Below are the list of presenters, their topics and learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete please complete the Grand Rounds request form.

Alicia Chaves, MDAlicia Chaves, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Fetal Cardiology

  1. Review common indications for fetal echocardiography
  2. Discuss examples of congenital heart defects diagnosed in utero
  3. Understand the impact of fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disease

  1. Review the neurodevelopmental outcomes for children with congenital heart disease
  2. Understand the causes and risks for neurodevelopmental delay in children with congenital heart disease
  3. Be aware of the recommendations for screening and evaluation for neurodevelopmental delay in children with congenital heart disease

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in the current era

  1. Review the anatomy and physiology of HLHS
  2. Describe the medical and surgical management of HLHS
  3. Discuss long-term outcomes and their impact on family and clinical decision making

Introduction to cardiac imaging

  1. Understand the basic principles of echocardiography
  2. Understand uses and limitations of different modes of cardiac imaging
  3. Look at examples of echocardiogram and MRI images

Peter Gaskin, MDPeter Gaskin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Childhood Lipid Abnormalities: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Cardiac Non-surgical Interventions in Children and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease


Geoffrey Rosenthal, MDGeoffrey Rosenthal, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Heart Program

  • Food and Drug Administration: Enhanced Focus on Children
  • ADHD, Stimulants and the Heart of a Child
  • Office-based Quality Improvement and Board Recertification
  • Congenital Heart Disease: An Overview
  • New Technology in Pediatric Cardiac Care


Sudhir Vashist, MDSudhir Vashist, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Syncope
  • Congenital Complete Heart Block
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Pediatric Arrhythmia