Pediatric Grand Rounds: June 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

June 2012 Sessions:

6/7: “Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy”

Presented by Andrea Hayes Jordan, MD, Director of Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

6/14: “Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care”

(Presented Live: Education Center, Minneapolis Campus)

Presented by John J. Nance, JD, internationally-known speaker, consultant and author, Roche Harbor on San Juan Island in Washington

John J. Nance, acclaimed author and speaker, is an expert in both aviation and healthcare, and will be presenting at Children's-Minneapolis on June 14th.

7/21: “Morbidity & Mortality Conference”

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

6/28: “Craniosynostosis and Plagiocephaly: Current Management”

Presented by Robert Tibesar, MD, Pediatric ENT Associates, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minnesota Lion’s Children’s Hearing and ENT Clinic

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