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Surgery Grand Rounds

Surgery 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 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: Rady Children’s Education and Office Building, Conference Room 1900
Time: 7-8 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.

Surgery Grand Rounds Schedule

Check this page weekly for any schedule changes.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

*Dr. Christopher Hartnick (Otolaryngology)
Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

*The Surgery Grand Rounds scheduled for this Friday, March 13, 2020, is canceled. Unfortunately, due to coronavirus, Dr. Christopher Hartnick’s institution has enacted travel restrictions. We will work on scheduling another date once the situation stabilizes.

Friday, April 24, 2020
(Surgery Department Meeting at 6:30)
Dr. Rick Lieber (Rehabilitation Medicine)
Chief Scientific Officer & Senior VP

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago

Monday, May 11, 2020
(6:30-7:30 a.m.)
Dr. Deborah Eastwood (Orthopedic Surgery)
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

The Royal National Orthopedic Hospital, London

Friday, June 12, 2020
(Surgery Department Meeting at 6:30 a.m.)
Fellow Grand Rounds

Friday, October 16, 2020

Dr. Carl Backer (Cardiovascular Surgery)
A.C. Buehler Professor of Surgery & Chief Medical Philanthropy Officer

Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago

Friday, October 30, 2020
(Surgery Department Meeting at 6:30 a.m.)
Dr. Nina Shapiro (Otolaryngology)
Professor of Otolaryngology

University of California, Los Angeles