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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.

COVID-19 Update! 

Due to increasing travel and group gathering concerns related to COVID-19, the Pediatric Grand Rounds committee has decided to CANCEL Pediatric Grand Rounds through April 30 or until further notice. We will post relevant updates according to evolving information.  

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: Rady Children’s Education and Office Building, Conference Room 1900. 
Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Accreditation (Read accreditation statement)

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:
  2. Following the session, you will receive an email to complete the online UC San Diego CME Evaluation survey. Complete the survey.
  3. 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 Please email for any special requests.
  4. If you connected through Zoom please follow steps 1-3.

Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule

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March 27, 2020 – Cesar Chavez Day

David Kimberlin, MD
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Update on COVID-19 Disease (PPT)

April 3, 2020

Jennifer Huang, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Harvard Medical School
Staff Physician, Dermatology Program
Boston Children’s Hospital
Cutaneous Complications of Cancer Therapy

April 10, 2020

Todd Golub, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Chief Scientific Officer and Director, Cancer Program, Broad Institute
Charles A. Dana Investigator, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Perspectives on Cancer Precision Medicine

April 17, 2020

Fredirck Suchy, MD, FAASLD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean for Child Health Research
Senior Research Strategist
University of Colorado
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Liver Disease in Infants:  Advances in the Age of Genomics

April 24, 2020

Richard Lieber, PhD
Professor and Chief Scientific Officer
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and
Departments of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Biomedical Engineering
Northwestern University
Intraoperative and Laboratory Studies of Human Skeletal Muscle Contractures

May 1, 2020 – 11th Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium

May 8, 2020

Michael Bamshad, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Allan and Phyllis Treuer Endowed Chair in Genetics and Development
Chief, Division of Genetic Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Mendelian Gene Discovery:  Fast and Furious with No End in Sight 

May 15, 2020

Joseph Carcillo, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
I Got the Fever.  Is it Hyperferritinemic Sepsis, MAS, or primary HLH?

May 22, 2020

Jing Yang, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology and Pediatrics
Division of Hematology-Oncology
University of California, San Diego
Novel insights into Pediatric Solid Tumors

My 29, 2020

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

June 5, 2020

Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, PhD
Professor, Gene Expression Laboratory
Roger Guillemin Chair
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Epigenetic Therapies for Human Diseases

June 12, 2020

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

June 19, 2020

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

June 26, 2020

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

Contact Us

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

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