Department-wide Events & Lectures

  • June 21, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Residents Housewide Debate: This House Believes That More Regulatory Efforts are Needed to Curb the Opioid Epidemic Kamaal Jones, MD, Michael O'Hara, MD, Bradley Segal, MD, Jewel Sheehan, MD

    The opioid epidemic is responsible for ~ 50,000 deaths per year in the US. Prescription opioids are often the first exposure and have been associated with persistent use and abuse. Whether or not heightened regulatory efforts around prescribing will impact subsequent abuse is controversial.

     

  • June 28, 2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): 20 Years of Gene Therapy for SCID and Beyond Alain Fischer, MD, PhD - Imagine Institute for Genetic Diseases

    Anne T. Bass Lecture Series in Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

    This presentation will describe the development of gene therapy for SCID-X1, and for other primary immunodeficiencies including rationale, assessment of safety, efficacy and the subsequent steps.

    This is the last session of Pediatric Grand Rounds for the 2018-2019 academic year. We will resume Friday, September 6, 2019

  • October 04, 2019 7th Annual Education Forum: Innovations in Medical and Biosciences Education Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge

    This event will be a teaching and learning opportunity for faculty, students, residents, fellows, postdocs, and staff. The Education Forum will highlight innovations in medical and bioscience education, and provide tools and strategies to be effective teachers, mentors, educators, and leaders.