Pediatric Grand Rounds

Wilf Auditorium


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 or listen online. 

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 Debbie Dahl, Grand Rounds Coordinator, at


Upcoming Grand Rounds


May 1st, 2019

Every Breath Counts: Perspectives on Pediatrics and Neonatology in Tanzania

Stephen J Swanson, MD, DTM&H
Consultant Pediatrician
Selian Lutheran Hospital and Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre, Tanzania
Associate Professor
Division of Global Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Global Health

 April 24th, 2019

Title: TBD

Steven Kurachek, MD
Children's Minnesota

 April 17th, 2019

State of the Department 2019

Joseph P. Neglia, MD, MPH
Professor and Head
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

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Recent Grand Rounds

 April 10th, 2019


Bernadette Gillick, PhD, MSPT, PT

McKnight Land Grant Professor
Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Minnesota


Raghu Rao
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Neonatology

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No Video Recording

April 3rd, 2019

Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Pancreatitis in Children

Melena Bellin MD
Associate Professor
Pediatrics and Surgery
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota


Elissa Downs, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Endocrinology

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March 27th, 2019

The ‘New’ Lysosomal Disease Network

Chester B Whitley, PhD, MD
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by The Division of Genetics and Metablolism

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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 the live broadcast online.



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, Debbie Dahl, at