Learners participating in this education session will:
Target Audience & Scope of Practice
This activity is intended for UW Pediatrics faculty, Madison-based, and other general pediatricians, pediatrics sub specialists, family practice physicians, physician extenders, allied health professionals and others involved in both in-patient and out-patient care of children and adolescents.
Elements of Competency
This CME activity has been designed to change medical knowledge and practice-based learning and improvement, two of the six competencies embraced by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
The Pediatrics Grand Rounds program features weekly lectures covering cutting-edge topics related to the practice of pediatrics. Department faculty, residents, and medical students as well as community-based pediatricians and pediatric specialists benefit from these clinically relevant lectures presented by UW faculty and many guest faculty from around the country. Pediatrics Grand Rounds lectures take place every Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 am at the Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC).
Past Pediatrics Grand Rounds lectures can be viewed in the online video archive.
Science in Medicine Rounds
Once a month, the Department features “Science in Medicine Rounds” lectures as part of the regular Pediatrics Grand Rounds schedule. These special lectures emphasize research and the analysis of the research data, with its interpretation and implications for clinical understanding and practice.
Odell Lecture Series
The Odell Lectureship was established in 1994 to honor Dr. Gerard B. Odell, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Odell was internationally recognized for his research in the field of neonatal jaundice and bilirubin metabolism. In addition to the lectureship, the Gerard B. Odell Research Award was established to honor Dr. Odell’s distinguished career in pediatrics research, academics, clinical practice and education. The award is given to an assistant or associate professor of pediatrics in recognition of outstanding research accomplishments and demonstrated potential for future contributions.
Gilbert Barness Lecture Series
The Gilbert-Barness Lectureship, as designated by its endowment, invites University of Wisconsin medical community individuals who will provide state-of-the-art, contemporary information and ideas in the areas of pediatrics and pathology. The lectureship is co-administered by the Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics. The lectureship embodies the highest ideals of academics. It broadens the learning potential of both departments and will bring to the entire University community fresh ideas on which to contemplate.
Lewis A. Barness, MD, received his undergraduate and medical school training at Harvard. He did his internship at Philadelphia General Hospital, a research fellowship at Children’s Hospital in Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his residency at Boston Children’s Hospital. From 1972 to 1988, Dr. Barness was Professor and Chairman of the University of South Florida in Tampa. In 1987, he became visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. During Dr. Barness’s visiting professorship at Wisconsin, he endeared himself to students at all levels of training. His many friends and colleagues welcome Lew back to Madison.
Enid Gilbert-Barness, MD, was born in Sydney, Australia. She received her bachelors and medical degrees at the University of Sydney, and did her residencies in pathology and pediatrics in London, Boston, and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She was a research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. Prior to coming to the University of Wisconsin in 1970; Dr. Gilbert-Barness was on the faculty at West Virginia. At Wisconsin, she was Professor of Pathology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director of Surgical Pathology. Dr. Gilbert-Barness was nominated 16 times for the Preclinical Teaching Award while at the University of Wisconsin. She was selected Best Teacher of the Year by the second year medical students 7 times, and awarded the University of Wisconsin Distinguished Teaching Award in 1984.
Iams Lecture Series
Alexander M. Iams, MD, died February 13, 1984 in his 66th year. He received his undergraduate education at Washington & Jefferson College and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a postgraduate residency in pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Iams practiced pediatrics in Madison from 1948 until his death. He was a man of many interests. His friends and family established a memorial fund in his honor. It is their wish that the proceeds from that fund be used to establish and maintain an annual lecture series on the practice of pediatrics. It is also the family’s wish that camaraderie between community pediatricians be promoted.