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  
April 3, 2019 CANCELLED
April 10, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Sarah Gander
Title:  “The NB Social Pediatrics Research Program”
Learning Objectives: 
1) Define Community Social Pediatrics.
2) Gain knowledge on the importance of program evaluation and scholarship around "what works" in managing children in the community living in difficult life circumstances.
3) Recognize the importance of community collaboration and supporting the voice of the child in Pediatric health care.
April 17, 2019 CANCELLED
April 24, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Soren Gantt, Pediatric Research Trainee Day Keynote Speaker
Title:  “Advances and Controversies in Reducing the Toll of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection”
Learning Objectives: 
1) Review the clinical importance and pathogenesis of cCMV infection.
2) Explain the efforts and challenges related to developing a CMV vaccine.
3) Discuss the diagnosis and management of children with cCMV.  
May 1, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Julie Bettinger, UBC, CCfV speaker
Title:  “Vaccine Hesitancy:  It Doesn't Matter if the Vaccine Works if Nobody Gets Vaccinated”
Learning Objectives: 
1) To define vaccine hesitancy.
2) To present determinants of vaccine hesitancy in Canada.
3) To review strategies to address vaccine hesitancy.
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