UPMC Physician Resources
Pediatric Grand Rounds: Cystic Fibrosis 2012
Dr. Orenstein provides an overview of the history of Cystic Fibrosis. He discusses the drug development process, discontinued drugs, and the effects of the newest drug: Ivacaftor. The financial aspect of the drug is also touched on.
Publish Date: 9/13/2012
Total Viewing Time: 56 min.
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology: In Pittsburgh and Beyond
Dr. Shaw defines an AYA Oncology Patient and provides an overview of its prevalence and survival rates. He discusses a variety of groups and organizations involved with adolescent and young adult oncology, advocacy and awareness, and the results that they drive for research and clinical trials. Collaboration with medical oncologists and their successful results in patients is also covered.
Publish Date: 9/11/2012
Total Viewing Time: 39 min.
Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors
Pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Ian Frederic Pollack, discusses immunotherapy for the management of pediatric brainstem gliomas with an evaluation of the potential role of immunotherapy as anadjunct therapy for the tumors.
Publish Date: 4/12/2012
Total Viewing Time: 45 min.
Quality: Raising the Bar - Implications for Performance
UPMC's Dr. Francis Solano discusses the shift in medicine from volume-based health care to a system based on quality metrics, cost, and value. This presentation was part of the 2011 Update in Internal Medicine: Evidence Based Approaches to Common Medical Problems.
Publish Date: 4/10/2012
Total Viewing Time: 42 min.
Update on Retinopathy of Prematurity
Pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Christin Sylvester reviews current and emerging treatments for Retinopathy of Prematurity or ROP.
Publish Date: 11/29/2011
Otitis Media: The Case for Human Evolution in its Pathogenesis
Renowned pediatric otolaryngologist Dr. Charles Bluestone discusses the impact of evolution on the increased incidence of otitis media in infants and children.
Publish Date: 11/8/2011
Total Viewing Time: 32 minutes
UPMC Synergies - Fall 2011
Dr. David Brent and colleagues review the definition, significance, assessment, and management of treatment-resistant depression in youth in UPMC Synergies.
Publish Date: 10/27/2011
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Status Update
Two specialists in child and adolescent psychiatric conditions present on the diagnosis, prevalence, course, and consequence of pediatric bipolar disorder.
Publish Date: 10/18/2011
Total Viewing Time: 47 minutes
Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: A Growing Population Requiring Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Care
An increasing number of adults with congenital heart disease is emerging in the United States. Join Dr. Stephen Cook for a presentation of the medical management of this growing population.
Publish Date: 10/16/2011
Total Viewing Time: 35 minutes
Optimizing Outcomes In Pediatric Liver Transplant
Recalling the goal of providing a normal life for pediatric liver transplant recipients, transplant surgeon, Dr. George V. Mazariegos, discusses the current state of pediatric liver transplant in this latest CME offering from the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The presentation provides a review of the determinants of early outcomes, surgical and medical factors that impact long term survival, and the assessment of the pediatric transplant recipient following surgery.
Publish Date: 6/30/2011
Total Viewing Time: 29 minutes
Emerging Frontiers in Concussion
This two-day event is for physicians, neuropsychologists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals, as well as students and researchers involved or interested in concussion