Pediatric Grand Rounds: July 2012

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

July 2012 Sessions:

7/5: “CPC (Clinicopoatholic Conference): Floppy 8-month-old infant with failure to thrive”

Presented by Gloria Swanson, M.D., Pediatric Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

7/12: “Upper Extremity Fractures”

Presented by Jennifer C. Laine, M.D., Pediatric Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Trauma Services, Gillette Chidlren’s Specialty Healthcare

7/19: Annual David Bloom, M.D. and Joyce Warshawsky, M.D. Memorial Lecture, “Fever and Rash: When Is It Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis?”

Presented by Mona LaPlant, M.D., M.S., Pediatrician, Rheumatology, St. Paul Children’s Clinic, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

7/26: “CPC (Clinicopoatholic Conference) 16-year-old female with fever, rash, hepatitis”

Presented by Kent Wegmann, M.D., Pediatrician, Associate Chief of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

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