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December 2017

December 14 - A Seat at the Table: Achieving Health Equity Through Multi-Sector Investments

  • Kamillah Wood, M.D., M.P.H, FAAP, Senior Vice President, Health and Housing, Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF)

December 13 - Secret Life of Erythrocytes: Control of Regional Blood Flow & O2 Delivery Homeostasis

  • Allan Doctor, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Biochemistry, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis

December 6 - T Cell Immunotherapy for Childhood Leukemia

  • Shannon Maude, M.D., Ph.DRally for Ryan Fund St. Baldrick's Scholar; Fellowship Director, Cancer Immunotherapy Program Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology; The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

December 1  (World AIDS Day) - Assessing HIV Care Delivery in the Nation’s Capital

June 2017

June 28 - Racial Disparities in Children: The Role of the Healthcare System 

  • Monika Goyal, M.D., Emergency Medicine Specialist, Children’s National

June 21 - WATCH Lecture - Happiness and the Art of Being… An Academic Pediatrician  

  • Phyllis A. Dennery, M.D., The Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Chair of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital and Medical Director of Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University

June 14 - Creating a Learning Health System:  Translating Research into the Standard of Care

  • William E. Smoyer, M.D., FASN, C. Robert Kidder Chair, Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University

June 14  - Performing Academically and Scientifically Credible Quality Improvement

  • Don Goldmann, M.D., Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

June 14 - Rixse Lecture - Twenty Five Years of Transyouth Care: The Past, Present and Future of Gender Dysphoria in Children, Teens and Young Adults  (LGBT CME available to fulfill the new DC requirement) 

  • Marvin Belzer, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine, Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Adult Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

June 8 - Community Health Week - Advancing Holistic Health and Wellness for Children in the School and Healthcare Settings

  • Heidi Schumacher, MD, Deputy Chief, Student Wellness, DC Public Schools

June 7 - Community Health Week - Zients Lecture - Undoing the Impacts of Discrimination on Health: Raising Resisters and Promoting Resilience among African American Youth

  • Maria E. Trent, MD, MPH, Director, Interdisciplinary Training-Leadership in Adolescent Health Program, Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University

June 2 - Measles Update 2017 

  • Roberta DeBiasi, MD, Division Chief, Infectious Diseases, Children’s National 

May 2017 

May 31 - Garbose Lecture - Recent Advances in Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
  • James S. Tweddell, MD, Chief of Surgery & Executive Co-Director, Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center

    Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati
May 24 - Lewander Lecture - Flint Water Crisis: A Pediatrician's Job
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, Director, Michigan State University – Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative 
May 17 - The Opioid Epidemic and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome 
  • Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University

May 10 - Michael Lecture - The Phoenix: The Rebirth of Gene Therapy

  • Mark Batshaw, MD, Executive Vice President, Physician-in-Chief, Chief Academic Officer, Children's National

May 3 - Snyder Lecture - The Healthcare Field’s Growing Interest in Behavioral Economics: How Framing and Nudges Can Promote Patient Adherence and Quality Improvement 

  • Jack Stevens, PhD, Psychologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University
May 3 - Einhorn Lecture - Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services for Children: A Historical Perspective
  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Howard University

April 2017 

April 26 - Research and Education Week Greenberg Lecture - Diagnostic Error: The New Imperative

  • Mark Graber, MD, Senior Fellow, Health Care Quality and Outcomes, RTI International

April 19 - Paine Lecture: New Molecular Understandings and Therapy of Dystonia 

  • Jonathan Mink, MD, PhD, Pediatric Neurologist, University of Rochester Medical Center
April 12 - Pursuing Excellence in the Clinical Learning Environment
  • Kurt Newman, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Children's National
  • Mary Patterson, MD, MEd, Associate Vice Chair, Medical Education, Research in Simulation, Children's National
  • Mary Ottolini, MD, MPH, MEd, Vice Chair Medical Education and DIO, Children's National
  • Linda Talley, MS, BSN, RN, NE-BC, Vice President of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer, Children's National
  • Heather Walsh, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CHSE, CPN, Program Manager, BOV Simulation Program, Children's National

April 5 - Schisgall Lecture - Building a Comprehensive Fetal Treatment Program 

  • Darrell L. Cass, MD, FACS, FAAP, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Director, Texas Children's Fetal Center, Texas Children’s Hospital

March 2017 

March 29 – Cockerham Lecture Doctors’ Day Celebration – 175 years of Anesthesiology: It’s all about the Patients

  • Raafat S. Hannallah, MD, Anesthesiologist, Children’s National

March 28 – The ABCs of Refugee Health

  • Curi Kim, MD, Director of Refugee Health, Office of Refugee Resettlement

March 22 – Silber Lecture -The Dual Diagnosis of Eating Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (ED-DMT1)

  • Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS, Chief Clinical Officer and Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Services, Eating Recovery Center, Denver, Colorado 

March 8 - Compassion Across Cultures: Serving to Meet the Needs of All - Patient Experience Week

  • Hope F. Fuller, CEO and Principal Consultant, (in)Spire Management Consultants

March 1 - Leikin Lecture - A Tender Hearted Guide to Courage

  • Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Director, Department of Medical Ethics; Director, Research for the Pediatric Advance Care Team and the Integrated Care Service, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

February 2017

February 15 - John Snyder Memorial Lecture - Celiac Disease: Is it Time for Mass Screening Yet?

  • Edwin Liu, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics – Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, Colorado Center for Celiac Disease, Taplin Endowed Chair for Celiac Disease, University of Colorado School of Medicine

February 8 - Cutaneous Findings in Congenital Immunodeficiency Disorders

  • Dominique Pichard, MD, National Institutes of Health 

February 1 - Integration of Palliative Care along the Life Cycle of the Seriously Ill Child and Family

  • Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Director, Pediatric Palliative Care at Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Division Chief, Pediatric Palliative Care Service, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

January 2017

January 25 - An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Care

  • Rana Hamdy, MD
  • Ben Hanisch, MD
  • Nada Harik, MD
  • Xiaoyan Song, MD

    Infection Control and Infectious Diseases, Children’s National

January 18 - Jill Joseph Lecture - Gene-environment Interplay and the Biology of Misfortune

  • Tom Boyce, MD, Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine 

    Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Child and Brain Development Program

    Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

January 11 - Randolph Lecture - Surgical, Cellular, and Physiologic Strategies for Fetal Treatment and the Prevention of Postnatal Disease

  • Alan Flake, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Ruth and Tristram C. Colket, Jr., Chair in Pediatric Surgery Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery Director, Children's Center for Fetal Research Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

June 21 - WATCH Lecture - Happiness and the Art of Being…An Academic Pediatrician  

  • Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, The Sylvia Kay Hassenfeld Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Chair of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital and Medical Director of Hasbro Children's Hospital, Brown University