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Children's Grand Rounds Archive

Children's Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday, 8 am - 9 am in the Auditorium, 2nd Floor Main Building. They are held from September to June. There are no lectures during the summer. Lectures archived here are for review purposes only and not CME credit eligible. 

Archived Lectures:

September 2008 - December 2008

Date Speaker Topic
Jeffrey Dome, MD
Chief Division of Oncology,
Children's National
Wilms tumor: Past, Present, and Future

Larrie Greenberg, MD
George Washington University  
Balancing Teaching and Learning: Shouldn't Teachers and Learners be More Collaborative?
Randy Burd, MD
Children's National,
Chief of Trauma and Burn Services
Improving the care of the Injured Child in a Prehospital Emergency Department Environment
Frederick McCurdy, MD, PhD, MBA
Assistant Dean, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Greenberg Lectureship
The UME-21 Project: Undergraduate Medical Education for the 21st Century

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Evan P. Nadler, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding for Morbidly Obese Adolescents
Vittoria Nahum
Co-founder of Safe Care Campaign Inc. Change One Thing, Change Everything
H. Dele Davies, M.D
Michigan State University Flesh Eating Diseases: Much Ado about Nothing

Lawrence D'Angelo, Kathy Woodward, and Nathaniel Beers
Children's National   
HPV Vaccine: What's All the Fuss?

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Frank O. Smith
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Toll Lecture: Fanconia Anemia

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Steven E. Krug, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital
Lewander Lecture: Patient Safety

Charles J. H. Stolar, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief  Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York 
Randolph Lecture Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A paradigm for mentoring from ignorance and desperation to hope and expectations

Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH
Director, RAND Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
Children’s Health and Health Care in the District of Columbia
Drs. Steve Baumgart, Chang, Massaro, Glass, Tsuchida and El Dib
Children's National Neonatology
Cerebral Protection with Whole-body Cooling in Infants with Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy

Fernando Martinez, M.D.
Prof of Pediatrics, Director, Arizona Respiratory Center
The Origins of Asthma

Cynthia Ronzio, PhD
Assistant Professor, CRI
Social Epidemiological Perspectives of Postpartum Depression in African American Mothers

Desmond Bohn, MD

Taubin Lecture:
Hypothermia & Neuroprotective Strategies for Critically Ill Children

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January 2009 - June 2009

Date Speaker Topic
Peter Hotez, MD

George Washington University,
Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine
Global Health

Douglas Silverstein, MD   
Children's National, Medical Director, Dialysis Services  
Chronic Kidney Disease: When Progress Means No Progress

Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD
Associate Professor  Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Children with Diabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses

Moderated by John Lovejoy   
Children's National,
Department of Surgery     
Surgery M&M: Compartment Syndrome
Paul Sharek, MD
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Sydney Snyder Annual Lecture on Patient Safety

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Peter C. Scheidt, MD, MPH
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
The National Children's Health Study:  A Peek at Things to Come

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Phillip Guzzetta, MD, Ananth Murthy, MD & Nancy Bauman, MD
Children's National
Diagnosis, Classification and Management of Vascular Anomalies in Pediatric Patients
Michael Guerrera, MD
Children's National

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3/04/09 Hal Dietz, MD Johns Hopkins University Garbose Lecture- Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders: From Molecules to Medicine
3/11/09 Bob Sawin, MD Seattle Children's Hospital Diagnosis and Management of Empyema

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3/18/09 Judith Palfrey, MD Children's Hospital Boston Einhorn Lecture: Advocating for Child Health in America

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3/25/09 Loretta Kopelman, MD East Carolina University Leikin Lecture: Understanding the Best Interest Standard and its Crucial Role in Pediatric Practice

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4/01/09 Victor Blanchette, MD University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children Assessment and Management of Childhood ITP: A Changinh Therapeutic Landscape

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4/08/09 Barbara M. Alving, MD National Institutes of Health WATCH Lecture- Social Networks: Essential Tools for Clinical and Transformational Investigation

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4/15/09 Pearl O'Rourke Parthers Healthcare Challenges of Clinical Research: Regulations to Know About

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4/22/09 Peter Budetti, MD University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center  The Pediatrician in the Village: Treating the Child's World as well as the Child

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4/29/09 Mark Dias, MD, FAAP Penn State University Abusive Head Trauma

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5/6/09 Professor Henkjan Verkade University of Groningen, The Netherlands Physiology and Pathophysiology of Lipid Absorption in Pediatric Patients

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5/13/09 Ashley Hill, MD Children's National Medical Center Pediatric Pathology in the 21st Century

5/20/09 Anthony Sandler  Children's National Medical Center

 Tumor Vaccines: Unmet Promise but Audacious Hope?

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5/27/09 Phillip Pearl, MD     Children's National Medical Center The Neurology of Famous Musicians: In Words and Music

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6/3/09 Tomas Silber, MD Children's National Medical Center Rixse Lecture: Anorexia Nervosa

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6/10/09 Jordan J. Cohen, MD George Washington University Michael Endowed Lecture- Industry Funding of Medical Education: The Price Is Not Right

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