Outreach and Education

Grand Rounds

OB Grand Rounds

OB Grand Rounds is held at the Marley Education Center, located at 765 Irving Avenue every Friday from 7:30am to 8:30am. A wide variety of current OB and GYN topics are presented by local and nationally recognized experts. If you are interested in presenting please contact Sunny Falcone.

Nursing Grand Rounds

Nursing Grand Rounds covers a variety of topics and takes place at University Hospital.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds is held every Wednesday from 9:15am 10:30am, Room 6500, University Hospital.

Regional Perinatal Program Outreach Site Visit

In keeping with the NYS DOH requirements, the annual Regional Perinatal Program Outreach meeting is held every Spring in each hospital in the Central New York Region with obstetrical services.

For this visit, the team from the Regional Perinatal Center will consist of a Maternal/Fetal Medicine attending and a Neonatology attending as well as the Perinatal Nurse Coordinators of OB and Neonatology. Affiliate hospital staff to attend will be the Chiefs of Obstetrics and Pediatrics, the OB/Pediatric Nurse Manager and other obstetrical, pediatric and nursing care providers. Functions to be carried out will include:

  • Presentation of two perinatal education topics by the Outreach Team from the Regional Center.
  • Review of the hospitals Statewide Perinatal Data System annual report from the previous year.
  • Report/analysis by the Regional Centers SPDS Coordinator of the hospitals SPDS report in comparison with the region-wide report, other hospitals data and national standards.
  • Discussion of pre-identified cases from the prior year, chosen by the Regional Center or the Affiliate staff, which are of special interest, concern, or educational value.
  • Review of the maternal/newborn consultation/transport experience of the Affiliate hospital for the prior year with feedback regarding outcomes and detailed discussion of cases with significant morbidity or mortality. Discussion of any other issues regarding the Affiliate hospital or Regional Center patient care functions or relationships.
  • Discussion of any other issues regarding the Affiliate hospital or Regional Center patient care functions or relationships.

2017 Symposium

The annual Symposium celebrates its 44th next month (10/13/2017). Current OB and Neonatal topics are chosen to keep the nurses, providers and residents from Central New York updated on the most recent developments in perinatal care. For further information with regard to the Symposium event, please contact Pam Parker at (315) 464-5709.

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Session Presentations

Brian Johnson, MD
NAS Severity Worsened by Tobacco Use Disorder. How to Get Pregnant Women to Stop Nicotine, Results of Doing It PDF Icon

Michelle Bode, MD, MPH
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - The Epidemic with a Window of Opportunity PDF Icon

Lisa Smith, PNP
A Nurse’s Perspective: Assessing, Caring, and Advocating for Drug Withdrawing Babies PDF Icon

Maureen Henesey, OTR/L
Non-Pharmacological Supports for Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome PDF Icon

Adam Berkwitt, MD
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Rethinking our Approach PDF Icon

Robert Silverman, MD
The Management of Obesity in Pregnancy PDF Icon

Steven Gross, MD
Human Milk for Extremely Low Birthweight Infants: More Than Just Nutrition PDF Icon

Terry S. Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, CLEC, MN
Milk as Medicine PDF Icon