Pediatric Grand Rounds: April

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

April 2012 Sessions:

4/5: “Clinicopathologic Conference: The Kindest Cut”

Presented by Brian Yablon, MD, Pediatric Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, U of M

4/12: “Autism Spectrum Disorders: Diagnostic Changes in DSM-5”

Presented by Michael Troy, Ph.D, L.P., Child Psychologist, Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota

4/19:  “Morbidity & Mortality Conference″

Presented by Gigi Chawla, MD, Pediatrician, St. Paul Children’s Clinic, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

4/26: “Ethics Conference-An Atypical Suicide: Clinical Trials as Pharmaceutical Marketing Tools”

Presented by Carl Elliott, MD, Ph.D, Professor, Center for Bioethics, Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, U of M Medical School, Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts

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