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Pediatric Grand Rounds

Location: Virtual

Date: Friday, April 9, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

About the Event

This installment of Pediatric Grand Rounds features John Thomas Powers, Ph.D., presenting “RNA Therapeutics: Towards the Oncology Bedside.” Powers is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Dell Medical School working closely with the school’s Dell Pediatric Research Institute, Department of Oncology and Livestrong Cancer Institutes; and with cancer researchers at the university’s College of Pharmacy.

For more information, including Zoom link, please email Mary Matus or by phone at 512-324-0165.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify and list the current methods of RNA therapeutics delivery.
  • Discuss the current limitations surrounding effective RNA therapeutics delivery.
  • Discuss emerging trends in RNA-targeted research in pediatric neuroblastoma.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family medicine physicians, pediatric residents
  • Secondary: Nursing staff, hospital staff

Attributes/Competencies

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

  • ACGME: Patient Care, 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: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Powers, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Nalinda Charnsangavej, MD; Daniel Richards, MD; Alexandra Bicki, MD; Ryan Lowery, MD, Ila Sehgal, DO and Mary Matus, 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 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.