Pediatric Nursing Update Conference, January 27, 2023, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. via Webex. Practical tips, tools, resources and information to help better serve children with special healthcare needs and their families. Register online or view the brochure.


Category 1 CME series

  • Adolescent Medicine Updates, January 21, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. This highly practical course will provide current information on the most up-to-date best practices for primary care of adolescents. Brochure. Register Now.
  • Practical Pediatrics, February 4, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Seattle Children’s hospital campus, Wright Auditorium. Course covers diagnostic and management updates to address gaps in practice encountered in primary care of children. In-person. Brochure. Register Now.
  • Urgent Pediatric Problems, March 4, 2023, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sand Point Learning Center near Seattle Children’s. Brochure.


Provider Grand Rounds

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

  • January 5, 2023: Diagnostic Error. Kristina Toncray, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Medical Director, Patient Safety; Associate Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Seattle Children’s.
  • January 12, 2023: Antiracism: Practicing What we Teach. King/Lavizzo Lecture. Lanre O. Falusi, MD, MEd, FAAP
    Medical Director, Advocacy Education, Child Health Advocacy Institute, Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Director – Leadership in Advocacy, Under-Resourced Communities and Health Equity; Attending Physician, Children’s Health Center, Columbia Heights – Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Children’s National Hospital.
  • January 19, 2023: Liver Transplantation in 2023 – An update on the gift of life at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Pamela Valentino, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington; Medical Director, Liver Transplantation Program, Liver & Intestinal Failure Clinical Center Director, Seattle Children’s Hospital.
  • January 26, 2023: SeqFirst: Improving Access Equity for a Genetic Diagnosis in Critically Ill Infants. Tara Wenger, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Vascular Anomalies, Craniofacial Genetics Clinic, Seattle Children’s.


Community Grand Rounds

  • OBCC Town Hall Series – Boys to Men: Art, Creativity, Masculinity and Mental Health. January 14, 2023, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A discussion focused on Max Hunter’s book, Speech Is My Hammer: Black Male Literacy Narratives in the Age of Hip-Hop. The conversation will dispel myths while discussing how artists, entertainers, professors, writers and everyday black males face their own struggles with art, creativity, masculinity and mental health. Learn more and RSVP.


Nursing Grand Rounds

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

  • January 5, 2023: Cleft Palates. Sarah Wexler, PAC, and Emily Nelson, ARNP.


Psychiatry Grand Rounds

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

  • January 6, 2023: Impact of COVID-19 on Youth Academic Experiences in Washington as the Pandemic Continued/Continues: Learning and Mental Health Implications. Jason Kilmer, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine.
  • February 3, 2023: Suicide Prevention and Intervention for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Brenna Maddox, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, TEACCH Autism Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.


Virtual Class for Families: Finding Mental Health Care in Washington State. These upcoming classes are designed to empower families to connect to youth mental and behavioral health services on their own, knowing that many services at Seattle Children’s have waitlists. It is offered in both English and Spanish.

  • 18: Part 1 – Outpatient Services (in English)
  • 15: Part 1 – Outpatient Services (in Spanish)
  • March 15: Part 2: Higher Level Services (in English)

Participants do not need to take Part 1 in order to take Part 2. Classes are offered live on Zoom and include time for Q&A. Advance registration is required. Learn more.


In case you missed it…Watch the CME event, Integrated Behavioral Health and ‘FAST’ Interventions in Pediatric Careto learn about the Fast Approach Skills Training (FAST) programs that offer brief, evidence-based behavioral therapy for youth and families in the primary care setting. Learn more about the FAST program and training opportunities for PCPs.