September 1 “Burning More than the Midnight Oil: Sleep Deprivation in Teens”
Mary Halsey Maddox, MD
   Assistant Clinical Professor
   UAB Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine    

September 8 “Therapeutic Hypothermia after Out of Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrest:
The THAPCA Trial Experience”
J. Michael Dean, MD, MBA
   H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Pediatrics
   Professor and Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics
   Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine,
   Salt Lake City, UT
September 15 “Competency Based Medical Education”
Gustavo R. Heudebert, MD
   Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Officer
   Professor, UAB Division of General Internal Medicine
September 22 “Evaluation in the Age of Assessment”
Louis N. Pangaro, MD, MACP   
    COL (ret.) MC USA    Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine   
    F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD
September 29 Charles A. Alford Memorial Lectureship – “Quantitative Studies of Cytomegalovirus 1975 - 2016”
Paul D. Griffiths, BSc, MD, DSc, FRCPath   
Professor of Virology, University College London Medical School   
Royal Free Campus, London UK
To view Live or On Demand Pediatric Grand Rounds for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ go to:

Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation

Children's of Alabama designates these live activities for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Children's of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

The Alabama Board of Nursing will acknowledge programs of continuing medical education designated as category 1 as acceptable activities for the renewal of license to practice nursing.

Children's of Alabama Continuing Medical Education relies upon its faculty to provide information in a manner that is objective and as free from bias as possible.  All activity faculty are asked to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation.


Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds is considered a Regularly Scheduled Series; therefore our educational objectives are global in scope.  

Grand Rounds Regularly Scheduled Series Objectives:
Upon completion of the 2016 Grand Rounds series, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize and review diagnosis and current management options for a variety of illnesses related to the field of pediatrics.
  2. Discuss research related to pediatric illnesses.
  3. Recognize and utilize new advances in technology and physician practice for the diagnosis, care, and treatment of the pediatric patient.
  4. Use a multidisciplinary approach to provide optimal outcomes for the pediatric patient.
  5. Discuss improvement methodology to provide quality care for the pediatric patient.
  6. Discuss the role of pediatric practice in education and advocacy.

CME Contact

Office of CME - (205) 638-9898    

CME Office 205-638-9898
Live webcast technical support 205-638-9533
On Demand Lectures 205-638-6059
Technical Support for On Demand Lectures 1-866-702-3278

Christopher G. Maloney, MD, PhD

   Chief Medical Officer & Chair of Medicine, Primary Children’s Hospital

   Division Chief, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine & Associate Chair, Inpatient Services

   University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT