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: Wednesdays, January 2019 - June 2019

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: The IWK Health Centre, Cineplex Theatre (unless otherwise indicated)

Online:  For those who would like to join online:  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/207482381
You can also dial in using your phone:  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391   Access Code: 207-482-381

Date  
March 6, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Abdullah Nour, Resident
Title:  “Minor Head Trauma and Concussion, Image Gently  and Image Wisely”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  Discuss indications of imaging in children presenting with minor head injury or concussion.
2)  Discuss clinical decisions used in assessing patients with head trauma.
3)  Discuss type of brain imaging used in assessing patients with head trauma.
4)  Discuss the low head CT protocol.  
March 13, 2019 Presenter:   Dr. Laura Hanes, Resident
Title:  “10 Ways to Become a More Effective Clinical Teacher”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  Define clinical teaching.
2)  Describe principles of adult learning.
3)  Describe 10 practical tips to improve clinical teaching.
March 20, 2019 CANCELLED DUE TO MARCH BREAK
March 27, 2019 CANCELLED - NO ROUNDS
April 3, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Emily Drake 
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
April 10, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Sarah Gander
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
April 17, 2019 Topic:  Endocrinology
Presenters:  Drs Beth Cummings and Teresa Pinto
Title:  “Pediatric Diabetes in the 21st Century: Types, Technologies and Targets”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  Be familiar with the current understanding of and research into the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes.
2)  Know how to distinguish between types of diabetes mellitus in children and youth.
3)  Be aware of the current tools and technology available to manage diabetes.
4)  State the goals of management of pediatric diabetes.
April 24, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Soren Gantt
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 1, 2019 Presenter:  CCfV Speaker
Title:  Dr. Eve Dube, Laval University
Learning Objectives: TBD
Mary 8, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Lesley Frank
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 15, 2019 Presenter:  Janet Curran
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 22, 2019 Topic:  Pediatric Dentistry
Presenter: 
TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD

May 29, 2019

**PARKER RECEPTION ROOM**

Presenter:  Dr. Ashley Martin, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD

June 5, 2019

**PARKER RECEPTION ROOM**

Topic:  Genetics
Presenter:   Dr. Anthony Vandersteen
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 12, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Erin Quigley, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 19, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Jane Kovarikova
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 26, 2019 Topic:  Best of CPS
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD