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Updates Regarding COVID-19 Advisory

In light of the University’s guidance around social distancing, we have reviewed our upcoming Pediatric Grand Rounds sessions and have decided to move forward with virtual sessions for the immediate future. 

*Please note that all Pediatric Grands Rounds sessions will be online onlyPlease do not go to LPCH Auditorium. 

Virtual Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME): Telehealth in the Era of COVID-19

Vandna Mittal, MPH, Tzielan Lee, MD, Natalie Pageler, MD, MEd

Past session video recordings can also be viewed on the Lane Medical Library (SUNet/SHC/LPCH login), MediaSpace (SUNet Login), CME Webinar (Public accessible).


Vandna Mittal, MPH

Director, Digital Health at Stanford Children's Health

Tzielan Lee, MD

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Stanford Children's Health

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Rheumatology


Natalie Pageler MD, MEd

Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children’s Health

Clinical Professor of Pediatric Critical Care, Stanford University

 Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship, Stanford University

Session Description

Telehealth has undergone an explosive expansion during the COVID-19 pandemic and has been deployed through a wide variety of different interventions to address healthcare delivery challenges during this time. 

In this presentation, three Stanford Children's Digital Health leaders will describe the rapid deployment of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic and review the literature on the impact of telehealth on healthcare delivery, with specific consideration of the unique aspects and issues in the pediatric populaton. Special attention will be focused on the clinical, educational, advocacy and clinical research implications of this telehealth expansion. 

Education Goals

  • Describe the different types of telehealth interventions deployed in ambulatory and inpatient settings to address healthcare delivery challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Discuss the uniqe aspects and considerations for telehealth in a pediatric patient population.
  • Explore the impact of telehealth in the clinical, educational, advocacy, and clinical research settings.
  • Highlight key policy and legislative initiatives that will impact the expansion of digital health.

CME Credit


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.

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. You are encouraged to visit the portal:

Contact Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education for CME credit transcript. Email

Planner and Faculty Disclosure to Learners

In accordance with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), all speakers, planners and/or persons who can influence the CME content must disclose to learners any relationships with commercial interests providing products or services that are relevant to the content of the presentation. The following individual(s) HAVE indicated the following relationships:


Bertil Glader, MD
Contracted Research: Agios

The following speakers, planning committee members and/or persons who can influence CME content have indicated they have NO relationships with commercial industry to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity:

Course Director

Alan Schroeder, MD, Associate Chief for Research, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE, Chair Department of Pediatrics
Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine
Neville H. Golden, MD, Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH, Professor, General Pediatrics
Minnie Dasgupta, MD, Chief Resident, Pediatric Residency Program


Natalie Pageler, MD, MEd

Vandna Mittal, MPH

Tzielan Lee, MD