St. Geme Lectureship

2023 St. Geme Lectureship

Sept. 13, 2024

Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
Nancy C. Paduano Professor and Chair
Weill Cornell Medicine

2023 Lectureship Program

The annual lectureship, which began in 1987, honors Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr., MD, former dean of the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine, who was a national leader in the areas of research, education, and patient care.

The Medical Student Award is given at the Lectureship to a deserving fourth-year medical student who has demonstrated outstanding research with a mentor and who is interested in a career in academic pediatrics.

The guest speaker spends two days on campus meeting with faculty and culminating in the lectureship.

Pictured from left to right: Catherine Cassidy, Charles Rotimi, Tai Lockspeiser, Paige Romer, Joseph St. Geme, Mary Louise Bowe, Carolina Bowe, Elodie Cassidy, Maria Schouvieller, Steve Daniels, Shawn McCandless 

Abby Stoddard Lectureship

Sept. 15, 2023

Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, FANN, FANA, FAES
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
UC Davis Center for Neuroengineering & Medicine

The Abby Stoddard Lectureship, which began in 1993, features case discussions and presentations in pediatric neurology. Recognized experts are incorporated in this annual, two-day lectureship.

Jules Amer Lectureship

Oct. 6, 2023

Benjamin Hoffman, MD, CPST-I FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

The Jules Amer Lectureship focuses on community advocacy and global health. It is held on the first Friday in September and is sponsored by the Jules Amer Endowed Chair in Community Pediatrics and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine.

William K. Frankenburg Lectureship and Visiting Professorship

Nov. 10, 2023

Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Division Chief of General Pediatrics
Chief of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
University of California Los Angeles

The Frankenburg Lectureship and Visiting Professorship honors the pioneering leadership of Dr. William K. Frankenburg, who made developmental screening an integral part of pediatric practice throughout the world. Leading authorities in the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics are invited to speak at Grand Rounds and spend two days working with students, fellows, faculty, and community providers. This annual conference is funded by the Frankenburg-Camp Endowed Fund that supports research, training, and advocacy for early identification and prevention of developmental and behavioral problems, with an emphasis on at-risk and vulnerable children.

Lula Lubchenco Lectureship

Nov. 17, 2023

Lu-Ann A. Papile, MD
Visiting Professor
Division of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Dr. Lula Lubchenco was faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado from 1943 to 1977. Although best known for her landmark description of the risk profile of variations in intrauterine growth by gestational age, Dr. Lu made contributions to regionalization of perinatal care, family-integrated care, inter-professional collaboration, and assessment of outcomes across the continuum from prenatal life to adulthood. Her research arose from the challenges she met as a clinician, and her scholarship continues to influence neonatal care around the world.

Arnold Silverman Lectureship

February 9, 2024

Arnold Silverman Lectureship, Feb. 9, 2024

Conrad R. Cole, MD, MPH, MSc
Medical Director
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Medical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Arnold Silverman, MD, Lectureship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition honors Dr. Silverman and his national and internal influence by bringing a nationally-renowned physician-education-researcher in the field of pediatric GI, hepatology and nutrition for a two-day visit to Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado to interact with students, house staff, fellows, faculty and caregivers from the community.​

Pictured from left to right: Steve Daniels, Ron Sokol, Arnold Silverman, Conrad Cole, Dania Brigham, Glenn Furuta.

Brent Eley Foundation Lectureship

March 29, 2024

Brent Eley

Robbie Majzner, MD
Director, Pediatric and Young Adult Cancer Cell Therapy Program
Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

2024 Lectureship Program

The Brent Eley Foundation Lectureship, in partnership with Brent's Place and Children's Hospital Colorado, is an annual program that hosts medical experts from around the country, encouraging shared knowledge and collaboration in service of advancing treatment outcomes for families facing a medical crisis.​

Pictured: Brent Eley

Chancellor’s John J. Conger Lectureship and Visiting Professorship

April 19, 2024

Kelly J. Kelleher, MD, MPH 
Vice President for Community Health
Principal Investigator, Center for Health Equity and Outcomes Research   
Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

2024 Lectureship Program

Left to right: Kelly Kelleher, MD, MPH, Anne Reynolds, MD, David Keller, MD, Bonnie Camp, MD, Steve Daniels, MD, PhD, David Conger, Shale Wong, MD and Ron-Li Liaw, MDThis prestigious lectureship is sponsored by the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. It honors Dr. Conger, who was a pioneer in development and clinical psychology, and a child psychologist who had an enormous impact on child policy in the United States. The guest speaker spends a two-day visit culminating in a lecture at Grand Rounds.

Gregor Stoddard Lectureship

May 10, 2024

Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD 
HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholar
Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cell Research
Department of Psychology, Department of Neuroscience
Principal Investigator at Columbia University
Zuckerman Institute

2024 Lectureship Program

Gregor Stoddard, Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD and Rick StoddardThe Gregor Stoddard Lectureship is funded by a generous gift from Janie and Rick Stoddard of Denver. The Stoddards have endowed multiple lectureships and Professorships at the Children’s hospital, and both the Section of Neonatology and the Department of Pediatrics have benefited from the wonderful speakers that have visited our campus over the years.  Through these gifts and the resulting exchange of knowledge the Stoddards have improved the ability of pediatric care givers to provide world class care to children both here in Colorado and beyond.

Pictured, left to right: Gregor Stoddard, Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD and Rick Stoddard

Taru Hays Symposium and Lectureship

June 7, 2024

Ayesha Zia, MD, MSCS

Ayesha Zia, MD, MSCS 
Associate Professor and Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Research,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine
Director, Hemostasis Thrombosis Program,
Hemophilia Treatment Center and Young Women's Blood Disorders Program
Associate Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Children’s Health, Dallas, TX

The Taru Hays Symposium and Lectureship acknowledges the contribution and legacy of Emeritus Professor, Taru Hays, MD, to the Department of Pediatrics, the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, and the greater field of Pediatric Hematology. As an educator, Hays impacted the practice of many providers within Children’s Hospital and throughout the community and it is in recognition of this that we invite nationally impactful pediatric hematologists as celebrated guest professors.

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