About the program

A monthly program for medical professionals

Conversations on Care is a monthly webinar series that gives medical professionals an opportunity to connect with colleagues and learn about current clinical information for pediatric and adult patients.

Pediatric webinar series

  • First Wednesday of the month, 7-7:30 a.m.

Note: There will not be a pediatric session in July.

Adult webinar series

  • Fourth Wednesday of the month, 7-7:30 a.m.

Register for upcoming sessions

When you register for a session, you will receive an email with an invitation to join the Webex at the session time. Details about the sessions are below, along with recordings of past presentations.

Webinar series

Upcoming sessions details

Pediatric sessions

Wednesday, August 3, 7-7:30 a.m.

Congenital chest wall anomalies: When to observe, when to treat
Adam Brinkman, MD, Department of Surgery

Dr. Brinkman will discuss two primary congenital chest wall anomalies seen in children.


  • Define and compare the two primary congenital chest wall anomalies seen in children

  • Discuss the indications for referral to the congenital chest wall anomalies clinic and describe the traditional work-up for the two primary chest wall anomalies

  • Illustrate and contrast the multi-disciplinary treatment strategies used to treat children with congenital chest wall anomalies

  • Describe new techniques for treatment of post-operative pain in children who undergo operative intervention for congenital chest wall anomalies

Adult sessions

Wednesday, July 27, 7-7:30 a.m.

It's just a hernia...right?
Ryan Juza, MD, Department of Surgery

Please join Dr. Ryan Juza as he discusses current techniques and best practices for complex and atypical hernias.


  • Discuss complex and atypical hernias

  • Describe changes to contemporary hernia management

  • Describe current techniques and best practices

Past sessions

Recordings of previous sessions

Adult Session - June 22

Dr. Dawn Elfenbein - Surgical thyroid disease

Pediatric Session - June 1

Dr. Kendra Fabian - Accidental ingestions at home: Review of pediatric toxicology

Past adult sessions

Past pediatric sessions