Pediatric Grand Rounds

RCHSD-UCSDA Continuing Medical Education Program of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and the Department of Pediatrics of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

These lectures, funded in part by educational grants, provide current information in the field of pediatrics on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children.

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held in Rady Children’s Medical Office Building, Conference Room 113 (3030 Children’s Way, San Diego, CA 92123) from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Check our website weekly for any schedule changes.


July 4: HOLIDAY: No Grand Rounds

July 11: Georg Hoffmann, M.D.
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Heidelberg
Diagnostic strategies for inborn errors of metabolism: biochemical versus molecular approaches 

July 18: Marty Stein, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, UC San Diego School of Medicine
How do we raise our children? Variations in parenting advise in 20th century America

July 25: Kelley Thompson, M.P.H., Kate McDevitt, M.P.H., Lakyesha Sowunmi, B.A., CFT, Karemi Alvarez, M.P.H.
Promoting health in the community through preventive service, physical activity and nutrition

August 1: World Breastfeeding Week – Nancy Wight, M.D.
Human milk: banks, sharing & selling

August 8: Jerry Dwek, M.D.
Avulsive injuries in the pediatric athlete

August 15: Keith Vaux, M.D.
Rare diseases: The journey of families who have children with complex medical conditions

August 22: Jean Woo, M.D.
California Department of Public Health
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch
Update on childhood lead poisoning

August 29: Labor Day Weekend, No Grand Rounds

September 5: Academic Year Grand Rounds Begin

CME Information

Rady Children’s Continuing Medical Education relies upon its faculty to provide information in a manner that is objective and as free from bias as possible. All instructors are asked to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their participation.

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

CME Credit: The Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA): The AAPA accepts Category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

CA Nursing: The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes the use of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credit toward credit for contact hours. Report “CMA Category 1 Credit” ACCME Provider.

Psychologists Accreditation Statement:
Mandatory Continuing Medical Education for Psychologists (MCEP). MCEP now recognizes continuing educational credit for courses accredited by APA, CME-CMA-ACCME and ABPP.

Dental Provider #: Year 2012: 01-2756-12-006

Contact Us

Continuing Medical Education 
Phone:  888-892-9249
Fax:  858-966-8587

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