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Grand Rounds Enters Its Fifth Year!

Dear Medblogger Friends – I will be hosting the historic Volume 5, edition 1 of Grand Rounds on September 23rd. Please email your submissions to: valjonesmd -at- gmail -dot- com. There is no theme (I’ll accept all submissions). Please put “Grand Rounds Submission” in the subject line of your email. Please send me your URLs by midnight, Sunday, Sept. 21. Stay tuned for some breaking news… (Blog posting will be light here for a little while).


“Grand Rounds unifies the health blogging community.”

Grand Rounds is a weekly summary of the best health blog posts on the Internet. Each week a different blogger takes turns hosting Grand Rounds, and summarizing the best submissions for the week. The schedule for Grand Rounds is currently available at Both Dr. Val Jones and medical student Colin Son coordinate the schedule and identify appropriate hosts for Grand Rounds. features weekly interviews with new hosts of Grand Rounds, usually written by Mr. Son.

Grand Rounds was originally established by Emergency Medicine physician, Nicholas Genes in September, 2004. His concept was to highlight and capture the best medical blog posts in one place each week. The rotating nature of the hosts for Grand Rounds promotes community awareness of new bloggers, and encourages cross linkage to more content.

Grand Rounds is the oldest and most popular medical blog “carnival” on the Internet. Under the stewardship of Dr. Val Jones and Mr. Colin Son, we anticipate that Grand Rounds will remain a pillar of the health blogging community, enjoyed by healthcare professionals and patients alike.


This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at

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One Response to “Grand Rounds Enters Its Fifth Year!”

  1. RH Host Melissa says:

    Hello Dr. Val!  I just wanted to say how much I enjoy reading your blogs!  You are always so informative and entertaining—all at the same time.  Keep up the excellent work and I look forward to reading many, many more of your posts 🙂

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