Pediatric Newborn Medicine Grand Rounds

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine Grand Rounds was launched in 2014 and has featured outstanding local, national, and international speakers. Each presentation is available on archived video.

Grand Rounds Co-Directors:  Sule Cataltepe, MD and Linda J. Van Marter, MD, MPH

Grand Rounds


9/13/16:  Tonse Raju, MD 
History of Medicine: Does it Matter: Answers from the Story of William Little and the Etiology of Cerebral Palsy

9/20/16:  Nicole Smith, MD, MPH
Promoting Maternal Mental Health for Moms and Families

9/27/16:  Keith Barrington, MBChB, MRCP, FRCP 
The Peri-Viable Period: What Outcomes Matter to Parents? How Do We Incorporate the Family’s Values and Outcome Data into Decision-Making?

10/4/16:  Carolina Bibbo, MD
Double the Fun or Double the Trouble?

10/11/16:  Wayne Tworetzky, MD
Fetal Interventions for Heart Defects

10/18/16:  Ravi Thadhani, MD, MPH
Preeclampsia: From Science to Medicine

10/25/16:  Catherine Allan, MD 
Management of Critical Congenital Heart Disease at Delivery

11/1/16:  Brian Walsh, MBBS
Early Identification of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and It’s Severity

11/8/16:  Satyan Lakshiminrusimha, MD 
Management of Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn: What Can the Fetus Teach Us?

11/15/16:  Stella Kourembanas, MD
Stem Cells: Next Generation Therapy for BPD

11/29/16:  Wally Carlo, MD 
Early CPAP versus Surfactant in Extremely Preterm Infants: The SUPPORT and other trials

12/6/16:  Sigal Yawetz, MD 
Zika Virus Infection and Implications for Mothers and Infants

12/13/16:  Reza Rahbar, DMD, MD
Presentation and Management of Stridor in the Neonate

1/3/17:  Terry Buchmiller, MD & Carol Barnewolt, MD
The Spectrum of Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations:  From Discovery (or Diagnosis) to Outcome  

1/10/17:  Aditya (A.K) Kaza, MD
Update on Neonatal Cardiac Surgery

1/17/17:  Jay Wilson, MD 
Update on Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

1/24/17:  Anne (CC) Lee, MD, MPH
Bending the Curve: Accelerating Progress in Newborn Health in Low Income Countries

1/31/17:  Meg Parker, MD, MPH
Overview of Donor Milk for Term and Preterm Infants

2/7/17:  Anne Hansen, MD, MPH
Improving Newborn Health in Rwanda

2/14/17:  Augusto Litonjua, MD, MPH
Early Life Origin of Asthma: The Case for Vitamin D

2/28/17:  Jill Maron, MD, MPH
The Promises and Challenges of Integrating Salivary Diagnostics into the NICU

3/7/17:  Elisha Wachman, MD
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Innovations in Clinical Care and Research

3/21/17:  Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD
Effects of Hypoglycemia on the Developing Brain

3/28/17:  Phillip Pearl, MD
Treatable Metabolic Epilepsies of the Newborn

4/4/17:  Mary Ellen McCann, MD, MPH
Impact of Anesthesia on the Developing Brain

4/25/17:  Peter Waters, MD
Brachial Plexus Update

5/2/17:  Frank van Bel, MD, PhD
Monitoring the Newborn Brain in Clinical Practice


Schedule 2015-16

9/22/15: Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD
Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine:  Our Present and Future

9/29/15: Page Pennell, MD
Achieving Optimal Newborn and Child Outcomes Following In Utero Anti-Epilepsy Drug Exposure

10/6/15: Julian Robinson, MD
The Obstetric Management of Twin Pregnancy

10/13/15: Emma Morton-Eggleston, MD, MPH
From Big Baby to Perinatal Demise: Addressing the Range of Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes of Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

10/20/15: Chloe Zera, MD
Assessing Fetal Well-Being in Complicated Pregnancies

10/27/15: Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD
Have We Done Our Last Amniocentesis? Updates in Down Syndrome Screening

11/3/15: Helen Christou, MD
Vitamin D and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

11/10/15: Sarah Teele, MD
Neonatal Management of Critical Congenital Heart Disease

11/17/15: Eduardo Bancalari, MD
Lung Protective Strategies in the Management of the Extremely Preterm Infant

12/1/15: Patrick McNamara, MB, BCH, BAO, DCH, MSc (Paeds), MRCPCH
Circulatory Disturbances in the Neonate:  Diagnosis and Management

12/8/15: Lianne Woodward, PhD
Parenting a Preterm Infant in the NICU and Beyond

12/15/15: Shoo K. Lee, MBBS, FRCPC, PhD
Changing the Paradigm for Neonatal Care

1/5/16: Allan Goldstein, MD
The Science and Management of Hirschsprung’s Disease

1/12/16: John Mulliken, MD
Overview of Repair of Cleft Lip and Palate

1/19/16: Michael Silverstein, MD, MPH
Maternal Depression: What is an Ounce of Prevention Worth?

1/26/16: Allen Mitchell, MD
SSRI’s and Birth Defects: Emerging Views and Lessons Learned

2/2/16: Lise Johnson, MD
Late Preterm Newborns: What Do We Know? What Don’t We Know? What Do We Do?

2/9/16: Mandy Brown Belfort, MD, MPH
Optimizing Infant Growth for Preterm Infants

2/23/16: Lynne Levitsky, MD
Newborn Hypoglycemia:  Can We Reach Consensus?

3/1/16: Christoph Fusch, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Individualized Fortification of Breast Milk

3/8/16: Martha Sola-Visner, MD 
Platelet Transfusions in the NICU

3/15/16: Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MRCP, FRCP, MSc
Evidence Base for Transfusion in the NICU

3/22/16: Richard Parad, MD, MPH 
Newborn Bloodspot Screening (NBS): It’s More than the ‘PKU’

3/29/16: Arindam Bhattacharjee, PhD, MScNext Generation Sequencing in Newborns4/5/16: Jeffrey Neil, MD, PhDMRI and Outcome in Preterm Infants

4/19/16: David Limbrick, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAAD
Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity

5/10/16: Mohamed El-Dib, MD
Brain-Lung Axis in Premature Infants

5/17/16: John Zupancic, MD, MS, ScD
Ten Provocations  from Meta-Research in Neonatology

5/24/16: Pamela Dodrill, PhD, CCC-SLP
Feeding Management in the NICU

5/31/16: Sailaja Ghanta, MD
Sepsis and Stem Cell Therapy

6/7/16: Christy Cummings, MD 
Flipped and Interactive: Teaching & Assessing Ethics in the NICU


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