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Archived Lectures 2021

View the presentations from Research, Education and Innovation Week 2021.

November 2021

Title: Advancing Health Equity through Advocacy: A Vision for the Future
Date: November 17, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Lee Savio Beers, M.D., F.A.A.P.
President, American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director for Community Health and Advocacy at Children’s National Hospital

Title: Neuroblastoma: Where are We Now and Where are We Trying to Go?
Date: November 10, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker
Anthony Sandler, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Senior Vice President and Surgeon-In-Chief
Director, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation

October 2021

Title: CEO Grand Rounds Lecture
Date: October 27, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Kurt Newman, M.D.
President and CEO
Children’s National Hospital

Title: Health Literacy: A Foundation for Clear, Equitable Communication and Patient Safety
Date: October 20, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker
Karen Komondor, BSN, RN, CCRN
Director, Organizational Development and Health Literacy Institute
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Title: Intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion with Quality and Safety
Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speakers:
Rahul Shah, M.D., MBA
VP, Chief Quality and Safety Officer

Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., MBA
Chief Diversity Officer

Title: Working Together to Defeat Cyber Attacks
Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Speaker
John C. “Chris” Inglis 
United States National Cyber Director

Title: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Intimate Partner Violence Survivors and Their Children
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Maya Ragavan, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

September 2021

Title: Rheumatic Heart Disease in the 21st Century
Date: September 29, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Craig Sable, M.D.
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology
Director, Echocardiography
Children’s National Hospital

Title: Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Workforce
Date: September 22, 2021
Time/Location: 8-9 a.m./Virtual
Speaker:
Rachel L. Charney, M.D.
Professor Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical Director of Disaster Preparedness
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's

Title: New Paradigms in a Pandemic at the Intersection of Medicine, Pediatrics and Public Health
Date: September 15, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H.
Dean of the Brown University 
School of Public Health
Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice

Title: Achieving Gender Equity in Academic Medicine
Date: September 8, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Durga Singer, M.A., M.D.
Associate Professor 
Valerie Castle Opipari M.D., Professor of Pediatrics
Faculty Advisor in Faculty Development
Associate Director of Graduate Program in Immunology
University of Michigan 

June 2021

Title: Stouk Lectureship 
Date: June 30, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Mickey Trockel, M.D. 
Psychiatrist
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  

Title: Communication That Builds Trust and Improves Outcomes
Date: June 24, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speakers:
Lisa Magerl
Austin Lee
Aisha Barber, M.D.

Title: TBD 
Date: June 23, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Yves d’Udekem, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Co-Director, Children’s National Heart Institute
Children’s National Hospital

Title: Pride Grand Rounds – The Right to High-Quality Care: Confronting Our Barriers to Providing Care for All Trans and Gender Diverse Youth
Date: June 16, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:  
Frances Grimstad, M.D., M.S. 
Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery 
Boston Children’s Hospital  
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

Title: From Pediatrics to Philanthropy: Leadership insights on COVID-19 recovery and dismantling structural racism in health care with an equity lens
Date: June 9, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:  
Julie Morita, M.D. 
Executive Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Title: Rixse Lectureship: Division of Child Adolescent and Family Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Date: June 2, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:  
Sara B. Kinsman, M.D., Ph.D. 
Director, Division of Child, Adolescent and Family Health 
HRSA/Maternal and Child Health Bureau 

May 2021

Title: Leikin Lectureship
Date: May 26, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker
Vanessa Madrigal, M.D., M.S.C.E., HEC-C
Director, Pediatric Ethics Program
Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Children's National Hospital
Assistant Professor
The George Washington University

Title: Silber Lectureship: "Why can’t they just eat?” A review of the treatment of eating disorders in the 21st century
Date: May 19, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker
Karen S. Bernstein, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
University of Illinois - Chicago

TitleMildred and Morris Michael Lectureship: Innovating Innovation
Date: May 12, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speakers
Rosemarie Truman
Founder and CEO, Center for Advancing Innovation

Nicholas M. Donofrio
IBM Fellow Emeritus and EVP Innovation & Technology Retired

April 2021

Title: Child Abuse Awareness
Date: April 28, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Antoinette L. Laskey, M.D., M.P.H., MBA, F.A.A.P. 
Professor of Pediatrics 
Division Chief/Medical Director, Center for Safe and Healthy Families 
University of Utah 

Title: Pediatric Cloud Project
Date: April 21, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Timothy Chou, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Stanford University 
Board member, Teradata & Blackbaud 
Leader, Pediatric Cloud Project

Title: Jill Joseph Lectureship "The Racial Disparity in Adverse Birth Outcome: Zip Code Eclipses Genetic Code"
Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
James W. Collins, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., 
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program 
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago 

Title: Larrie Greenberg Lectureship "Making Medical Education Scholarship a Major Career Focus: The Power of Collaboration"
Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Speaker:
Su-Ting T. Li, M.D., M.P.H. 
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics 
Residency Program Director 
Vice Chair of Education 

Title: Left of the Boom: Shifting the Paradigm Towards Arrest Prevention
Date: April 7, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Christine M. Riley, B.S., MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC
Advanced Practice Provider Lead, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit 
Children's National Hospital

Title: Peer Support: Key to Sustaining our Well-being
Date: April 6, 2021
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Speaker:
Jo Shapiro, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 
Harvard Medical School 
Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Anesthesia, Pain and Critical Care 
Principal Faculty, Center for Medical Simulation

March 2021

Title: Changing the Lives of Children With Epilepsy When Polypharmacy Has Failed
Date: March 31, 2021
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Speakers:
Stephanie Gurevich, PA-C, MSPAS
Sara Keefer, RN, CNRN, MSN, CPNP, AC & PC

Title: Dr. John Cockerham Doctor's Day "Physician Leadership in a Post Pandemic World: The Key Role of Pediatrics"
Date: March 31, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speakers:
Michael R. Anderson, M.D. 
Pediatric Critical Care Physician and Senior Advisor
Health and Human Services

Title: Global Health Lecture “Understanding the etiology of coma in retinopathy-negative cerebral malaria”
Date: March 24, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Douglas G. Postels, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Children’s National Hospital

Title: World Kidney Day Lecture "Gene Discovery Facilitates Precision Medicine in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease"
Date: March 17, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Friedhelm Hildebrandt, M.D.
William E. Harmon Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Boson Children’s Hospital

Title: Patient Safety Sydney Snyder Lectureship " Health Equity: An essential part of Quality and Safety in Pediatrics"
Date: March 10, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Michael Gutzeit, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President
Children’s Wisconsin

Title: Garbose Lectureship "People with a single ventricle. They are here for a long time. Here is what you need to know"
Date: March 3, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Yves d’Udekem, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Chief, Cardiac Surgery
Co-Director, Children’s National Heart Institute

February 2021

Title: John Snyder Memorial Lectureship
Date: February 24, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker: 
Imad Absah, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota 

Title: Research on COVID-19 at Children’s National
Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker: 
Drew Michael, Ph.D.
Roberta DeBiasi, M.D.
Catherine Bollard, M.D.
Monika Goyal, M.D.

Title: Dr. Judson Randolph Lectureship: Training the Pediatric Surgeon of the Future
Date: February 10, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker: 
Philip C. Guzzetta Jr, M.D.
Attending Pediatric Surgeon
Children’s National Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
George Washington University Medical  Center
Washington, D.C.

Title: Mary Rose Lectureship: Evidence-based Otitis Media
Date: February 3, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker: 
Richard M. Rosenfeld, M.D., M.P.H., MBA
Distinguished Professor, Chair, and Program Director of Otolaryngology
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

January 2021

Title: Compliance/IT Security
Date: January 27, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.

Title: WATCH Lecture (Women @ Children’s Hospital)
Date: January 20, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Barbara L. Bass, M.D.
Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Chief Executive Officer, The GW Medical Faculty Associates

Title: Patient Driven Change: The Collaborative Care Model
Date: January 13, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Marc. A. Levitt, M.D.
Chief, Division of Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction
Children’s National Hospital
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
The George Washington School of Medicine

Title: Creating a Manageable Cockpit: A Shared Responsibility
Date: January 6, 2021
Time: 8-9 a.m.
Speaker:
Christine Sinsky, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Vice President, Professional Satisfaction
American Medical Association