Grand Rounds 2018 - 2019

Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Education and Office Building (EOB) on the Rady Children's Hospital campus. Check out the viewing of Grand Rounds by Zoom hereFor questions regarding Grand Rounds, please contact Joanne Albrecht at 858-966-6763.

Pediatric Grand Rounds 2018-2019 Brochure.pdf (PDF)

September 7, 2018
"Physician Wellness, Burnout and Resilience"
Hayley Avol, MD - UCSD Chief Resident, 2017-2018
Thomas Savides, MD - Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Mark Sawyer, MD -  Professor of Pediatrics
Douglas Ziedonis, MD, MPH - Professor of Psychiatry, Chief Academic Officer 
Sidney Zisook, MD - Professor of Psychiatry University of California, San Diego

September 14, 2018
Calum A. Macrae, MD, PhD: "Transplanting Cardiovascular Developmental Biology into Therapeutics"
Associate Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Scientific Innovation/ Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

September 21, 2018
Rajesh Gupta, MD: "Big Data Science and Healthcare"
Professor and Qualcomm Endowed Chair, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego 

September 28, 2018
Hesham A. Sadek, MD, PhD: "Redox Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Renewal"
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Associate Director, Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine, J. Fred Schoellkopf, Jr. Chair in Cardiology University of Texas Southwestern 

October 5, 2018
Kenneth M. Brady, MD: "Can Neurologic Injury from Cardiac Surgery be Prevented by Hemodynamic Optimization?"
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Director of Research, Department of Pediatric Anesthesia, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine 

October 12, 2018
Albert Park, MD: "A Revolution in Pediatric Hearing Loss Management: The Story of  Congenital Cytomegalovirus"
Professor of Surgery, Chief for Pediatric Otolaryngology, University of Utah

October 19, 2018
Maximilian Muenke, MD, FACMG: "Holoprosencephaly: Clinical and Genetic Aspects of the Most Common Disorder of the Developing Forebrain"
Chief, Medical Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health 

October 26, 2018
Professor Dr. Franz Schaefer: "Genomics of Chronic Kidney Disease"
Professor of Pediatrics, Head, Division of Pediatric Nephrology and KfH Children’s Kidney Center, Universität Heidelberg 

November 2, 2018
Robert Wyman, PhD: "Population, Poverty and Health"
Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Yale University

November 9, 2018
Olga Tymofiyeva, PhD: "Neuroimaging Insights into Adolescent Development"
Assistant Researcher, Departments of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco

November 16, 2018
Denise Suttner, MD: "Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Past, Present, and What About the Future?"
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Director, San Diego Regional ECMO Program, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

November 23, 2018 - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

November 30, 2018
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD: "Neglected Tropical Diseases and the Antipoverty Vaccines"
Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine

December 7, 2018
Rachel Gafni, MD: "Phosphate Disorders in Children: Not Just Calcium's Poor Cousin"
Senior Research Physician, Skeletal Disorders and Mineral Homeostasis Section, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health

December 14, 2018 - WINTER BREAK

December 21, 2018 - WINTER BREAK

December 28, 2018 - WINTER BREAK

January 4, 2019
Jonathan Sebat, PhD: "DNA Technologies to Facilitate Personalized Pediatric Medicine
Professor, Chief, Beyster Center for Molecular Genomics of Neuropsychiatric Disease, UCSD Departments of Psychiatry, Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Pediatrics

January 11, 2019
James Crowe, JR., MD: "Is a Universal Influenza Vaccine Possible?"
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, Vanderbilt University

January 18, 2019
The 19th Annual Lenoir/Hamburger Lecture
Sydney Leibel, MD: "A Breath of Fresh Air: A Population Health Approach to Pediatric Asthma"

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics,  Division of Allergy and Immunology, University of California, San Diego

January 25, 2019
Kerri Boutelle, PhD: "Can't Stop the Feeling: Preventing Overeating by Balancing Inhibition and Reward

Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Director, Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR), Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

February 1, 2019
George Liu, MD, PhD: "Vaccine Approaches Targeting Staphylococcus Aureus and Propionibacterium Acnes"
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

February 8, 2019
Sohail Husain, MD: "Solving the Conundrum of Pancreatitis in Children: New Light on a Hidden Organ"
Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Exocrine Pancreas Center, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh

February 15, 2019
Pamela A. Frischmeyer-Guerrerio, MD, PhD: "A Monogenic Presentation of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE)
Investigator and Chief, Food Allergy Research Unit, Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health

February 22, 2019
Michael D. Cabana, MD, MPH: "The Trial of Infant Probiotic Supplementation (TIPS) for Early Asthma Prevention
Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco

March 1, 2019
Rae S M Yeung, MD, PhD, FRCPC: "Towards Precision Medicine - Lessons Learned from Childhood Arthritis
Professor of Pediatrics, Immunology & Medical Science, Hak-Ming and Deborah Chiu Chair in Pediatric Translational Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

March 8, 2019
Christopher Longhurst, MD: "Evidence-based Medicine and Physician Burnout in the EMR Era"
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Chief Information Officer, University of California, San Diego

March 15, 2019
Maike Sander, MD: "Innovative Approaches to Diabetes Therapy
Professor of Pediatrics and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Director, Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC), University of California, San Diego

March 22, 2019
John B. Welsh Lecture In Behavioral Pediatrics
Jay Giedd, MD: "The Teen Brain"
Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

March 29, 2019 - CESAR CHAVEZ DAY

April 5, 2019
Peter Zage, MD, PhD: "Using Neuroblastoma Cytogenetics to Identify Novel Therapeutic Targets"
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

April 12, 2019
Steven H. Abman, MD: "Pulmonary Vascular Disease in the Developing Lung: Early and Late Implications:
Professor of Pediatric-Pulmonary Medicine, Directory, Pediatric Heart-Lung Center and Ventilator Care Program, Co-Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado

April 19, 2019
Mignon Loh, MD: "Precision Pediatric Cancer Therapy: Using the Pediatric Cancer Genome to Identify New Therapeutic Targets"
Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief, Hematology Oncology, Deborah and Arthur Ablin Endowed Chair in Pediatric Molecular Oncology, UCSF Benioff Chair of Children's Health, University of California, San Francisco

April 26, 2019
Nicole Coufal, MD, PhD: "Frontiers in Microglia: A Neuroinflammatory Hypothesis for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

May 3, 2019
Jack Gilbert, PhD: "Invisible Influence: How Microbial Exposure Shapes Patient Health"
Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty Director, The Microbiome Center, University of Chicago

May 10, 2019
Satchidananda Panda, PhD: "Circadian Clocks in Animals and Humans"
Professor, Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

May 17, 2019
James L. Wynn, MD: "Neonatal Sepsis: A View From the SOFA (Sequential Organ Failure Assessment)"
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Experimental Medicine, Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Neonatology, UF Health Shands Children's Hospital, University of Florida

May 24, 2019
Justin Baker, MD: "Integrating Palliative Care Improves Outcomes: 10 Key QoL/PC Practices to Improve Patient Care"
Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care, Director, Hematology/Oncology, Fellowship Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

May 31, 2019
10th Annual Pediatric Faculty Research Symposium

June 7, 2019
Matthew Porteus, MD: "Genome Editing of Stem Cells: New Cures and Renewed Controversies"
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation, Stanford University

June 14, 2019
Chief Resident
Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

June 21, 2019
Chief Resident
Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego

June 28, 2019
Chief Resident
Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego