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13th Annual Pediatric Conference

Location: Virutal

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021

Time: 8–1 p.m.

About the Event

The Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas and the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics present the “13th Annual Pediatric Conference: Keeping Central Texas Children Well by Keeping Pediatric Providers Well.” The last 18 months have included the COVID-19 pandemic, tragic losses within the pediatric community, unprecedented weather and utility issues in Austin, as well as other numerous personal and professional challenges in our everyday lives. Join us in this opportunity to work on our best selves so that we may continue to approach the longevity of our personal and professional lives with resilience.

Full agenda, list of speakers and registration information here.


Email Nora Lopez for additional information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the conference, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of physician and provider wellness in the impact of the care of children and their families.
  • Apply the latest scientific evidence toward strategies and techniques to incorporate best practices into pediatric provider wellness and subsequently patient outcomes.
  • Evaluate and apply approaches to maximize physician and provider wellness.Identify sex differences in stroke and how they increase mortality and morbidity in women.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Primary care pediatric and family medicine physicians, internal medicine/pediatric physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses.
  • Secondary: Pediatric subspecialty and surgical physicians, non-pediatric physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, resident physicians and medical and nursing students.Other health care professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Parneet Pal, MBBS, M.S.; Robert A. Duke, Ph.D.; Daniel Hope, M.A.; Meghan Rothenberger, M.D., speakers for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Jennifer Hughes, M.D.; Meena Iyer, M.D.; Lisa Costa, BSN, R.N.; Z. Leah Harris, M.D.; Nora Lopez; Daniel Richards, M.D.; planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

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

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 4.00 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

CNE Accreditation Statement

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcome: At the conclusion of of this learning activity, over 80% of registered nurses will report intent to change practice as a result of knowledge gained regarding the importance of provider wellness, with the intent to apply the latest scientific evidence toward strategies and techniques to maximize pediatric provider wellness and subsequently patient outcomes.

Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must sign in or register, attend the entire activity, and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certification of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 4 contact hours.