Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Tuesday morning from 7:45-8:45am. All conferences are being held virtually via Zoom until further notice.

Click here to access previous Pediatric Grand Rounds recordings.


September 7
Steven A. Webber, MBChB, MRCP
James C. Overall Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Pediatrician-in-Chief, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"State of the Department"
Recording available by request. Please contact Rachel Vitolo for more information.

September 14
Michael O'Connor, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Tackling PCD Diagnostic Challenges"
No recording available

September 21
C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH
Edie Carell Johnson Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program
"Déjà vu All Over Again: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of COVID-19"
Click here to access the recording

September 28
Carrie Kitko, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology
Ingram Professorship in Pediatric Oncology
Medical Director, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Personalization of GVHD Treatment: The Role of Biomarkers"
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October 5
Heller Lecture
George Taylor, MD
Staff Radiologist
John A. Kirkpatrick Professor of Radiology, Emeritus
Boston Children's Hospital
"CT of Pediatric Lung Disorder"
No recording available

October 12
Cotton Lecture
Satyanarayana Lakshminrusimha, MD
Dennis and Nancy Marks Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
UC Davis Children's Hospital
"Why Do Pediatricians Love Oxygen?"
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October 19
Hazinski Lecture
Sharon Dell, MD, FRCPC
Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine
Professor, Respiratory Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of British Columbia
"Progress in pediatric bronchiectasis that is hard to beat!"
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October 26
Zachary Warren, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Developmental Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Improving Systems of Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
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November 2
Christopher Baron, MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Interventional Radiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Pediatric Interventional Radiology: What Is It and How We Can Help"

November 9
Drew Bird, MD
Associate Professor
Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
Pediatrics/Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
"Food Allergies: From Soup to Nuts, Updates in Food Allergy Prevention, Diagnosis and Management"

November 16
Marc Rothenberg, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Director, Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Program Director, CHRCDA (K12)
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
"Emergence, Elucidation and Treatment of New Food Allergy Disease Eosinophilic Esophagitis"

November 23
Burr Lecture
Alan Rogol, MD, PhD
Professor, Emeritus, Pediatrics & Pharmacology
University of Virginia
"Muscle from a Bottle: Challenges Involved in Doping in Sport"

November 30
Thomas Morgan, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Genetics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

December 7
Todd Florin, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

December 14
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

December 21
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays

December 28
No Grand Rounds Due to Winter Holidays


January 4
Karzon Lecture
Michael Levas, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Social Medicine, Section of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Director, Project Ujima
Medical College of Wisconsin

January 11
David Cornfield, MD
Anne T. & Robert M. Bass Professor of Pediatrics in Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Director, Center for Excellence in Pulmonary Biology
Division Director, Pulmonary Medicine
Stanford University

January 18
Somer Bishop, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

January 25

February 1
Jonathan Soslow, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Imaging Research
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

February 8

February 15
Renata Sanders, MD, MPH, ScM
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins Medicine

February 22

March 1

March 8

March 15
Overall Lecture
Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics
Associate Professor
University of Washington

March 22
Lily's Garden Lecture
Meredith Irwin, MD
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Chair, Neuroblastoma Biology Subcommittee
Children's Oncology Group
Co-Chair, ENACT (Enabling Clinical Translation)
University of Toronto

March 29
Catherine Bollard, MD, MBChB
Director, Center for Cancer and Immunology
Director, Program for Cell Enhancement and Technologies for Immunotherapy
Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine
George Washington University
"EBV specific T cell therapies: Broadening Applicability"

April 5
Strauss Lecture

April 12

April 19
Churchwell Lecture
Valerie Ward, MD, MPH
Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Department of Radiology
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
"Advancing Pediatric Health Equity and Inclusion: Priorities Addressed and Lessons Learned in Radiology and Beyond"

April 26
No Grand Rounds

May 3

May 10

May 17

May 24

May 31

June 7

June 14
Chief's Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Will Return September 6, 2022

You are cordially invited to Morning Report each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat II credit) as well as Chief Resident's Conference each Thursday at 7:45 a.m. (approved for Cat I credit). 

Sponsorship Statement: Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.

Accreditation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships, and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Please contact Lyndi Hopkins by phone at (615) 322-0348 or e-mail at if you have any questions.