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Pediatric Grand Rounds

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.

Virtual participation and recordings will NOT BE AVAILABLE in the month of June.

Welcome to Radygrandrounds.org, 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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To View Grand Rounds by Zoom: 

To Receive CME Credit in person or by Zoom:

  1. Be sure to do the mobile check-in to the session that you attended by using the QR code provided on-site. You can also find it here: https://ucsd.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4U6Z410NEDD5bs9
  2. Following the session, you will receive an email to complete the online UC San Diego CME Evaluation survey. Complete the survey.
  3. For your records, you can download a CME certificate:
    Physician CME Certificate 
    Non-Physician CME Certificate 
  4. 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 cme@rchsd.org. Please email for any special requests.
  5. If you connected through Zoom please follow steps 1-3.

Past Pediatric Grand Round Videos

No CME Credit awarded for past sessions


2022 Grand Rounds

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JANUARY 7, 2022

KAREN MESTAN, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Cord Blood Biomarkers of Placental Dysfunction:  Defining Perinatal Pathways of Health and Disease

JANUARY 14, 2022

DENNIS P. WALL, PHD
Professor
Pediatrics (Systems Medicine)
Biomedical Data Science
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Current and Future Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence in Child Health and Development
View Presentation.

JANUARY 21, 2022

The 21st annual lenoir/hamburger lecture

O. N. Ray Bignall II, MD, FAAP, FASN
Director, Kidney Health Advocacy and Community Engagement (KHACE)
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Us About Systemic Racism
View Presentation.

JANUARY 28, 2022 

PAUL GROSSFELD, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome:  A New Paradigm for an Old Disease?
View Presentation.

FEBRUARY 4, 2022

MARTINA BRUECKNER, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics
Division of Cardiology
Yale School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Small But Mighty: Cilia in Pediatric Disease
View presentation.

FEBRUARY 11, 2022

SUSAN LAUBACH, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Coalition Building and Quality Improvement to Better Manage Asthma in Schools
View presentation.

FEBRUARY 18, 2022

WILLIAM C. MOBLEY, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Neurosciences Initiatives
Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences
Director, Center for Down Syndrome Research & Treatment
Co-Director, Center for Advanced Neurological Engineering
Interim Director, Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion
Florence Riford Chair for Alzheimer Disease Research,
University of California, San Diego, Department of Neurosciences
Exploring the Biology of Alzheimer Disease in Down Syndrome: A Decades Long Journey to Dementia
View presentation.

FEBRUARY 25, 2022

EVONNE KAPLAN-LISS, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Academic General Pediatrics & Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Director, Center for Compassionate Communication
Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion

VALERI LENTZ-GEFROH, MFA
Director of Communication Education
Center for Compassionate Communication
Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion
The Path to Compassionate Communication

View presentation.
Resources: Video; Worksheets: Story 1 | Story 2

MARCH 4, 2022

JENNIFER HUANG, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Staff Physician, Dermatology Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Caring for Children with Cancer from the Outside In:Skin Issues to Consider
View presentation.

MARCH 11, 2022

JOSEPH CARCILLO, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
I Got the Fever:The Alphabet Soup of Hyperferritinemia
View presentation.

MARCH 18, 2022

PETER NIGROVIC, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Rheumatology Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Bringing Still’s Disease into the Molecular Era
View presentation.

MARCH 25 2022 – Cesar Chavez Day

APRIL 1, 2022

CARLOS RODRIGUEZ-GALINDO, MD
Executive Vice President
Chair, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
Director, St. Jude Global
Co-Associate Director, Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Global Initiatives to Conquer Pediatric Cancer

APRIL 8, 2022

SCOTT B. SNAPPER, MD, PhD
Egan Family Foundation Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Harvard Medical School
Wolpow Family Chair and Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Physician, Crohn’s and Colitis Center, Division of Gastroenterology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Monogenic and Polygenic Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Causes and New Therapies
View presentation.

APRIL 15, 2022 

HAL HOFFMAN, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Rare Immune Diseases:  Genes to Therapy
View presentation.

APRIL 22, 2022

MARK SAWYER, MD, FAAP
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Vice Chair of Education
Residency Program Director
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
A Reflection on the UC San Diego/Rady Children’s Residency Program
View presentation.

APRIL 29, 2022

11TH annual pediatric faculty research symposium

MAY 6, 2022

Location: 1800 A & B Rooms

BENJAMIN FREEDMAN, PHD  
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
University of Washington
Human Nephrogenesis in a Dish: Using Organoids to Inform Pediatric Medicine
View presentation.

MAY 13, 2022

FREDERICK SUCHY, MD, FAASLD
Professor of Pediatrics
Senior Research Strategist
University of Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Liver Disease in Infants: Advances in the Age of Genomics
View presentation.

MAY 20, 2022

RAPHAEL HIRSCH, MD
WH & Marie Wattis Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
UCSF School of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

The Art and Science of Transforming Healthcare

MAY 27, 2022

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

Ann MacQuarrie, MD
Varsha Gupta, MD
Stephanie Schmitt, MD

JUNE 3, 2022

ANTHONY WYNSHAW-BORIS, MD, PHD
James H. Jewell MD ’34 Professor & Chair
Department of Genetics & Genome Sciences
Professor, Departments of Neurosciences & Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Mechanisms of Early Human Neurogenetic Disorders

JUNE 10, 2022

DAN COOPER, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical and Translational Science
Principal Investigator, UC Irvine CTSA
Professor of Pediatrics
University of California, Irvine
Rethinking, Revitalizing, and Reengineering Physical Activity in Children

JUNE 17, 2022

RAIF GEHA, MD
James L. Gamble Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Chief Emeritus, Division of Immunology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Immunodysregulation: The Interface between Immunodeficiency and Allergy

Contact Us

Continuing Medical Education 
Phone:  888-966-4092
Fax:  858-966-8018
Email: cme@rchsd.org

To receive the Grand Rounds calendar via email, contact us at cme@rchsd.org.