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The Scott Mubarak Surgical 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 the The Scott Mubarak Surgical Grand Rounds Schedule and online UC San Diego 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: 7-8 a.m. PST 

Accreditation (Read accreditation statement)  

To View Grand Rounds by Zoom: 

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://rchsd.zoom.us/j/98091057207?pwd=bDV6Qm5QYVZMdC91NHdPOW12S2lQdz09

Password: 536657

Join from a Telephone:

  • From within Rady Children’s, please dial x228899 and then use meeting ID: 980 9105 7207
  • From outside Rady Children’s, please dial 858-966-8899 and then use meeting ID: 980 9105 7207

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_3OurD2PpaFA0RVz
  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 cme@rchsd.org.  Please email for any special requests.
  4. If you connected through Zoom, please follow steps 1-3.

Surgery Grand Rounds Schedule

Check this page weekly for any schedule changes.

No CME Credit awarded for past sessions.

Time: 7-8 a.m., PST



Friday, July 8, 2022

Stephen W. Bickler, MD, FAAP, FACS

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

University of California, San Diego

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Surgical Research with Little or No Resources: Lessons Learned from Investigating the Pathogenesis of Appendicitis

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Mary E. Fallat, MD, FACS, FAAP

Co-Chair, American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Committee; Past President, American Pediatric Surgical Association

Professor of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine

American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Program – Background & Preparation

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Kelly A. Swords, MD, MPH, FACS, FAAP

UCSD Associate Professor of Urology

Rady Children’s Specialist Medical Foundation

Division of Pediatric Urology

University of California, San Diego

Robotic Surgery in the Pediatric Population

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Friday, October 14, 2022

Taylor S. Riall, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor, Surgery

Associate Director, University of Arizona Cancer Center

Co-Director, Oncology Service Line at Banner – University Medical Center

View presentation.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Veterans Day Holiday

Friday, December 9, 2022


Friday, January 13, 2023

Mark Greenberg, MD

Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology

University of California, San Diego

Friday, February 10, 2023


Friday, March 10, 2023

Richard L. Lieber, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Senior Vice President of Research

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Friday, April 14, 2023

Robson Capasso, MD

Chief of Sleep Surgery

Professor of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Associate Dean of Research

Stanford University School of Medicine


Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign

Friday, May 12, 2023


Friday, June 9, 2023

Fellow Grand Rounds