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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  
January 16, 2019 Topic:  Hematology/Oncology
Presenter:  Dr. Conrad Fernandez
Title:  “Precision Medicine in Pediatric Oncology:  Hopes, Limits and Ethical Challenges”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  Understand the current application of precision medicine in pediatric oncology.
2)  Understand some of the limits to successful implementation.
3)  Understand ethical issues that emerge in precision medicine, including in diseases beyond pediatric oncology.
January 23, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Christian Whalen, NB Children and Youth Advocate
Title:  “Children’s Rights and the Pediatrician’s Role as Advocate”
Following this session participants will:
1) Gain a sound knowledge of how children’s health services are governed by a child rights framework to guarantee availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality,
2) Improve their knowledge of all child rights as health determinants; and
3) Understand the functioning of Ombudsman, Advocates offices and other agencies and community supports that can help physicians better advocate for their patients.
January 30, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Claire Humphrey, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
February 6, 2019 Topic:  Gastroenterology
Presenter:  Dr. Mohsin Rashid
Title:  “Endoscopy: A Cruise through the Alimentary Canal”
Learning Objectives: 
1) Describe the history of GI endoscopy.
2) List the clinical indications for GI endoscopy and name disorders where a diagnosis can only be established by endoscopy.
3) Discuss the recent advances in GI endoscopy.
February 13, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Daniel Albrechtsons, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
February 20, 2019 Topic:  Immunology
Presenter:   TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
February 27, 2019 Topic:  Gastroenterology
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
March 6, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Abdullah Nour, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
March 13, 2019 Topic:  Hematology/Oncology
Presenter:  TBD
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
March 20, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Lauren Hanes, Resident
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
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:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
April 24, 2019 Presenter:  Dr. Soren Gantt
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 1, 2019 Presenter:  CCfV Speaker
Title:  TBD
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**

Presenter:  TBD
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