Pediatric Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is accredited with commendation by the Medical Association of Georgia. The Children’s CME team partners with physicians to plan, develop and offer education targeting pediatricians and providers within the organization and community. A variety of education is offered, including regularly scheduled series, conferences and on-demand activities.

Grand Rounds

Grand rounds are hospital-based round tables and conferences that are held regularly at each of the main hospital campuses. Primary care providers, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals are invited to attend.

Egleston hospital (every Wednesday)
7:30 a.m., Classroom 5
Call 404-785-7532 for more information.

Scottish Rite hospital (first three Tuesdays of every month)
7:30 a.m., Main auditorium
Call 404-785-7532 for more information.

Grady Pediatric grand rounds (every Thursday)
8 a.m., Steiner auditorium (across from the Grady emergency department at 68 Armstrong Drive)
Call 404-778-1440 for more information.
*These sessions have been approved for CME credit through Emory University.

Marcus Autism Center (second and fourth Friday of every month)
Noon, second-floor conference room at Marcus Autism Center
Call 404-785-7842 for more information. 
*The Apr. 14 Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds have been cancelled.

Conferences and dinners

The Physician Education Department at Children's designs and coordinates conferences and dinners throughout the greater Atlanta area for healthcare professionals. CME Dinners are designed for general pediatricians and family practitioners and typically take place on the third Thursday evening of each month. Several full-day conferences are held annually, such as the New Horizons in Pediatrics conference in the spring.

Check the calendar of events for a complete listing

Strong4Life provider training

Children’s developed the Strong4Life Provider Training Program to help providers initiate conversations about healthy habits and obesity prevention, and to educate parents early in the life of their child. Our training programs offer evidence-based, actionable information about motivational interviewing techniques, goal setting, BMI tracking and childhood obesity management protocols.

Learn more about Strong4Life Provider Training

Strong4Life has additional training opportunities for a variety of healthcare providers working with children and families:

Strong4Life Maintenance of Certification

Strong4Life offers an American Board of Pediatrics MOC Program incorporating motivational interviewing and goal-setting techniques to use with families to improve the effectiveness of childhood obesity counseling. Created in collaboration with Kids Health First Pediatric Alliance, this MOC Program is available to all board-certified Georgia pediatricians seeking MOC Part 4 Credit.

Learn more about Strong4Life MOC

Learning Needs Assessment

The Children’s Medical Education Committee and staff strive to offer valuable and convenient CME options. Please take a moment to complete a quick online assessment to help ensure we offer education that meets your needs.

Take our Learning Needs Assessment survey