Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—April, 2014

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  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Aamer Imdad
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker—Leonard R. Friedland, MD, Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs, North America, GlaxsoSmithKline. Title: "Developing Vaccine Recommendations and Policy in the US"


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Brittney Whitford
  • 9:00 —Cystic Fibrosis Case Studies —Dr. Anbar
  • 10:00—Pediatric Hypnosis Case Studies —Dr. Anbar
  • 11:00—Monthly Housestaff Meeting


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Chris Malabanan
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker: Coleen Cunningham, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center. Title: "Active and Passive Immunization for HIV – Will We Ever See It?"


  • 8:00 —Club Med—Drs. Orrego and Malabanan
  • 9:00 —NICU Visual Diagnosis — Dr. Bou Aram
  • 10:00—Preemie Bowl/Jeopardy —Dr. Roy
  • 11:00—Primary Care —Dr. Tim Harris


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Nellie Sadaghiani
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker—Jana Shaw, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital . Title: "Vaccine Refusal: Tension Between Public Good and Individual Freedom"


  • 8:00 —OPD Team Meetings
  • 9:00 —NICU Pulmonary Diseases — Dr. Bou Aram
  • 10:00—NICU Surgical Emergencies —Dr. Barnett
  • 11:00—Chief Board Review


  • 8:00—Research Poster/Platform Presentations


  • 8:00 —PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Ben Prince
  • 9:00 —Neonatal Nutrition and Growth —Dr. Bou Aram
  • 10:00—Neonatal Hematology —Dr. Bifano
  • 11:00—NALS Recert Course (PL3) —Drs. Bode & Bou Aram (Kinney Center)
  • 11:00—PL1/PL2 Psych Conference (Rm 12405)


  • 8:00—Grand Rounds PL3 Talk —Dr. Marwan Al Aswad
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker—Gale Burstein, MD, Commissioner of Health, Erie County Health Department, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY. Title: "Autocorrect: Pediatricians correcting the behavior of teens texting and driving"


  • 8:00 —Club Med —Drs. Awa and Sadaghiani
  • 9:00 —Peds Heme —
  • 10:00—Peds Heme —
  • 11:00—Monthly Housestaff Meeting

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