McMaster University

McMaster University

General Pediatrics Rounds

The Division of General Pediatrics Rounds will be held every Monday from 8-9 a.m. at the MUMC site in Room 4E20. These rounds are videoconferenced live to St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - T2308.

Live Webcasting: The Pediatric Grand Rounds at St. Joseph's Healthcare are webcasted live. Click here to access the Pediatric Grand Rounds webcast. Select "Live events", followed by "Public events" and then choose "Pediatric Grand Rounds". If you have trouble accessing the rounds please call the OTN Service Desk at 1-866-454-6861 and ask for the webcasting department.

Upcoming General Pediatrics Rounds

July 2                     Rounds are CANCELLED ~ Canada Day Holiday


July 9                     Topic:                    The Limping Child                          

Speaker:              Dr. Michelle D'Alessandro

                                Room:                   HSC – 4E20, MUMC

CanMeds Objectives: Medical Expert:

                                1. Review the normal development of pediatric gait.

                                2. Develop a diagnostic approach to the limping child.


July 16                  Topic:                    Congenital Infections   

Speaker:              Dr. Kristen Zahn

                                Room:                   HSC – 4E20, MUMC

CanMeds Objectives: Medical Expert:  To review the current literature regarding a general pediatric topic


July 23                  Topic:                    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - The Who, What, When, Where,

Why, and How  

Speaker:              Dr. Jason McConnery  

                                Room:                   HSC – 4E20, MUMC

CanMeds Objectives: Medical Expert: 

1. To review the current science on why and how Sudden Infant Death Syndrome occurs.

2. To offer an approach to assessing risk for SIDS.

3. To outline the latest recommendations from national bodies (CPS, AAP) on preventing SIDS.

4. To reflect on the impact SIDS has on our patients and our society.


July 30                  Topic:                    Management of Vaccine-Preventable Illnesses: MMRV              

Speaker:              Sabrina Lue Tam

                                Room:                   HSC – 4E20, MUMC

CanMeds Objectives: Medical Expert:  

For measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella

- Presentation and differential diagnoses

- Workup and management

- Complications and management of complications


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