Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds are designed to discuss and evaluate evolving diagnostics and therapeutics as they relate to general and sub-specialty pediatrics, and describe community and academic resources relevant to contemporary pediatric practice. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss, assess, and manage care of children with either normal or complex care requirements.

Department of Pediatrics and School of Medicine faculty, community pediatricians, residents and students are welcome to attend this weekly lecture to learn about pediatric topics, research and challenging clinical cases. This activity is open to the public.

Time: Thursdays, 8-9 a.m.

How to attend: Livestream and WebEx- Please use this option if you would like to participate in the Q&A after. You may ask your question in the chat window. 

*Due to COVID-19 restrictions Pediatric Grand Rounds will be held via WebEx and live-stream and recording until further notice. 

September 10, 2020

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM): This Generation's Polio?

Presented by Dawn Nolt, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, OHSU

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the US national perspective on AFM
  • Recognize this disease
  • Conduct the appropriate diagnostic evaluation
  • Realize the impact of COVID-19 on incidence of AFM
September 17, 2020

What's in a Smile? Pediatric Facial Paresi and (re) Animation

Presented by Lori K. Howell, M.D., F.A.A.P., Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Interim Medical Director Cleft and Craniofacial, Associate Residency Program Director, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, OHSU

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize common congenital and acquired etiologies of facial paresis in children. 
  • Interpret importance of timing of injury and possible surgical (re)animation options. 
  • Assemble knowledge of one-stage and two-stage free functional muscle transfer for pediatric facial (re) animation. 
September 24, 2020

Infection, Inflammation & Mental Health- Mapping the Intersections

Presented by Jennifer Frankovich, M.D., M.S., Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics Rheumatology, Director of the Stanford PANS Research Program, Co-Director of Stanford Children's Health Immune Behavioral Health Clinic 

Learning Objectives

  • Give examples of a well-defined inflammatory disorders that can present with psychiatric symptoms. 
  • What is the general approach to treating inflammation based on neuropsychiatric disorders like Sydenham's Chorea, Lupus, PANS/PANDAS, etc. 
October 1, 2020

Presented by Henry Lin and Anna Hunter 

October 8, 2020

Presented by Sarah Feldstein Ewing 

October 15, 2020

Presented by Brian Jordan 

**FRIDAY, October 23, 2020**

Cindy Ferrel Lecture at the Pediatric Annual Review 

October 29, 2020
November 5, 2020
November 12, 2020
November 19, 2020
November 26, 2020 | NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
December 3, 2020 | Cazden Lecture
December 10, 2020

Presented by Kelvin MacDonald and Anindit Mukherjee

December 17, 2020
December 24, 2020 | NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
December 31, 2020 | NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
January 7, 2021

Presented by Colin Roberts

January 14, 2021
January 21, 2021
January 28, 2021
February 4, 2021
February 11, 2021
February 18, 2021

Presented by Ashok Muralidaran

February 25, 2021
March 4, 2021
March 11, 2021
March 18, 2021

Presented by Ramon Barajas and Dexing Zeng

March 25, 2021 | NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS
April 1, 2021

Presented by Stephen Back 

April 8, 2021
April 15, 2021 | Bilderback Lecture and Award

Presented by Marc Del Monte 

April 22, 2021

Presented by Cydni Williams 

April 29, 2021 | Neerhout Lecture
May 6, 2021 | Perko Lecture
May 13, 2021 | Fellowship Lecture
May 20, 2021
May 27, 2021
June 3, 2021
June 10, 2021 | Jeff Miller Lecture and Award
June 17, 2021
June 24, 2021 | Meechan Award