Revised: August 01, 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
August 25
Prakash Masand, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Cory Noel, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
September 01
September 08
Alicia Monroe, MD, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine
September 15
Patient Safety
Melissa Chladek, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Kim Little, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Joan Shook, MD, Professor of Pediatrics
September 22
Thomas Vargo Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Critical Care: TBA
Martha Curley, PhD, RN
September 29
Judith Campbell, MD, Professor of Pediatrics; Lucila Marquez, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
October 06
October 13
Update on Hypertension Guidelines
Joshua Samuels, MD, MPH., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Houston Pediatric and Adolescent Hypertension Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
October 20
Update on Kawasaki Disease Management
S. Kristen Sexson Tejtel, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
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
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
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