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, 14 November
Topic: Complex Dermatology in Remote and Northern Saskatchewan’s First Nations Pediatric

Presenter: Dr. Rachel Asiniwasis, Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Dermatologist, Saskatchewan Health Authority

Thursday, 7 November
Topic: The Cross Canada anaphylaxis registry – what we can learn on rate, trigger, and
management of anaphylaxis in Canada

Presenter: Dr. Moshe Ben- Shoshan, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre


Thursday, 31 October
Topic: Your Brain, the Tricks it Plays and Medical Error

Presenter: Dr. Rizwan Manji, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Cardiac Surgeon / Intensivist

Thursday, 24 October
Topic: Scienceploitation, unproven theories, and the public face of research

Presenter: Timothy Caulfied, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Trudeau Fellow, Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health and Research Director, Health Law Institute

Thursday, 17 October
Topic: Building community partnerships to improve asthma care for children

Presenter: Dr. Stan Szefler, Tenured Professor, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Centre

Thursday, 10 October
Topic: Medical neglect: When patients and families collide

Presenter: Dr. Loris Frasier, Chief, Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Thursday, 3 October
Topic: Constipation and Motility Disorders: Moving on from old paradigms

Presenter: Dr. Felipe Siqueira Briglia, Clinical Fellow, Gastroenterology, BC Children's Hospital


Thursday, 19 September
Topic: The Pediatrician’s Role in Supporting and Promoting the Breastfeeding Relationship

Presenter: Drs. Katherine Kearns and Christina Raimondi, Winnipeg Breastfeeding Centre

Thursday, 12 September
Topic: The Evolution of Family Centered Care to Family Integrated Care

Presenter: Dr. Karel O’Brien, Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Toronto Neonatologist, Mount Sinai Hospital

Thursday, 5 September

Topic: Merging Research and Parents’ Experience to Develop Innovative Knowledge Tools for

Presenter: Dr. Shannon Scott, Professor & Canada Research Chair for Knowledge and Translation in Child Health, Distinguished Researcher, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists, & Scientists, University of Alberta




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



Presentation resources

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

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