BCI CME Speaker Series

Members of the Brain Care Institute at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC regularly present educational lectures for medical professionals to accrue continuing medical education credit. View some of the available titles below.

 Martin Lubetsky, MD

Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Autism Spectrum Disorder Intellectual Disability, Communication and Learning Disorders, and more

Martin J. Lubetsky, MD, discusses neurodevelopmental disorders with a focus on Autism Spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and a brief overview of communication and learning disorders.




Toby Yanowitz, MD, MS, UPMC Newborn Medicine Program 

Brain Injury in the Premature Newborn

Toby Yanowitz, MD, MS, UPMC Newborn Medicine Program, presents on brain injury in the premature newborn. 



Ashok Panigrahy, MD, chief, Department of Pedaitric Radiology

Neuroimaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Ashok Panigrahy, MD, chief, Department of Pedaitric Radiology, discusses what experts need to know when looking at an imaging study of a child with a brain tumor. 



Michael Bell, MD 

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury in 2013 – The ADAPT Trial Questioning the Paradigm 

Michael Bell, MD, director of Pediatric Neurocritical Care and the Pediatric Neurotrauma Center, discusses the current state of care for the child with severe traumatic brain injury and how we might advance in the future to improve outcomes.



Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 

Growing up with Spina Bifida 

Amy Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH, chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, discusses children growing up with spina bifida. 



Elizabeth C. Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery 

Endoscopic Endonasal Approach in the Pediatric Population 

Elizabeth C. Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, discusses use of the endoscopic endonasal approach in the pediatric population. 



Ian Pollack, MD, chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery 

Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors 

Ian Pollack, MD, chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, discusses immunotherapy for the management of pediatric brainstem gliomas with an evaluation of the potential role of immunotherapy as an adjunct therapy for the tumors. 

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