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A 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 UC San Diego CME 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 the year.

Location: Currently all RCHSD Grand Rounds are held virtually via Zoom.

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

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2023 Pediatric Grand Rounds Information

September 8, 2023

Cynthia L. Kuelbs, MD
CMIO, Rady Children’s Hospital
Acting Division Chief, Child Abuse Pediatrics
Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UCSD
Your Secret is Safe with Me: Safeguarding Patient Confidentiality in Electronic Medical Records

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September 15, 2023

Alejandro (Alex) Chavez, MD, PhD
Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics
High-throughput Interrogation of Disease Mechanisms

September 22, 2023

Jeffrey B. Schwimmer, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Fatty Liver Clinic
Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Clinical Outcomes in Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

September 29, 2023

Lee A. “Ted” Denson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Co-Director and Director of Research Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
M. Susan Moyer Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Director, Schubert-Martin Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chairman, RPT Committee
Director, Digestive Health Center (DHC)
Cohort Studies and Organoid Models: Advancing IBD Therapy

October 6, 2023

Jeffrey H. Miner, PhD, FASN
Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology
Director of Basic Research, Division of Nephrology
Washington University School of Medicine
Targeting Pathobiology Underlying Alport Syndrome

October 13, 2023

Kimberly A. Prather, PhD
Director, NSF Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment
Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Chair in Atmospheric Chemistry Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
What’s that Smell? The Air We Breathe and Health Implications

October 20, 2023

Lori Broderick, MD, Phd
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Recurrent Fever Disorders Clinic
Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego
The Two Faces of Inflammatory Skin Disease

October 27, 2023

Richard Gallo, MD, PhD
Irma Gigli Chair in Dermatology
Distinguished Professor and Founding Chairman
Department of Dermatology
University of California, San Diego
Learning About the Book from its Cover: Lessons from Skin Health and Disease

November 3, 2023

Henry C. Lee, MD
Medical Director, NICU
UCSD Jacobs Medical Center
Building the Evidence Base in Neonatology Through Quality Improvement

November 17, 2023

Rasheed Gbadegesin, MBBS, MD, FASN
Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean for Physician Scientist Development
Co-Director Duke CTSA-KL2 Program
Genetic Architecture of Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome

December 1, 2023

David M. Underhill, PhD
Professor & Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Janis & William Wetsman Family Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
A Fungus Among Us: Friend or Foe in Human Disease

December 8, 2023

Jeffrey O. Bush, PhD
Barber Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Cell and Tissue Biology
University of California San Francisco
Regulation of Early Trachea Development and Congenital Disease

December 15, 2023

Anthony E. Magit, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, UC San Diego
Associate CMO, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
Medical Director, UCSD Office of IRB Administration
Ethical and Regulatory Challenges in Pediatric Clinical Research

January 12, 2024

Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA
Walter A. Haas-Lucie Stern Endowed Chair in Cardiology
Professor of Medicine / Director, CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center)
Associate Dean of Admissions, UCSF School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco / Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Topic: To be Announced

January 19, 2024

Michael Debaun, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics
JC Peterson Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Founder and Director of the Vanderbilt-Meharry Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease
Academic Activism: Choosing the Right Time and Right Place

January 26, 2024

Akilah Jefferson, MD, MSC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology Division
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine
Arkansas Children’s Research Institute
Pediatric Asthma Disparities: Access and Quality of Care

February 2, 2024

Inaugural Erdman Visiting Professorship; Cara Mack, Md, FAASLD, NASPGHAN-F
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief- Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Wisconsin
Optimizing Outcomes in Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Diseases

February 9, 2024

Leanne Ward, MD, FRCPC
Tier 1 Research Chair in Pediatric Bone Disorders
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Medical Director, The CHEO Genetic and Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic
Scientific Director, The Ottawa Pediatric Bone Health Research Group
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Breaking News on Childhood Osteoporosis

February 16, 2024

David Gozal, MD, MBA, PhD (HON)
Professor and Dean
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Vice-President for Health Affairs
Marshall University
Targeting the Blood Brain Barrier and the Gut Microbiome in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

February 23, 2024

Ranit Mishori, MD, MHS, FAAFP    
VP & Chief Public Health Officer, Georgetown University
Professor of Family Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Pediatric Asylum Seekers and Unaccompanied Children

March 1, 2024

Kurt Benirschke Lecture     

March 8, 2024

Shabnam Peyvandi, MD, MAS  
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Heart Center
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital
Early Life Markers of Brain Health in Congenital Heart Disease: From Research to Clinical Applications

March 15, 2024

Jeffrey Fineman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension
Investigator, Cardiovascular Research Institute
University of California, San Francisco
Benioff Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Pulmonary Vascular Disease: One Step Forward, Two Steps Forward

March 22, 2024

Susan Lynch, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Director Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine,
Associate Director Microbiome in IBD Program,
University of California San Francisco
How Infant Microbiomes Shape Childhood Allergy and Asthma

March 29, 2024

J. Paul Taylor, MD, PhD
Member, St. Jude Faculty
Executive Vice President
Scientific Director
Chair, Cell and Molecular Biology
Director, St. Jude Pediatric Translational Neuroscience Initiative
Edward F. Barry Endowed Chair in Cell and Molecular Biology
From Pathogenic Mechanisms to Precision Medicines: RNA-binding Proteins in Neurological Disorders

April  12, 2024

Janet Chou, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Section Chief of Clinical Immunology and Boston Children’s Chair in Clinical Immunology
Division of Immunology, Boston Children’s Hospital
New Dimensions in Immune Dysfunction: From DNA to Diet

April  19, 2024

Mandeep Bajwa, MD
Chief Resident
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

April  26, 2024

13th Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium

May 3, 2024

50th Annual David H. Sutherland Visiting Professorship, Peter Newton, MD
Chief, Orthopedic Surgery, Rady Children’s Specialist of San Diego
Surgeon in Chief, Rady Children’s Hospital
Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UCSD
New Dimensions in Immune Dysfunction: From DNA to Diet

May 10, 2024

Lisa Diller, MD
Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Medicine, Hematology-Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Director, Childhood Cancer Survivor Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Pediatric Cancer: Early Detection and Survivorship

May 17, 2024

3rd Annual Master Clinician Program Lecture In Medical Education
Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Health Policy and Management
University of Maryland Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Health Equity: At the Nexus of Science and Social Justice  

May 24, 2024

John B. Welsh Lecture In Behavioral Pediatrics
Marilyn Augustyn, MD, FAAP
Division Director Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Boston Medical Center
Boston University Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine
The Supporting Access for Everyone (SAFE) Consensus Statement – What is the Next Step?

May 31, 2024

Jessica Lasky-SU, DSC, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Statistician
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
The Road Toward Precision Medicine  

June 7, 2024

Isabella Hanulik, MD
Chief Resident
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego

June 14, 2024

Caitlin Toney, MD
Chief Resident
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego


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