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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.

Surgery Grand Rounds Schedule

Click below to view the 2023 schedule. Check this page weekly for any schedule changes. No CME Credit is awarded for past sessions.

Time: 7-8 a.m., PST


Accreditation Statement

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Zoom Information & Resources

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:

Password: 123119

Join from a Telephone:

  • From within Rady Children’s, please dial x228899 and then use meeting ID: 912 4337 5533
  • From outside Rady Children’s, please dial 858-966-8899 and then use meeting ID: 912 4337 5533

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. 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 Please email for any special requests.
  5. If you connected through Zoom please follow steps 1-3.

Surgery Grand Rounds Schedule Information

Time: 7-8 a.m., PST



Friday, July 14, 2023

Melissa Kanack, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Division of Plastic Surgery

University of California San Diego

Mandibular distraction and multi-disciplinary management of the Robin patient


Password: 536657

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Friday, August 11, 2023 – ZOOM ONLY

Andrew Folpe, MD


Sarcoma Disease Group

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Applications of Molecular Pathology in the Diagnosis of Soft Tissue Neoplasms: An Update for Clinicians and General Pathologists


Password: 536657

Friday, September 8, 2023

Shagun Bhatia, M.D., MSCR


Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Topic: Ophthalmic Surgeries

Friday, October 13, 2023 – ZOOM ONLY

Anthony Magit, MD, MPH

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego.

Clinical Professor

UC San Diego School of Medicine

Director of UC San Diego’s Human Research Protections Program

Topic: Surgical Innovation: Regulatory and Ethical Challenges


Password: 536657

Friday, November 10, 2023

Ramen Chmait, M.D.


Los Angeles Fetal Surgery

CHLA-USC Fetal-Maternal Center

Huntington Hospital

Topic: Fetoscopes Repair of Open Spina Bifida Invited by Dr. Newton

Friday, December 8, 2023

Rush H. Chewning, MD

Interventional Radiologist

Boston Children’s Hospital

Topic: TBA

Friday, January 12, 2024


Friday, February 9, 2024


Friday, March 8,

Thane A. Blinman, MD, MBA, FACS

Vice Chair for Surgical Education Dept. of Surgery


Surgery Fellowship Program

General, Thoracic, and Fetal Surgery

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Topic: “Wicked” Education in Surgery

Friday, April 12, 2024


Friday, May 10, 2024

Marc Levitt, M.D.

Chief of Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery

Children’s National Hospital

Washington DC

Program Director

Pediatric Colorectal Fellowship

Topic: TBD

Friday, June 14th, 2024

9th Annual Fellow Grand Rounds