Grand Rounds

Expand your knowledge

Whether you're a practising pediatrician or a resident, you’ll find plenty of value in attending our Grand Rounds. Accredited by the Royal College as a Category 1 Continuing Professional Development activity, these Rounds cover a wide range of basic and clinical science topics relevant to pediatrics.  In order to receive credit for attending, please go to the following site and complete an evaluation form:

Although all members of the IWK community are invited, the presentations, which feature a mix of faculty, residents and visiting professors, are developed with pediatricians in mind.

The details

When: June 2024

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Rounds will be broadcasted via Zoom unless otherwize noted:
Meeting ID: 817 1067 5567     Passcode: 443679

Recorded sessions are available:

June 12, 2024 Presenter:  Dr. Bahaa Abu RayaResearch
Title:  The resurgence of Pertussis and RSV: the urgent need to optimize protection of young infants
Learning Objectives:  
1) Describe the recent resurgence of pertussis and RSV globally and in Canada and discussing potential underlying mechanisms.
2) Discuss current preventive vaccination approaches to protect young infants from pertussis and RSV

June 19, 2024


Presenter:  Dr. Margo Greenwood 
Title:  Truth and Reconciliation: Our Children our Tomorrows
Learning Objectives:  
1) Provide insights into why indigenous children such a focus; the impact of parental lived histories.
2) Outline why disaggregated data so important for programs and policies.
3) Describe why multi- media messages and learning so important for indigenous populations.
June 26, 2024

Presenter:  Best of CPS   (Contact:  Dr. Amy Ornstein)
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD