Grand Rounds

Join us for weekly presentations from world-renowned experts!

Stanford Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine welcome all Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Children's Health Community Affiliates and General Public.

Global Learning Objectives

  • Compare current practice with best evidence to identify areas for improvement.
  • Critically analyze emerging data from clinical research and latest guidelines to formulate best practice models for patient care.


The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All learners must attend in-person at either the main site (LKSC) or Palo Alto VA to be eligible for CME credit. 

Cultural and Linguistic Competency

California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws.

Time and Location

Time and Location:

  • Mondays in person and via Zoom
  • 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time 
  • Location: 500 Pasteur Drive, Palo Alto (3rd Floor)please view Grand Rounds Schedule for location information.

Lecture location are subject to change. Learners will be notified of any time or location changes via email. 

For any questions, please contact  Mychele Carvalho (Grand Rounds Coordinator) at


Sheela Pai Cole, MD, FASE, FASA

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine,
Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Director of Grand Rounds Education


Mychele Carvalho

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds Coordinator & Global Health Equity Administrative Assistant