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Grand Rounds

Department of Pediatrics ~ Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
St. John’s Hospital Bunn Auditorium
August - May

May 2014


May 1st                   NO GRAND ROUNDS


May 8th                   “Pediatric Stroke”
Presenter:             Shubhangi Peche, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
                                  Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, SIU School of Medicine  
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should have:
1.      Increased knowledge of diagnosis of pediatric stroke.
2.      Increased knowledge of epidemiology and etiology of pediatric stroke.
3.      Increased knowledge of current research in the field of pediatric stroke.
Dr. Peche states she has nothing to disclose.


May 15th                 “Recent Developments in the Laboratory Diagnosis of Infections in Infants and Children”
Presenter:             Subhash Chaudhary, MD, Professor of Pediatrics
                                  Division Pediatric Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, SIU School of Medicine
Learning objectives:
1.      Have an understanding of the different laboratory tests available for accurate diagnosis of infections in infants and children.
2.      Be able to define new rapid tests becoming available for the diagnosis of infections in infants and children.
3.      Be able to use new technology for judicious use of antimicrobial therapy.
Dr. Chaudhary states he has nothing to disclose.


May 22nd                “Congratulations, it’s a….girl?  Evaluation and Management of Disorders of Sex Development”
Presenters:           Rebecca Green, MD, PhD
                                  Pediatric Endocrinology, Springfield Clinic
Learning Objectives:
1.      Be able to identify infants and children with DSD.
2.      Know common causes and associated medical problems in DSD.
3.      Understand the basics of DSD evaluation and management.
Dr. Green is a partner at Springfield Clinic.


May 29th                 NO GRAND ROUNDS

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  • Accreditation: SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • CME Credit: The SIU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Faculty Disclosures: All faculty participating in CME activities are expected to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.