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


September 14, 2016

Infection Control: The art and the science of practice or,
What I learned about clinical practice, research, and academia I learned from pediatric infection control

Pui-Ying Iroh Tam, MD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

September 7, 2016

Tick Tock- Time to Rethink the Management of Pediatric Swollen Knees

Bazak Sharon, MD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Pediatric Infectious Diseases,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Sexual Violence and its Impact on the Body and Brain

Brisa De Angulo, JD, MA
Chief Executive Officer,
A Breeze of Hope

August 24, 2016

Cystinosis: It is an exciting time to be looking after patients with this disease, but why is a Pediatrician seeing 50-year-olds?

Paul Grimm, MD
Professor of Pediatrics,
Stanford University School of Medicine

August 17, 2016

An Innovative Approach to Weight Management: Family Style

Amy Gross, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience,
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

August 10, 2016

CCHD Screening from Bemidji to Beijing: How Pulse Oximetry Can Impact Public Health

Jamie Lohr, MD
Assistant Professor,
Division of Cardiology,
University of Minnesota
Newborn Foundation
Amy Gaviglio, MS CGC
Minnesota Department of Health
Heather Pint, RN, BSN
Minnesota Department of Health

August 3, 2016

A Structured Mentor Mother Program for Child HIV Prevention in Rural Nigeria: The WHO INSPIRE MoMent Study

Nadia Sam-Agudu, MD
Assistant Professor,
Senior Technical Adivsor, Pediatric HIV, IHV-Nigeria,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

July 27, 2016

Adolescent Development in Vulnerable Environments: The Relationship of Context to Health

Robert Blum, MD
Founder and former Division Director
for General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health,
University of Minnesota Distinguished Gates Professor,
Johns Hopkins University

July 20, 2016

Pediatrician's Guide to the 4Ts of Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery - Tumors, Trauma, Tearing, pTosis

Ali Mokhtarzadeh, MD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences,
University of Minnesota

 July 13, 2016

Past, Current and Future in Management of Muscular Dystrophies. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy as a Paradigm

Peter Karachunski, MD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Neurology,
University of Minnesota

 July 6, 2016

EPA as an Organizing Framework for Assessment Across the Continuum

Robert Englander, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education,
University of Minnesota Medical School

June 29, 2016

Prevention and Cure of Cerebral Palsy? Emergent Trends from Clinical Trials

Iona Novak, PhD
Professor, Head of Research,
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Institute,
University of Sydney, Australia

June 22, 2016

The 25th Annual Mark E. Nesbit Lectureship in Pediatric Oncology:
Advances and Challenges in Stem Cell Transplantation During the Nesbit Era and Beyond

Bruce Blazar, MD
Regents Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Regents Professor, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Center
Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
University of Minnesota

June 15, 2016

From Opium to Cocaine and Medical Cannabis... A Brief History of Pain

Naomi Goloff, MD
Assistant Professor, 
Division of Hospital Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics, 
University of Minnesota

Dominique Tobbell, PhD
Associate Professor, Interim Director,
Program in the History of Medicine,
Department of Surgery, 
University of Minnesota

June 8, 2016

While They Were Away: Resident Scholarship Abroad

Nathaniel Meuser-Herr, MD
Global Pediatrics Chief Resident,
Division of Global Pediatrics,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Emily Moody, MD
Medical Resident,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Molly Sajady, MD
Medical Resident,
Department of Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota

Watch Online & Earn Credit

Watch live

Where: online meeting room using Google Chrome web browser

When: Wednesdays at 7:30 AM

How: Enter passcode 8356 and 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