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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


07-Sep: Shalu Narang, MD: Avances in Sickle Cell Disease: Cure is Just Around the Corner (System Grand Rounds)

14-Sep: Michael Lewis, PhD: Emotional Development and Psychopathology (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

 Kristin Pyne, MD, FAAP: Updates in Primary Care Management of Children with Down Syndrome (System Grand Rounds)

28-Sep: Usha S. Krishnan, MD: Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension- There is Hope (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

05-Oct: Isabel Roberti, MD, PhD: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation: A Review and Latest Updates (System Grand Rounds)

12-Oct: Barbara Ostfeld, PhD: New AAP Guidelines for Reducing the Risk of SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths (RWJMS Pediatric Grand Rounds)

19-Oct: Cynthia Salvant, MD: Biologic Therapy in Children: A Rheumatologic Perspective (System Grand Rounds)

02-Nov: Deepa Rastogi, MBBS, MS: Immunobiology of Childhood Obesity-Related Asthma (System Grand Rounds)

16-Nov: Salma Ali, MD, FAAP: Rx Opioid Epidemic & Pregnancy Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome NASTOP Treatment Protocol (System Grand Rounds)

7-Dec: Sherry Huang, MD: PTEN and Early Risk Cancer Syndromes (System Grand Rounds)

21-Dec: Michele Fantasia, MD: Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury: The Road Back Home (System 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.