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“Ninth Annual Fellow/Resident Scholarly Work Symposium”

“Towards Curative Sickle Cell Therapies: Phenotypic characterization and biochemical evaluation of gene edited erythroid cells with micro fluidic assay”

Presented by: Hematology/Oncology Fellows: Ayotola Ajayi, MD and Dipti Kamath, MD


Planners expect learners to:

1. Identify key factors contributing to the pathophysiology of the disease, molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying sickle cell disease

2. Explore new curative therapies, including gene editing techniques and demonstrate proficiency in the principles of gene editing as a therapeutic approach.

3. Integrate gene editing technologies into the personalized treatment plans for patients with sickle cell disease.


“A Retrospective Study of Unintentional Injuries in Immigrant Children in the Bay Area, California”

Presented by: Emergency Department Fellow Alamelu Natesan, MD


“Factors Associated with Timely and Effective Pain Management for Pediatric Long Bone Fracture

Presented by: Emergency Department Fellow Vania J. Singleterry, MD


Planners expect learners to:

1. Define unintentional injuries and identify the pediatric populations most vulnerable to poorer clinical outcomes when suffering unintentional injuries. (Natesan)

2. Explain the value of studying limited English proficiency (LEP) populations as a proxy for immigrant health research. (Natesan)

3. Demonstrate the importance of targeted interventions and policy initiatives to address the unique needs of vulnerable trauma populations, particularly immigrant children with LEP. (Natesan)

4. Recognize factors that are associated with timely and effective pain management of pediatric patients with Long bone fractures. (Singleterry)

5. Identify the factors that may play a significant role in addressing pain management and the gaps in timely and effective pain management that need further study. (Singleterry)


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For CME credit, online evaluations must be completed by 12pm on the Friday after Grand Rounds.  Requests for the link to the current evaluation must be sent to by NOON on the day of Grand Rounds.

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