Items to be covered in this edition:
May 23, 2011: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development 2nd Annual Symposium. 8:30AM-5:00PM at the West 8th Building's 4th floor Conference Rooms, Seattle Children's Research Institute. Please RSVP to email@example.com
May 26, 2011: Department Chair Grand Rounds: "The Department of Pediatrics: Serving Our Community" 8:00-9:00AM in Wright Auditorium.
June 9, 2011: Department Faculty Meeting. 5:15-7:30PM in Wright Auditorium. A social gathering with appetizers from 5:15-5:45PM will be followed by the regular meeting from 5:45-7:30PM. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
June 10, 2011: End-of-the-year Residents' Banquet. 6:30PM at The Knights of Columbus on Capitol Hill. Please RSVP to email@example.com by May 31.
July 22- 23, 2011: Seventh Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference. A two-day session at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle. Through presentations, panel discussions, and breakout sessions, leaders in the field of pediatric bioethics will discuss issues around the theme "Who's Responsible for the Children? Exploring the Boundaries of Clinical Ethics and Public Policy". Register online (http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=931417) or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
July 26: Annual Department of Pediatrics Faculty & Family Picnic. 6:00-8:00PM at Gas Works Park. More information to follow. Questions? Contact email@example.com
September 19-23, 2011: Intern Retreat. The retreat has been an integral part of intern education for the past 35 years. The interns spend this week participating in workshops to promote communication skills and professionalism. Your support during this week of education and bonding is greatly appreciated by all of the interns and faculty. Coverage will be needed for Medicine Teams, Emergency Room, Medically Complex Children, Newborn Nursery (UW) and Neonatal Intensive Care (UW). Additional details attached. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|Cora Breuner, MD, MPH||Professor||Adolescent Medicine|
|Lenna Liu, MD, MPH||Professor||General Pediatrics|
|Rita Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH||Professor||General Pediatrics|
|Brian Saelens, PhD||Professor||General Pediatrics|
|Sherilyn Smith, MD||Professor||Infectious Diseases|
|Julian Davies, MD||Clinical Professor||General Pediatrics|
|Margaret Hood, MD||Clinical Professor||Hospital Medicine|
|Blythe Thomson, MD||Clinical Professor||Hematology/Oncology|
|Jeffrey Bartlett, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Jonathan Becker, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Ruth Conn, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Robert Fukura, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Bruce Hardy, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Mary Lasley, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Ourania Malliris, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Don McInturff, MD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Monica Richter, MD, PhD||Clinical Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Daniel Doherty, MD, PhD||Associate Professor||Developmental Medicine|
|Catherine Karr, MD, MS, PhD||Associate Professor||General Pediatrics|
|Suzan Mazor, MD||Associate Professor||Emergency|
|Mohamed Oukka, PhD||Associate Professor||Immunology|
|Lakshmi Rajagopal, PhD||Associate Professor||Infectious Diseases|
|Michael Davis, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Critical Care Medicine|
|Anne Leavitt, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Developmental Medicine|
|Robert Mazor, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Critical Care Medicine|
|Carlos Villavicencio, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Hospital Medicine|
|Stephanie Wallace, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Genetic Medicine|
|Danae Nakoneczny, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Hospital Medicine|
|Matthew Allen, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Martin Beals, Jr, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Victoria Cartwright, MD, MS||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Barbara Coopes, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Michael Crook, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Neil Kaneshiro, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Keith Lemmon, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Matthew Murdoch, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Dion Roberts, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Charles Ryan, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Laura Schuilz, MD||Clinical Associate Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Niran Al-Agba, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Naya Antink, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Brian Fulks, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Joyce Gilbert, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Aaron Grigg, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
|Mason Oltman, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor||Volunteer Clinical Faculty|
Leslie Walker, MD, received a provisional appointment to the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Standing Committee on Family Planning.
Matthew Giefer, MD, received the "Abstract of Distinction Award" at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago.
Drs. Rob Roskin and Christine Gleason received the "Rich Molteni Quality Improvement Award" from the medical staff.
Bruder Stapleton, MD, received the 2011 Founder's Award from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN). The award recognizes individuals who have made a unique and lasting contribution to the field of pediatric nephrology.
Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, MD, FACMI: Selected to serve on the Clinical Informatics Subcommittee, Academy Health Electronic Data Management Forum; The American Medical Informatics Association strategic plan pillar task force on Sharing Knowledge Through Meetings; External Advisory Board for the Harvard National Center for Biomedical Computing "Integrating Information from Bench to Bedside (i2b2)"; External Advisory Board, University of California San Diego National Center for Biomedical Computing "Integrating Data for Analysis, Anonymization and Sharing (iDASH)"; Nominations Committee, American College of Medical Informatics.
Dr. Tarczy-Hornoch has been serving as the Lead of the Health Informatics Core on the $11.6M AHRQ funded grant "Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network (CERTN)." This grant focuses on integrating electronic medical record data from up to 15 sites in WA for CER research including a text mining and natural language processing component.
Congratulations to the following fellows, who were Award Winners at Fellows' Research Day 2011:
Dr. Thomas Shepard's Catalog of Teratogenic Agents was recently published in its 13th edition by Johns Hopkins Press.
Scott Weissman, MD, is a key lecturer at the Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Conference at Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics in Kansas City in June. He will be discussing the changing epidemiology of gram negative bacteria.
Drs. Matthew Giefer and Mohamed Oukka: TLR5 Ligand Stimulates Colonic IL-22 Production by LTi-Like Cells in an IL-23R Independent Fashion. Singh A, Giefer MJ, and Oukka M. Gastroenterology. 2011; 140(5): S-496.
Drs. Kihan Kim and Colin Studholme: Fetal hippocampal development: analysis by magnetic resonance imaging volumetry. Jacob FD, Habas PA, Kim K, Corbett-Detig J, Xu D, Studholme C, Glenn OA. Pediatr Res. 2011 May;69(5 Pt 1):425-9.
Drs. Danielle Zerr and Janet Englund: 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Among Health Care Personnel—Duration of Viral Shedding and Implications for Exclusion Recommendations. M Kay, Zerr D, Englund JA, Cadwell BL, Kuypers J, Swenson P, Kwan-Gett TS, Duchin J. Emerg Infect Dis 2011;17: 639-44.
Drs. Kelly Evans, Anne Hing, and Michael Cunningham: Robin sequence: From diagnosis to development of an effective management plan. Evans KN, Sie KC, Hopper RA, Glass RP, Hing AV, Cunningham, ML. Pediatrics May 1 2011; 127, no. 5: 936-948.
Drs. Kristie Bjornson, Chuan Zhou, and William Walker: Relationship of therapy to post-secondary education and employment in young adults with physical disabilities. Bjornson K, Kobayashi A, Zhou C, Walker W. Pediatric Physical Therapy 2011; 23: 179-186.
Drs. Michael Portman, Aaron Olson, and Brian Soriano: Etanercept as adjunctive treatment for acute Kawasaki disease: study design and rationale. Portman MA, Olson A, Soriano B, Dahdah N, Williams R, Kirkpatrick E. Am Heart J. 2011 Mar;161(3):494-9.
Lisa Frenkel, MD:
Drs. Janet Englund and Larry Corey:
Drs. Phoneix Ho and Soheil Meshinchi:
Drs. Phoneix Ho, Jessica Pollard, and Soheil Meshinchi: The WT1 synonymous SNP rs16754 correlates with higher mRNA expression and predicts significantly improved outcome in favorable-risk pediatric AML: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Ho PA, Kuhn J, Gerbing RB, Pollard JA, Zeng R, Miller KL, Heerema NA, Raimondi SC, Hirsch B, Franklin JL, Lange B, Gamis AS, Alonzo TA, Meshinchi S. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29:704-711.
Drs. Phoenix Ho, Matthew Kutny, and Soheil Meshinchi: Leukemic mutations in the methylation-associated genes DNMT3A and IDH2 are rare events in pediatric AML: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Ho PA, Kutny MA, Alonzo TA, Gerbing RB, Joaquin J, Raimondi SC, Hirsch BA, Gamis AS, Meshinchi S. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Apr 18 [Epub ahead of print].
Soheil Meshinchi, MD, PhD: Biology, risk stratification, and therapy of pediatric acute leukemias: an update. Pui CH, Carroll WL, Meshinchi S, Arceci RJ. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29:551-565.
Christian Roth, MD:
Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, MD, FACMI:
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