Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds is the premiere OHSU Department of Pediatrics didactic offering for trainees, clinicians, researchers, and community providers.

Our mission is equip attendees to provide the best care for children by fostering curiosity and discussion surrounding complex concepts related to children’s health.

Pediatric Grand Rounds is held in person with a Webex option for those who want to watch virtually. In compliance with OHSU Visitor Vaccination Guidelines, it is recommended that anyone attending Pediatric Grand Rounds in person be fully vaccinated. Please do not attend if you have an signs of illness. By attending Pediatric Grand Rounds, the attendee agrees to be in compliance with OHSU infection control policies.

Time: Thursdays, 8-9 a.m.

How to attend: Please refer to weekly emails for viewing option. All Pediatric Grand Rounds will continue to be available via Webex or Livestream

To receive CME credit: Please complete the evaluation sent out after the session. If you are not on our mailing list and would like CME credit for sessions you attend via WebEx or livestream, please email Jessica Willhite.

Recordings of previous sessions: Recordings can be accessed via Echo 360 at: (note: please use this exact URL if sharing the link; the URL will change once opened in a web browser).

Upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds

June 13, 2024 

Introduction to Fetal Surgery: A new chapter at OHSU

Andrew Chon, MD,  Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, OHSU
Raphael C. Sun, M.D, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery & Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, OHSU

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the importance of the multidisciplinary approach to fetal diagnosis and therapy
  • To review the levels of invasiveness of fetal interventions
  • To provide an overview of various fetal conditions treated with fetal therapy

June 20, 2024

Sleep Health Among Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

Jor M. Grapentine, MA, MS
Sleep in Trans Youth Study Coordinator and PhD Candidate
Oregon State University

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the existing disparities in mental health and sleep health between trans and gender diverse and cisgender adolescents and young adults
  • Name prior findings on the association between hormone use and wellbeing in trans and gender diverse adolescents and young adults
  • Explain the purpose and methodology of the Sleep in Trans Youth study

June 27, 2024 | Joseph Bilderback, M.D. Endowed Lectureship

Race Conscious Medicine: From Abstract to Conclusion

Shaquita Bell, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington
Senior Medical Director, Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, Seattle Children's Hospital

Race Conscious Medicine: From Abstract to Conclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Create research protocols for race conscious investigation
  • Identify and resolve clinical standard pathways that contain race based medicine
  • Break down race as a social construct

September 7, 2023
Burnout, Emotional Trauma and Moral Injury: Is There a Way Out?
Holger Link, MD, MRCP

September 14, 2023
Sickle Cell Trait
Trisha Wong, MD, MS

September 21, 2023 | Day Lecture
Shifting the Paradigm: Challenges and Opportunities in Pediatric Cancer Drug Development
Samuel Blackman, MD, PhD

September 28, 2023 | Babson Lecture
Oxygen: Friend or Foe— the Newborn and Beyond
Rita M. Ryan, MD

October 5, 2023 | OBHC Lecture
Refusals in Pediatrics:  An Ethical Analysis
Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD 

October 12, 2023
Passive Aggressive How Biotechnology Tamed RSV
Paul Lewis, MD & Allison Empey, MD

October 19, 2023
Leaps Forward in the Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy at Doernbecher
Colin Roberts, MD

October 26, 2023 | Russman Lecture
Don't Fall for These: Ethical Conundrums in Pediatrics Publishing
Paul G. Fisher, MD

November 2, 2023 | Cindy Ferrell Lecture
Approaches to Pediatric Insomnia 
Caroline Okorie, MD, MPH

November 9, 2023
Human Milk Extracellular Vesicles Survive Neonatal Digestion in Vivo to be Absorbed by Neonatal Intestinal Epithelial Cells
Sarah Andres, PhD

November 16, 2023
When Common Diagnoses Become Uncommon
Daniel Crowder, MD

November, 30, 2023 | Wert Lecture
The Hyper IgE Syndromes
Alexandra Freeman, MD

December 7, 2023 | Annie Terry Lecture
Introduction to the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics
Bruce Perry, MD, PhD

December 14, 2023 | Cazden Lecture
Life with Half a Heart: Surviving and Thriving with a Fontan Circulation
Jack Rychik, MD

January 4, 2024
Pain and Anxiety in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Matthew Halsey, MD

January 11, 2024 | Annie Terry Lecture
A NINJA with Renal Angina is Admitted to your Hospital: Methods to Identify Who is At Risk for AKI and Improve Outcomes
Stuart Goldstein, MD

January 18, 2024 | Annie Terry Lecture
Navigating the Unknown: Mental and Physical Health Disparities in Rare Disorders
Kathleen Bogart, PhD

January 25, 2024 | Global Health Lecture
State of the World's Children: Focus on TB
Anna Maria Mandalakas, MD, MDEpi, PhD

February 1, 2024
Got Naloxone? Combating Bias & Saving Lives
Megan Jacobs, MD, MSCS & Julie Byler, DO

February 8, 2024
First Contact: Migraine in Pediatrics
Kaitlin Greene, MD

February 15, 2024
Pediatric Dermatology Updates and Referral Pearls
Tracy Funk, MD

February 22, 2024
Square Pegs and Round Holes: Meeting the Promise of Integrated Behavioral Health in Pediatric Primary Care
Andrew Riley, PhD

February 29, 2024
From Survive to Thrive: Providing Care to Childhood Cancer Survivors Following Treatment
Susan Lindemulder, MD, MCR & Michael Vanderlind, PhD

March 7, 2024 | Institute on Development and Disability
Deconstructing Pediatric Rehabilitation Equipment: When to Refer and What to Expect
Felicity Case & Bethany Sloan

March 14, 2023 | Institute on Development and Disability
Participatory Research: Autism, AAC, and Communication
Amy Donaldson, PhD; Alyssa Zisk, PhD; Brandon Eddy, MA; endever* corbin

March 21, 2024 | Institute on Development and Disability
Lumps, Bumps & Ridges: The Misshapen Pediatric Skull
Catherine Henning

April 4, 2024 | Rosenfeld Lecture
What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Us About Health Equity in Portland
O.N. Ray Bignall II, MD

April 11, 2024 
Abusive Head Trauma. Is the Controversy Real?
Thomas Valvano, MD

April 18, 2024 | Lipman Lecture
Pathogenic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Pediatric High-Grade Glioma
Suzanne J. Baker, PhD

April 25, 2024 | Neerhout Lecture
Patient-driven Discovery in Pediatric Oncology
Andrew Kung, MD, PhD

May 2, 2024 | Perko Lecture
Where and When Might Perinatal Palliative Care Matter?
Brian S. Carter, MD

May 9, 2024 | Braner Lecture
Community-Based Approaches to Prevent Firearm Violence: From Data to Action
Jonathan Jay, DPH, JD

May 16, 2024 | Fellow Research Presentations
Fellow Research Presentations
Divya Nagarajan, MBBS; Emily Garavatti, MD; Joseph Stidham, MD; Rachna Mamidi, MD

May 30, 2024
The White Black Guy or The Black White Guy? Let's Talk Multiculturism and Cultural Assimilation!
Mortuma Murry, DNP, CPNP

June 6, 2023 | Miller Lecture
Discovering New Perspectives: A Model for Integrating Art in Medical Training and Practice
Natalie Lanocha & Frances Way

June 13, 2024
Introduction to Fetal Surgery: A new chapter at OHSU
Andrew Chon, MD & Raphael Sun, MD

June 20, 2024
Sleep Health Among Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth
Jor Grapentine

June 27, 2024 | Bilderback Lecture
Race Conscious Medicine: From Abstract to Conclusion
Shaquita L. Bell, MD

September 1, 2022
If Play is Good for Everybody, Shouldn't Everybody Get to Play?
Cody Goldberg, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Harper's Playground

September 8, 2022
Pediatric Adult to Healthcare Transition - Past, Present, and Future State
Mort Murry, DNP-PNP, AC/DC

September 15, 2022 | Annie Terry Lecture
Shared Struggles: Stories From Parents and Pediatricians Caring for Children with Serious Illness: The Grand Rounds Edition
Barry Markovitz, MD, MPH and Ann F. Schrooten, JD

September 22, 2022
No Wasted Light: What’s Behind the New AAP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Hyperbilirubinemia
Eliza Hayes Bakken, MD, IBCLC, FAAP

September 29, 2022
Ableism in Healthcare: Increasing Disability Awareness and Inclusion to Improve Care
Chennettee Jelleberg, MS, Office of Student Access, Office of the Provost

October 6, 2022
Neonatal Ammonia Sepsis Screening
Brian Scottoline, MD, PhD and Amy Yang, MD

October 13, 2022 | Cindy Ferrell Lecture
Public Benefits and Child Maltreatment: Implications for Prevention
Hank Puls, MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

October 20, 2022 | Babson Lecture
Bridging the Outpatient-Inpatient Connection to Optimize BPD Outcomes: Lessons Learned From the Center for Healthy Infant Lung Development 
Lawrence Rhein, MD, MPH, UMass Chan Medical School

October 27, 2022
Disparities in Early Identification and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Katharine Zuckerman, MD, MPH, FAAP

November 3, 2022
Up-to-Date Approach to Treating Asthma
Holger Link, MD

November 10, 2022 | Annie Terry Lecture
Shame & Stigma of Food Insecurity: Dismantling & Reimagining Systems, Structures, & Root Causes
Kelly Fisher, MEd, Manager, Food Security Program, Seattle Children's Hospital

November 17, 2022 | Cazden Lecture
Good Trouble: The Pursuit of Health Equity in Pediatric Subspecialty Care
Kelia Lopez, MD, MPH, Texas Children's Hospital

December 1, 2022
The Department of Pediatrics: A View From The Chair's Office
Dana Braner, MD, FAAP, FCCM

December 8, 2022
Multi-Disciplinary Care of Vascular Anomalies
Alison Small, MD; Carol MacArthur, MD; Melinda Wu, MD

December 15, 2022
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants and Toddlers: Update on Evaluation and Management
Matthew Halsey, MD

January 5, 2023
Children Born of War: Vietnamese Amerasians
Robert McKelvey, MD

January 12, 2023
Podcasting and Digital Education: What Educators Need to Know
Michael Cosimini, MD and Avital O'Glasser, MD, FACP, FHM

January 19, 2023
Disruptive Behavior Disorders- A Physicians Guide
Matthew Kivel, PsyD

January 26, 2023
Doernbecher Medical-Legal Partnership: Update to a NICU Pilot
Lauren Mutrie, MD, MSc; Ladawna Gievers, MD; Laura Russell, JD; Beatrice Roger, JD; Browning Hayes, MD/MPH Candidate

February 2, 2022
Updates in Youth Onset Type 2 Diabetes
Charlene Lai, MD

February 9, 2023
What's Taking So Long? Improving Access to Care in Autism Diagnostic Clinic
Cynthia Green, MS, CCC-SLP & Kristi Atkins, EdD, CCC-SLP

February 16, 2023 | Rosenfeld Lecture
Recognizing and Responding to Child Trafficking and Exploitation
Jordan Greenbaum, MD

February 23, 2023
“Thank you for letting me tell my story, no one asks”​: Identifying Barriers to Care from the Lens of the Patient
Ingrid Gomez, MEd & Sydney Melnick, BA

March 2, 2023 | Lipman Lecture
Hepatocyte Transplantation
Markus Grompe, MD

March 9, 2023 | Institute on Development and Disability
Working Together: Leveraging Parents to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes in Children with Developmental Disabilities 
Laura Lee McIntyre, PhD, University of Oregon

March 16, 2023 | Annie Terry Lecture
Getting to the "A" of Intelligence: Meaningful Adoption
Peter Laussen, MBBS, FANZA, FCICM, Boston Children's Hospital

March 23, 2023 | Wert Lecture
Working Together to Prevent and Treat Peanut Allergy Early in Life
Carolyn H. Baloh, MD, Harvard Medical School

April 6, 2023 | Neerhout Lecture
Progress and Potential Gamechangers in Sickle Cell Disease
Alexis A. Thompson, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

April 13, 2023 | Bilderback Lecture
Eliminating Race-Based Medicine: Policy Implementation and Practice Implications
Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Public Health

April 20, 2023 | Sam Day Lecture
Pediatric Fusion Oncogene Sarcomas: New Insights From Zebrafish Genetic Models
James Amatruda, MD, MPH, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

April 27, 2023
It's Better to Receive than Give (Feedback)?
Michael Harris, PhD

May 4, 2023 | Fellow Research Presentations
Fellow Research Presentations
Kurt Drury, Lauren Demers, & Jina Park

May 11, 2023 | Braner Lecture
Crossing Lines: Applying Lessons from Child Passenger Safety to Firearm Injury Prevention
Lois Lee, MD, MPH, Boston Children's Hospital

May 18, 2023
Baby Steps Towards Equity: Needs Assessment of Black and Latino Families in the NICU
Sasha Ondusko, MD

May 25, 2023
Gasping No More: Advances in Sleep Disordered Breathing Treatment for Patients with Down Syndrome
Jillian Sanford, MD; Elizabeth Super, MD, FAAP; Derek Lam, MD, MPH

June 1, 2023
Pediatric MS Mimics
Gillian Paton, MD

June 8, 2023 | Miller Lecture
Youth Suicide Risk Screening: Leveraging Clinical and Community Partners
Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MPH, National Institutes of Health

June 15, 2023 | Perko Lecture
Centering Personhood in Palliative Care Through A Culturally Responsive Lens 
Arika Patneaude, MSW, LICSW, APHSW-C

June 22, 2023
The Kids Are Not Alright: Identifying Youth at Risk of Preventable Complications and Spreading the Solution
David Wagner

June 29, 2023
Mapping the Patient Journey: A Novel Public Health Collaboration to Illustrate the Patient Journey Through a Pediatric Gender Clinic and Beyond
Kara Connelly, MD, MCR; Danielle Moyer, PhD; Jess Guerriero, CSWA, MA