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

September 18th, 2019

4th Generation Health Equity Research

Michele Allen, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Director, Program in Health Disparities Research
Endowed Chair of Health Equity Research

Invited by The Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health 

 September 11th, 2019

Title: TBD

Speaker: TBD

Invited by The Division of Clinical Behavioral Neurolsciences

 September 4th, 2019


Dr. Sameh Said, MBBCH, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Minnesota

Invited by The Division of Cardiology

August 28th, 2019

Sound Bites: Oral Health Messages for Pediatricians

Jeff Karp, D.M.D., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences
School of Dentistry
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Emergency Medicine

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Recent Grand Rounds

August 21st, 2019

Say What? Diagnosing and Treating the 7 Types of Jargon Overuse

Michael Pitt, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chair of Faculty Development
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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August 14th, 2019

Stem cells get stuck, but eventually make it home.

Troy Lund, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

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 August 7th, 2019

How non-nutritive sweeteners influence hormones and health

Kristina I. Rother MD MHSc
Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Director and Section Chief
National Institue of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Invited by The Division of Endocrinology

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 July 31st, 2019

Your Pain is Real: a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of chronic pain in medically complex children

Matthew Armfield, MD
Assistant Professor & Medical Director
Pediatric Pain and Advanced/Complex Care Team
Division of Hospital Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Hospilatist Medicine

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July 24th, 2019

Pediatric Obesity: Considerations for Individualizing Therapy

Eric Bomberg, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by The Divison of Epidemiology and Clinical Research

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Watch Video Recording

 July 17th, 2019

Safe Sleep for Infants: The Medical Examiner Perspective

Andrew M. Baker, MD
Chief Medical Examiner
Hennepin, Dakota, and Scott Counties

Invited by The Division of Critical Care

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No Video Recording


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