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Meet our Faculty

CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief (Interim), Comer Children's Hospital

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

January 28, 2016

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


The Snotty Wheezy Kid: Bronchiolitis in the 21st Century


B. Louise Giles, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Section of Pediatric Pulmonology; Director, Pediatric Asthma Center; Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy

The University of Chicago Medicine



  • To become knowledgeable about the common viruses that cause bronciolitis.
  • To understand that bronchiolitis is a disease.
  • To know the AAP Bronchiolitis Guidelines.
  • To learn about the new Comer Children's Hospital Bronchiolitis Pathway/Guidelines.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered


News and Events

Medical Education Day - Thursday, November 19th

Each year, the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators sponsors Medical Education Day, a day-long event which highlights innovations and research in medical education at the University of Chicago. The day begins with a keynote address from a national leader in medical education and is followed in the afternoon by a poster session and plenary poster presentations. The day ends with an awards ceremony to honor the newest members of the Academy.



The Pediatric Residency Program Welcomes the 2015 Pediatric Intern Class!

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