VON Grand Rounds

A free webinar and discussion series to advance quality improvement in newborn care.

VON Grand Rounds are open to all to attend at no cost. The general format is a video presentation followed by Q&A with faculty. These online learning and discussion opportunities are supported by the work of dedicated VON teams and faculty, and are intended to advance evidence into practice through sound quality improvement methods. Please note there is no CE awarded for participation. Register below to attend an upcoming QI Grand Rounds and login to view webinar material and past presentations.

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AAP/VON Scholar Presentations

3:00-4:00p.m. (ET) Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The AAP/VON Scholar awards recognize future leaders of quality improvement in neonatology.

Join us to hear from the 2022 scholars about their improvement work in delayed cord clamping, unplanned extubations, decreasing antibiotic utilization, safe discharge home, and the use of high fidelity simulation. A Q&A session will follow the presentations.

Faculty: Anjali Anders, MD; Maria Franco-Fuenmayor, MD; Chandy Ravikumar, DO; Richelle M. Reinhart, MD; Priyanka Tiwari, MD

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Explore Further

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Community Support

Connect with other participants and teams that are applying structured QI methodology to projects at their center. The VON Community Forum is a place to ask questions and share practices, guidelines, and new knowledge and experiences.

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VON Grand Rounds Schedule

Transfusion Practice: Benefits and Risks
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Roger Soll, MD; Ravi Patel, MD, MSc

Whole Genome Sequencing for Newborn Screening
(Presented in partnership with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Nathaly Sweeney and others

All Care is Brain Care
April 20, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Sonia Bonifacio, MD; Elizabeth Rogers, MD

Using Genomics Wisely
(Presented in partnership with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Nathaly M. Sweeney, MD, MPH; John Zupancic, MD, MS, ScD; Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH; Russell Nofsinger, PhD; Jeffrey Horbar, MD

Genomics and Health Equity
(Presented in partnership with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Nathaly Sweeney and others

The Evidence of Therapeutic Cooling for Brain Health
(A Cochrane at VON presentation)
Monday, July 11, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Marie Berg, MD; Deirdre O’Reilly, MD, MPH; Roger Soll, MD

Variants of Uncertain Significance
(Presented in partnership with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine)
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Nathaly M. Sweeney, MD, MPH; Kasia Ellsworth, PhD; J. Michael Graglia, MBA, MA; Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc; Jeffrey Horbar, MD

AAP/VON Scholar Presentations
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: AAP / VON Scholars

Pain and the Family Experience
(A Cochrane at VON presentation)
January 11, 2023 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Faculty: Roger Soll, MD, and others

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VON Grand Rounds are open to all for no cost.