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Grand Rounds

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




October 2014

October 2nd           NO GRAND ROUNDS

 

October 9th           “Toxic Stress: Science-Practice-Policy”
Presenters:           Mary Dobbins, MD, Director of Integrated Care Services
                                  Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
                                  SIU School of Medicine
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1.      Define “Toxic Stress”
2.      Describe the “ecobiodevelopmental” model
3.      Expand prevention and advocacy efforts
Dr. Dobbins states she has nothing to disclose

 

October 16th         “Birth Asphyxia and HIE”
Presenter:             Dharmendra Nimavat, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
                                  Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, SIU School of Medicine
Learning Objectives:

  1. Learner will learn about the intra-partum issues
  2. Learner will learn about the mechanism of brain injury after birth asphyxia
  3. Learner will learn about the modality of treatment options after HIE

Dr. Nimavat states he has nothing to disclose

 

October 23rd         “What is New About the Newborn Screening Program”
Presenter:             Laura Vargas, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
                                  Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, SIU School of Medicine
Learning Objectives:
1.      To review the history of the Newborn Screening Program and the disorders it diagnoses
2.      To review the process and follow-up needed for abnormal results
3.      To discuss new conditions to be added to the Newborn Screening Program in the near future
Dr. Vargas states she has nothing to disclose

 

October 30th         “A Balancing Act for Medical Residencies: Publish or Patients?”
Presenter:             Joseph Milbrandt, PhD, Associate Director, SIU Center for Clinical Research
                                  Research Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, SIU School of Medicine
Learning Objectives:
1.      Describe the fundamental importance of research and scholarly activity requirements for residents and faculty
2.      Understand one basic model for developing and supporting research and scholarly activity for faculty and residents
Dr. Milbrandt states he has nothing to disclose


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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.