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Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Tuesday morning from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. in the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Theater, Room 2210. 

2018-2019 Pediatric Grand Rounds

September 4
Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP
James C. Overall Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
State of the Department

September 11
Allen Everett, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of the Pediatric Proteome Center
Johns Hopkins
Biomarkers in Pediatrics

September 18
Burr Lecture
Andrew Bremer, MD, PhD, MAS
Program Director
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK
Chief, PGNB, DER
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Obesity, Fetal Metabolic Programming, and Gestational Diabetes

September 25
Eric Austin, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Vanderbilt Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Pulmonary Hypertenstion: A Growing Problem with Expanding Solutions

October 2
Veronica Gunn, MD, MPH, FAAP
Chief Executive Officer
Genesis Health Consulting
"The Role of Pediatric Health Systems in Population Health"

October 9
Hazinski Lecture
Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section (Paediatrics), Imperial College London
Professor of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute
Consultant Paediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
"Really Severe Asthma: What are the Real Issues?"

October 16
Sarah Parker, MD
Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Children's Hospital Colorado
"Musculoskeletal Infections, Appendicitis, and Beyond: In-Person Antimicrobial Stewardship Opens Doors for Collaboration"

October 23
Churchwell Lecture
Gary Freed, MD, MPH
Percy and Mary Murphy Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy
University of Michigan
"I'm Very Busy.  Why Should I Care About Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"

October 30
Mary Romano, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Adolescent Contraception Update"

November 6
Ajay Kasi, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric Pulmonology
Emory University School of Medicine
"Respiratory Management of Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases"

November 13
Maribeth Nicholson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Brent Polk Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Clostridium difficile Infection; The Pediatric Perspective"

November 20
No Grand Rounds Due to Thanksgiving

November 27
Lily's Garden Lecture
Patrick Brown, MD
Director, Pediatric Leukemia Program
Associate Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins
"CARTs and BiTEs: Harnessing the Immune System to Improve Treatment for Children with ALL"

December 4
Donald Arnold, MD, FAAP, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Divison of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 11
Ashley Shoemaker, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Ian M. Burr Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Precision Medicine for Pediatric Obesity"

December 18
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

December 25
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays


Grand Rounds Will Return January 8, 2019


2017-2018 academic year grand rounds archive

You are cordially invited to Morning Report each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat II credit) as well as Chief Resident's Conference each Thursday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat I credit). Sign-in sheets are available.

Sponsorship Statement: Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.

Accreditation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships, and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Please contact Lyndi Hopkins (phone: 322-0348) (e-mail if you have any questions.

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