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Planner and Content Reviewers Disclosure Information


Consistent with Children’s of Alabama ACE policy, planners for this Grand Rounds are required to disclose to you any economic or other personal interests that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict related to the material discussed. This policy is intended to make participants aware of planners’ interest so they may form their own judgments about the educational material provided. Full disclosure, including the nature of any planner member’s relationship(s) with an ineligible company is listed below.

The following ACE Committee Members and Planners of this Activity have nothing to Disclose:

Erinn Schmit, MD, Grand Rounds Program Director
Spandana Induru, MD,
Bria Means, MPA, ACE Supervisor, Accredited Continuing Education
Amy Richardson, Accredited Continuing Education Coordinator
Linda Russo, MAE, BS, RRT-NPS, Parent Representative
Brad Troxler, MD, ACE Chair
J. Andrew Watson, Jr., MD  Co-Chief Resident



Content Reviewer Information:

Children’s of Alabama requires that the content of ACE activities and related materials provide balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Content must be free of the influence or control of a commercial entity and must promote improvements or quality in healthcare. Regarding ACE content, it is the policy and expectation of Children’s of Alabama that:

  • All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  • All scientific research referred to, reported or used in this activity in support of justification of a patient care recommendation conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Content review was conducted prior to this presentation and considered compliant with the standards listed above by one or more of the following ACE Committee Members:

The following members have no disclosures:

Brad Troxler, MD, ACE Chair, Pediatric Pulmonology/Sleep Medicine
Erinn Schmit, MD, Grand Rounds Program Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Ann Bentley, BSN, RN, NPD-BC, CPN, Nursing Policy and Procedure Coordinator
Khalilah Brown, MD, Jefferson County Department of Health, Pediatrics
Joseph Chewning, MD,  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Nefertiti Durant, MD, Adolescent Medicine
Andre Green, Lead Coordinator, Web Applications, Corporate Communications & Marketing
Krisztina Harsanyi, MD, Pediatric Neurology
Tiffany Kaczorowski,  Manager, Physician Marketing
Rachel Kassel, MD, PhD, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Services
Mary Halsey Maddox, MD, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Joseph Philips, MD, Neonatology
Linda Russo, MAE, BS, RRT-NPS, Family Leader, Pediatric Pulmonary Center
Earl Salser, MD, Family Medicine & Community Medicine
Brenda Vason, RN, BSN, CIC, Director, Infection Control/Performance Improvement/ACE
J. Andrew Watson, Jr., MD  Co-Chief Resident

The following members have disclosures and would recuse themselves from reviewing related content:

Stephanie Berger, MD, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Disclosure: Tandem Diabetes stock ownership

Susan Walley, MD, Post ACE Chair
Disclosure: Gilead Sciences & Atea Pharmaceuticals stocks related to Hepatitis C drugs