Pediatric Grand Rounds (Schedule & Recordings)

The following events are coming up at the Department of Pediatrics. For video-conferencing information, please contact the CME Administrator at pediatrics.cme@ubc.ca 

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

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2018 – 2019 Presentations

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2017 – 2018 Presentations

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2016 – 2017 Presentations

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2015 – 2016 Presentations 

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2014 – 2015 Presentation

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Past Presentations

Date Division & Presenter Title
June 20, 2014 Dr. Gregor Reid, PhD The Immunology of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
May 23, 2014 Dr. Linda Casey Is Nutrition a Specialty? Food for Thought
May 16, 2014 Dr. S. Bryn Austin, ScD An Argument for Eating Disorders Screening in School & Clinical Settings from Epidemiologic, Social Equity & Economic Perspectives
May 9, 2014 Dr. Alice Virani, PhD and Dr S. Rod Rassekh MD, MHSc Do your genes hold the key?
May 2, 2014 Joseph A Majzoub MD Clinical Issues in Water Balance
April 25, 2014 Jill Zwicker, PhD, OT(C) The ABC’s of DCD (Developmental Coordination Disorder)
April 11, 2014 Cherry Mammen, MD, FRCPC, MHA Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Surviving Episodes of Acute Kidney Injury: Should we be worried?
April 4, 2014 Andrew Pollard PhD, FRCPCH Meningococcal disease prevention
Mar 28, 2014 Michael Seear, MBcBH

From Alma Ata to MDG4:
The long and very rocky road towards health for all small children – not just the rich ones

Mar 21, 2014 Anita Datta, MD Epileptic Spikes – More than Just Seizures?
Mar 14, 2014 Ken Offit MD, MPH Leukemia & Lymphoma Susceptibility
Mar 7, 2014 J.P. Collet, MD, PhD Celebrate Research Day 2014
Feb. 28, 2014 Dr. Lori d’Agincourt-Canning, Clinical Ethicist, and Alice Virani PhD Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Obesity: Weight bias and Neglect
Feb. 21, 2014 Ran Goldman, MD  From N. Rockwell to J. Gutenberg and The Pediatric Online Health Revolution
Feb. 14, 2014 Libby Sherwin, MD Valentine’s Day Ode to Electrophysiology: Curing Skipped Beats and Palpitations
Feb. 7, 2014 Laura Sly, PhD Serenshipity: SHIP’s role in Crohn’s Disease
Jan. 31, 2014 Brian McCrindle, MD, MPH The Evolution of Obesity: Are Behavioral Strategies Futile?
Jan. 24, 2014 Ross Petty, MD It must be ONE of your diseases, Reflection of a Pediatric Rheumatologist
Jan. 10, 2014 Wade Watson, MD The Burden of Food Allergy
Dec. 6, 2013 Wyeth Wasserman, PhD. Discovery of a novel human primary immunodeficiency at BCCH: application of whole exome sequencing combined with functional immunological interrogation
Nov. 29, 2013 Peter Skippen, MD Grains, Scruples & Drachms? – The Evolution of Modern Fluid Therapy
Nov. 22, 2013 Asuncion Mejias, MD Severity and Outcomes of Respiratory Syncytial Viral Infections: Is it the Host or the Pathogen…or both?
Nov. 15, 2013 James Swain, MD Neurobiology of Parent – Infant Attachment – Perspectives in Health, Psychopathology, and Interventions Toward Healthier Families
Nov 8, 2013 Robert J. McMahon, PhD Family Based Interventions for young Children with Conduct Problems : What Works and Future Directions
Nov. 1, 2013 Ana Laura CIF, MD, PhD Deep Brain Stimulation in Pediatric Movement Disorders
Oct. 25, 2013 Dr. Caron Strahlendorf Ewing’s Sarcoma – The Art and Science (Mason Bond Memorial Lecture)
Oct. 18, 2013 Louise Kuhn, BA,MA,MPH,PhD Beyond eMTCT: Risks to children born to HIV-infected mothers
Oct. 11, 2013 Dr. Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg Advances in the Treatment of Inborn Errors of Metabolism – The Hypophosphatasia Story
Oct. 4, 2013 Dr. Anne Junker New Approaches to Rare Diseases: A Global Agenda
Sept. 20, 2013 Ken Ginsburg, MD, MSEd Resilience in Action: Addressing Adolescent Risk Behaviours by Building on Their Strengths
Sept. 13, 2013 Leora Kuttner, PhD Film Screening of “Dancing with Pain” – Youth with Chronic Pain
July 5, 2013 Dr. Susan P. Etheridge LQTS in the Fetus, Newborn & New Mom
June 7, 2013 Frances Jones, Coordinator, BCW Lactation Services & Milk Bank Milk Banking and Milk Sharing
May 24, 2013 Dr. Mark Chilvers, Maggie McIlwaine, Amy Schellenberg CF: Is it time for a cure to be found?
May 17, 2013 Dr. Douglas Diekema Eyes Wide Open: Physicians and Relationships with Industry
May 10, 2013 Dr. Michael Shevell The What, Who and How of Cerebral Palsy: Background Perspectives, Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes
April 26, 2013 Dr. Lori Tucker Run, Jump and LEAP: Why Physical Activity is Important for Healthy and Chronically Ill Children
April 19, 2013 Dr Sheila Pritchard Don’t put all your eggs (or sperm!) in one basket”: Fertility preservation in Pediatric and Adolescent Oncology
April 12, 2013 Dr. Douglas G. Matsell, Dr. Jasper Jobsis Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome: An Exercise in Clinical Pathway Development
April 5, 2013 Dr. Connie Yang Preschool Wheezing: From Epidemiology to Bedside
Mar 22, 2013 Dr. Tammie Dewan The Case of the Medically Complex: The Patients, The Problems, The Possibilities
Mar 15, 2013 Dr. Clara van Karnebeek, Dr, Wyeth Wasserman, Dr. Jan Friedman Genomics as tool for the discovery of treatable inborn errors of metabolism
Mar 8, 2013 Dr. David Speert Children as our Teachers: Lessons learned from experiments of nature (presentation made unavailable by non-consent)
Mar 1, 2013 Dr. Heather Mefford Gene Discovery in the Pediatric Epilepsies
Feb 22, 2013 Dr. Sandy Whitehouse, Mary Paone, Dr. Dewey Evans, Dr. Tania Culham, Dr. Lynn Straatman, Kyla Brophy Addressing a Complex Issue with Simple Solutions: Improving transition and transfer for youth moving on from pediatric care
Feb 15, 2013 Dr. David Scheifele Immunization: Recent Developments
Feb 8, 2013 Dr. Kevin Harris The Melody Valve: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Children
Feb 1, 2013 Dr. Susan Albersheim Relationship of the Paediatrician and Industry: How Cozy is too Cozy?
Jan 25, 2013 Dr. M. Clifford Fabian, Dr. Dawn DeWitt UBC MD Curriculum Renewal: An Overview
Jan 11, 2013 Dr. Jean-Paul Collet Integrating Evidence and Wisdom for High Quality Health Services: Basis for a Research Program
Jan 4, 2013 Dr. Shazhan Amed A New Year’s Resolution: Taking lasting steps to improve the care of children and youth with diabetes in BC
Dec 7, 2012 Dr. Kevin Eva, Dr. Leslie Sadownik, Dr. Mary Bennett, Dr. Laura Sauve, Dr. Ashley Roberts How Did I Do?: The Critical Role of Evaluation and Feedback in Medical Education
Nov 23, 2012 Dr. Colin Ross New Drug Safety Solutions Using Genomics
Nov 16, 2012 Dr. Chris Loock, Dr. Curren Warf, Dr. Ashley Roberts, Dr. Eva Moore, Dr. Judith Lynam Hope in the Shadows: Richer Approaches to Health Care Delivery for Vulnerable Children and Youth
Nov 2, 2012 Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu, Dr. Judith Owens Nighttime Orphans – Challenging ADHD & Behavioural Insomnia Through Personalized Medicine
Oct 26, 2012 Dr. Richard B. Colletti Innovative Approaches to Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Oct 19, 2012 Dr. Quynh Doan Pediatric Emergency Department Crowding: Old Problem, New Approaches
Oct 5, 2012 Dr. Derryck Smith Medical Legal Report Writing for Pediatricians
Sept 28, 2012 Dr. Donna Wall Medical Tourism for Cellular Therapy: A Stem Cell Primer
Sept 21, 2012 Dr. John Dean Peanut Allergy – Can It Be Prevented?
Sept 14, 2012 Dr. Dzung Vo, Dr. Jake Locke Mindfulness-Based Interventions to Promote Resilience in Adolescents
June 15, 2012 Dr. Donald L. Batisky Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: A review of the latest guidelines & trends.
May 25, 2012 Dr. Peter Watson, Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren Overview on Biobanking… the BC and Canadian Context + Biobanking at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia: Where we are at and where we want to be!
May 18, 2012 Dr. Hal Siden If Our Patients Need Palliative Care, Why Don’t We Provide It?
May 11, 2012 Dr. John Briere PTSD and Adolescents
May 4, 2012 Dr. Michael Seear, Dr. David Wensley, Dr. Sal Denny Managing the Modern Epidemic of Children with Technological Needs: British Columbia Leads the Way.
Apr 27, 2012 Dr. Shimi Kang Youth Addictions 2012: Trends & Tools
Apr 20, 2012 Dr. Joan Arvedson Pediatric Dysphagia: Oral Feeding Decisions with Aspiration Risks
Apr 13, 2012 Dr. Vishal Avinashi Diagnosis & Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Pediatric Patients
Mar 30, 2012 Dr. Jan M. Friedman Practicing Clinical Genomics
Mar 23, 2012 Dr. Celia Rodd Sunshine Vitamin: A Question of Over-Exposure?
Mar 16, 2012 Dr. David Rowitch New Clinical-Translational Research Approaches in Cerebral Palsy
Mar 9, 2012 Dr. Colette “Coco” Auerswald Yes We Can: Research with Homeless Children and Youth in San Francisco, CA & Kisumu, Kenya
Mar 2, 2012 Dr. Daniel K. Benjamin Jr. Drug Dosing, Safety, and the Pediatric Trials Network
Feb 17, 2012 Dr. Tyler Black Suicide Risk Assessment in Children and Adolescents: Using the Evidence
Feb 10, 2012 Dr. Peter Tilley Pathogen Detection for Acute Care: Newer Technologies to Improve Speed and Relevance
Feb 3, 2012 Dr. S. Evelyn Stewart Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Update on Research and Clinical Management
Jan 20, 2012 Dr. Sylvia Stockler, Dr. Clara van Karnebeek Individualized Treatment of Intellectual Disabilities: The Power of the Single Case
Jan 13, 2012 Dr. Osman Ipsiroglu, Dr. William McKellin, Dr. Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson Individualized Medicine: From Narratives to Videos. The Concept of Therapeutic Emplotment
Jan 6, 2012 Dr. Alfonso Solimano, Dr. Derek Human, Margaret Baker The BC RSV Prophylaxis Program – What Have We Learned?
Dec 9, 2011 Dr. Serena Counsell The Developing Preterm Brain: Insights from Quantitative MRI
Nov 25, 2011 Dr. Megan Levings Regulation of T Cell Responses in Autoimmunity and Transplantation
Nov 18, 2011 Dr. William MacKenzie The General Assessment and Management of Skeletal Dysplasias: Orthopaedic Management of the Lower Extremity in Skeletal Dysplasias Syndromes of Paediatric Orthopaedics
Nov 4, 2011 Dr. Sylvia Stockler, Dr. Hilary Vallance, Dr. Clara Van Karnebeek, Wyeth Wasserman Riding the TIDE: Innovating the Diagnostic Approach to Treatable Intellectual Disabilities
Oct 28, 2011 Dr. John Challis Prevention of Preterm Birth: More Than Just Yogurt
Oct 21, 2011 Dr. Heidi Feldman Using Neuroimaging to Understand Language and Reading Outcomes of Prematurity
Oct 14, 2011 Dr. Thomas Boyce A Biology of Misfortune: How Stratification, Sensitivity, and Stress Diminish Child Health and Development
Oct 7, 2011 Dr. Johannes Roth Point of Care Ultrasonography – Refining the Clinical Assessment
Sept 30, 2011 Dr. Charles Larson, Dr. Tex Kissoon Interrupting Pathways to Sepsis in Rural Bagladesh
Sept 23, 2011 Dr. Tex Kissoon From “Never Again” to Best Practice: The Quality Path
May 13, 2011 Dr. Anne Klassen Caring for Caregivers: Understanding the caregiving experiences of parents of children with cancer
April 29, 2011 Dr Kishore Mulpuri, Dr Stacey Miller Management of the Hip in Cerebral Palsy: The Need for Hip Surveillance
April 15, 2011 Dr. Janis Dionne Still Getting Report Cards: Key Health Indicators in Chronic Kidney Disease
April 8, 2011 Dr. Wingfield Rehmus At the Rainbow’s End: Health planning and dermatology in the Republic of Palau
April 1, 2011 Dr. Stacy Suskauer Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: progress toward the crystal ball
Mar 25, 2011 Dr. Stanley Zlotkin The use of science, innovation and partnerships to begin to control micronutrient deficiencies in 750 million children globally
Mar 18, 2011 Dr. Jaime Guzman Past, Present and Future of Clinical Research in Pediatric Rheumatology
Mar 11, 2011 Dr. Anita Ho, PhD Working with Families from Diverse Backgrounds
Feb 25, 2011  Dr. Chris Maxwell Assembly of microtubule roadways and the construction of cell division, differentiation and cancer
Feb 18, 2011 Dr. Geoffrey Blair Lights, Camera…Education
Feb 11, 2011 Dr. Shimi Kang Using Motivational Therapy to Help Change Problematic Behaviors
Jan 28, 2011 Dr. Felicia B. Axelrod A World Without Pain: Life of the HSAN child
Jan 21, 2011 Dr. Amir A Kimia Applying Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques to clinical research and administrative reporting in Emergency Medicine
Jan 14, 2011 Dr. Liisa Holsti Does Sugar Help the Medicie Go Down? Managing Acute Pain in Preterm Infants in the NICU
Dec 3, 2010 Dr. Joan A. Fraser family centered rounds: a model of ‘partners in care’
Nov 26, 2010 Dr. Nancy Lanphear after the diagnosis – behavioral and developmental function in children with genetic disorders.
Nov 19, 2010 Dr. Laurence Greenhill controversies in pediatric psychopharmacology
Nov 12, 2010 Dr. Anthony James Bailey the neurobiology of autism
Oct 29, 2010 Dr. Gregory l. Holmes Catastrophic childhood epilepsies: causes, consequences, and treatment
Oct 22, 2010 Dr. Ian MacLusky, Dr. Michael Seear home ventilation program: the why’s, what’s,  and the how’s
Oct 15, 2010 Dr. Sylvia Stockler,
Dr. Clara Van Karnebeek
Revisiting treatable forms of intellectual disability in the iage
Oct 8, 2010 Dr. Robyn Cairns clinical information systems: dreams and realities
Oct 1, 2010 Dr. Michael D Resnick Resilience and Protective Factors in the Lives of Young People:  Clinical, Programmatic and Policy Applications
Sept 24, 2010 Dr. Terry Klassen Clinical Research: Optimizing care in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sept 17, 2010 Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine Healthy Lifestyle in the 21st Century: Will our teens be lean and green?
June 25, 2010 Dr. Chinten James Lim, PHD chemotherapeutic resistance in leukemia: role of cell adhesion and the bm microenvironment
June 18, 2010 BCCH residents, fellows, staff Reach for the top
June 11, 2010 Dr. David P. Speert fever and inflammation in health and disease: why do some like it hot?
June 4, 2010 Dr. Judy Illes Critical questions (and some answers) for pediatric neuroethics
May 28, 2010 Dr. Mona Singal, Dr. Sandy Pitfield improving communication at morning rounds: strategies and pitfalls
May 21, 2010 Dr. Anton Miller Continuity of care and care coordination: noble concepts, gritty realities
May 14, 2010 Dr. Ashley Robinson perinatal imaging of posterior fossa anomalies
May 7, 2010 Dr.Shubhayan Sanatani Holding it together under stress
April 30, 2010 Dr. Vinay Nadkarni pediatric resuscitation – the next cycle’s key concepts
April 23, 2010 Dr. Elena Lopez the value of a genetic diagnosis for function in individuals with intellectual disability and/or autism. using the international classification of function (icf) framework
April 16, 2010 Dr. Joanna Bates, Dr. Tracy Scott, Dr. Luke Chen Research in medical education: what is ches?
April 9, 2010 Dr. Ann-Christine Duhaime Inflicted head injuries in children:  how do you tell, and what do you do?
Mar 26, 2010 Dr. Harvey B. Sarnat  Neural induction of craniofacial development and facial dysmorphisms
Mar 19, 2010 Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos First do no harm: promoting an evidence-based approach to atypical antipsychotic use in children & adolescents
Mar 12, 2010 Dr. Daniel Goldowitz A network of centres of excellence in brain development: neurodevnet.
Mar 5, 2010 Ms. Hilda Perry, Dr. Bob Adderley Attention to basic pathophysiology and using simple techniques helps keep neuromuscular patients from requiring mechanical ventilation
Feb 26, 2010 Dr. Mark Chilvers Porcupine quills, fruit stones and a respirologist; what is the missing link?
Feb 19, 2010 Dr. Andrew Steer Ending the heartache: the prevention of rheumatic fever in the developing world
Feb 5 , 2010 Dr. Curren Warf A tale of two cities: youth at risk in los angeles and Vancouver.
Jan 29, 2010 Dr. Orlee Guttman Neonatal hepatitis: a disappearing diagnosis.
Jan 22, 2010 Dr. Derek Human Monitoring outcomes in pediatric cardiac care.
Jan 15, 2010 Dr. Erik Skarsgard Towards outcome improvement in structural birth defects:the canadian pediatric surgery network (capsnet).
Jan 8, 2010 Dr. Hugo Lagercrantz MD, PHD Emergence of consciousness from fetal to neonatal life.

Presentations available by special request of the presenter

Mar 13, 2009 Dr. Eric Hassall GE reflux in flux: New definitions, new guidelines, new data on acid suppression in children.
Dec 8, 2006 Dr. AGF Davidson The Changing Face of Cystic Fibrosis.