• 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.

    May 3


    Medication Use: How can we do better?
    Laura Danziger-Isakor, MD,
    Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Discuss the impact of medication choice on patients and their families
    • Identify methods for evaluating medication use in the hospital
    • Identify opportunities to improve clinical practice related to medication choice and dosing

    May 10

    Remote Ischemic Conditioning: No organ left untouched
    Andrew Redington, MD,
    Executive Co-Director, The Heart Institute, Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, Kindervelt-Samuel Kaplan Chair in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Research, Cincinnati Children’s, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

    • Discuss the history of the development of ischemic preconditioning
    • Describe the mechanisms of multi-organ protection associated with remote ischemic conditioning
    • Recognize the potential therapeutic applications of remote ischemic conditioning

    May 17

    Children with Developmental Disabilities: strategies supporting improved quality of life
    Susan Wiley, MD,
    Co-Division Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s
    Janet Seide, Family Outreach Associate, The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

    • Recognize appropriate referrals for services and interventions for children with known or suspected developmental disabilities
    • Implement strategies to partner with families effectively towards improved quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities
    • Identify possible medical conditions prompting behavioral changes in children with developmental disabilities

    May 24

    Clinico-Pathologic Case Conference
    Matthew Zackoff, MD,
    Pediatrics Resident, PGY-3, Pediatrics Chief Resident 2015-2016, Cincinnati Children's
    Alisha George, MD, Pediatrics Resident, PGY-3, Pediatrics Chief Resident 2015-2016, Cincinnati Children's

    • Describe a complex medical/case within limitations of a resource limited clinical setting
    • Develop a broad differential to include uncommon presentation of a common disease or a common presentation of an uncommon disease

    May 31

    LEAP, LEAP-ON, EAT…Can we prevent peanut allergy?
    Amal Assa’ad, MD,
    Associate Director, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Director of Clinical Services, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

    • Recognize common from parents of infants about their child’s risk of developing peanut allergy
    • Recognize the patients who qualify for a work up and intervention to prevent the development of peanut allergy
    • Discuss recommended pathway of peanut introduction or referral to an allergist for further work up and management

    June 7

    Best of the Best: Presentations from the Boat and Pratt Lectures


    June 14

    The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Study – Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going
    Samir Shah, MD, MSCE,
    Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, James M. Ewell Endowed Chair Attending Physician in Hospital Medicine & Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children's, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Lauren Solan, MD, MEd, Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, University of Rochester Strong Golisano Children’s Hospital
    Jeffrey Simmons, MD, MSCE, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Director of Quality, Division of Hospital Medicine, Associate Safety Officer, James Anderson Center for Health Services Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s
    Andrew Beck, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Divisions of General & Community Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine and General & Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Recognize the burdens faced by families as they and their children transition from hospital to home
    • Describe the various experiences of and challenges faced by patients and families as they transition home after hospital discharge
    • Discuss how the family voice was used to modify a nurse home visit intervention to be deployed and evaluated during the transition period

    June 21

    Weech Memorial Lecture - Childhood Stunting: A Gut Perspective
    Anita Zaidi, MD,
    Director, Enteric and Diarrheal Diseases, Global Health Programs, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington

    • Describe the burden of childhood stunting, the social and biological pathways that contribute to childhood stunting, and it's global health consequences
    • Discuss current thinking on interventions for childhood stunting

    June 28

    The Michael Farrell Lecture - G.I. Wished I joined the Navy
    Alton Stocks, FAAP,
    Rear Admiral, US Navy (Retired) Chief Operating Officer Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake, VA

    • Describe processes and outcomes of career decisions in medicine
    • Discuss balancing clinical medicine with operational/humanitarian missions throughout a career in medicine

                              • 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