Continuing Medical Education

COVID-19 Education Updates

As the COVID-19 outbreak develops, we are continuing to be proactive in protecting the health of our providers, patients and Associates.

According to the guidelines set by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for all faculty, including Le Bonheur physicians, all education events with greater than 10 people will no longer be held in person in order to adhere to the appropriate social distancing practices.

  • Weekly Grand Rounds will now be held online.
    • To register to watch Grand Rounds online, visit
    • You will receive CME credit for online viewing with a code provided at the end of each session.
    • Archived Grand Rounds will still be available without CME credit.
  • Practice Based Pediatrics (combined with Etteldorf Symposium) has been postponed.
    • The conference will be rescheduled for a later date. Announcements will be made once a date is confirmed.
    • All registrants have been refunded. You will need to re-register once a new date is confirmed.

  • Pediatric Neurology Symposium has been canceled for 2020.
    • If you had already registered for this year’s symposium, please contact to have your registration fee refunded or moved to the 2021 symposium.

Archived Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds are available online. For access to the password, please email or call 1-866-870-5570. 

Speakers Bureau: CME Programs and Speaker Requests

Our providers are available for education programs in your area. To arrange a speaker, please contact Margaret Ross Davis at 901-287-5685 or via email. Please provide your name, practice affiliation, credentials, work address, phone, email address and the topic in which you are interested in receiving education.

Physicians from 25 pediatric subspecialties can speak on a wide variety of topics. View our Speakers Bureau list for examples of potential speakers and their areas of expertise.

Upcoming Educational Opportunities

CME is offered for selected sessions.

Wednesday, May 6
8 AM
Grand Rounds: “Glomerulopathy of Sickle Cell Disease”
Rima S. Zahr, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Nephrology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Wednesday, May 13
8 AM
Grand Rounds: “TBD”
Claudette Jones Shephard, MD
Associate Professor and Director of Residency Training Program
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Wednesday, May 20
8 AM
Grand Rounds: “The Bold Ones: Leveraging Tools to Promote Learning Among Medical Trainees in Virtual Environments”
Nicole House, PhD
Academic Technology Consultant II
Teaching and Learning Center
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

2PM, St. Francis Family Residency
1301 Primacy Pkwy
“School Failure – Part 2”
Richard Nelson, MD
Christ Community Health Services
Will be held via Zoom teleconference.Link will be posted one week prior.

Wednesday, May 27
8 AM
Grand Rounds: “Antibiotic Resistance and Transmission at the Host-Pathogen Interface”
Jason W. Rosch, PhD
Associate Member
Division of Infectious Diseases
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Upcoming Conferences

Click here for more information or to register for a conference.