• Grand Rounds

    Cincinnati Children’s offers a number of Grand Rounds to help improve patient care through professional education. In addition to the live presentations, many of these are captured via video for viewing at a later date through laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Continuing education credit is available for most presentations.

  • Upcoming Events

    Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Tuesday in the Sabin Auditorium from 8-9 a.m.

    February 2


    Skeletal Complications of Eating Disorders
    Catherine Gordon, MD, MSC,
    Director, Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Discuss pediatric chronic disease models associated with malnutrition and bone loss
    • Recognize hormonal altercations that lead to bone loss
    • Describe treatment options to counter bone loss in adolescents with eating disorders

    February 9

    A Pediatric/Adolescent Perspective on Provider Preconception Health Opportunities
    Sherine Patterson-Rose, MD,
    Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s
    Jennifer Mooney, PhD, MS, Director, Maternal and Infant Health Division, Cincinnati Health Department

    • Describe the relationship of infant mortality to our community’s health using local data
    • Identify the biomedical, behavioral and social markers of preconception health
    • Examine integrating preconception health into the traditional model of pediatric care

    February 16

    Viral Hepatitis - Do you “C” It?
    Beverly Connelly, MD,
    Director, Infection Control Program, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s
    William Balistreri, MD, Dorothy M. M. Kersten Professor of Pediatrics, Director Emeritus, Pediatric Liver Care Center, Medical Director Emeritus, Liver Transplantation, Program Director Emeritus, Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

    • Use current epidemiology of Hepatitis C to inform their clinical practice
    • Describe current laboratory testing to diagnose acute and chronic Hepatitis C infection
    • Recognize when to refer patients for treatment considerations in view of the rapidly changing treatment options for Hepatitis C infection

    February 23

    “Community Center Update” Asthma- New Treatments for an Old Disease
    Kathleen McGovern, MD,
    Community Physician, Anderson Pediatrics
    Carolyn M. Kercsmar, MD, Co-Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Director, Asthma Center, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Recognize the criteria for diagnosing difficult to treat asthma in pediatric patients
    • Describe the newest testing and treatment options, local and national resources, and educational programs available to help successfully manage children with more difficult to treat asthma

    March 1

    Lead is not Dead: Update on Childhood Lead Poisoning and Implications for Population Health
    Nicholas Newman, DO, MS, FAAP,
    Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Director Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic, Cincinnati Children's

    • Describe the evidence for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending a child blood lead reference level of 5 mcg/dL at which public health action be initiated
    • Discuss medical and public health roles and responses to elevated blood lead levels
    • Review the resources and activities regarding Pediatric Environmental Health locally and nationally regarding lead and other toxicants

    March 8

    Concussion Management in the Student Athlete
    Kelsey Logan, MD, MPH,
    Associate Professor, Director, Division of Sports Medicine
    Paul Gubanich, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Division of Sports Medicine

    • Identify the sports in which a head injury most commonly occurs
    • Discuss the criteria for return to play in sports after a head injury
    • Identify mechanisms for return to learn/school after a head injury

    March 15

    Bitter Sweet – The Complexities of Diabetes in the Pediatric Population
    Nana-Hawa Yayah Jones,
    Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Recognize the variances and continuum in presentation amongst pediatric patients with pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    • Recognize medical management strategies and expectations of care in the care of the pediatric patient with diabetes
    • Describe awareness of immerging research and innovative technologies in the management of diabetes

    March 22

    Beyond the Shark Tank: Igniting Innovation
    Sonata Jodele, MD,
    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation & Immune Deficiency, Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
    Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, MD, MPH, Professor, UC Department of Anesthesiology
    Michael Helmrath, MD, Surgical Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation Program, Director of Surgical Research, Pediatric Surgeon, Peña Colorectal Center, Professor, UC Department of Surgery

    • Describe the process of innovation for three unique technologies including a therapeutic and diagnostic/device
    • Discuss how venture capitalists and investors judge clinical impact, market size, commercialization potential and competitors
    • Recognize ways to improve proposals for funding programs including the Innovation Fund

    March 29

    Taking Your Obesity Care to the Next Level: Implementing the AAP Treatment Algorithm
    Jillian Klein, MD,
    Staff Physician III - Pediatric Primary Care Center, Division of General and Community Pediatrics
    Christopher Bolling, MD, Community Physician, Pediatric Associates, Crestview Hills, KY
    Roohi Kharofa, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of General and Community Pediatrics
    Robert Siegel, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiology

    • Describe three features of the new AAP Obesity Treatment Algorithm
    • Devise a treatment plan for overweight and obese patients based on the algorithm
    • Implement a plan for Level 2 obesity care in their own practice setting
                        • Online Courses

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                          Pediatric Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

                          1. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to the management of complex patients in their practice
                          2. Discuss the diagnostic approach and treatment of variety of pediatric diseases
                          3. Discuss research regarding a variety of pediatric diseases, particularly those seen in Cincinnati. 

                          Pediatric Grand Rounds can be viewed weekly in the Sabin Auditorium or via satellite broadcast at off-campus sites located at:

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Ethics in Destination Programs: Hi-tech Interventions and International Patients
                          • A Personal View of the Future of Newborn Screening and Pediatric Laboratory Medicine
                          • Concussions: Putting It All Together 

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

                          A monthly one-hour program presented by the Center for Professional Excellence/Education, the Nursing Education Council and the Cincinnati Children's Patient Services Division. Nursing Grand Rounds highlights current topics of interest to pediatric nurses and is offered as a live event the 2nd Wednesday of Every Month at our Main Campus location. It is also available as an online Independent Study program that is open to the public and accessible for one year from the live date of the program. Our category "A" Law programs are accessible online for two years.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Shaken baby syndrome
                          • Emergency Management Tracheostomy Tube
                          • Implementing Evidence-Based Care Recommendations
                          • The APRN: Your Partner in Health

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

                          These grand rounds occur on the first Wednesday of every month from 8 to 9 am.

                          Child Neurology Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

                          1. Discuss work-up and management of specific neurological diseases effecting children
                          2. Assess the clinical efficacy of medications and other types of therapy used in the disorders
                          3. Improve patient compliance as well as outcome due to the increased knowledge of the physician.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Chronic migraines
                          • Autism
                          • Sleep Disorders
                          • Epilepsy  

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

                          Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

                          1. Discuss evidence based approaches in the clinical treatment of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders
                          2. Identify children at risk for psychiatric disorders enabling earlier treatment and/or prevention
                          3. Discuss research in basic science, clinical treatment, health care delivery and prevention. 

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Behavior problems
                          • Pediatric depression
                          • Violence in schools
                          • Sexual abuse

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

                          The presentation is part of a live educational event. Participants can attend the session on campus, watch it over the internet using streaming video the day of the live event or watch a recording. The recording will be available approximately 48 hours after the live event.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Using evidence to improve pediatric care
                          • Best practices in scholarly publishing

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

                          The goal of Health Unit Coordinator Grand Rounds is to enhance HUCs’ knowledge related to their role and practice, and to provide continuing education and professional development opportunities to ensure continued growth and in the field of Health Unit Coordinating and Health Care.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Effective Communication for a Healthy Work Environment
                          • Career Pathways
                          • Cultural Competency: What Does This Mean to Me?

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

                          Neonatology Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

                          1. Discuss the pathophysiology of common diseases in newborn infants
                          2. Describe the diagnostic approach used to identify and determine the severity of these illnesses
                          3. Discuss the treatment strategies used for these disease and the medical evidence supporting their use.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Metabolomics in Neonatology
                          • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
                          • SIDS and Safe Sleep

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

                          The American College of Surgeons has a designation process to identify and train qualified staff in adult centers to be qualified to treat pediatric patients. These Level 2 facilities and non-designated community hospitals need pediatric continuing trauma education facilitate by a Level 1 facility and board certified trauma physician to help maintain knowledge and practice resuscitation skills.

                          Sample topics include:

                          • Massive Blood Transfusion Protocol
                          • Trauma Resuscitation
                          • Orthopedic Injury: Neurologic Deficits

                          View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

                          Contact Us

                          For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

                        • CME Event Registration, Education Calendar, Transcripts

                          To register for events, download your continuing education transcript, print receipts and access all of your CME related information, click the below link to the portal.

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