A Symposium on Early Childhood Adversity: The ABCs of Toxic Stress

Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Location: St Vincent de Paul Auditorium at Seton Administrative Offices

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas hosts an Annual Pediatric Conference focusing on the health and well-being of the children of Central Texas. This conference brings together diverse Central Texas healthcare professionals in comfortable surroundings to discuss important healthcare topics. This symposium will cover topics such as:

  • Early Childhood Adversity
  • Ecobiodevelopmental Framework for Childhood Origins of Lifelong Disease
  • Building Resiliency
  • Early Childhood Programs and Interventions in Travis County

A pre-conference dinner featuring the presentation, “A Pivotal Point for Pediatrics: ‘Back to the Future?’ or ‘Oh Canada!” will be held at Dell Children’s Medical Center on the night of January 15, 2015. See details and register for the dinner here.


2015 Karen W. Teel, MD Lectureship Keynote Speaker – Andrew S. Garner, MD, PhD

Primary Care Pediatrician, University Hospitals Medical Practices
Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics Leadership Workgroup on Early Brain and Child Development
Co-author, AAP Policy Statement and Technical Report on Toxic Stress



The Seton Healthcare Family is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Seton Healthcare Family designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (3.5 for the Jan 16th event). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The January 15th pre-conference presentation, “A Pivotal Point for Pediatrics: ‘Back to the Future?’ or ‘Oh Canada!” has been designated by Seton Healthcare Family for 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


Licensed social workers, therapists and counselors who attend this event can receive up to 4 CEUs (Continuing Education Units).


Seton Healthcare Family is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity will provide 3.5 contact hours upon successful completion.