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Updates Regarding COVID-19 Advisory

In light of the University’s guidance around social distancing, we have reviewed our upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions and have decided to move forward with virtual sessions for the immediate future. 

*Please note that all Pediatric Grands Rounds sessions will be online onlyPlease do not go to LPCH Auditorium. 

Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Confronting Covid-19 in Low-Resource Communities: Local, Migrant, and Global Settings

Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH (General Pediatrics) and Paul Wise, MD, MPH (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine)

Past session video recordings can also be viewed on the Lane Medical Library (SUNet/SHC/LPCH login), MediaSpace (SUNet Login), CME Webinar (Public accessible).


Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Arline and Pete Harman Faculty Scholar
Associate Chair, Policy & Community Engagement
Stanford School of Medicine

Paul Wise, MD, MPH

Richard E. Behrman Professor in Child Health
Professor, Pediatrics - Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Stanford School of Medicine

Session Description

This talk will provide the audience with a broad perspective of the steps low-resource communities are taking to address the threat of the Coronavirus.  The discussion will present both the direct threat of Covid-19 disease as well as the indirect, reverberating impact of the pandemic on poverty, healthcare, education, and the protections of community life. Dr. Chamberlain will focus on our local communities, our patients and their families and our response to their increased needs. Dr. Wise will address the threat of Covid-19 on migrant families in detention and on families in low-resource and politically unstable areas of the world.  


Education Goals

  • To understand the direct and indirect impact of Covid19 on low-resource communities
  • To describe the enhanced local response of the Stanford Department of Pediatrics to support our communities
  • To inform the Stanford Department of Pediatrics of ways to participate in efforts to protect children and their communities from the immediate and long-term effects of Covid-19 in low-resource and unstable areas of the world


COVID-19 Community Resources

  • FOOD RESOURCES: Take-out meals and Pre-packaged groceries
  • LEGAL HELP: Health care, Housing, Public Benefits
  • Covid-19 Relief & CORE Service Agencies: Food, Rent, Utility-bill assistance, etc
  • WORK-RELATED HELP: Unemployment/ Disability insurance, Sick/Family leave, etc.
  • Immigration: Free and confidential help

CME Credit


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency.  The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: http://lane.stanford.edu/portals/cultural.html

Contact Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for CME credit transcript. Email Magna Patel, RSS Manager at magna@stanford.edu or stanfordcme@stanford.edu.

Planner and Faculty Disclosure to Learners

In accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), all speakers, planners and/or persons who can influence the CME content must disclose to learners any relationships with commercial interests providing products or services that are relevant to the content of the presentation. The following individual(s) HAVE indicated the following relationships:


Bertil Glader, MD
Contracted Research: Agios

The following speakers, planning committee members and/or persons who can influence CME content have indicated they have NO relationships with commercial industry to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity:

Course Director

Alan Schroeder, MD, Associate Chief for Research, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Chair Department of Pediatrics
Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine
Neville H. Golden, MD, Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH, Professor, General Pediatrics
Minnie Dasgupta, MD, Chief Resident, Pediatric Residency Program


Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH and Paul Wise, MD, MPH