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Archived Lectures 2018

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December 2018

December 5, 2018
Annual CEO Lecture

  • Kurt Newman, M.D. 
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Children’s National Health System 
    Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

December 5, 2018
Amanda Toll Lecture - ADCs, BiTEs and CARTs: The ABC’s of Immunotherapy for Childhood ALL

  • Patrick Andrew Brown 
    Associate Professor, Oncology
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics 
    Director, Pediatric Leukemia
    The Johns Hopkins University

Dec. 12, 2018
Gregory Mark Taubin Memorial Lecture - Implementation and Effectiveness of the Pediatric Guideline Adherence and Outcomes (PEGASUS) Project in Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Monica S. Vavilala, M.D. 
    Professor and Vice Chair
    Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
    University of Washington

Dec. 13, 2018
Special Diversity Lecture - Advocating for All Youth: Pediatricians and the Juvenile Justice System

November 2018

November 7, 2018
Ethics: A Business Value

  • Shefali Roy
    COO and CCO

November 14, 2018
Achieving Equity and Inclusion in a Surgical Department: An Analysis of Unconscious Bias (Judson G. Randolph Lectureship)

  • Kenneth Azarow, M.D., FACS, FAAP
    Interim Chair, Department of Surgery 
    Colonel (retired), United States Army
    Helen B. Tracy Professor in Pediatric Surgery

November 28, 2018 
World AIDS Day Lecture - Hope vs. Hype?: The State of HIV Cure Clinical Trials in 2018

  • Deborah Persaud 
    Professor, Pediatrics
    Division of Infectious Diseases
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and International Health
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

October 2018

October 3, 2018
"They Didn’t Teach Me This in Medical School": The Intersection of Litigation, Safety and Quality in Patient Care

  • Rahul K. Shah, M.D., M.B.A.
    Vice-President, Chief Quality and Safety Officer
    Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
    Children’s National Health System
  • Rebecca F. Cady, Esq., B.S.N., CPHRM, DFASHRM, FACHE
    Vice-President, Chief Risk Officer
    Children’s National Health System
  • Allison C. Waller, M.D., M.P.H.
    Chief Pediatric Resident
    Children's National Health System

October 10, 2018
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Past, Present and Future

  • Jeffrey J. Cies, PharmD, M.P.H., BCPS-AQ ID, BCPPS, FCCP, FCCM
    Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
    Critical Care and Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist
    St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

October 17, 2018
The Global Burden of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD): Approaches to Mitigate SCD Health Care Disparities Through Collaborative Research in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Andrew Campbell, M.D.
    Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program
    Children’s National Health System
    Director, The CASiRe Consortium

October 24, 2018
Virtual Reality in Health Care Education and Assessment: The Dream and The Evidence

  • Todd Chang, M.D., MACM
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    Educational Scholar at Keck School of Medicine
    University of Southern California

October 31, 2018
Listening to the Patient and Family Voice in Designing Clinical Research

  • Cynthia D. Morris, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Professor and Vice Chair
    Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
    Co-Principal Investigator
    Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute

September 2018

September 5, 2018 
Gender Equality in Pediatrics: A Shared Vision

  • Robin H. Steinhorn, M.D. 
    Senior Vice President, Hospital Based Specialties
    Children's National Health System
    Professor, Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

September 12, 2018 
Holbrook Lectureship: Identifying the Unknown Before it Becomes a Pandemic

  • Jonna A.K. Mazet, DVM, MPVM, Ph.D. 
    Professor, Epidemiology & Disease Ecology
    Executive Director, One Health Institute
    UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

September 19, 2018 
Disaster Preparedness

  • Sarita Chung, M.D.

September 26, 2018 
Pediatric Asthma as a Population Health Challenge

  • Stephen J. Teach, M.D., M.P.H.
    Wendy Goldberg Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    Associate Dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Children’s National Health System

July 2018

July 18, 2018
Bringing Patients and Parents into Clinical Research

  • Joe V. Selby M.D., M.P.H.
    Executive Director
    Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

June 2018

June 6, 2018
Using Health Equity to Achieve Optimal Health Outcomes for All Children

  • Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP
    Founder and CEO
    Center for Youth Wellness
    Founding Physician
    Bayview Child Health Center

June 7, 2018
Advocating for Immigrant Children and Families

  • Tamar Magarik Haro
    Senior Director
    Federal and State Advocacy
  • Maria Ivonne Rivera, M.P.H.
    Rivera Group, Inc.

June 13, 2018 
Building on the Strengths of ALL Youth, Including Those Who are Marginalized or Have Endured Trauma

  • Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D.
    Adolescent Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Professor, Pediatrics
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Director, Health Services
    Covenant House Pennsylvania

June 20, 2018
GPS for Cell Migration: Optimizing Adoptive T Cell Therapeutics

  • Robert Sackstein, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Medicine
    Harvard Medical School

June 27, 2018
Pediatric Health Care in the 21st Century—Time to Scale Beyond the Walls

  • Jeffrey Burns, M.D., M.P.H.
    Chief and Shapiro Chair, Critical Care Medicine
    Executive Chair-International Health Service 
    Boston Children’s Hospital 
    Professor, Anesthesia and Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School

June 28, 2018
Advocating for Immigrant Children and Their Families

  • Archana Chatterjee, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
    Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development
    University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
  • Roberta DiBiasi, M.D., M.S.
    Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    Children’s National Health System
    Professor, Pediatrics and Microbiology/Immunology/Tropical Medicine
    The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

May 2018

May 2, 2018 
Einhorn Lectureship: Using Health Equity to Achieve Optimal Health Outcomes for All Children

  • Harolyn Belcher, M.D., MHS
    Founding Director
    Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training
    Kennedy Krieger Institute
    Professor of Pediatrics
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    (Joint Appointment) Department of Mental Health
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

May 9, 2018 
Michael Lectureship: Real World Evidence and Digital Technologies Advancing Pediatric Disease Outcomes Research and Management

  • Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, Ph.D. 
    My Own Med, Inc.

May 16, 2018 
Garbose Lectureship: Innovations in Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization—How I met Forssman, Abernethy and Gabor

  • Elchanan Bruckheimer, MBBS, Ph.D.
    Director, Cardiac Catheterization
    Schneider Children’s Medical Center Israel

May 23, 2018
Schistosomiasis: Improving Care of an Infection Disproportionately Affecting Impoverished Children and Exploiting Its Biology to Develop New Drugs

  • Michael H. Hsieh, M.D., Ph.D
    Associate Professor
    Departments of Urology (primary) and Pediatrics (secondary)
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

May 30, 2018
Point of Care Ultrasound: Innovation. Collaboration. Integration.

  • Alyssa Abo, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
    Director, Clinical Ultrasound, Emergency Medicine
    Director, Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
    Co-Chair, Hospital Oversight Committee for Point-of-Care Ultrasound
    Children's National Health System
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

April 2018

April 4, 2018
Learning from Health Care Provider Moral Distress

  • Christine Grady, R.N., Ph.D.
    Chief, Department of Bioethics
    National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

April 11, 2018
Bruising Characteristics Differentiate Abusive from Accidental Trauma in Young Children

  • Mary Clyde Pierce, M.D.
    Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University
    Feinberg School of Medicine
    Director, Research for Child Abuse Pediatrics
    Co-Director, Faculty Research Development for the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

April 18, 2018
Research and Education Week - Beyond Flexner: Social Mission in Medical Education

  • Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
    Professor, Health Policy and Management and of Pediatrics
    Co-Director, George Washington University Health Workforce Institute

April 18, 2018
Research and Education Week - Jill Joseph Lecture - Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign against Racism

  • Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
    Senior Fellow
    Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Cardiovascular Research Institute
    Morehouse School of Medicine

April 25, 2018
Silber Lecture - Challenging Old Concepts in the Medical Management of Adolescents with Eating Disorders

  • Neville H. Golden, M.D.
    Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
    The Marron and Mary Elizabeth Kendrick Professor of Pediatrics
    Stanford University School of Medicine

March 2018

March 7, 2018
World Kidney Day - Disparities in Pediatric Kidney Disease - Global Health Week

  • Marva Moxey-Mims, M.D.
    Professor, Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine
    Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
    Children’s National Health System

March 14, 2018
Sydney Snyder Lecture - Everything I know about Safety I Learned at Hogwarts: Lessons from Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS)
Patient Safety Week

  • Anne Lyren, M.D., MSc 
    Clinical Director
    Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS)

March 21, 2018
Leveraging Your Core Values to Build Resilience - Patient Experience Week

  • Fran Johnson, Ph.D.

March 28, 2018
Cockerham Lecture 
Doctor's Day: Compassion, Connection, Commitment: Improving the Well-being and Professional Fulfillment of Health Care Providers at CNMC

  • Hemant Sharma, M.D., MHS 
    Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology
    Children's National Health System
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Christi Corriveau, M.D.
    Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care
    Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

February 2018

February 7 - Annual Schisgall Lecture - Targeted Therapies against Neuroblastoma

  • Dai H. Chung, M.D.
    Carolyn Perot Rathjen Endowed Chair
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatric Surgery
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

February 14 - John Snyder Memorial Lecture - Celiac Disease: The Past, Present and Future

  • Ivor D. Hill, M.B., ChB, M.D., FAAP
    Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Section Chief, Gastroenterology
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Columbus, Ohio

February 21 - Gender Differences in Autism, from the Brain to the Lived Experience

  • Lauren Kenworthy, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children's National Health System
    Professor, Pediatrics, Neurology and Psychiatry
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Kevin Archer Pelphrey, Ph.D., Carbonell Family Professor & Director
    Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

February 28 - Exercise, Omics, and the Pediatric Origins of Health: Not Just for Kids Anymore

  • Dan M. Cooper, M.D., FAAP
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Science
    Professor of Pediatrics and Bioengineering
    Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center (PERC)
    University of California-Irvine College of Health Sciences

January 2018

January 31 - Pink, Blue and the Uncertainties in Between

  • Eric Vilain, M.D., Ph.D.
    Center for Genetic Medicine Research at the Children's Research Institute
    Children's National Health System

January 24 - SextingLook Beneath the Surface

January 17 - Neuroinflammatory Diseases: A Mind-Brain-Molecular Approach

January 10 - Cracking the NutThe Latest on Prevention and Treatment of Peanut Allergy

January 3 - Beyond Cooling—The Future of Neuroprotection in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • An Massaro, M.D.
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Director, Residency Research
    Children's National Health System
  • Taeun Chang, M.D.
    Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Pediatrics
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Director, Neonatal Neurology and Neonatal Neurocritical Care Program
    Children's National Health System