The Pediatric Chair's Friday Forum is a weekly interactive conference held October-June that is facilitated by faculty and residents. It is structured to have rotating themed-forums, with emphasis on various clinical and academic skills.
Time: Noon- 1 p.m.
- Week 1- Clinical Reasoning (10/2, 11/6, 12/11, 1/8, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 6/4)
- Week 2- Evidence-Based Medicine (10/9, 11/13, 12/4, 1/15, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14, 6/11)
- Week 3- Morbidity and Mortality (10/16, 12/18, 1/22, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18)
- Week 4- Research in Progress (10/23, 11/20, 2/26, 6/25)
- Week 5- Ethics (9/30, 1/29, 4/23)
Department of Pediatrics and School of Medicine faculty, community pediatricians, fellows, residents, and students are welcome to attend this weekly interactive session to enhance their critical thinking skills in give designated forums.
Pediatric Chair's Friday Forum is designed to promote learning and participation in an academic setting. Its overall objectives are to instill life-long learning practices for participants and to further develop critical thinking skills essential to the practice of medicine and translational science.
December 4- Evidence-Based Medicine
Neonatal Hypoglycemia- When Should we Treat It?
Presented by Lori Morgan, PGY-2 Pediatrics, Jason Blanks, PGY-1 Pediatrics, and Joanna Odenthal, PGY-1 Pediatrics
- How do we define neonatal hypoglycemia?
- What are harmful outcomes of not treating appropriately?
December 11- Clinical Reasoning
Bogus No More
Presented by Sandra Iragorri, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Hailey Baines, Katie Zuckerman and Casey Seideman
- Explore whether autism can present as ritualistic drinking behavior
- Understand the requirements of a water deprivation test
- Interpret the results of a water deprivation test
- Organize a differential diagnosis of polydipsia-polyuria
December 18- Morbidity and Mortality
Presented by Will Wurster
December 25- No Friday Forum- Holiday Break
January 1- No Friday Forum- Holiday Break
January 8- Clinical Reasoning
Presented by Richard Cohen
January 15-Evidence-Based Medicine
Presented by Tate Correll, Zina Stavitsky, Doris Valenzuela-Araujo
January 22- Morbidity and Mortality
Presented by Oresta Rule
January 29- Ethics
February 5- Clinical Reasoning
Presented by Tyler Yates
February 12- Evidence-Based Medicine
Presented by Frances Chiang, Mandy Wolf, and Olivia Bagot
February 19-Morbidity and Mortality
Presented by Kelsey Ige
February 26- Research in Progress
March 5- Clinical Reasoning
Presented by Matthew Miller
March 12- Evidence-Based Medicine
Presented by Adrian Banerji, Jo Galindo, Janani Rajkumar, and Paul Mitchell
March 19- Morbidity and Mortality
October 2- Clinical Reasoning
Presented by Jenny Wilson, M.D., Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurology
- Be able to identify movement disorders
- Understand the potential etiologies of chorea
October 9- Evidence-Based Medicine
Presented by Mackenzie Deane, M.D., Kara Mossler, M.D., Karina Mehta, M.D., M.P.H., and Jenny Wilson, M.D.
- Review the finding that maternal cannabis use is associated with increased incidence of autism spectrum disorder in offspring
- Discuss how this finding may impact clinical care
October 16- Morbidity and Mortality
Presented by Pat Hogan, M.D., and Sarah Green, M.D.
- Discuss how to distinguish normal from abnormal infant movements, and when to refer for further evaluation.
- Review infantile spasms and what every pediatrician should know about screening for this diagnosis (and how to avoid delays in diagnosis and treatment).
- Discuss the role of physical therapy and other non-physician providers in developmental surveillance and catching "red flags" and must-not-miss diagnoses.
- How to maximize communication between PCPs, specialists, and physical therapy/other providers.
October 23- Research in Progress
Presented by Sarah F. Andres, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine
- Understand how RNA binding proteins can have dramatic effects on cellular responses and physiology
- Compare effects of IMP1 manipulation in the setting of cancer vs "normal" , non-transformed tissue
Research in Progress
Presented by Henry Lin, M.D.
- Review potential etiologies of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
- Discuss possible role of diet on PSC pathophysiology
October 30- Ethics
Presented by Sara Taub, Melissa Weddle, Tom Valvano and Jessica Serrano
- Explore patient decision-making in eating disorder treatment.
- Discuss whether compulsory treatment of eating disorders is ever indicated.
- Consider how eating disorder treatment differs from treatment of other chronic medical and psychiatric conditions.
- Discuss whether a patient with an eating disorder can forego life-sustaining treatment and shift to exclusive comfort care at end of life.
November 6- Clinical Reasoning
When an Atypical Presentation is Typical
Presented by Kelsey Richardson, M.D.
- Review an interesting clinical case
- Discuss how to think through a complex and atypical presentation with multiple consultants
- Create a differential diagnosis at various points and evaluate how the differential challenges based on the clinical information available
November 13- Evidence-Based Medicine
Eczema Care Plans: Standardizing Communication about Eczema Treatment
Presented by Mac Garrett, Claire Natsios, Kim Vidmar, and Amit Mehta
- Describe what is included in an eczema care plan
- Consider how implementation of eczema care plans affects provider behaviors
- Assess whether an eczema care plan can improve patient-centered outcomes
November 20- Research in Progress
Affordability, Access and Alternative Reimbursement: Hight Cost Hematology-Oncology Therapies
Presented by Patrick DeMartino, M.D., Fellow, Pediatric Hematology Oncology
- Contrast value and affordability
- Explore the utilization and financing of newly approved cancer drugs
- Consider proposals to improve affordability without changing price
Genotype VS. Phenotype: A Cross-Sectional Study Examining the Incidence of Genetic Variants in Patients with Qualitative Platelet Disorders
Presented by Kristina Haley, D.O., M.C.R., Director, The Hemophilia Center, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
- Describe the role of genetic testing in diagnosing platelet disorders
- Identify opportunities for collaboration across different departments at OHSU