Pediatric Grand Rounds


Wilf Family center

Each Wednesday, the Department of Pediatrics offers learning opportunities for pediatric professionals throughout the community - both inside and outside the University.

Pediatric Grand Rounds is designed to improve the broad practice of pediatric medicine, including patient care, healthcare research, medical education, public health, and innovation. Grand Rounds sessions are open to the public, and most presentation materials are posted here for review.  CME credits are available to those who attend in-person.  Below is a list of upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions.

Event Details

Time: Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 AM (Breakfast served at 7 AM)

Location: Wilf Family Center Auditorium, 2nd Floor/Lobby Level of the Riverside East Building. Please park in the Yellow Ramp.

Contact Information: For questions about Pediatric Grand Rounds, please contact Danielle Hans, Grand Rounds Coordinator, at


Recent & Upcoming Grand Rounds

February 8th, 2017

Contraceptives: Updates and Indications

Carrie Ann Terrell, MD
Assistant Professor and Division Chief, 
General Ob-Gyn, Family Planning, and Midwifery,
University of Minnesota

February 1st, 2017

"Off the Shelf" Heart Valves and Vascular Grafts Grown in Vitro

Robert T. Tranquillo, PhD
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department Head,
Department of Biomedical Engineering,
University of Minnesota

January 25th, 2017

Adolescents: At Risk for Asymptomatic STI in the ED

Kari Schneider, MD
Assistant Professor, 
Division of Emergency Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Read full event listing

January 18th, 2017

Current State of Heart Health in US Children

Julia Steinberger, MD, MS
Division Director and Professor,
Division of Cardiology,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Read full event listing
Watch the recording
Take the CME quiz

January 11th, 2017

Understanding Gender Nonconformity in Children and Adolescents

Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH
Division Head, Adolescent Medicine; Professor of Pediatrics;
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director, Center for Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention,
Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute

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Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We will work on rescheduling this session.

January 4th, 2017

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Marcus Westerman MD, PhD
Child Psychiatrist,
Melrose Center,
St. Paul, MN

Read full event listing
Watch the recording
Take the CME quiz

Watch Online & Earn Credit

Watch live

Where:online meeting room using Google Chrome web browser

When: Wednesdays at 7:30 AM

How: Leave passcode blank, click continue, enter your name


Watch after event

Recordings of most Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions will be added to past event descriptions. 

Earn credit for watching online

Anyone with an email address can earn CME credit for viewing online. Watch live online or the recording afterwards. Then take the linked quiz below within one month of the session.



Each week, an anonymous survey is emailed to all attendees to evaluate that week's session. If you attended the session but did not receive the survey email, you can request the survey be sent to you by emailing the Course Coordinator, Danielle Hans, at