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Continuing Medical Education

Postgraduate Medical Programs in New Orleans

Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Regularly scheduled series

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds – Wednesdays from 12-1 pm (In-person and virtual options)
  • Pediatric Saturday Symposium Series
  • Child Neurology Case Conference – 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 2-3 pm in ACC Room 3302
  • Tumor Board – Wednesdays from 4-5 pm in the Children’s Hospital ACC Room 3302
  • Neonatology Conference – Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 pm in the NICU Conference Room
  • Cardiology Case Management - Thursdays from 4-5 pm in ACC Room 3302

Physician outreach programs/CME

As part of the physician outreach program, Children's Hospital offers several events throughout the state of Louisiana. Each program offers CME credit for physicians. If you are a medical professional and would like to be included on our mailing list for these events, please send an email to Gretchen Dondis at

CME applications

If you are a physician that would like to propose a CME activity for consideration, please submit an application (links below) telling us about your topic for review at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the proposed date. Proposed CME activities should increase medical knowledge, provide patient care, enhance professionalism, facility quality improvement, coordinate work in interdisciplinary teams, employ evidence-based practices and/or provide evidence of evaluation of performance in practice.

2024 Pediatric grand rounds schedule

The Pediatric Grand Rounds Series continues for the 2023/2024 academic year with an in-person and virtual platform. The time for the weekly CME program is Wednesdays from 12-1 pm. Please see the schedule and topics below:

January 10 - Ann Tilton, MD - "Update on Gene Therapies"

January 17 - Amanda Glinky, MD and Christina Borgan, MD - "Approach to Patient with Functional Constipation"

January 24 - Ricardo Gomez, MD and Jill D'Souza, MD - "Medical and Surgical Approach to Thyroid Care"

January 31 - Ben Watkins, MD - "Current State of Stem Cell Transplant"

February 7 - Mary Margaret Gleason, MD - "Mental and Behavioral Health in the primary Care Setting" - sponsored by Tulane Med/Peds Department

February 14 - Mardi Gras Break

February 21 - Davis McCulley, MD - "Navigating a Career in Pediatric Research"

February 28 - Tina Cheng, MD - "The Future of Pediatrics"

March 6 - Michael Carver, MD and Alysse Baudier, RD - "Formula Indications and Nutrition"

March 13 - Elizabeth Phillips, MD - "ADHD"

March 20 - Craig Conard, MD - "Global Health"

March 27 - Jamilah Hackworth, MD - "Emotional Exhaustion in Healthcare Providers"

April 3 - TBA

April 10 - Amanda Messer, MD - "Top 10 Articles of the Year Review"

April 17 - Veronica Fabrizio, MD - Topic TDA

April 24 - Jay Freeman, MD - "Surgical Approach and Outcomes Related to TPIAT"

Registration for CME/CEU credit for CHNOLA Pediatric Grand Rounds is now managed through the Google doc here. Participants may register for all available courses at one time and weekly registration is no longer needed. All who register will receive an email with the link to Zoom 30 minutes prior to the start of Grand Rounds. You must register in order to receive CME/CEU credit.

CME credit will appear in your CE Broker account. Register for a basic, no cost account with CE Broker to track your hours. CEU credit will be emailed after the completion of the evaluation.

Denise Graham
CME Coordinator
Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
O: 504.896.9431
F: 504.896.9707