Pediatric Grand Rounds

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

Welcome to, which provides you with the Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule and online Evaluation Survey. By completing our survey, you will help us to identify quality speakers for future Grand Rounds and enable us to provide you with CME credit tracking for Grand Round events you have attended during each academic year (September 1-August 31).

To Receive CME Credit:

Complete the survey. Make sure to complete the survey for each Grand Round you attend.

Beginning in 2019, a summary certificate for the prior academic year’s CME credits will be available from October to November each calendar year. Requests can be made at

To View Grand Rounds by Zoom: 

Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule:

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.

Location: Rady Children’s Education and Office Building, Conference Room 1900. 
Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Check this page weekly for any schedule changes.

Accreditation (Read accreditation statement).

Click here to download the schedule (PDF).

Summer Schedule

July 12, 2019

Beyond the Binary: Gender-Affirming Patient Care
Bixby Marino-Kibbee, LCSW
Director – Center for Gender Affirming Care, Rady Children’s Hospital

July 19, 2019

Manufacturing Better Surgeries: 3D Printing in Healthcare
Justin Ryan, Ph.D.
Heart Institute, Research Scientist
Director; 3D Innovations (3DI) Lab
Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego

July 26, 2019

Family Trauma Related to Border Separation
Colleen A. Kraft, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.A.P.
Immediate Past President
American Academy of Pediatrics

August 2, 2019

Psychiatric Emergency in the Medical Office – What Can a Provider Do?
Jason Schweitzer,  M.D.
Behavioral Health, Psychiatry
Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego

August 9, 2019

Engaging Patients Through Note Sharing
Cynthia L. Kuelbs, M.D.
CMIO, Rady Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Mario Bialostozky, M.D.
Director of Continuous Quality Improvement,
Physician Informacist, Assistant Clinical Director
Rady Children’s Urgent Care, UC San Diego

August 16, 2019

Marijuana Legalization and Adolescent Marijuana Use
Yuyan Shi, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Health Economics
Department of Family Medicine & Public Health
UC San Diego

August 23, 2019

The Unspoken Quality Metric: Moral Distress and Peer Support in Healthcare
Kurt Heiss M.D.
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Emory University SOM
Medical Director of Quality – Surgical Services
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Contact Us

Continuing Medical Education 
Phone:  888-966-4092
Fax:  858-966-8018

To receive the Grand Rounds calendar via email, contact us at