Fetal Firesides Virtual CME Lecture Series

Virtual, Philadelphia, PA 19104  

Oct 20, 2021-Nov 17, 2021, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (ET)

This goal of this virtual, interactive CME lecture series is to update care providers on the latest advances in fetal diagnostic criteria and optimal management to enhance their skills in prenatal diagnosis, counseling and treatment. Hosted by the Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, this series provides a forum to delineate fetal diagnoses, nuances in fetal findings, therapies available, and the impact they can have on pregnancy management and maternal/fetal outcomes.

Topics for our fall sessions are listed below. Register and you will receive a link to join each session - feel free to sign up for one or multiple events. We look forward to offering additional sessions in 2022.

Upcoming session dates and topics

Future sessions to be announced.


Juliana Gebb, MD, and Holly Hedrick, MD, discuss care, management and surgical options for mothers carrying babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), including fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO), a procedure recently featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. Access recording »

Fetal/Neonatal Renal Failure
Director of Obstetrical Services, Julie Moldenhauer, MD, Attending Pediatric Nephrologist, Benjamin Laskin, MD, MS, and Attending Neonatologist, Kristin J. McKenna, MD, MPH, review the diagnosis and management of fetuses with renal failure, including the option of the Renal Anhydramnios Fetal Therapy (RAFT) trial. Recording coming soon.


Upon completion of these activities, participants will be able to:

  • Identify maternal and fetal indications for various fetal interventions and associated maternal-fetal outcomes.
  • Discuss prenatal counseling, obstetrical management, fetal therapy options, fetal surveillance and delivery planning for fetuses with select fetal anomalies.
  • Discuss ongoing research endeavors related to maternal-fetal health and childhood outcomes.


This educational opportunity is targeted to a diverse audience that includes: Obstetricians, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians, Surgeons, Nurses, Sonographers, Radiologists, Neonatologists, Genetic Counselors, Fetal Therapy Coordinators, Advanced Practice Nurses.

Each session will be co-led by one of our maternal-fetal medicine specialists, who are listed below:

CME credits will be offered for each event. To be eligible for credit, you must login to the event and complete a post-event evaluation before logging out. Feel free to sign up for one or all of the above listed sessions. The cost to attend each session is $35.

ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: Juliana Gebb, MD, Holly Hedrick, MD, Julie Moldenhauer, MD and Benjamin Laskin, MD and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company to disclose.


Kristen Behrens
(267) 426-5297