Pediatric Grand Rounds
Pediatric Grand Rounds are held Thursday mornings at 08:00 AM (excluding July and August) in the Frederic Gaspard Theatre (formerly Theatre A), Basic Medical Sciences Bldg., Bannatyne Campus (simulcasted to NG002 St. Boniface Hospital).

Grand Rounds will also be webcasted live Thursday mornings from approximately 8:00 - 9:00 AM. To view the webcast live, Theatre A: click here. Theatre B: click here.

For the current schedule of Grand Rounds presenters and topics, please view the Pediatric Events Calendar.

Recordings of Grand Rounds will be available for viewing shortly after they are held for you to view online. Grand Rounds recordings will be archived for 1 year past the date they were held.

 **NOTE:*** You must have a media player capable of opening/viewing .ram/.rm files (e.g.: RealPlayer) in order to view the live stream or archived recordings.  

 Recent Grand Rounds

*Please click on the dates below to watch recording*



Thursday, 28 March

Topic: Improving the care of children with Cerebral Palsy in Manitoba

Presenter: Dr. Florencia Ricci, Developmental Pediatrician, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba

Thursday, 21 March

Topic: "I wanna be in the room where it happens"; Creating a resilient health care system

Presenter: Dr. Valerie Brule, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba 

Thursday, 7 March

Topic: College of Medicine Accreditation

Presenter: Dr. Aaron Chiu, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba 


Thursday, 28 February

Topic: Headache Management: The Carpe Diem Approach

Presenter: Dr. Duane MacGregor, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children 

Thursday, 21 February

Topic: Adverse childhood experiences and metabolic health later in life

Presenter: Dr. Jon McGavock, Associate Professor, CIHR Applied Health Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

Thursday, 14 February

Topic: Allgrove to Zellweger Syndrome; The ABCs of Manitoba's Founder

Presenter: Dr. Patrick Frosk, Clinical Geneticist, Genetics and Metabolism, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

Thursday, 7 February

Topic: Addressing Inclusion and Diversity in Academic Medicine

Presenter: Dr. Lisa Robinson, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto


Thursday, 24 January

Topic: Out of the Codeine Era and into an Opioid Crisis: Pain management for children in today's acute care setting

Presenter: Dr. Naveen Poonai, Associate Professor, Paediatrics & Internal Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Associate Scientist, Child Health Research Institute

Thursday, 17 January

Topic: Renewing Our Relationships with Indigenous Children and Families: Our Path Towards Reconciliation at the Children's Hospital in Winnipeg

Presenter: Dr. Melanie Morris, Assistant Professor, Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba

Thursday, 10 January

Topic: An introduction to the cardiac imaging program in Pediatrics & Child Health

Presenter: Dr. Daryl Schantz, Pediatric Cardiologist, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

Thursday, 3 January

Topic: Let's Talk Sibs: A Developmental Approach to Involving Sibs in Family Centred Care - The importance of information and need for involvement

Presenter: Julie Walsh, Clinical Social Worker and Family Therapist








Thursday, 6 December

Topic: Craniocervical Arterial Dissection (CCAD) in Children: Pathophysiology and Management

Presenter: Dr. Mubeen Rafay, Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba


Thursday, 29 November

Topic: Necrotizing Entercolitis: why such an enigma?

Presenter: Dr. Josef Neu, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Florida

Thursday, 22 November

Topic: Community Engagement: What's it got to do with me?

Presenter: Dr. Jill Konkin, Associate Dean & Division Director, Division of Community Engagement; Professor, Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Thursday, 15 November

Topic: All About Psoriasis in Kids

Presenter: De. Perla Lansang, Lecturer, Dermatology Undergrad Director, University of Toronto

Thursday, 8 November

Topic: A life-course approach to address the challenges of youth-onset type 2 diabetes in Australian Aboriginal communities

Presenter: Dr. Louis Maple-Brown, Associate Professor, Head, Department of Endocrinology, Royal Darwin Hospital (Northern Territory, Australia)

Thursday, 1 November

Topic: Prematurity 1960s – Present: Lung Disease is a Moving Challenge

Presenter: Dr. Ann (Man) Yi, Assistant Professor (Neonatology), Department of Pediatrics and Child Health


Thursday, 25 October

Topic: Food Allergy: Current situation, burdens and future directions

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Protudjer, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health; Epidemiologist, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Thursday, 18 October

Topic: Candida auris – An Emerging Pathogen

Presenter: Dr. Joanne Embree, Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba

Thursday, 11 October

Topic: "Every Child Every Time: Our commitment to prevent and relieve pain"

Presenter: Dr. Kerstin Gerhold, Dr. Stasa Veroukis, Dr. Kristy Wittmeier

Thursday, 4 October

Topic: "Be the descendant your ancestors would be proud of"

Presenter: Winona LaDuke, executive director, Honor the Earth


Thursday, 27 September
Topic: "The Paradoxes of Asthma Management"

Presenter: Paul O'Byrne, Dean and Vice President of the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University

Thursday, 20 September
Topic: "The query connective tissue disorder consult"

Presenter: Bernie Chodirker, Medical Director, WRHA Program of Genetics and Metabolism

Thursday, 6 September
Topic: "Predicting outcomes of childhood liver disease: are "simple biomarkers adequate?"

Presenter: Simon Ling, Head, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto


Thursday, 14 June
Topic: "How epidemiological research can change global polity: lessons from the South"

Presenter: Cesar G. Victora, Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology, International Center for Equity in Health, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil

Thursday, 7 June
Topic: "New developments in child and adolescent psychiatry in Manitoba"

Presenter: Laurence Katz, MD, FRCPC, Professor and Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


Thursday, 31 May
Topic: "How to create a culture of quality and patient safety"

Presenter: Helene Flageole, Professor, Department of Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University
Chief, Pediatric Surgery, McMaster Children's Hospital
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship

Thursday, 17 May
Topic: "Pediatric Hypertension in 2018: Important Changes for the Pediatrician"

Presenters: Allison Dart, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Section of Nephrology
Atul Sharma, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

Thursday, 10 May
Topic: "Indigenous Ways of Knowing, written organizational systems/oral organizational structures"

Presenter: Hon. Dr. Reggie Crowshoe

Thursday, 3 May
Topic: "Cardiovascular Healthcare for Children with CHD – It Doesn't End After Surgical Repair!"

Presenter: Kevin Harris, MHSc, FRCPC, FSCAI, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Dept. Pediatrics, University of British Columbia
Interventional Pediatric Cardiologist, BC Children's Hospital


Thursday, 26 April
Topic: "Commitment to Comfort: How a small team is improving the quality of children's pain care in Alberta's emergency departments"

Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Thull-Freedman, MD, MSc, Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta Children's Hospital

Thursday, 19 April
Topic: "The Developmental trajectory of clinical evidence: From RCT to living systematic review"

Presenter: Dr. Terry Klassen, MD, Medical Director, Child Health Programme, WRHA
Professor and Head, Dept. Pediatrics & Child Health
CEO & Scientific Director, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba,
Academic Director, CHI

Thursday, 12 April
Topic: "(let's all be) Headsmart: (and) Be Brain Tumor Aware)"

Presenter: Magimairajan Vanan, MD, Department of Oncology/Haematology 

Thursday, 5 April
Topic: "The Epigenome: Impact on Pediatric Practice"

Presenter: Roseanna Weksburg, MD, PhD, Professor in Pediatrics, Section of Medical Genetics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto 


Thursday, 29 March
Topic: "Health Equity for Manitoba's Children"

Presenter: Nathan Nickel, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Co-Lead of Population Health Pillar, Developmental Origins of Chronic Diseases in Children Network (DEVOTION)

Thursday, 22 March
Topic: "Pediatric Tuberculosis: A Clinicians View"

Presenter: Ian Kitai, MB, BCh, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children; Pediatrician, Ajax And Rogue Valley Health System, University of Toronto

Thursday, 1 March
Topic: "Type 2 diabetes in children and youth"

Presenter: Elizabeth Sellers, BSc (Hons), MSc, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba


Thursday 22 February
Topic: "Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Children"

Presenter: Tareq Alabdoulsalam, BMBCh, FRCPC, FAAP, FCCP, DABP (Pulm & Sleep), Respirologist & Sleep Specialist, Pediatric Respirology; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba

Thursday 15 February
Topic: "Achy Breaky Bones"

Presenter: Celia Rodd, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba


Presentation resources

Current Pediatric Grand Rounds schedule can be found online on the Pediatrics Event Calendar

Responding to Allegations & Disclosures of Sexual Harassment & Assault Presentation

2018-2019 Monthly Notices