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Pediatric System Grand Rounds is a virtual lecture series held from 8:00am-9:00am on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. All physicians and support staff in the greater Barnabas-Rutgers network are invited to attend.

RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds is a virtual lecture series held from 8:00am-9:00am on the 2nd, 4th and 5th (if applicable) Wednesday of each month, provided by the Medical School. 
Pediatric Grand Rounds Schedule


RWJMS Pediatric and System Grand Rounds


05-Jan: Lawrence Turtel, MD, FAAO & Ike Ezon, MD: Retinopathy of Prematurity: Evaluation and Treatment (System Grand Rounds)

12-Jan: Sarah E. Norris, MD: Palliative Care in Pediatrics (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

 Beth Pletcher, MD: Use of Whole Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing to Make Critical Diagnoses: A Case-Based Narrative (System Grand Rounds)

02-Feb: Vadim Ten, MD, PhD: Sublethal Mitochondrial Dysfunction and White Matter Developmental Failure in Prematurity (System Grand Rounds)

09-Feb: Joshua J. Zaritsky, MD, PhD: Bowel Bladder Dysfunction with a Touch of Enuresis (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

16-Feb: Meena Kalyanaraman, MD: COVID-19 and Pediatric Critical Care (System Grand Rounds)

23- Feb: Veronica Maria Pimentel, MD, MS, FACOG: SAY HER NAME- Recognizing the Contributions of Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey to Medicine (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

02-Mar: Anas Al-Turki, MD: Update on Asthma (System Grand Rounds)

09- Mar: Karen Onel, MD: JIA 2022: Are We There Yet? (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

16-Mar: Renuka Verma, MD: Pediatric Infectious Disease: Interesting Questions From the Curbside (System Grand Rounds)

: Raphaela T. Goldbach-Mansky, MD, MHS: The Expanding Spectrium of Interferonopathies and their Mimics (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

30- Mar
: Christopher Simotas, MD: Autism: A Clinical Geneticist's Perspective (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

6-Apr: Chris T. Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM: Hospitals as Hubs for Racial Healing: An Antiracism, Equity, and Inclusion Imperative  (System Grand Rounds)

13-Apr: Risa Bochner, MD: Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

20-Apr: Barrie Cohen, MD: Food Allergies and the Newest Guidelines for Early Introduction (System Grand Rounds) 

27-Apr: Thomas Scanln, MD: CFTR Modulators:  The Future is Now (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

04-May: Emile Bacha, MD: Advances in Surgical Correction of Congenital Heart Disease (System Grand Rounds)

11-May: Research Day

18-May: Saniea F. Majid, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DABOM: Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents (System Grand Rounds)

25-May: Residents Week

01-Jun: Alexander Schosheim, MD: Constipation: Disimpacting a Hard Topic (System Grand Rounds)

15- Jun: Joseph Schwab, MD, MPH, FAAP: Comprehensive Pediatric Tobacco Control: Updates and Practical Considerations (System Grand Rounds)

29- Jun: Toby Kleinman, Esq.:  Muddy Waters: Where Pediatrics Meets the Law (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

  • How to receive CME Credit for RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds:

To receive credit for attending the RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds, you must have an active profile in CloudCME and your mobile phone must be saved in the mobile phone field of your profile. If you do not have a profile, please go to  and register by using your Rutgers NetID and password (Rutgers faculty/staff/students) or, primary email address for non-Rutgers participants. 

A CME code will be provided at 8 am the morning of Grand Rounds and your attendance will be recorded by texting the code to 888-816-4893 before 8 pm that evening. Please note, credit cannot be given after 8 pm that day. Please note, credit can only be received if you attend the virtual live session.

For Questions or concerns, please email Maricel Quiñones, RWJMS Grand Rounds Coordinator at

  • How to receive CME Credit for System Grand Rounds:

To receive CME credit for attending the Pediatric System Grand Rounds sessions, an evaluation form must be completed. A link will be provided on the day of System Grand Rounds and can be completed from a smartphone, tablet, or pc. CME certificates will be provided electronically. Credit is only received if you attend the virtual live session.

For Questions or concerns, please email Ashley Henriquez, Pediatric System Grand Rounds Coordinator at 


"Rutgers Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rutgers Center for Continuing and Outreach Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. TM Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.