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Ground Rounds

Ongoing Education Opportunities

We invite you to our weekly and quarterly pediatric Grand Rounds for community clinicians and faculty members. Grand rounds are typically held on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. in the Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium, located in the Arcade between the Sheikh Zayed Tower and The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center building.

An online catalog of Pediatrics Grand Rounds is also available. Please note you need a Johns Hopkins ID and password to access the recordings.

Please check back for updates. Contact Kathy Mainhart at with questions.




9/5/18Tina Cheng and David HackamState of the Children's Center
9/12/18Gregg SemenzaHypoxia-Inducible Factors in Physiology and (Pediatric) Medicine
9/19/18Pranita TammaThe Landscape of Gram-Negative Resistance in the United States
9/26/18Mary LeppertIntegrating Pediatric Developmental and Mental Health Care: A Pilot in Rural and School-Based Health Centers
10/3/18Carolyn HoWeinstein Visiting Lecture: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Greater Precision with Genetics
10/10/18Sheela MaggeCardiometabolic Risk and Body Composition in Youth with Obesity
10/17/18Akhil MaheshwariNecrotizing Enterocolitis: Pathophysiology and Perspectives
10/24/18Michael MarchettiClaire Marie Wagonhurst Lectureship: Early Diagnosis of Pediatric Melanoma: Can We Do Better?
11/2/18 (Friday)Emily WangIdoreyin Montague Grand Rounds: Can We Achieve Health Equity without Addressing the Criminal Justice System?
11/7/18Michael BaroneMiller/Sarkin Lecture on Humanism in Medicine: Assessing Humanism: Feasible or Measuring the Unmeasurable?
11/14/18A. Kim RitcheyAlan Coopersmith Lecture on Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: A Tale of Two Disorders: Exciting Advances in Hemophilia Treatment; ITP...Not so Much
11/28/18DeWayne PursleyPromoting Diversity and Inclusion in Pediatrics: What Can We Do?
12/5/18Karen RemleyLeadership During Crises: How Would You Respond? The Research Behind Successful Responses
12/12/18Therese Canares, Eric McCollum, Joseph McGuire, Reid ThompsonKeeping it Real: Virtual Reality and other Technological Advances to Improve the Screening and Treatment of Pediatric Populations
12/19/18Maggie MoonEthics and Integrity in Clinical Research: Challenges to the Mission
1/9/19Tina Cheng, Xiaobin Wang, Matthew GillmanPrecision Pediatrics: The Promise of Prospective Cohort Studies
1/16/19Joshua SharfsteinOpioids: A Public Health Perspective
1/23/19Hoover AdgerJoanna CohenMichael Collaco, Sharon McGrath-MorrowImpacts of E-Cigarette Use in Pediatrics
1/30/19Margaret LeighArricale Visiting Lecture: The Role of Cilia in Rare Pediatric Diseases: Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, Heterotaxy, Polycystic Kidney Disease and More
2/6/19Michael CollacoMaureen Lefton-GreifMargaret SkinnerChristy SadreameliPediatric Aerodigestive Disease MPACT at Johns Hopkins
2/13/19Richard RedettGlobal Surgery: The Neglected Component of Primary Care
2/20/19Eric Biondi (Rescheduled to 4/10/19)Bacterial Infection in the Neonate and Young Infant
2/27/19Laura SterniThe Pediatric Sleep Center in 2019: Caring for Children in the Age of Miracles, Fortnite and Doritos
3/6/19Louis DangStroup Lecture: Human Stem Cell Models of Genetic Epilepsies
3/13/19Ronald CohnPrecision Child Health: A New Era on the Horizon
3/20/19Renee Boss, Lonna Brady, M.S.N., Michael Crocetti, Christopher Grybauskas, Jennifer Hiteshew, B.S.N., Nancy Hutton, Michele Morrison and Dawn Warfield, M.S.W.Family-centered Care Week: Improving Care for the Medically Complex Child
3/27/19Joan KaufmanUnderstanding Child Abuse: From Neurobiology to Social Policy
4/3/19Mitchell Goldstein, Elizabeth LetourneauAdam Rosenberg, Esq.Child Abuse Prevention: From Research to the Community
4/10/19Eric BiondiBacterial Infection in the Neonate and Young Infant
4/17/19Nancy Hutton20th Annual Robby Hutton Lecture in Pediatric Palliative Care: Compassionate Excellence–Then and Now
4/24/19Elsie TaverasClinical-Community Interventions to Prevent and Manage Childhood Obesity
5/8/19Shelby KuttyTo Infinity and Beyond in Pediatric Cardiac Imaging: From Speckles to Strain to Theranostics
5/15/19Eric McCollum, Rachel Alinsky, M.D., Anna Sick-Samuels, M.D., M.P.H., Heather Wasik, M.D.Department of Pediatrics Scientific Abstracts Presentation
5/22/19Heather Wasik, M.D., M.H.S.Presentation of the Francis F. Schwentker Award for Excellence in Research by house staff and fellows in the Department of Pediatrics
5/29/19Marissa HauptmanFrankel Lecture
6/5/19Various speakersLove Fest

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