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Grand Rounds

Continuing Medical Education is a high priority for those who work in the health care profession. One format used by Children's Hospital & Medical Center for educating physicians, students, residents and other medical professionals is Grand Rounds. Pediatric Grand Rounds are presented live each Friday from 8-9 a.m. at Children’s in the Glow auditorium on the 3rd floor. These programs are made available to view via our internet link. CME credit is approved for one year from the date of the presentation. Archived presentations may be viewed for content, but credit is not offered.

CME Credit

Grand Rounds CME credit is available and approved for programs presented within one year of today's date. To apply for CME credit for 2015 presentations, please click on the specific presentation's "CME Credit" icon. For qualifying 2015 presentations, please click on the large "CME Credit" icon at the top of the 2015 Presentations page.

Contact CME Coordinator Sara Olsen at or (402) 955-6070 with questions.


Date Title of Presentation

Alternative Careers in Medicine
Sarah Kesterson, MD, HO-IV
Medicine-Pediatrics Resident
UNMC College of Medicine

1.  Review demographics of those physicians who pursue alternative careers in medicine.
2.  Discuss a general step-wise approach to transitioning from clinical to nonclinical positions.
3.  Describe common setbacks/pitfalls often made in this transition and how to avoid them.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.


Content Importing Technologies

Kate McKillip, MD, HO-IV

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Resident

University of Nebraska Medical Center



1. Define content importing technologies (CIT) as a component of electronic medical records (EMR) documentation.

2. Review current evidence of CIT’s effect on medical education.

3. Explore the developing discipline of medical cognition as it pertains to the interaction between EMRs and physicians in training.

4. Critically examine document creation from the paradigm of narrative medicine.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.


Steven Chartrand, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Infectious Disease
Details forthcoming

2016/11/18 TBA
2016/11/25 No Grand Rounds
2016/12/02 Distinguished Lecture in Pediatric Ethics
Decisions Regarding Resuscitation of Extremely Premature Infants: Should Social Context Matter?
Renee D. Boss, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1. Describe impact of social context on outcomes for premature infants.
2. Understand ethical challenges of including social context in prenatal counseling.
3. Describe communication skills needed to include social context in prenatal counseling.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/12/09 TBA
2016/12/16 TBA
2016/12/23 No Grand Rounds
2016/12/30 No Grand Rounds

Children's Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association Commission on Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Children's Hospital & Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category I CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.