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  
February 26, 2020 Topic:  Neurology
Presenter:  Dr. Jordan Sheriko
Title:  “You Haven’t Seen this Yet! The Impact of Novel Therapeutics and Newborn Screening in SMA”
At the end of this talk participants will be able to:
1)  List the current and potential therapies for SMA.
2)  Describe the criteria for addition of a disease to a newborn screening panel.
3)  Evaluate the inclusion of SMA in newborn screening panels.
4)  Identify challenges to managing SMA in this new era.
March 4, 2020 Topic:  Nephrology
Presenter:  Dr. James Tee
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 Presenter:  Dr. Andrea Sadoway, Pediatric Resident
Title:  "Vaping in Pediatrics"
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