October 2021


Out of an abundance of caution, all live Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds in the Bradley Lecture Center will be canceled until further notice. Click on the title of the Grand Rounds presentation listed below to register for Zoom access.

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, Oct. 7, 2021

“The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program: 8 Years In”

Bruce Korf, MD
Associate Dean for Genomic Medicine, UAB
Chief Genomics Officer, UAB Medicine
Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics, UAB


Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

“State of Pediatric Global Health at UAB/COA”

Meghan Hofto, MD, MPH, DTMH
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Carmelle Wallace, MD, MPH, DTMH
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Emergency Medicine

Erica Bjornstad, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Nora Switchenko, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Neonatology


Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021

“Believe It When You See It - Utilizing Telemedicine for ED to ED Transfers”

Shaundra Blakemore, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

“Second Annual Safety and Quality Day - At the Intersection of Equity, Science and Social Justice: An Inflection Point for Organized Medicine"

Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Capital Region Health, University of Maryland Medical System, Largo, MD

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