• 18th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, July 20 to 22, hosted by the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics. Can criteria such as citizenship, cognitive disabilities, mental health or the absence of social support be used to decide who qualifies for a transplant? Should children be prioritized over adults for transplant? We’ll tackle these subjects and more at the 18th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. Join us a day early on July 20th for our inaugural nursing bioethics conference “Pediatric Bioethics at the Point of Care: A Critical Examination of Ethical Issues in Pediatric Nursing” hosted by Seattle Children’s Center for Pediatric Nursing Research. Learn more. 


  • Updates on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases for the General Practitioner. May 6, 2023, 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (virtual). Learn more. Register.
  • Epilepsy Surgery in Children. May 18, 2023, 6 to 7 p.m. (virtual). Category 2 CME. Learn more and register.
  • Pediatric Mental Health CME. A free child mental health education virtual conference hosted by the Partnership Access Line (PAL). Register here. Learn more.


Nursing events

  • Nursing Research Symposium: May 13, 2023. In-person and virtual options available. Learn more.
  • Spring 2023 Continuing Nursing Education Spring Series. See the flyer. Register online.
    • May 24, 2 to 3 p.m.: Eating Disorders – Management and Care Coordination, second topic TBD


Mental health training


Grand Rounds

Provider Grand Rounds

Year-round on Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. Learn more.

  • May 4, 2023: Prevention of Preterm Birth and Neurodevelopmental Delay Using Chewing Gum. Greg Valentine, MD, Med, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Adjunct Assist. Professor, Oral Health Sciences & Mechanical Engineering, UW & Seattle Children’s.
  • May 11, 2023: UW Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s Hospital Quality Improvement Scholars Program: Meet the 2021-2022 QI Scholars. QI Scholars: Erin Alberda, Patient Safety, Seattle Children’s; Natalie Rosenwasser, MD, Co-Director, Clinical CRMO Program, Rheumatology, Seattle Children’s; Victoria Konold, MD, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, UW; Infectious Disease and Urology, Seattle Children’s.
  • May 18, 2023: Responding to Crisis in Youth Eating Disorders: Innovative Solutions and Opportunities for the Future. Yolanda N. Evans MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Chief Division of Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s; Cynthia Flynn, PhD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Seattle Children’s.
  • May 25, 2023: Food Allergy Prevention – It’s Nuts! William E. Pierson Allergy Lecture. Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH. Mary Ann & J Milburn Smith Senior Scientist in Child Health Research; Director, Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR); Institute for Public Health and Medicine, Northwestern University; Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Northwestern; Clinical Attending, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
  • June 1, 2023: Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic’s Mindfulness & Compassion Program: Collective Healing for Parents & Community. Lenna Liu, MD, MPH. Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Obesity Program, General Pediatrics, Seattle Children’s.


Nursing Grand Rounds

First Thursday of every month from 1 to 2 p.m. Learn more.

  • May 4, 2023: Child & Adolescent LatinX Mental Health. Cindy Ola, PhD, and Laura Black, MD. See the flyer.
  • May 18, 2023: Special Event – Teach Back: A Top Safety Tool. Audrey Welp, MA; Jaclyn Houghton; and Sara Swanson.
  • June 1, 2023: Organ Donation. Evelyn Hsu, MD.


Psychiatry Grand Rounds

First Friday of every month October through June from 8 to 9:20 a.m. Learn more.

  • May 5, 2023: Youth With Substance Use Disorders: Prevention, Risky Behaviors and Treatment. Amy M. Yule, MD, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital; Part-Time Lecturer, Harvard Medical School.
  • June 2, 2023: Scholarly Inquiry Project and End-of-Year Projects for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows, Psychology Residents and Psychology Postdoctoral Fellows


Community Grand Rounds