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.

These lectures, funded in part by educational grants, provide current information in the field of pediatrics on the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in children.

Location: Rady Children’s Education and Office Building, Conference Room 1900. (Directions & Map)
Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
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November 24, 2017 – Thanksgiving Holiday 

December 1, 2017

Jeremy D. Marks, Ph.D, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Chicago
“Mechanisms of Neuronal Rescue Following Acute Substrate Deprivation”

December 8, 2017

Eniko Sajti, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
“Novel Function of Neonatal Lung Cells: Implications for Health and Disease”

December 15, 2017 – WINTER BREAK

December 22, 2017 – WINTER BREAK

December 29, 2017 – WINTER BREAK

January 5, 2018

Jan-marino Ramirez, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director, Center for Integrative Brain Research
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
“Understanding Neurobiology of Respiration from Inherited Dysautonomias to Sleep Apnea”

January 12, 2018

Susanne Benseler, M.D., Ph.D
Professor of Paediatrics
Deputy Head, Research, University Of Calgary
Section Chief, Rheumatology, Alberta Children’s Hospital
“Brain on Fire: An Update on Childhood Inflammatory Brain Disease”

January 19, 2018

The 18th annual Lenoir/Hamburger Lecture

Juan Celedon, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Niels K. Jerne Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Human Genetics
Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology
University of Pittsburgh
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
“Solving the Puzzle of Asthma Disparities”

January 26, 2018

John B. Welsh Lecture in Behavioral Pediatrics

Dimitri Christakis, M.D., M.P.H.
George Adkins Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Health Services
Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior & Development
University of Washington
“Early Use of Old (and New) Media and Children’s Cognitive Development”

February 2, 2018

James Lock, M.D.
Alexander S. Nadas Professor of Pediatrics
Chairman, Department of Cardiology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
“The Evolution of Interventional Cardiology”

February 9, 2018

Michael Dean, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor and Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Biomedical Informatics & Family and Preventive Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
“Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest”

February 16, 2018

Lars Bode, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Eyla Boies, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics

Jae Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Lisa stellwagen, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics

Christina Chambers, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics

“Human Milk Programs at UC San Diego & Rady Children’s Hospital: Bench, Bedside & Bank”

February 23, 2018

Jennifer Mack, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chief, Division of Population Sciences
Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
‘Talking about Prognosis and End-of-Life Care in Pediatric Oncology”

March 2, 2018

James Holmes, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California Davis School of Medicine
“Current Concepts in Imaging Pediatric Trauma Patients”

March 9, 2018

Rolf Bodmer, Ph.D.
Professor and Program Director, Development, Aging and Regeneration Program
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego
“Tinman and the Discovery of Congenital Heart Disease Genes”

March 16, 2018

Wayne I. Lencer, M.D.
Longwood Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Director, Harvard Digestive Diseases Center
“Harnessing the Biology of Intracellular Trafficking for Drug Delivery”

March 23, 2018

Anthony Oro, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Dermatology
Stanford University
“Curing the Incurable Skin Disease”

March 30, 2018 – Cesar Chavez Day

April 6, 2018

Patricia W. Finn, M.D.
Earl M. Bane Professor
Head, Department of Medicine
Associate Dean, College of Medicine Strategic Initiatives
University of Illinois at Chicago
“Early Origins of Child and Adult Lung Disease”

April 13, 2018

Frank Bennett, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Research
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
“Antisense-Based Drugs for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases”

April 20, 2018

Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Professor of Pediatrics
William K. Warren Foundation Endowed Chair
Division Chief of General Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Obesity Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Pediatric Obesity: From Cells to Society”

April 27, 2018

Stephen Cederbaum, M.D.
Research Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatric and Human Genetics
Research Center for Intellectual Development and Disabilities
University of California Los Angeles
“From Newborn Screening to Genomics and Beyond: A Life of Studying Arginase Deficiency”

May 4, 2018

Corinne Linardic, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Duke University Medical Center
“Unlocking the Mystery of Pediatric Sarcomas”

May 11, 2018

9th Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium

May 18, 2018  

Hayat Mousa, M.D., FAAP, AGAF
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego

Tood P. Coleman, Ph.D.
Professor of Bioengineering
University of California San Diego
“Bench to Bedside: A Road to Ambulatory Monitoring and Neuromodulation of GI Function?”

May 25, 2018

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

June 1, 2018

Pieter Dorrestein, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Collaborative Mass Spectrometry Innovation Center
University of California San Diego
“Microbiome Based Metabolomics for Research Applications in the Clinic: Cystic Fibrosis and Beyond”

June 8, 2018

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

June 15, 2018

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

June 22, 2017

Christopher Cannavino, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Pediatric Medical Student Education
Associate Director, UC San Diego Pediatric Residency Program
University of California, San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego
“Combating the Perfect Storm: Improving Medical Education in the 21st Century”


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