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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.

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


Fall Grand Rounds
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2021

INAUGURAL MASTER CLINICIAN PROGRAM LECTURE IN MEDICAL EDUCATION MICHELLE DANIEL, MD, MHPE, FACEP
Vice Dean for Medical Education
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Diego
The Next Great Idea: Turning Your Educational Passion into Scholarship

SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

CATHY COLLINS, MD, PHD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Drug and Vaccine Allergies: Debunking the Myths

SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

GRETCHEN BANDOLI, PHD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Taking Another Look at Prenatal Cannabis Exposure: Infant and Childhood Outcomes

OCTOBER 1, 2021

SHALON NIENOW, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Racial/Economic Disparities and Implicit Bias in Child Abuse Evaluations

OCTOBER 8, 2021

XIN SUN, PHD
Professor of Pediatrics and Biological Sciences Division of Respiratory Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Modeling Pediatric Lung Diseases: Lessons from Mouse Mutants and Single Cell Mapping

OCTOBER 15, 2021

AMY CHONG, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Hospital Medicine Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Standardizing Care – Having the EHR Work for You

OCTOBER 22, 2021

JEANNIE S. HUANG MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics University of California, San Diego
Medical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Physician Informaticist
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Standardizing Health Literacy Acquisition and Transitional Readiness in Vulnerable Youth

OCTOBER 29, 2021

HENRI JUSTINO, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Transcatheter Treatment of Pediatric Thrombosis

NOVEMBER 5, 2021

MAJA MARINKOVIC, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Endocrinology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Transgender Health: Beyond Binary

NOVEMBER 12, 2021

VICTOR WONG, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Immunotherapy in Front-Line Pediatric Leukemia/Lymphoma Trials

NOVEMBER 19, 2021

CAITLIN CARTER, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Living with Your Mom Genes: Tailored Therapies for Alport Syndrome

NOVEMBER 26, 2021 – THANKSGIVING BREAK

DECEMBER 3, 2021

SHAUN TRAVERS, ED.D
Campus Diversity Officer &
Director, LGBT Resource Center
University of California, San Diego
LGBTQIA+ Youth: A Deeper Exploration of Transgender and Nonbinary Issues

DECEMBER 10, 2021

JOHN B. WELSH LECTURE IN BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS
MOIRA SZILAGYI, MD, PHD, FAAP

American Academy of Pediatrics President-Elect
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Childhood Trauma and Resilience: Practical Office Approaches

DECEMBER 17, 2021 – WINTER BREAK
DECEMBER 24, 2021 – WINTER BREAK
DECEMBER 31, 2021 – WINTER BREAK

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
Associate 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

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

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?”

FEBRUARY 4, 2022

OPHIR KLEIN, MD, PHD
Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies
Charles J. Epstein Professor of Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco
Developmental Cues as a Foundation for Therapies: From Tooth to Gut

FEBRUARY 11, 2022

MARTINA BRUECKNER, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics
Division of Cardiology
Yale School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Congenital Heart Disease: From Genetics to Clinical Medicine

FEBRUARY 18, 2022

WILLIAM C MOBLEY MD, PHD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurosciences
Associate Dean Neurosciences Initiatives
Interim Director, Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion
University of California, San Diego
Exploring the Biology of Alzheimer Disease in Down Syndrome: A Decades Long Journey to Dementia

FEBRUARY 25, 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

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

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

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

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

APRIL 15, 2022

EVONNE KAPLAN-LISS, MD
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
The Path to Compassionate Communication

APRIL 22, 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

APRIL 29, 2022

11TH ANNUAL PEDIATRIC FACULTY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

MAY 6, 2022

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

MAY 13, 2022

LEANNE WARD, MD, FRCPC
Research Chair in Pediatric Bone Health
Pediatric Endocrinologist and Professor of Pediatrics University of Ottawa
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Breaking News on Childhood Osteoporosis

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 HospitalsThe Art and Science of Transforming Healthcare

MAY 27, 2022

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

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 CenterMechanisms of Early Human Neurogenetic Disorders

JUNE 10, 2022

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

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

JUNE 24, 2022

CHIEF RESIDENT
Chief Resident
Department of Pediatrics University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital

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