Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday from 8 am to 9 am in the Auditorium on the second floor of the main building at Children's National's Sheikh Zayed Campus in Washington, DC.

Lectures are held from September to June each year. There are no lectures during the summer.

Grand Rounds are open to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and other allied health professionals in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. 

Children's National's Office of Continuing Medical Education sponsors a variety of conferences and Grand Round.

Past Sessions

Past Sessions

2014

October

  • Oct. 15 - Ebola Preparedness, Infection Disease team
  • Oct. 8 - "Fostering Academic Success at Children’s National," Stephen Teach, MD
  • Oct. 1 - Lewander Lecture: "Growing Up Fast: The Promises and Pitfalls of Suddenly Paying for Health Care Value Instead of Volume," Dr. Darshak Sanghavi, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

September

  • Sept. 24 - March of Dimes:  Boldness and Advocacy in Action, Edward R. B. McCabe, MD, PhD | Video 
  • Sept. 17 - Holbrook Lecture:  "Pediatric health care in the era of 'Reform'.  What are our options?" James Mandell, MD | Video
  • Sept. 10 - Youth and Sports Safety, David Satcher, MD, PhD | Video

June

  • June 25 - Michael Lecture: From Venture Capital to Venture Commons | Video
  • June 18 - Research Update:  Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovations | Video
  • June 11 - Lyme Disease | Video
  • June 4 - Life Course and Child Health Disparities | Video 

May

  • May 28 - Rixse Lecture - PID in Adolescents: Using Research to Reduce Health Disparities | Video
  • May 21 - WATCH Lecture - Advancing diversity in academic medicine: The role of mentors, sponsors and coaches | Video
  • May 14 - Garbose Lecture - Are ECG Screening Programs for Athletes a Good Idea? | Video
  • May 8 - Pediatric Surgical Innovations Grand Rounds - Creating a State-of-the-Art MIS Facility for Neonates and Infants: Developing the Right Techniques, Finding the Right Tools, and Using it to Help Train the World | Video
  • May 7 - Pediatric Urgent Care - Expanding the Boundaries of the Emergency Department | Video

April

  • April 30 - Silber Lecture - The Changing Face of Eating Disorders in 2014: What Pediatricians Need to Know | Video
  • April 23 - Leonard Rome Visiting Professorship - America’s New Children: The Health and Well-being of Children in Immigrant Families | Video
  • April 9 - Research Week Keynote - Genetics | Video
  • April 8 - Greenberg Lecture | Video
  • April 2 - Cockerham Lecture | Video

March

  • March 26 - Einhorn Lecture
  • March 24 - Airway Pressure Release Ventilation 
  • March 19 - Safety Session
  • March 12 - Cell Therapies for Infection, Inflammation, and Cancer - Broadening Accountability 
  • March 7 - Angeline Parks Ophthalmology Grand Rounds  | Video 
  • March 5  - Snyder Safety Lecture - Failure to Rescue: A New Quality Metric in Pediatric Heart Surgery | Video 

February

  • February 26 - Schisgall Lecture | Video
  • February 19 - Doctor Coach: Optimizing Performance in Medical Education
  • February 12 - Making Lemonade: A Model for a Virtual Learning Community for Practice Improvement and MOC Credit (The Children’s National Health Network Experience)
  • February 5 - Toll Lecture - Understanding the Reasons for Racial/Ethnic Differences in Survival Among Children with Acute Leukemia | Video

January

  • January 29 - Leiken Lecture - Pediatric Ethics - Lessons from SUPPORT: Ethical Implications of Research on Medical Practices | Video
  • January 22  - LEAN - Continuous Improvement: Where we are and where we're going | Video
  • January 15  - Bridging Stem Cell Technology with Tissue Vasculatization in Regenerative Medicine | Video 
  • January 8 - Gilbert Professorship - Neurofibromatosis | Video 
Upcoming Sessions

Upcoming Sessions

October 

  • Oct. 29 - Minority Faculty Development, Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director NIDDK
  • Oct. 22 - Med Ed #1, Mary Ottolini, MD, MPH, Chief Residents
  • Oct. 17 - Enterovirus D68 Preparedness, Infection Disease team *session held 12-1 pm

Archived Lectures

Archived Lectures

2013

  • December 18 - Improving Early Detection of the Deteriorating Patient Through the Last Rescue Collaborative | Watch the video
  • December 11 - Randolph Lecture | Watch the video 
  • December 4 - Taubin Lecture - Fumbles and Interceptions: Critical Thinking and Teamwork in the ICU
  • November 27 - Evaluating Effectiveness of HIV Care in Light of the Affordable Care Act
  • November 20 - 5 Ways to Improve Small-Group Teaching | Download the PDF | Watch the video
  • November 13 - Health Information Technology in Pediatric Care Delivery, Research, and Population Health | Watch the video 
  • November 6 - The Placenta | Watch the video
  • October 30 - Abu Dhabi's Strategic Vision in GME Including Recent Achievements and Future Initiatives
  • October 23 - We Stand for Children
  • October 16 - Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • October 9 - Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Review and an Update | Download the PDF | Watch the video
  • October 2 - Embedding Pediatric Simulation into the Institutional Fabric: "Next Generation" Paradigms of Healthcare Education, Preparedness, Research, and Safety | Watch the video
  • September 25: Treating Chronic Pain in Patients is Difficult, How Can You Manage These Patients Within Your Specialty or Practice? | Download the PDF
  • September 18 - Introduction to Milestones: Building a Better Doctor | Download the PDF | Watch the video
  • September 11 - Complexity and Critical Care | Download the PDF
  • April 24 - Einhorn Lecture | Watch the video

2012

  • October 17 - How FDA Regulates MRI Systems | Download the PDF
  • October 10 - Can CME save lives? Aligning and Education for Quality | Download the PDF
  • October 3 - Brainy Camps: Expanding Medical Care Beyond the Walls of Children's National | Download the PDF
  • September 26 - Blast Injuries: Terrorism Implications for Children during Peacetime/Wartime/Global Conflicts | Download the PDF
  • September 18 - Feet on the Ground - Eye on the Prize. Update of Health Information Technology Programs and Healthcare Reform
  • September 12  Children's National - Believe. Dream. Transform. Changing the Future of Pediatric Medicine