Pediatric Grand Rounds

Auditorium with a screen and chairs.

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.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

January 8th, 2020

Support Without Steering: Pediatric Gender Health

Angela Goepferd, MD
Chief Education Officer
Gender Health Program Medical Director
Children's Minnesota

Hosted by the Department of Pediatrics

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January 15th, 2020

Next Steps for Global Pediatric Oncology

Scott Howard, MD, MSc
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Invited by the Division of Hematology/Oncology and the Global Health Program

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January 22nd, 2020

Title: Racism’s Roots in Medicine & Impact on Early Childhood

Nathan Chomilo, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Medical School
MN-AAP Early Childhood Champion

Invited by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council

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January 29th, 2020

Title: Pediatric Interventional Cardiology in the 21st century

Varun Aggarwal, MBBS, FAAP
Pediatric Interventional Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Cardiology

Recent Grand Rounds

December 25th, 2019 and January 1, 2020

Cancelled - Happy Holidays!

December 18th, 2019

Pediatric Hypertension

Scott McEwen
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Invited by the Division of Nephrology

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December 11th, 2019

Cutting Edge Diagnostics for Child Physical Abuse

Daniel Lindberg, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine and the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse & Neglect 
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Invited by the Division of Emergency Medicine

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December 4th, 2019

3rd Annual Family Centered Grand Rounds: 
When Actions Speak Louder. . . Learning to Communicate from Patients Who are Non-Verbal

Michael Pitt
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Pat Lang
Parent and Coordinator Health Information Center
PACER Foundation
The Shifsky Family (Jo and Toby)
Abigail Schnaith, MD 
Pediatric Resident

Hosted by the Department of Pediatrics

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Information for Attendees

Announcements for upcoming Grand Rounds are emailed one to two days prior to the session.  If you would like to receive this announcement, please email Debbie Dahl, Grand Rounds Coordinator, at

In order to receive 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, physicians must attend the session in-person and sign their name on the CME Credit sign-in  ipad outside of the auditorium or listen on the live stream.  Statements of Participation, which list accrued credits, will be distributed by email to attendees on an annual basis.  If you would like an electronic copy of past Statements of Participation, please email Debbie Dahl at

The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Minnesota designates this live education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals who participate in the CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.  The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.