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Continuing Medical Education: Children's Grand Rounds

Children's Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday, 8 am - 9 am in the Auditorium, 2nd Floor Main Building at the Sheikh Zayed Campus in Washington DC. Lectures are held from September to June each year. There are no lectures during the summer.

Children's Grand Rounds are open to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and other allied health professionals in the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area.

Date Lecture Title/ Speaker
(NOTE: Lecture titles and speakers are subject to change)
2 Cockerham Lecture
Wayne A. I. Frederick, Interim President, Howard University
Einhorn Lecture
Dr. Ruth Karron, JHSPH, International Health
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation
Nader Habashi, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center
19 Safety session
Lisa Scafidi
12 Cell Therapies for Infection, Inflammation, and Cancer - Broadening Applicability
Dr. Catherine Bollard
5 Snyder Safety Lecture - Failure to Rescue: A new quality metric in pediatric heart surgery
Sara Pasquali, MD, MHS, University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
26 Schisgall Lecture
Dr. Todd Ponsky, Akron Children's Hospital
19 "Doctor Coach": Optimizing Performance in Medical Education
Christi Corriveau, Heidi Schumacher, and Nina Niamkey
12 Making Lemonade: A Model for a Virtual Learning Community for Practice Improvement & MOC Credit (The Children’s National Health Network Experience)
Dr. Mark Weissman
5 Toll Lecture - Understanding the reasons for racial/ethnic differences in survival among children with acute leukemia
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, professor and chair, Department of Population Sciences and Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences at City of Hope
29 Leiken Lecture - Pediatric Ethics: Lessons from SUPPORT: Ethical implications of research on medical practices
Dr. Benjamin Wilfond
22 (LEAN) "Continuous Improvement: Where we are and where we're going."
Dr. David Munch
15 Bridging Stem cell Technology with Tissue Vasculatization in Regenerative Medicine
John Fisher, PhD
8 Gilbert Professorship- Neurofibromatosis
Dr. Roger Packer, Dr. Yuan Zhu

Please note: CME credits provided. An online survey will be sent after the lecture to be completed for the CME credit.

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Upcoming Grand Rounds

8 Greenberg Lecture Dr. Darrell Kirch, President/CEO Association of American Medical Colleges
9 Research Week Keynote- Genetics David Valle, MD, Henry J. Knott Professor and director of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at JHU
16 Turning the Tears of Tragedy into the Miracle of Life: The Gift of Organ Donation
Dr. Tom Nakagawa, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
23 Leonard Rome Visiting Professor- America's New Children: The Health and Well-Being of Immigrant Children
Dr. Fernando Mendoza, Stanford University
30 Silber Lecture: The Changing Face of Eating Disorders in 2014: What Pediatricians Need to Know
Dr. Margo Maine
7 A new model for delivery of pediatric emergency care
Jeff Schor, MD, MPH, MBA
14 Garbose Lecture
Anne Dubin, MD, Stanford University
21 WATCH Lecture
Lynne Holden, MD, associate professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and president of Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.
28 Rixse Lecture: 

PID in Adolescents: Using Research to Reduce Health Disparities

Maria Trent, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
4 Child Health Disparities Michael Lu, HRSA
11 Lyme Disease
Dr. Adriane Marques, NIH
18 Safety Session
Lisa Scafidi
25 Michael Lecture

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