NICHD Neonatal Research Network-North Carolina Journal Club

2 years 4 months ago

Calling all MFMs, OB, Neo and Pediatric and FP providers!

Ever wonder what are the outcomes for all these tiny babies we are caring for across North Carolina and the nation? You can find out the latest and greatest today! Join us for a discussion of the latest reports on the care of extremely preterm infants!

This Thursday afternoon, March 24th at 4PM we will meet via zoom to focus discussion on the recently published NRN Generic Database and Follow up report on hospital and 2 year outcomes of over 11,000 extremely preterm infants who were born at NRN centers 2013-2018. More than 10% of the cohort were babies born at the NC NRN sites, Duke, UNC, WakeMed and ECU-Vidant. The paper was published in JAMA ( For perspective, two other papers will be presented. The NRN report published in NEJM in 2017 on improving outcomes among babies born 22 – 24 weeks ( and a paper by Jaworski et al, reporting on parental perspectives on outcomes that they view as most important (

The papers will be presented by neonatology fellows from Duke, UNC and ECU-Vidant. We will be joined by Ed Bell, from U of Iowa, who is the lead author of the NRN JAMA paper, and Susan Hintz, from Stanford, who leads the NRN Follow-Up project, as well as the CPQCC. They’ll offer their perspectives on the papers, then we will open for discussion.

Topic: Journal Club
Time: Mar 24, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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