Pediatric Grand Rounds: February 2013

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

February 2013 Sessions:

2/7: “Epilepsy: More than seizures. What every pediatrician should know”

Presented by Frank Ritter, MD, Pediatric Neurologist, Minnesota Epilepsy Group

2/14: “The evolution of pediatric procedural sedation”

Presented by Patricia Scherrer, MD, Pediatrician- Respiratory/Critical Care, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

2/21: “Morbidity and mortality conference”

Presented by Gigi Chawla, MD, Pediatrician, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

2/28: “Finding the elusive path towards prevention and a care for Type 1 Diabetes: The TrialNet Experience”

Presented by Brandon Nathan, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Minnesota

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