Conference Calendar

Teaching Conferences—September, 2017

  • NOTE: All resident lectures are in a single half-day block format. Residents will be excused from all clinical rotations on Thursday mornings from 8:00 Am to Noon
  • Teaching Conferences Calendar
  • Tentative Grand Rounds Schedule for 2017-2018 Target audience: Health care providers who provide direct patient care to pediatric patients.
  • The Monthly Call and Block Schedules are now available on AMION (Upstate, Pediatric Residency)
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  • Labor Day—No Conferences Scheduled


  • 12:15—Noon Report (Every Tuesday/Friday -Room 12405B)


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Whitney Vedella
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker —Thomas R. Welch, MD, Stanley A. August Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Medical Director, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. Title: "Madam I'm Adam: How Palindromes Can Cause Disease"
  • 12:15—Wellness Wednesday: Music Therapy with Clare (Rm 12405A)


  • 8:00—PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Christopher Maierhofer
  • 9:00—Newborn Screening —Dr. Joan Pellegrino
  • 10:00—Intro to Child Development + Board Questions —Dr. Lou Pellegrino
  • 11:00—Chief Board Review —The Chiefs
  • Noon—Monthly Housestaff Meeting —Program Directors


  • 12:15—Noon Report


  • 12:15—Fun-day Monday—The Chiefs (always something new and exciting - every Monday)


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Jasmin Moradi
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker —Joshua D. Steinberg, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Campus, Family Medicine, Binghamton Campus, SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine. Title: "Must-Have Medical Apps for Patient Care"
  • 12:15 —Wellness Wednesday: Integrative Medicine —Dr. Deluca


  • 8:00—PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Valerie Ho
  • 9:00-11:00—PRACTICE Workshop for Residents —Dr. Nead et al
  • 11:00—Teaching Skills for Housestaff —Dr. Botash


  • 8:00—PL1 Conference Talk —Dr. Valerie Ho
  • 9:00-11:00—PRACTICE Workshop for Residents —Dr. Nead et al
  • 11:00—Teaching Skills for Housestaff —Dr. Botash
  • 6:00—PL1 Retreat begins (VanderKamp - Cleveland, NY)


  • PL1 Retreat, Con't


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Meghan Jacobs
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker —Dr. Rima Fawaz, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Medical Director, Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant, Boston Children's Hospital.
  • 12:15 —Wellness Wednesday: Food and Feelings


  • 8:00 —OPD Team Meetings
  • 9:00—Physical Disabilities—Dr. Dosa
  • 10:00—Vision and Hearing —Dr. Dosa
  • 11:00—Chief Mock Codes


  • 8:00 —Grand Rounds PL3 Talk—Dr. Danice Kuruvilla
  • 8:15—Grand Rounds Speaker —Ingrid Walker-Descartes, MD, MPH, FAAP, Assistant Professor-Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director - Pediatrics Residency Training Program, Fellowship Director - Child Abuse Fellowship Training Program, Clinical Director of Child Maltreatment Services, Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital of Brooklyn. Title TBA
  • 12:15 —Wellness Wednesday: TBA


  • 8:00-Noon —STABLE (NICU Teaching Day)

UPSTATE Medical University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
UPSTATE Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). ™
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy
To ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all certified CME activity UPSTATE Medical University requires that all planners, faculty and individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.  Detailed disclosures will be made in writing prior to speaker presentations.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, UPSTATE Medical University seeks to make this conference accessible to all.  If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact Cherlynn Clarry, 315.464.5451,