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:
You can also dial in using your phone:  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391   Access Code: 207-482-381

June 12, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Erin Quigley, Resident
Title:  "Children in Care"
Learning Objectives: 
1) Describe CPS and AAP guidelines for children in care.
2) Understand the NS legislation that applies to this population.
3) Describe Canadian and Nova Scotian Statistics applicable to children in care.
4) Appreciate the specific health issues in this population and the challenges in caring for this population.
June 19, 2019 Presenter:  Jane Kovarikova, PhD, ABD, Western University, Founder, Child Welfare PAC
Title:  "Can We Fix Child Protection So Kids Succeed After Care?"
Learning Objectives:
1) Explore leading data on youth outcomes after care.
2) Analyze the "fix the youth" policy rut and system design.
3) Create cultural shift to evidence-based and outcomes-focused care.
June 26, 2019 Topic:  Best of CPS
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD