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.

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: September 2021 - June 2022

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Rounds will be broadcasted via Zoom:  :     Meeting ID: 937 7649 8441    Passcode: 359687


September 15, 2021 Presenter:  Dr Erin Quigley
Title:  Housing and Health - A Multi-Departmental Discussion on the Impact of Housing on Health
Learning Objectives:  
1. Discuss issues of housing and how it affects the health of Nova Scotians.
2. To highlight examples of how housing issues present across our health system.
3. Illustrate resources around housing that clinicians can use.
September 22, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Christine Atkinson
Title:  Sports Concussions
Learning Objectives:  
1. To review the current definition and diagnosis of concussion in the pediatric population and the differences between concussion in adults and children.
2. To review the standards of management of pediatric concussion and the difference between acute concussion and persistent symptoms of concussion.
3. Learn how to support parents and children through concussion working with an interdisciplinary team and review the best resources to guide healthcare providers.
September 29, 2021 Presenter:  Research Committee Divisional Rounds 1
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
October 6, 2021 Presenters:  Dr. Stefan Kuhle
Title: Using Databases for Research
Learning Objectives:  
1)  Identify the various data sources at that are available to child health researchers in Nova Scotia.
2)  Describe the scope, data access procedure, and use of the Census, Statistics Canada surveys, the Atlee Perinatal Database, administrative health data, school data, and clinical databases.
3)  Understand privacy considerations when working with secondary data.
October 13, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Sheenagh George, Pediatric Resident
Title:  Genodermatoses in Pediatric Practice
Learning Objectives:  TBD
October 20, 2021 Presenters:  Renette Amirault-Laing and Colleagues
Title:  Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues: Immigration and Integration
Learning Objectives:  TBD
October 27, 2021 Presenters:   Drs Angela Cooper, Continuing Professional Development and Medical Education, Dalhousie
Title:  Psychological Safety and Wellness
Learning Objectives:  
1.  Explore the concept of psychological safety.
2.  Connection between psychological safety and burnout.
3.  Building psychological safety through leadership.
November 3, 2021 Presenter:  Angela Arra
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
November 10, 2021 Presenter: Dr. Laura Stymiest
Title:  Status Report on the Well-being of Children and Youth in Nova Scotia
Learning Objectives:  TBD
November 17, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Sarah Gander
Title:  Literacy Advocacy
Learning Objectives:  TBD
November 24, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Nicole Leblanc
Title:  Cross Cultural Competencies:  Partnering with First Nations for Better Health
Learning Objectives:
December 1, 2021 Presenter:  Theresa Rogers, Family Leadership Council
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
December 8, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Colleen O'Connor, Pediatric Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
December 15, 2021 Christmas Quiz
  Rounds Cancelled Until January 5, 2022