Pediatric Grand Rounds: March

Grand rounds: Meetings at which physicians discuss the clinical case of one or more patients. Grand rounds originated as part of residency training, wherein new information was taught and clinical reasoning skills were enhanced. Grand rounds today are an integral component of medical education. They present clinical problems in medicine by focusing on current or interesting cases (

Pediatric Grand Rounds at Children’s are open to all interested volunteers!  Grand Rounds are held each Thursday from 8-9 am at the following locations:

Minneapolis Campus:

2525 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis:  video conference shown in Medical Education Room B-870

St. Paul Campus:

255 N. Smith Avenue, St. Paul:  live presentation in the John Nasseff Conference Center

March 2012 Sessions:

3/1: “Minimally Invasive Surgery”

Presented by Patricia A. Valusek, MD, Pediatric Trauma Surgeon, Pediatric Surgical Associates

3/8: “Pediatric Sleep Medicine Lecture Series:  Snoring Children-What Should You Do With Them?”

Presented by Keith Cavanaugh, MD, Pulmonologist, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Medicine,  Pediatric Respiratory/Critical Care, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN

3/15:  “Emergency Medicine: Top 10″

Presented by Sam Reid, MD, Emergency Medicine, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN

3/22: “Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC)”

Presented by Erin King, MD, Pediatric Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

3/29: “Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections”

Presented by Richard Andersen, MD, Director, Medical Student Education, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN

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