July 2020


Out of an abundance of caution, all live Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds in the Bradley Lecture Center will be canceled until further notice. We hope to offer live-streamed Grand Rounds going forward as we are able to schedule them. To access livestream Grand Rounds click here

Please note that in order to receive CME credit, you MUST fill out an evaluation after viewing Grand Rounds on our website.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 2, 2020

No Grand Rounds


Thursday, July 9, 2020

“Surviving the Pandemic as a Patient and a Doctor: COVID-19 Lessons Learned from New York to Alabama”

Michael S. Saag, M.D.
Associate Dean for Global Health
Director, UAB Center for AIDS Research
Professor, UAB Department of Medicine

Harry S. Saag, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine
Hospitalist, Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Health
CEO and Co-Founder, Roster Health


Thursday, July 16, 2020

“Global Health Education for Pediatric Residents, The Minnesota Experience, A Residency Global Health Track Framework”

Cynthia R. Howard, M.D., MPHTM
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minneapolis Medical School
Director, Global Pediatrics Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Thursday, July 23, 2020

"State of the Department of Pediatrics: 2020”

Mitchell B. Cohen, M.D.
Katharine Reynolds Ireland Chair of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief, Children’s of Alabama


Thursday, July 30, 2020

“STEP Program: Staging Transition for Every Patient”

Carlie S. Somerville, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of General Internal Medicine & General Pediatrics

Betsy Hopson, MSHA
Program Director, Specialty Care Services, Children’s of Alabama
Data Processing Supervisor, UAB Department of Urology


On-demand Grand Rounds are available for CME. Instructions to access them are below.

Follow the login instructions on the Cloud CME page and then clicking on the Online tab located at the top of the screen. This provides a menu of prior Grand Rounds in reverse chronological order. 

You can also visit the CME Extras page for additional login instructions.


To view Live or On Demand Pediatric Grand Rounds for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ go to: www.childrensal.org/cme

Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 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 2018 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

CME Office | 205.638.9898 | amy.richardson@childrensal.org

Live Webcast Technical Support | 205.638.9533 | curt.posey@childrensal.org

On Demand Lectures | 205.638.6059 | katherine.busler@childrensal.org 

Technical Support for On Demand Lectures | 1.866.702.3278 | support@peachnewmedia.com