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  • Grand Rounds | COVID-19 and the Upcoming Respiratory Season

    Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Presented by: Ann Petru, MD, FAAP Division Director, Infectious Diseases Medical Director, HIV & AIDS UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Objectives: Describe the risks and benefits of influenza vaccines in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Interpret the latest literature and data about COVID-19 that inform current public health guidelines and hospital policies. Describe the rationale behind testing protocols for SARS-CoV-2 and the tests that are currently available. UCSF Benioff Children’s ... read more

  • Grand Rounds | Gene-environment Interplay and The Biology of Misfortune

    Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

    Presented by: Tom Boyce, MD Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics and Psychiatry UCSF School of Medicine Objectives: Explain the neurobiological consequences of exposures to toxic stress. Acquire improved responsiveness to the social stratification of stress-related morbidities. Recognize the origins and implications of individual differences in stress reactivity. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ... read more

  • Grand Rounds | Postnatal Considerations of Prenatal Abnormalities

    Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Presented by: Teresa Chapman, MD, MA Professor of Radiology, Director, DR Radiology Residency University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle Children’s Hospital Objectives: Interpret antenatal grading of urinary tract dilatation and arrange appropriate follow-up imaging for infants. Recognize limitations of prenatal ultrasound for the diagnosis of intracranial anomalies. List factors identifiable on fetal MRI that predict prognosis of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. UCSF Benioff Childr... read more

  • Grand Rounds | Antibiotic Awareness Week: What You Need to Know about Antibiotic Prescribing in a Pandemic

    Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Presented by: Rachel Wattier, MD, MHS Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Medical director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco AND Prachi Singh, DO Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Objectives: 1. Describe the prevalence of empiric antibiotic use among hospitalized patients with COVID-19. 2. Identify potential drivers for antibiotic overprescribing in telemedicine visits. 3. Explain what is kno... read more

  • Grand Rounds | Too Much of Good Thing: Approach to Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

    Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Presented by: Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD Pediatric hematologist and oncologist UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco Objectives: 1. Identify HLH as a clinical syndrome that can be caused by multiple etiologies. 2. Explain the pathophysiology of HLH and its common manifestations. 3. Describe treatment modalities for newly diagnosed and refractory patients. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for phys... read more

  • Grand Rounds: Happy Thanksgiving

    Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    No Grand Rounds Happy Thanksgiving read more