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Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds started in 1964 with the goal of enhancing diagnostic, clinical and treatment skills, to include best-practice and evidence-based medical information and education. The goal of the series is not only to teach, but to actively engage participants.

Our presentations are targeted toward pediatric physicians, nurses, other health care providers and community members who care for children.

Sample Topics Include

Series Learning Objectives

It is our hope that participation in VCU Pediatric Grand Rounds will enable the participant to provide better patient care through an increased ability to:

Individual learning objectives are provided at each event.

Presenters

Grand Rounds are given by Virginia Commonwealth University faculty members, and both local and regional guest speakers.

General Information

Location and Time

Live Grand Rounds presentations occur on Tuesday afternoons beginning the 2nd Tuesday of September through mid-May. All presentations are from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the VCU Children’s Pavilion, room 5-086.

Online Archived Grand Rounds presentations are available at no cost and offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program available for select sessions.

Upcoming Schedule of Events

Medical Cannabis: Impact on Epilepsy care and other medical conditions

Lawrence D. Morton, MD
Division Chair, Child Neurology
Division Chief, Clinical Neurophysiology

NAS (neonatal abstinance syndrome) and hyperbilirubinemia

Darshna Bhatt, DO, MHA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: Challenges in Management and the Role of Psychiatry

Divya Gongireddy, MD
PGY-4, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
VCUHS Department of Psychiatry

Letermovir: The first new anti-cytomegaloviral in decades is also the first antiviral to target genome packaging

Michael McVoy, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Feedback

If you have attended a live Pediatric Grand Rounds presentation and would like to offer feedback, we welcome your input. Please use the Pediatric Grand Rounds Evaluation Form and follow the submission instructions found at the bottom.
Thank you

Contact

For questions regarding Pediatric Grand Rounds please contact:
Melinda Lambert, Departmental Education Coordinator Melinda.lambert@vcuhealth.org

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