Continuing Medical Education

Postgraduate medical programs in New Orleans

Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Regularly scheduled series:

  • Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds – Wednesdays from 12-1 pm
  • 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 2 Center Conference Room
  • 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 telling us about your topic for review. 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.

Spring 2021 Pediatric grand rounds schedule

The Pediatric Grand Rounds Series has begun for the 2020-2021 academic year is using a virtual platform. The time for the weekly CME program is Wednesdays from 12-1 pm. Please see the schedule and topics below for the remainder of the academic year:

April 28 - Read Pierce, MD - Wellness Lessons from the Pandemic

May 5 - Adele Evans, MD - Tracheostomy in Children

May 12 - Shannon Powell, MD - Congenital Heart Disease

May 19 - Rebecca Hutchings, MD - QI Project Design

May 26 - Dr. Peter J. Hotez Mann Lecture (Speaker and Topic TBA)

June 2 - Colleen Leblanc, MD and Andrew Abreo, MD (Topic TBA)

June 9 - LaQuatre Rhodes, DO - Pediatric GI Concerns

June 16 - Speaker and Topic TBA

If you are interested in joining, please email to request the Zoom link.

If you participated in any Grand Rounds during the 2020-2021 academic year and would like a record of your attendance and the CME credit granted, please email Catherine Mooney at

Catherine Mooney, MLIS
Medical Staff Coordinator
Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
O: 504.896.9264
F: 504.896.9707