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Current CME activities

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Schedule
September -  May
Tuesdays at noon, Children's Pavilion - Level 5, room 5-086

VCU CME office

The VCU School of Medicine’s continuing medical education program manages activities for physicians and other health care professionals throughout Virginia, the Mid-Atlantic region and the U.S. 

The CME program includes:

  • Annual conferences
  • Regularly scheduled community-based presentations
  • Clinically oriented experiences held on our campuses
  • Remote site teleconferences
  • Independent learning opportunities
  • Enduring materials

The VCU CME program is one of the largest university continuing medical education programs in the U.S. Each year more than 17,000 physicians and health care professionals participate in VCU-sponsored and jointly sponsored continuing education activities. Each activity is designed to meet identified educational needs in clinical practice and health care delivery, in an era of rapidly expanding knowledge, new technologies and progressive demands on health care professionals. Attention is also carefully directed to the personal needs and well-being of our participants. 

School Nurses Conference 2017

February 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Chesterfield County Thomas G. Fulghum Technical Center  • Midlothian, Virginia

All About Diabetes
This special hands-on diabetes learning day includes topics such as pumps and injections, carb sheets, dosage calculations, new school forms and psychosocial aspects for students with diabetes. CEUs will be provided by VCU. FREE registration and lunch provided thanks to our generous exhibitors. Be on the lookout for the full brochure in October.

For more information and registration, contact Sherry Black at sblack@chva.org.

CollaborATe: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Assistive Technology through the Lifespan

March 11, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU - Brook Road Campus

For more information, contact Sara Barnhill at sgbarnhill@chva.org.

Clinical Challenges in Pediatric Primary Care 2017

March 18, 2017
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Keynote Address: Dr. Robin Foster
“Recognition and management of pediatric emergencies in the primary care provider office.”

For more information, contact Sherry Black at sblack@chva.org.

Kendig Pediatric Pulmonary Symposium

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, MCV Campus  • Richmond, Virginia

Join us for a FREE pulmonary CME symposium in celebration of Dr. Edwin L. Kendig Jr.’s pioneering work in pediatric pulmonary medicine, and his more than 70 years of dedication to the care of children with respiratory disease. The symposium brings together local, national and international leaders in pediatric pulmonary medicine.

Guest speakers include: 

  • Prof. Eitan Kerem – Hadassah Medical Center, Israel
  • Dr. Thomas W. Ferkol – St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University, USA;
  • Immediate Past President, American Thoracic Society
  • Prof. Dominic Fitzgerald – Westmead Children’s Hospital, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Prof. Sejal Saglani – Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College London, England
  • Prof. Heather Zar – Red Cross Children’s Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa

For more information, contact Sherry Black at sblack@chva.org.