Psychiatry Grand Rounds


A Continuing Medical Education Program of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry of  UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Note: Grand Rounds are scheduled for the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Friday of each month (except as noted) from September through May. There are no grand rounds scheduled on the 3rd Friday of any month. You do NOT need to register or RSVP to attend these presentations.

Location: Rady Children’s Dining Rooms (unless otherwise noted); parking validations available

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Check this website weekly for any schedule changes.

For past presentations, click here.

For information on CME/CEU credits, click here.


Oct. 3, 2014: The Role of the Psychiatrist on the Palliative Care Team
Jeremy Hirst, M.D., Associate Director Palliative Care Psychiatry, UC San Diego Health System; Associate Director Psychiatry and Psychosocial Services, Patient and Family Support Services, Moores Cancer Center

Oct. 10, 2014: Ethiopian School Readiness Initiative
Saul Levine, M.D., Professor Emeritus, UC San Diego

Irving Fish, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatric Neurology, New York School of Medicine, Co-Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors, Ethiopian School of Readiness Initiative

Benjamin Maxwell, M.D., Medical Director, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego

Oct. 20-26: AACAP 61th Annual Meeting, Manchester Grand Hyatt & Marriott Marquis & Marina, San Diego, CA

Oct. 24, 2014***Joint Grand Rounds: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatric***
Location Change: 3030 Children’s Way, Suite 113, San Diego, CA 92123
Early Experience and Brain Development: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project
Charles Zeanah, M.D., Mary Peters Sellars-Polchow, Chair of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Professor of Pediatrics, Executive Director, Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Director of Tulane Infant Team, Tulane University School of Medicine

Oct 31, 2014: How Do We Raise Our Children? Variations in Expert Parenting Advise in 20th Century America
Martin T. Stein, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Emeritus, Division of Child Development & Community Health, UCSD, RCHSD

Nov. 7, 2014: TBA
Igor Grant, M.D., Distinguished Professor, Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Director, HIV Neurobehavioral Research Program, UC San Diego                             

Nov. 14, 2014: Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Psychological Treatments that Work
Sarah Gillis, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, RCHSD Medical Behavioral Unit & UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research; Tamara Maginot, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, RCHSD Medical Behavioral Unit & UCSD Eating Disorders Center for Treatment and Research

Nov. 28, 2014: No Grand Rounds – Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 5, 2014: What’s Your Gender? Clinical Work with Gender-nonconforming Children and Youth
Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D., Developmental and Clinical Psychologist, Director of Mental Health Child and Adolescent Gender Center, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF

Dec. 12, 2014: Brain Effects of Methamphetamine Use: Translational Imaging Studies
Gregory G. Brown, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor, Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dec. 19, 2014: Pediatric Grand Rounds: 3030 Children’s Way, Suite 113, San Diego, CA
John B. Welsh Lecture in Behavioral Pediatrics
Biobehavioral Predictors of Obesity Risk in Low-Income Children
Julie Lumeng, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Center for Human Growth and Development, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Dec. 26, 2014: No Grand Rounds – Christmas Holiday

Jan. 2, 2015: No Grand Rounds – New Year Holiday

Contact Us

Angie Angerstein, Coordinator of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Phone: 858-966-4936
Fax: 858-627-0710

To regularly receive the schedule and updates via email, contact Angie at