Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

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The Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds are an accredited group learning activity, as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canadaheld September to June on Wednesday mornings from 8:00-9:00a.m. in the MUHC Research Institute Auditorium, room E.S1.1129 (street map / room map).

September 2016

September 14

18th Annual Alan Ross Lectureship

Bricks, Cars, Burritos and Mops: Industrial Perspectives on Safety and Quality

Lennox Huang, MD, FAAP, CPE
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs, Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Surgeon, Critical Care Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto

September 21

Can I Play?

Larry Lands, MD, PhD
Division Director, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Director, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, and Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Claire LeBlanc, MD, FRCPC, Dip. Sport Medicine
Pediatric Rheumatologist, Division Director, Division of Rheumatology, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

September 28

Disorders of Bone Mineralization: The Importance of ALP

Annie Sbrocchi, MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

October 2016

October 5

It's Just a Poke, Right? Needle Pain Treatment and Prevention in Children

Stefan Friedrichdorf, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School

October 12

Sociocultural Consultation and Interpretation Services (SCIS) and Social Pediatrics presents:

Hidden Homeless and Families in Transition

Karen Maxwell Hudson, MSW, LSW
Community Relations Advisor, Government Affairs, Community Relations & Advocacy
Leader, Homeless Health Initiative, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Adjunct Professor, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania

October 19

29th Annual Saul Usher Lectureship

Auscultation of the Heart: After 200 Years Why is the Skill so Poor?

John Finley, MDCM, FRCPC
Attending, Adult Congenital Heart Clinic, Halifax Infirmary
Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University

October 26

Patient Safety Week

The Montreal Children's Hospital Approach to Continuous Quality Improvement

Alexander Sasha Dubrovsky, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC
Staff Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

November 2016

November 2

Lorraine & Dominique Belcourt Symposium

Beyond Tokenism - Why Meaningfully Engaging Patients and Families in Research Can Be So Powerful

Anthony Otley, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Head the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, IWK Health Centre;
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Medicine, Dalhousie University

November 9

CSISS: Controlling Specific Infectious Successful Strategies
Project at our Hospital

Sophie Baillargeon, BScN, MScN
President, Council of Nurses Executive Committee, MUHC
Interim Associate Director, Nursing Quality, Performance and Patient Engagement, MUHC

Catherine Bouchard
Administrative Assistant Head Nurse (Interim)

November 16

Robert H. Usher Lectureship

The NICHD Global Network:
How to Save One Million Lives per Year

Waldemar A. Carlo, MD
Edwin M. Dixon Professor of Pediatrics; Director of Neonatology; Director, Newborn Nurseries, University of Alabama

November 23

From Bench to Bedside and Back Again: An Atopic Journey

Christine McCusker, MD, MSc, FRCP
Director, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology, Montreal Children's Hospital and McGill University;
Director, Clinical Immunology Laboratory, Montreal Children's Hospital;
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Adam Byrne, MD
Chief Resident, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Montreal Children's Hospital / McGill University

November 30

Preston Robb Neuroscience Lecture

Size Matters: The Genetic Basis of Human Megalencephaly and Focal Cortical Dysplasia

William B. Dobyns, MD
Medical Geneticist and Child Neurologist, Seattle Children's Hospital;
Professor, Division of Genetic Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington;
Senior Clinician Scientist, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children's Research Institute

December 2016

December 7

Cedars Cancer Centre
Dr. Blair Whittemore Lectureship in Pediatric Oncology

Wilms Tumor: After 16,000 Study Patients,
What Questions Are Left to Ask?

Peter Ehrlich, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan
Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma Program, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

December 14

Department of Pediatrics Townhall Meeting

Open to all Faculty Members of the Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

January 2017

January 11

6th Annual Donald & Elizabeth Hillman Global Child Health Lecture

MicroResearch: Improving Local Research Capacity in Africa

Dr. Robert Bortolussi, MD, FRCPC
Vice Presdient of Research. IWK Health Centre
President, Global Health Section, Canadian Paediatric Society
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics, Dalhousie University
January 18 Pediatric Jeopardy! Hosted by
Drs. Esli Osmanlliu and Marie-Helene Gagnon
Pediatric Chief Residents 
January 25

Family Literacy Day

The Literacy in Health Literacy for Government Assisted Refugees

Lynn Farrales, MD, MSc, CCFP
Family Physician, New Canadian Clinics in Fraser Health
FH Refugee Health and Student Health Advisor, Langara College
Clinician Scholar, Department of Family Practice, University of British Colombia

February 2017

February 1

Pharmacoepidemiology: Evaluating Drugs in Practice

Robert W. Platt, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health (EBOH), Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Investigator, Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute/MUHC Research Institute

February 8

Alice Chan-Yip Lectureship in Integrative and Psychosomatic Medicine

The Place of Culture in Person-Centred Health Care: An Ecosocial Approach

Laurence J. Kirmayer, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS, FRSC
James McGill Professor and Director, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Editor-in-Chief, Transcultural Psychiatry
Director, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital
February 15

Pediatric Feeding Tubes; A 360 Degree Perspective

Robert Baird, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC
Pediatric Surgeon, Montreal Children's Hospital

Karl Muchantef, MD
Radiologist, Pediatric Medical Imaging, Montreal Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, McGill University

February 22

Francoeur Family Foundation Lecture

Fever and Inflammation of Unknown Origin: When to Suspect a Genetic Etiology (The Saga of the Autoinflammatory Syndromes)

Reza Alizadehfar, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Staff Physician, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Montreal Children's Hospital

March 2017

March 1

14th Annual Kenny Vineberg Pediatric Lectureship in Hematology-Oncology

Offering Research Results to Pediatric Participants: An Ethical Responsibility and Challenge

Conrad Fernandez, MD, FRCPC, Hon BSc (Genetics)
Pedaitric Hematologist/Oncologist,  and Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, IWK Health Centre
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University
March 8

The Donald Cohen Lectureship in Childhood Autism

Thinking Differently About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Evdokia Anagnostou, MD
Child Neurologist and Senior Clinician Scientist, Autism Research Centre, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Translational Therapeutics in Autism

March 15

Intellectually Handicapped Patients, Informed Consent, and the Transition to Adulthood

Pierre Fregeau, B.A., LL.L., LL.B.
Founder, Frégeau and Associates, Inc.
Former Adjunct Professor, Concordia University;

President, West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped and Autism

March 22

Technologies for Enhancing Interaction and Assessing Consciousness in Behaviourally Unresponsive Children

Stephanie Blain-Moraes, PhD, PEng
Assistant Professor, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University
March 29

Bullying and Cyberbullying:
The Role of the Pediatric Health Care Provider

Peter Raffalli, MD, FAAP
Attending, Child Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

April 2017

April 5

12th Annual Charles R. Scriver Lectureship

Harnessing Next Generation Sequencing to Improve Patient Care

Nada Jabado, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University
Staff Physician, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Montreal Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator, McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
April 12

School of Physical and Occupational Therapy Joint Rounds

The ABC's of DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder)

Jill Zwicker, PhD, OT (C)
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of British Colombia
Investigator, British Colombia Children's Hospital Research Institute
Clinician Scientist, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children
Associate Investigator, Kids Brain Health Network
April 19

Department of Pediatrics Townhall Meeting

Open to all Faculty Members of the Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

David Eidelman
Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal of Health Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University


April 26

16th Annual Steinberg Child Development Lectureship

Reading Disabilities in Childhood and Adolescence: Cognitive, Linguistic, and Neurobiological Factors and the Search for Effective Intervention

Maureen Lovett, PhD, C.Psych
Senior Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health Program, Hospital for Sick Kids
Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto

May 2017

May 3

Annual Pediatric Ethics Conference

Is The Best Interest Standard a Good Idea for Pediatrics?

Rosamond Rhodes, PhD
Associate Program Director & Professor, The Bioethics Program, and Professor of Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
Professor, Philosophy, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
May 10

30th Annual Dr. Bernadette Nogrady Lecture in Pediatric Imaging

Imaging of Inflammatory Arthritis in Children

Nancy A. Chauvin, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Rediologist, and Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

May 17

The Canadian Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Collaborative: Development of an Evidence and Consensus-Based National Clinical Management Guideline

Pramod S. Puligandla, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

May 24

Charlotte Laplante Branchaud Annual Lectureship in Perinatal Endocrinology

Evaluation and Management of Persistent Hypoglycemia in Neonates and Infants: How to Find “The Needle in a Haystack”

Joseph Wolfsdorf, MD, BCh
Director, Diabetes Program, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

May 31

Listening to the Voice of the Child: Promoting Children’s Participation in Ethical Decisions That Affect Them

Franco Carnevale, N, PhD(psych), PhD(phil)
Full Professor, McGill University; Nurse, Psychologist; Clinical Ethicist (Pediatric), Montreal Children's Hospital – MUHC; Le Phare, Enfants et Familles; Shriner's Hospitals for Children (Canada); Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Principal Investigator: VOICE (Views On Interdisciplinary Childhood Ethics)

June 2017

June 7

47th Annual Alton Goldbloom Lecture

State of the Art:  Treatments for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Darcy L. Fehlings, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Head and Professor, Division of Development Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Chair in Developmental Paediatrics (Inaugural), Bloorview Children's Hospital Foundation
Senior Clinician Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute

Previous Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Schedules

September 2015 - June 2016 | September 2014 - May 2015 | September 2013 - June 2014 |
September 2012 - June 2013 | September 2011 - June 2012 | September 2010 - June 2011 |
September 2009 - June 2010 | September 2008 - June 2009

Previous Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds Posters (including learning objectives)

September 2015 - June 2016 | September 2014 - June 2015 | September 2013 - June 2014 |
September 2012 - June 2013

Child Health and Human Development Pediatric Research Seminars

The Child Health and Human Development (CHHD) program, of the MUHC Research Institute, offers Pediatrics Research Seminars on Mondays from 12:00 - 1:00p.m in the MUHC Research Institute, room E.S1.1129. 

For upcoming seminars please visit the CHHD Events page.