Professional Development

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Live-streamed Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., Zoom.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds is a weekly multidisciplinary and interprofessional conference series designed to improve a participant’s ability to practice pediatric medicine by enhancing knowledge in clinical care, healthcare research, medical education, public health, and innovation implementation. Scroll down for the full accreditation statement.

Research Week

Held annually each May

Through a mix of live-streamed lectures and interactive sessions, Research Week’s celebration of scholarship is made available to Department of Pediatrics’ faculty, researchers, trainees and staff, as well as the entire University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health community.

Conferences and Live Events

Seminars in Pediatrics – “Community and Connections” Thursday, September 9, and Friday, September 10, 2021

This year we will be hosting a two-day, virtual conference focusing on the role of pediatricians in fostering community and connections to improve the health of children and families that we serve. Seminars in Pediatrics is provided annually by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Pediatrics, the American Family Children’s Hospital, and the University of Wisconsin−Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP).


Multiple Dates

Three times a year, the Department of Pediatrics hosts lectureships to celebrate and honor past faculty and acknowledge our present ones. In the fall, the department co-hosts the Gilbert-Barness Lecture with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. In May, the department hosts the Iams-Tuffli and Odell Lectureships.

Flourish Hours

Held monthly on Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m., Zoom.

Flourish Hour Videos and Resources (DoP login required) These monthly seminars, accessible to all faculty, staff, and trainees, are created to support department members in flourishing in their careers. Sessions may include a variety of topics that relate to our department’s Strategic Priorities (DoP login required), as well as topics such as finding passion in your work, how to utilize time management strategies, and how to live a healthier life.  These sessions are recorded and can be accessed at any time on the department’s Intranet. If you are interested in hosting, teaching and/or suggesting a future professional development event, please complete the Professional Development Activity Request Form.

Professional Development Workshop

Held annually

The Department of Pediatrics recognizes the value of hands-on experiential workshops to enhance the professional work of faculty and staff, and it is committed to hosting an annual half-day workshop for all department members.   If you have a suggestion for a professional development workshop, please complete the Professional Development Activity Request Form.

Professional Development Team

Mala Mathur, MD, MPH

Position title: Associate Professor CHS, Director of Professional Development

Phone: For Patients
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 265-5835

Tori Benson

Position title: Education Programs Assistant


Phone: (608) 890-3760

Reva Finkelman

Position title: Professional Development Manager


Learning Opportunities

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August 2021

Pediatric Grand Rounds, Allison Pollock, MD – “Diabetes in School Health”

August 12 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Allison Pollock, MD - Pediatric Endocrinologist, Director, Diabetes in School Health (DISH), Seattle Children's Hospital             This lecture will be streamed live at  Please text the 6-letter code provided in…

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Pediatric Grand Rounds, Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH – “Health Equity for Children with Disabilities” – ABP MOC PART 2

August 19 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH – Vice Chair of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics, Vice-Chair for Quality in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of…

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Pediatric Grand Rounds, Lee Faucher, MD, FACS “Plain Community and Health Care” – ABP MOC PART II

August 26 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Lee D. Faucher, MD FACS – Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Director, UW Burn Center, UW SMPH                 This lecture will be streamed live at  Please text…

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September 2021

No Pediatric Grand Rounds – Faculty Meeting

September 2 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

No Pediatric Grand Rounds - Faculty Meeting

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No Pediatric Grand Rounds – Seminars in Pediatrics 2021

September 9 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Seminars in Pediatrics 2021  Overview: Seminars in Pediatrics highlights the latest trends in pediatric research and clinical practice and provides physicians, nurses, and other primary care providers with up-to-date information on developments in the prevention…

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No Pediatric Grand Rounds

September 16 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

No Pediatric Grand Rounds

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Pediatric Grand Rounds, Daniel Jackson, MD

September 23 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Daniel Jackson, MD – Associate Professor, Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Jackson Research Group, UW SMPH             This lecture will be streamed live at  Please text the 6-letter code provided…

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Pediatric Grand Rounds, Paul Wise, MD, MPH *ABP MOC PART II

September 30 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Paul Wise, MD, MPH – Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society, Core Faculty Member of Center for Health Policy and the Center…

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October 2021

Pediatric Grand Rounds, Lamar Hardwick, DMin – “The Autism Pastor”

October 7 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Lamar Hardwick, DMin – Lead Pastor, Tri-Cities Church, East Point, Georgia, “The Autism Pastor,” Author of “I am Strong: The Life and Journey of an Autistic Pastor”                …

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Pediatric Grand Rounds, Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW – “Disparities and Bias in the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse” – ABP MOC PART II

October 21 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Andrea Asnes, MD, MSW – Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine, Director of Yale Programs for Safety, Advocacy and Healing                 This lecture will be streamed…

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Accreditation Statement

ICEP logo In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. For a list of upcoming sessions, visit

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour. The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour. *Check individual sessions for possible additional credits.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity.