Pediatric Grand Rounds are held on Fridays from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. in the first floor conference room (BT-1810) of the Children's Hospital unless otherwise noted.

Most grand rounds presentations are available for distance viewing.


The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

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2023 - 2024 Schedule

Date Speaker Topic

01/06/23

Amy Thompson, MD-

Section of Neonatology

Who Moved My Curve?: A Review and Case-based Discussion of the Updated AAP Hyperbilirubinemia Guidelines

01/13/23

Søren Estvold MD, MPH,  

Fam Med - PGY-3  |

Darnelle Ambo, MD

Fam Med- PGY-1

LGBTQ+ Med (Full Spectrum of Care)

01/20/23

Eric Ring, MD

Pediatric Cancer Survivorship:  The Cost of Cure

01/27/23

Lisa Hilton, MD - 

Chief, GI Surgery

Pediatric Obesity Management

02/03/23

Yoav Dori, MD, PhD  - CHOP

William Strong Lecture
“Lymphatic Disorders in Pediatric Patients”

02/10/23

Stephanie Duggins Davis, MD Current Professor and Chair
Dept of Pediatrics-
UNC-Chapel Hill

Unmasking and Changing the Face of Rare Lung Disease

02/17/23

Chris Ledford, MD Exercise IS medicine

02/24/23

Keisha Fraser Doh, MD - 

Emory University

Disrupting the #1 cause of death in US Children: Pediatric Firearm Injury Prevention 

03/03/23

Theodore S. Johnson, MD, PhD

Sickle Revolutions: Transition and mHealth for SCD

03/10/23

Dr. Wally Smith

VCU

IDO-based immunotherapy for childhood brain cancer

03/17/23

Endocrinology Invited Lecturer- 

Peter Lee, MD, PhD/

Milton S. Hershey Med Ctr

Frequently asked questions about ifs, what, and when of puberty

03/24/23

Neeharika Bade, MD

Non - Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - what’s known and what’s new ?

03/31/23

Natasha Savage, MD

Peripheral Blood Smear: Unusual Findings

04/07/23

No Grand Rounds

 

04/14/23

Laura Hampton, MD

Lessons Learned from Pediatric Quality Improvement Initiatives - And How To Start Your Own

04/21/23

Jim Wilde, MD

Fever in Children: Review of the Literature and Suggestions for Management in 2023

04/28/23

Robyn Hatley, MD

Pediatric Surgery topic

05/05/23

Sandy Chung, MD, FAAP -
President of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Bennett-Green-Linder Lectureship: Protecting Children’s Mental Health & Restoring Our Future

05/12/23

Jean-Marie Alves-Bradford, MD - 

Associate Dean for Medical

School Professionalism in the Learning Environment

Ellington Charles and Grace Hawes Invited Lectureship on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Becoming Upstanders: Advocacy in Action

05/19/23

Dr. Daphne Pineda - 

Neonatology fellow

Infant Driven Feeding: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Oral Feeding Outcomes in a Level IV NICU

05/26/23

Dr. Fatima Ramirez-Cueva, 

Dr. Ohmed Khilji - 

ED fellows

Pediatric ED Saves and Improving Ultrasound Visualization of the Appendix by IV Fluid Resuscitation in Acute Appendicitis in the Pediatric Emergency Department

06/02/23

Resident Research Day

William P. Kanto Resident and Fellow Research Symposium

06/09/23

Dr. R. Christina Smith, Allergy-Immunology Fellow

TREC screening for SCID

06/16/23

Dr. Nicole Fiore - 

PICU fellow

Predicting Critical Interventions in Patients with Mild-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury

06/23/23

Dr. Anton Mandrov - 

Cardiology fellow

Predicting Complications after Congenital Heart Disease Surgery with Machine Based Learning

06/30/23

Jennifer Poon, MD

IDEA for Pediatricians- The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

8/4/23

John Lue, MD, MPH, MBA, FACOG

Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain

8/11/23

Jake Eichenberger, MD

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

8/18/23

Valera Hudson, MD

Department of Pediatrics: Annual State of the Department Address

8/25/23

Sarah Hampl, MD-

Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Caring for Children with Obesity: Guidance from the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline

9/1/23

Robert Pendergrast, MD

Pediatric and Adolescent Applications of Breath Training

9/8/23

Matthew Cornish, MD, FAAP

High Quality with Low Resources

9/15/23

Hannah Joseph, PhD

Promoting Equity in Child Mental Health Treatment Access and Retention

9/22/23

Asma Q. Fischer, MD-

Pediatric Neurology

Bullying and the Nafs: Nature versus Nurture

9/29/23

Dianna Lautenberger, MA-

in conjunction with Lara Stepleman, PhD

Confronting Dominant Culture to Create Inclusive Environments

10/6/23

Stewart Fisher-

AU Attorney

Navigating Legal/Risk Challenges Involving Minors

10/13/23

Ernest Sink, MD

Stelling Orthopedic Lecture |

DDH Concepts from Birth to Adult PAO

10/20/23

Mark Bowen-

Coroner

Caring for the Pediatric Coroner Case

10/27/23

Chad Y. Mao, MD, FACC, FAHA|

Assistant Professor|

CHOA-Emory University

Strong Cardiology Lecture-

Guideline Directed Medical Therapy for Pediatric Heart Failure (focus on drug therapy)

11/3/23

Dr. Kristianna Singh

Pediatric acute kidney injury: Not just a ‘bump’ in the creatinine

11/10/23

Yanfang “Peipei” Zhu, PhD

Immune Profiling with Single-cell Tools in Pediatric Diseases

11/17/23

Matt Linam, MD-

Emory

 So You Want to Prescribe an Antibiotic...

 Maximizing the Benefits and Minimizing the Harms of Antibiotics

 

11/24/23

NO GRAND ROUNDS

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

12/1/23

Julisa Patel, MD

Clinical Pearls, Challenges and Updates in Pediatric Rheumatology

12/8/23

Jason May, MD-

Peds Otolaryngology

Profound Hearing Loss: Current-

Guidelines and Future Directions

12/15/23

Nintin Chouthai, MBBS

Neonatal Global Health and Pediatric Global Health Certificate Program

12/22/23

NO GRAND ROUNDS

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

12/29/23

NO GRAND ROUNDS

NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY

1/5/24

Dr. Amanda Hall - AI Fellow

Infants with atopic dermatitis and food allergy: how has management changed throughout the years?

1/12/24

Britney Pooser - Director, Outreach and Inclusion, MCG Foundation & Interim
Executive Director, The Hub

Community Care, Understanding The Emerging Mission

1/19/24

Ingrid Camelo, MD

 

 

 

 

- Pediatric Infectious Disease

Increasing Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV) Diagnosis: Moving from Targeted to Universal Screening using a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Cascade

1/26/24

Thomas A. Fleisher, MD - Executive VP, American Academy of AI

Anderson-Guill Lectureship - Cutaneous Findings in Inborn Errors of Immunity

2/2/24

Vishwas Sakhalkar, MBBS, MD, FAAP

Acute Emergencies in Sickle Cell Disease

2/9/24

Anna Goodbread Wright, PhD

ABC's and IEP's: Identifying and Managing Disabilities in Schools

2/16/24

Dale Peeples, MD - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Growing Up Digital: The Relationship Between Social Media and Depression 

2/23/24

Ji Su Hong, MD

Theo George Thevaos, MD Lectureship -
RUBI Parent Training (RUBI PT) for Young Children with

 Autism and Mild-to-Moderate Challenging Behaviors

3/1/24

Dana Byerly - Education Coordinator

Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America

3/8/24

Pankaj Vohra, MD

Celiac Disease

3/15/24

Julie Kanter, MD

Angela R. Mahesh Memorial Lectureship -
How Gene Therapy Can Save Lives For People with Sickle Cell Disease

3/22/24

Joseph Miano, PhD - Vascular Biology Center

 

3/29/24

Sean Elges, MD

PICU topic

4/5/24

Bradley Morganstern, MD

Urological Topics

4/12/24

NO GRAND ROUNDS

MASTERS WEEK

4/19/24

Dr. Victor Ayulo - NICU Fellow

NICU Research

4/26/24

Amanda Heath - Juvenile Court Judge

Advocacy Day

5/3/24

Julia Sthole, DO - Neonatology Fellow

Gastroschisis

5/10/24

Ben Hoffman, MD - AAP President

Bennett-Green-Linder Lectureship

5/17/24

Dr. Zanna Wynter - NICU Fellow

NICU Research

5/24/24

Dr. Osasere Ero - Peds Cardiology Fellow

Pediatric Cardiology Research

5/31/24

Jenelle Musick - Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science Resident

 

6/7/24

Resident Research Day

Resident Research Day

6/14/24 Dr. Kelli Rummings & Dr. Eilan Levkowitz

Pediatric Emergency Department - Fellowship Research

6/21/24 Dr. Mary LaCourseire - PICU Fellow

PICU Research

6/28/24 Divya Reddy, MBBS

Nephrology Topic