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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: 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: 

Or go to and enter meeting ID: 967 9123 9687 and password 858636 

Join from a Telephone:

  • From within RCHSD please dial x228899 and then use meeting ID: 967 9123 9687
  • From outside of RCHSD please dial 858-966-8899 and then use meeting ID: 967 9123 9687

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.

Friday, April 9, 2021 

7 -8 a.m .PST

Rebecca Margolis, D.O.

Director, Anesthesia Resident Education

 Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Well-Being: The Beating Heart of Organizational Change

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Friday, May 14, 2021 

7-8 a.m. PST

Patricio Gargollo, M.E.

Pediatric Urologist 

Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn.

Friday, June 11, 2021 

7 -8 a.m .PST

Orthopedic Surgery
Friday, July 9, 2021 

7-8 a.m. PST


Grand Rounds

Friday, September 10, 2021 

7 -8 a.m. PST

Carl Backer, M.D.

Director, Kentucky Children Hospital’s section of the Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program

Division Chief of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital