CME Events

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Grand Rounds: October 2020

Provider Grand Rounds:

Full schedule and Webex/dial-in information

Oct. 8: Mapping Child Health. Simon Hay, adjunct professor, global health professor, Health Metrics Sciences, UW.

Oct. 15: Advocacy for All Children: The Role of Pediatrics in 2020. Mark Del Monte, JD,
CEO/executive vice president of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Oct. 22: Pandemics, Policing, and Protest: On Racism and Adolescent Health. Robert Deisher, Adolescent Medicine; Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH; American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Council on Communications and Media. Read full post »

CME Events: Anxiety, Pregestational Diabetes

Anxiety and Related Disorders: Diagnosis, Evidence-Based Treatment, COVID-19 and Seattle Children’s Resources (Category II CME)

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Presented by Andrea Hartman, PsyD, supervising clinical psychologist, Outpatient Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine. The CME will be followed by a Q&A 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Seattle Children’s upcoming transition to Epic. See the event flyer..

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Grand Rounds: September 2020

Provider Grand Roundsfull schedule and Webex/dial-in information

Sept. 3: Right Care, Right Place, Every Time: Improving Pediatric Acute Care Outcomes Through Collaboration and Innovation. Marc Auerbach, MD, FAAP, MSc; associate professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; co-chair INSPIRE (International Network for Simulation Based Pediatric Innovation Research and Education); director, Pediatric Simulation, Ya le Center for Medical Simulation; medical director, CT Emergency Medical Services for Children, State Partnership Grant; associate director of Pediatric Simulation, Department of Pediatrics; associate pediatric trauma medical director; Faculty Advisor/Moderator/Blogger; co-chair International Pediatric Simulation Society, Webinar series. Read full post »

CME: Evaluation and Management of Functional Constipation

Seattle Children’s concludes its summer series of Category 2 CME events on August 11 via Webex:

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Evaluation and Management of Functional Constipation with Dr. Lusine Ambartsumyan.

Discussion and Q&A from 6:30 to 7 p.m. with Dr. Ambartsumyan and Dr. Ruth McDonald, Seattle Children’s vice president and interim chief medical officer.


    • Describe the evaluation of childhood constipation
    • Differentiate between organic and functional constipation
    • Review the treatment of functional constipation
    • Become familiar with the national guidelines and the partnered care model for management of functional defecation disorders in children

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Grand Rounds: August 2020

Provider Grand Rounds: full schedule and Webex/dial-in information

Aug. 6: Virtually There: Telehealth at Seattle Children’s. Mark Lo, MD, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, UW Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s.

Aug. 13: The Hematologist’s Perspective on Adolescent Heavy Menstrual Bleeding. Amanda Blair, MD, Hematology-Oncology, Seattle Children’s.

Aug. 20: Top Ten Herbs and Supplements: Safety and Efficacy in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. Cora Breuner, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics; adjunct professor, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, UW; attending physician, Adolescent Medicine, Seattle Children’s.

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CME Summer Series

Seattle Children’s is offering a summer series of Category 2 CME events via Webex. The next event is:

  • Tuesday, July 21, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.: “Top 5 Pediatric Urological Questions from PCPs.” Dr. Kathleen Kieran will discuss the top 5 pediatric urological questions received from PCPs and review the new referral guidelines for Urology including new algorithms to assist PCPs.

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Grand Rounds: July 2020

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July 9, 2020: Because All We Have Is Each Other: Why Kids Need Effective Advocates. Ben Hoffman, MD, CPST-1, FAAP, professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics School of Medicine, OHSU; medical Director, Tom Sargent Safety Center; director, Oregon Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Needs.

July 16, 2020: Two-Eyed Seeing: Recognizing and Responding to the Cultural Needs of Indigenous Children During Rehabilitation. Molly Fuentes, MD, MS; assistant professor, Rehabilitation Medicine Seattle Children’s and University of Washington. Read full post »

Grand Rounds: June 2020

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June 4, 2020: The Health of Children in Immigrant Families: Vulnerable Children and the Nation’s Future Resident/Fellow Research Day. Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH; associate dean of Minority Advising and Programs; professor of Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital.

June 11, 2020: Abusive Head Trauma: Concepts, Controversies, and Conspiracy Theories
Holt Webster Child Abuse Lecture.
Mark Dias, MD, FAANS, FAAP; professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, vice chair of Neurosurgical Education, director of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, Penn State University College of Medicine. Read full post »

Rescheduled to 2021: 16th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference

To help minimize the unintentional spread of COVID-19, the 16th Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference, hosted by the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics, has been rescheduled to next year: July 23 and July 24, 2021. The conference theme will remain the same — “Pushing the Limits: Children, Athletics and Ethics.” For more information, visit the Pediatric Bioethics Conference page.

Events: May 2020

Caring for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

Saturday, June 6. Save the date and check back for details.

Grand Rounds

Provider Grand Rounds: full schedule and Webex/dial-in information

May 7, 2020: Neonatal Cholestasis: More Than Yellow Eyes and Pale Stools. Niviann Blondet, MD; acting assistant professor of Pediatrics, UW; Gastroenterology, Seattle Children’s.

May 14, 2020: Improving the EHR to Support Clinical Decision-Making and Reduce Clinician Burnout. Ari Pollack, MD, MSIM; assistant professor, Pediatrics, UW; Nephrology, Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment, Seattle Children’s. Read full post »