director, Program for Biomedical Ethics
    Director, Yale Pediatrics Ethics Program
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Yale School of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Discuss some of the history of medicine under Nazi leadership in Europe.
    2. Consider the relationship between the American eugenic movement and the Nazi medical programs.
    3. Consider some lessons from this era relevant to modern medical care.

    Presenter will share disclosures during live lecture. Upon review, no actual or potential conflict of interest exists related to this educational activity.

  • Distinguished Lecture: Hemophagocytic Lympohistiocytosis (HLH) 101 to 2018

    2018/10/12

    Ashish Kumar, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Center
    Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
    Cincinnati Children’s

    Objectives:
    1.  Describe common pitfalls in diagnosing HLH.
    2.  Discuss the pathophysiology of HLH.
    3.  Learn the clinical and laboratory tools used in the diagnosis of HLH.

    Presenter will share disclosures during live lecture. Upon review, no actual or potential conflict of interest exists related to this educational activity.

  • Distinguished Lecture: Advocacy and the American Academy of Pediatrics: Optimal Health for ALL Children

    2018/10/19

    Mark Del Monte, JD
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Interim CEO/Executive Vice President &
    Sr. Vice President, Advocacy and External Affairs

    Objectives:
    1.  Define the role of pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and surgical specialists in child health policy development.
    2.  Identify current child advocacy needs at the federal and state level.
    3.  Consider the role individuals can play in advocacy.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Stephen Chartrand, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Infectious Disease: Influenza Viruses and Influenza Vaccines

    2018/10/26

    Janet A. Englund, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Seattle Children’s Hospital

    Objectives:
    1. Describe the epidemiology of influenza pandemics and epidemics
    2. Discuss prevention of influenza in the pediatric population
    3. Identify high risk groups who may be impacted by influenza and understand prophylaxis and treatment for these groups.

    Presenter will provide disclosures at presentation.  Upon review, no conflict of interest has been identified.

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship: Opportunities for Improvement

    2018/11/02

    Andrea Green Hines, M.D.
    Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Describe opportunities for optimizing antibiotic prescribing.
    2. Identify rapid diagnostic modalities that can assist in earlier targeted therapy for infections.
    3. Recognize the impact that antibiotic allergies can have in the care of patients.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Weeding Out the Truth Behind Marijuana and Breastfeeding

    2018/11/09

    Melissa St. Germain, MD, FAAP
    Pediatrician
    Children’s Physicians
    West Village Pointe

    Objectives:
    1. Define the prevalence of marijuana use in breastfeeding moms.
    2. Discuss medical effects of marijuana on newborns.
    3. Explore psychosocial effects of marijuana use on the family unit.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • An Update on PE and Recess

    2018/11/16

    Natalie Ronshaugen, MD
    Sports Medicine
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1. Discuss the benefits of active play, including PE and recess, in young children.
    2. Identify strengths and weaknesses of the current state of PE and recess in the United States.
    3. Construct effective activity restriction notes for kids in school.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • The Second Victim Syndrome

    2018/11/30

    Louis Marmon, MD, PhD
    Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
    Department of Surgery
    Children’s National Medical Center
    Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics,
    George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences

    Objectives:
    1.       Explain the concept of the physician as a “second victim” of poor patient outcomes.
    2.       Describe how physicians are affected by medical errors and their patient’s adverse outcomes.
    3.       Design a support system to assist all healthcare providers in coping with the emotional and psychological impacts of medical errors and adverse patient outcomes.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • Anyone Can Do Research: How You Can Make a Significant Contribution to Science

    2018/12/07

    Russell J. McCulloh, MD
    Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Director, Nebraska Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1.       Identify three methods of conducting research with limited resources.
    2.       Recognize the role that community-based pediatricians can play in advancing medical knowledge.
    3.       Develop a research question relevant to your current clinical practice/training.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

  • NO Grand Rounds 12/14, 12/21, 12/28 or 1/4.

    Friday, January 25, 2019
    Contemporary Management of Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction
    John H. Makari, MD
    Section Chief, Pediatric Urology
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Associate Professor of Surgery (Urologic Surgery)
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1.  Identify diagnoses that place patients at risk for neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
    2.  Describe the management goals of neurogenic bladder dysfunction.
    3.  Discuss the medical and surgical treatment options for neurogenic bladder dysfunction.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

    Friday, February 1, 2019
    Geospatial variation in the incidence of childhood cancer in Nebraska, and future implications

    Don Coulter, MD
    Children’s Specialty Physicians
    Hematology/Oncology
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1.  Review available data defining the incidence of pediatric cancer in Nebraska.
    2.  Identify geographic variation of pediatric cancer incidence within Nebraska and discuss the geographic burden of care for families of children with chronic disease.
    3.  Review the methodology of geographic information system mapping as a possible modality to better understand the epidemiology of other childhood diseases.

    Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

    Friday, February 8 not available
    Friday, February 15

    Pediatric Dermatology: Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    Ashley Wysong MD, MS
    Chair, Department of Dermatology
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:
    1.       Identify common conditions and treatment options in pediatric dermatology.
    2.       Describe recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa and potential complications of this condition.
    3.       Explore surgical and medical treatment options for high-risk SCC in RDEB.

    Friday, February 22
    Combinatorial Target Identification and Drug Discovery; Key to the treatment of refractory pediatric and adult diseases
    Donald L. Durden, MD, PhD
    Interim Clinical Service Chief
    Hematology/Oncology
    Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
    Professor of Pediatrics & Computational Chemistry
    UNMC College of Medicine

    Objectives:

    1. Discuss target discovery as it relates to refractory disease states.
    2. Describe how target discovery can be used to develop new therapeutics.
    3. Identify the process of computational biology and drug discovery for refractory disease states.

Friday, March 8

Begin the Journey: Find our True North and Build our Future Together
Anna Spagnoli, MD
Senior Vice President, Pediatric Services
Pediatrician-in-Chief
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Carol Remmer Angle, M.D., Presidential Endowed Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Executive Director, Child Health Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1.       Discuss the visions and goals for the Department of Pediatrics.
2.       Describe the visions and goals for the Child Health Research Institute.
3.       Discuss the integration process of clinical, research, education and service at Children’s.

Friday, March 15
Medical Providers Role in Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking
Cassandra Wehling, MD, HO-IV
Medicine-Pediatrics Resident
UNMC-CUMC-CHMC Joint Pediatric Residency Program

Objectives:

  1. Define human trafficking and how it relates to health care.
  2. Identify victims in their daily practice.
  3. Identify resources and next steps for health care providers once a victim is identified.

Friday, March 22

Trust Me, I’m a (Certified) Doctor: Innovations and Improvements in Maintenance of Certification
Marshall L. Land, Jr., MD
R.J. McKay, Jr., MD Green and Gold Professor of Pediatrics University of Vermont
American Board of Pediatrics, Advisor for Diplomate Outreach and Strategic Planning

Objectives:
1.       Describe a brief history of the evolution of ABP certification.
2.       Discuss innovations and improvements in the MOC process (credit for CME activities, 10 year test will be replaced, credit for work already being done in the workplace, new fee options).
3.       Offer feedback and solicit ideas from Nebraska AAP members.

Some of our previous topics have included:

Trauma Grand Rounds

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