Revised: October 13, 2017

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Provided By Texas Children's Hospital

Day/Time/Location: Fridays, 8:30 a.m., Texas Children's Hospital (Lower Level Auditorium Unless Otherwise Listed).

Following the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Utilize current medical literature (scientific evidence) related to evolving biomedical, clinical and cognate sciences and their application to improved patient care.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and healthcare team members
  • Demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population
  • Identify and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatment options for pediatric diseases

Target Audience, Needs, Educational Methods, Activity Evaluation: Physicians, Residents, And Fellows Need To Be Regularly Updated On Advances In The Field Of General Pediatrics And Pediatric Subspecialties. Educational Methods Will Include Lectures And Question & Answer Sessions. Participants Will Be Asked To Complete An Activity Evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation: Texas Children's Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children's Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Broadcast Sites:

  • Autism Center & Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics
  • Ben Taub Hospital, 3rd Floor, Neonatology
  • CHOSA Children's Hospital of San Antonio
  • Clear Lake Health Center
  • Harris County Hospital District Pediatric & Adolescent Health Center, Pasadena
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Health Centers (Clear Lake, Cy-Fair, Sugar Land, Woodlands)
  • Texas Children's Hospital, West Campus
  • Texas Children's Pediatrics, Gulfton
  • The Center for Children and Women (TCHP Greenspoint)
  • Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic in McAllen, Texas

Slides for recent Grand Rounds Presentations

2017/2018 TOPIC and SPEAKER
October 20
Pediatric UTI: Challenging common assumptions
Alan R. Schroeder, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Chief for Research, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
October 27
Dan G. McNamara Memorial Lecture: Life with Half a Heart: Understanding Single Ventricle Heart Disease and Its End-Organ Consequences
Jack Rychik, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
November 03
Social Determinants of Health
Arvin Garg, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
November 10
Cade R. Alpard Lecture: Liver Disease in the Neonate: Advances in the Age of Genomics
Frederick Suchy, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Chief Research Officer, Director, The Children?s Hospital Colorado Research Institute, and Associate Dean for Child Health Research, University of Colorado School of Medicine
November 17
The Skinny on Eating Disorders:  A Multidisciplinary Approach to Care
Heather Needham, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Rachel Wolfe, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
November 24
December 01
Linking Educational Outcomes and Patient Outcomes: The Key to High Quality Care
Daniel J. Schumacher, MD, MEd
December 08
Eric Fombonne, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
December 15
Reba Michels Hill Memorial Lecture: TBA
Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MRCP, FRCP, MSc, Program Director, Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
December 22
December 29
January 05
Patient Safety
January 12
Leighton Hill, MD Lectureship: TBA
January 19
Virginia & Russell McFarland Lectureship in Pediatric Pathology: TBA
Mark Fleming, MD, DPhil, S. Burt Wolbach Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
January 26
Nicole St. Clair, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Pediatrics
February 02
What's New in Graduate Medical Education
Nana Coleman, MD, EdM, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Jennifer Christner, MD, Dean of Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine
February 09
February 16
William T. Shearer Lecture: TBA
Troy R. Torgerson, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Immunology Diagnostic Laboratory, Co-Director of the Non-Malignant Transplant Program, University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital
February 23

March 02
Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Lecture: TBA