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, September 2019 - June 2020

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  
January 15, 2020 Presenter:  Dr Emily Drake
Title:  “Building an Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Advocacy Movement on Twitter”
Audience members will learn:
1. How AYA is defined,
2. How #AYACSM (Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Societal Movement) started and the measured impact it has had,
3. Challenges in creating/maintaining a social media health advocacy community,
4. What helps increase social media engagement.
January 22, 2020 Topic:  Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Presenter:  Marsha Campbell-Yeo
Title:  “Enhancing Parental Presence and Involvement in the NICU Through Digital Technology: Needs, Development and Initial Evaluation of the Chez NICU Home Project”
Audience members will learn:
1) Impact and quality of existing parent targeted digital technology in the NICU.
2) Development of a parent targeted e-health platform.
3) Baseline parental presence and involvement in the NICU and impact of single family room design.
4) Preliminary evaluation of acceptability, feasibility and implementation of the Chez NICU Home digital platform.
January 29, 2020 Presenter:  Dr. Abdulaziz Bahassan, Pediatric Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
February 5, 2020 Presenter:  Dr. Christine Chambers
Title:  "SKIP"
Learning Objectives:  TBD
February 12, 2020 Topic:  PERU
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
February 19, 2020 Topic:  TBD
Presenter:  Dr. Sultan Zamzami, Pediatric Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
February 26, 2020 Topic:  Neurology
Presenter:  Dr. Jordan Sheriko
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
March 4, 2020 Topic:  Nephrology
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
March 11, 2020 Topic:  Gastroenterology
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
March 18, 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO MARCH BREAK
March 25, 2020 Topic:  TBD
Presenter:  TBD, Pediatric Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
April 1, 2020 Presenter:  Dr. Janice Graham
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
April 8, 2020 Topic:  TBD
Presenter:  TBD, CCfV Visiting Speaker
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
April 15, 2020 Topic:  TBD
Presenter:  TBD, Pediatric Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
April 22, 2020 Topic:  Dentistry
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
April 29, 2020 Presenter:  Dr. Courtney Howard, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) 
Title:  "Climate Change and Global Health"
Learning Objectives:  TBD
May 6, 2020 Presenter:  Susan M. Gilmour, MD, MSc FRCPC, Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition Dept Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry University of Alberta Stollery Children's Hospital
Title:  “Pediatric Liver Transplantation:  State of the Art”
Learning Objectives:  TBD
May 13, 2020 Topic:  Ross Lecture
Presenter:  Dr. Burton Kushner, Ophthalmology
Title:  “Care of the Patient – What I have Learned from 45 Years of Practice”
Learning Objectives:  TBD
May 20, 2020 Topic:  Endocrinology
Presenter:   TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
May 27, 2020 Topic:  Hematology
Presenters:   Drs. Erker and Mata-MBemba
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
June 3, 2020 Topic:  Respirology
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
June 10, 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO TELETHON
June 17, 2020 Topic:  PICU
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
June 24, 2020 Topic:  Best of CPS
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD