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.
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
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
Best Children's Hospitals
Once again Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC was ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Children's was ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.