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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

August 2014


August 7th     “Current and Future Genetic Testing in Pediatrics”
Presenter:     Julie Fleischer, MD
Learning objectives:
1.       Attendees will be able to utilize proper proband and parental testing for chromosomal microdeletion syndromes
2.       Attendees will understand reason for obtaining a karyotype in all full or partial trisomy cases
3.       Attendees will know genetic testing which should be completed on patients with autistic spectrum disorder
Dr. Fleischer states she has nothing to disclose.


August 21st            “5 Year-Old with a Neck Mass”
Presenter:              Michelle Miner, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
                               Pele Dina, MD, 3rd Year Resident
Department of Pediatrics, SIU School of Medicine
Learning objectives:
1.       TBD
Drs. Miner and Dina state they have nothing to disclose.


August 29th            “Role of Surgery in the Management of Pediatric Dysphagia”
Presenter:              Gayle Woodson, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology
SIU School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology
Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the developmental physiology of upper aerodigestive tract reflexes
  2. Know the congenital anomalies that contribute to pediatric dysphagia
  3. Understand the role that surgery can play in the team management of dysphagia

Dr. Woodson states she has nothing to disclose.

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