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Enduring Materials (CME on Demand)

The following programs may be viewed for continuing medical education (CME) credit. All CME and planning committee members have returned their disclosure forms, indicating that they have no relevant financial or commercial interest to disclose.

Grand Rounds: Influenza Disease and Vaccines in Specialized Populations

Natasha Halasa, MD
Craig Weaver Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University

Grand Rounds: Identifying Health Disparities in Critically Ill Children

Danielle Maholtz, DO
Pediatric Critical Care Specialist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Health Equity for All

Allison Becker, MD
Fellow, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: The Rheum Where It Happens: Pearls for the Primary Care Provider

Christine Bacha, MD, RhMSUS
Pediatric Rheumatologist, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Transformational Change Through Akron Children’s Health Collaborative

Tarun Bhalla, MD, MBA, FASA, FAAP
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine; Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Grand Rounds: Eliminating Disparities and Advancing Equity in LGBTQ+ Communities

Veenod Chulani, MD, MSEd, FAAP, FSAHM
Chief, Section of Adolescent Medicine, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor, Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix Department of Child Health

Knee Dislocations: Evaluation and Management

John Polousky, MD
Division Director, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: What you don’t know about medical training and culture can kill you.

Pamela Wible, MD
President and CEO, Family and Community Medicine, Eugene, OR

Grand Rounds: How Viruses Emerge & Spread Among Humans; Migraines: A Practical Approach to the Pediatric Patient; Is Movement Disorders Phenomenology Still Important in the Era of Exome and Genome Sequencing?

James F. Bale, Jr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Univ. of Utah School of Medicine. Kenneth J. Mack, MD, PhD, Consultant, Dept. of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD, Professor, Dept of Neurology; Frederick A. Horner, MD, Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Neurology; Professor, Depts. of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, Univ. of Rochester Medical Center

Grand Rounds: The Importance of Social Networks, Social Norms and Attitudes in Infant Care Practice Decisions

Rachel Moon, MD
Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Grand Rounds: Out with the Old, In with the New: Updates to Screening and Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA)

Jacquelyn M. Powers, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology, Baylor College of Medicine; Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers

Grand Rounds: Autism Interventions: Overview and Practical Applications to Promote Successful Encounters

Allison Burke, PhD
Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist; Director, Autism Diagnostic Clinic, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: DR Initiative for Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation, and Hospital Leadership

Micah Baird, MD; Miriam Thrasher, MA; Bruna Schneider, PsyD; Kathryn Patton, PT
Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Beyond Toxic Stress: What, Why and How

Andrew Garner, MD, PhD, FAAP
Primary Care Pediatrician with Partners in Pediatrics, University Hospitals Medical Practices, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, CWRU School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Grand Rounds: Health Inequities and Anti-Racism: Improving Healthcare Through Enterprise Transformation and Cultural Humility

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, MEd, MPPM, FACOG
Chief Clinical Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Enterprise

Trauma Multidisciplinary Case Review: Pediatric Penetrating Trauma

Joseph Iocono, MD, MBA, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgeon, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Innovation and Global Health: Health systems improvement in limited resource settings

Bernhard Fassl, MD
Director, Center for Global Health Innovation, Professor, Global Health Innovation, College of Graduate Studies, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Grand Rounds: Role of Sleep Service in Children with Special Needs: Focus on Down, Prader-Willi Syndromes and Achondroplasia

Jyoti Krishna, MD
Director, Sleep Medicine, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Peripheral Nerve Surgery: Brachial Plexus Injuries and Beyond

Stephanie Russo, MD
Pediatric Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon, Akron Children's Hospital, Adjunct Faculty, Cleveland State University Assistant Investigator, Shriners Hospitals for Children

Grand Rounds: Journey to Becoming a Learning Organization

Sandip Godambe, MD, PhD,
Professor of Pediatrics, University of California at Irvine; Chief Medical Officer, Children's Health of Orange County (CHOC), Orange, California

Grand Rounds: Substance Use Disorders: What to do when a healthcare professional needs help.

Richard Hertle, MD, Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology; Dr. Boomer and Jill Burnstine Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology; Pediatric Ophthalmologist
and Richard Whitney, MD, FASAM, Medical Director, Ohio Physicians Health Program


Nathan Blecker, M.D., Division of Trauma/Department of Surgery, Summa Health Medical Group
Nathan Heinzerling, M.D., Trauma Services, Akron Children’s Hospital

Grand Rounds: A Pirate’s Life for Me - The Power of Love and Vulnerability in Surgical Leadership

Richard E. Kirschner, MD, Robert F. and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation Endowed Chair in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Chief, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Director, Cleft Lip and Palate Center; Co-Director, 22q Center, Nationwide Chil

Grand Rounds: Management of Well-Appearing Febrile Infant 8 to 60 Days Old: AAP Guidelines and ACH Algorithms

P. Rajbhandari, MD, Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program, and Scott Pangonis, MD, MS, FAAP, Associate Director, Infection Control, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH
and Crista Cerrone, MD, Pediatric Specialist, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Grand Rounds: Pediatric Behavioral Health Crisis: Akron Children’s Hospital’s Strategic Response

Douglas Straight, Clinical Operations Director, Psychiatry and Psychology, and Andrea Knighton, DO, FAAP, ACHP Ashland Pediatrician
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Two Hot Topics - Telehealth and Clinician

Neil A. Busis, MD
Associate Chair, Technology and Innovation; Director, Telehealth and Clinical Professor of Neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Grand Rounds: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Pediatric Chronic Pain and Sleep Disorders

Sarah Love, PsyD, Pediatric Psychologist
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Pediatric and Adolescent Ingestions: An Ongoing Problem

Martha Blackford, PharmD, Laura Markley, MD, and Kara Weichler, DO
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Congenital Cardiac Surgery: Does Fixing Broken Hearts Break Kidneys?

Katja M. Gist, DO, MSc
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Co-Director, Center for Acute Care Nephrology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine

Grand Rounds: Breast Masses and Other Benign Breast Disease

Rachel Kaczynski, DO
Fellow, Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Diseases, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Ethical Dilemmas Associated with Vaccine Allocation

Jessica Turnbull, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Faculty at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Grand Rounds: Update on Early Introduction of Allergenic Foods

Brian Schroer, MD
Director, Allergy and Immunology, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

Grand Rounds: Machine Learning in Pediatrics - Hype or Hope

Stephen Manu, MD
Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

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