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Grand Rounds: April 2020

Grand Rounds will not be held in-person. We hope you can join us remotely via WebEx.  Questions can be submitted for the speaker through the chat option in the WebEx meeting window.

View the WebEx information and Online Grand Rounds Video links.

April 2, 2020: Climate Action, Seattle Children’s and You. Colleen Groll, MSN, LEED AP BD+C. manager, Sustainability Programs, Seattle Children’s.

April 9, 2020: Using Social Media for Medical Education, Networking, and Knowledge Sharing. Anita Thomas, MD, MPH. Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Seattle Children’s

April 16, 2020: You Can’t Trust a Toddler: A Contemporary Review of Aerodigestive Foreign Bodies. John Dahl, MD, PhD, MBA; assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UW; Otolaryngology, Craniofacial, Vascular Anomalies, Seattle Children’s. Read full post »

Join us Thursday, March 26 for “COVID-19: The Seattle Children’s Experience” via Webex (8 a.m. PST)

Seattle Children’s infectious disease and emergency medicine experts will share their experiences from the front lines at the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Topics include epidemiology, clinical presentation, foreign data and lab testing availabilities; infection control issues including PPE shortages; institutional response to COVID including employee testing; emergency services preparation and care; and potential antivirals and upcoming treatment guidelines. This special Provider Grand Rounds session will conclude with a Q&A with the panel. Join in Thursday, March 26, 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET. Read more. Read full post »

CMEs and Conferences

To help keep our staff, patients and their families safe as the situation with COVID-19 rapidly changes, CMEs and other large-group events are temporarily being cancelled, rescheduled or moved to WebEx. Organizers will let registrants know of any changes.


March 21: Olympia PAL Program CME

8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

The PAL Program is hosting a free child mental health educational conference for primary care providers.

Grand Rounds: February

Provider Grand Rounds

Seattle Children’s holds Provider Grand Rounds every Thursday in the hospital’s Wright Auditorium from 8 to 9 a.m. Area providers are welcome to attend.

Feb. 6: Pediatric Integrative Medicine: Hope for the Future in the Support of Our Children and Adolescents With Chronic Disease. Klavano Holistic Care Lecture. Melanie Brown, MD, FAAP; associate professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota; director of Integrative Medicine, Children’s Minnesota.

Feb. 13. The Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic’s 50th Anniversary. King/Lavizzo Lecture. Benjamin Danielson, MD; clinic chief, Odessa Brown Medical Clinic; senior medical director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Central Region; Janet and Jim Sinegal Endowed Chair for the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. Read full post »

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Courses at Seattle Children’s

March 2020 courses (enrollment closes Feb. 28):

  • PALS Renewal courses: March 13, 2020, 7 am to 2:30 p.m.
  • HeartCode: March 11, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. OR March 12, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. HeartCode is an appropriate alternative for experienced pediatric healthcare providers who are comfortable with computer simulation and may have class-time limitations.
  • Information and registration for all PALS courses.

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Register Now for the Pediatric Nursing Update Conference, Jan. 31

Seattle Children’s Outreach Education Department invites you to register for the 2020 Pediatric Nursing Update all-day conference scheduled for Jan. 31, 2020, in Wright Auditorium from 7:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Topics include the latest on school and child care immunization requirements, pediatric psychiatry and behavioral medicine, up-to-date trends in pediatric conditions and more. This year we are excited to offer breakout sessions as part of the conference. View the brochure for more details.

CME: Pediatric Anxiety, Nov. 21

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Kathy Melman

Seattle Children’s Mood and Anxiety Program is presenting a Category II CME on pediatric anxiety, featuring Kathy Melman, PhD, clinical director of Outpatient Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, 6 p.m

Location: Providence St. Peter’s Hospital, Conference Room 200, 413 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506



  • How to refer for anxiety treatment at Seattle Children’s
  • Identify the critical, active ingredient in behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Understand why it is critical for parents to be actively involved in CBT treatment of pediatric anxiety disorders
  • Describe the Stepped Care Model of Anxiety Treatment at Seattle Children’s
  • Learn about the effectiveness of group treatment for anxiety disorders
  • Where to find recommended resources on anxiety disorders to share with patients and families
  • Future updates/plans at regional clinics


Please RSVP by Nov. 18 to

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Communicating With Parents About Vaccines: A Free CE E-Learning Course

Dr. Douglas J. Opel is offering a one-hour course about vaccine hesitancy and how healthcare providers can better communicate with parents who have concerns about vaccines. The course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and medical assistants.

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Spokane PAL Program CME – Child Mental Health

The Partnership Access Line (PAL) is hosting a free child mental health educational conference for primary care providers on Sept. 14, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201. Breakfast and treats provided.

Topics include: Pediatric Mood Dysregulation: Irritability, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, and ADHD Overview and Update.

Learn more and register.

Read more information about upcoming conferences.

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Seattle Children’s One-Day Conference on Sept. 7 (9 CME credits, Category 1)

Seattle Children’s is offering a one-day conference on hot topics in pediatrics as part of the “What’s New in Medicine” conference in Kennewick, Washington, on Saturday, September 7 (nine CME credits, Category 1).

See the conference brochure for details on the schedule, speakers and topics. Space is limited. To register, visit the “What’s New in Medicine” (WNIM) website at and scroll down to click on “Register Now.” Read full post »