13th Annual Pediatric Conference: Keeping Central Texas Children Well by Keeping Pediatric Providers Well

Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual

The 2021 conference will focus on provider wellness. The last 18 months has included the COVID pandemic, tragic losses within the pediatric community, weather and utility issues unprecedented 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.

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Conference Schedule

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Registration and Welcome

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Why I left my Dream Job
Meghan Rothenberger, MD

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Wholeheartedness and the Mandorla Model
Daniel Hope MA

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Karen Teel Lectureship Keynote
Transforming Loneliness: The Power of Social Connection
Parneet Pal, MBBS, MS

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Propelled by Joy
Robert Duke, PhD

At the end of the conference, attendees should be able to

  1. Recognize the importance of physician and provider wellness in the impact of the care of children and their families.
  2. Apply the latest scientific evidence toward strategies and techniques to incorporate best practices into pediatric provider wellness and subsequently patient outcomes.
  3. Evaluate and apply approaches to maximize physician and provider wellness.

Target Audience

The primary target audience members are primary care pediatric and family medicine physicians, internal medicine/pediatric physicians, nurse practitioners and nurses. Secondary target audience members include pediatric subspecialty and surgical physicians, non-pediatric physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, resident physicians and medical and nursing students.

Registration

$40 – Physicians/APN/PA
$25 – Nurses
$10 – All other attendees

Continuing Education Credits: CME and CNE

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.

  • Conference Faculty

    Parneet Pal, MBBS, MS
    Chief Science Officer
    Wisdom Labs, Inc
    TEDMED Scholar

    Robert A. Duke, PhD
    Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning
    University and University of Texas System Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Clinical Professor, Dell Medical School
    Director of the Center for Music Learning
    Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music
    The University of Texas at Austin

    Daniel Hope, MA
    Ministry Formation Manager
    Seton Cove
    Ascension

    Meghan Rothenberger, MD
    Internal Medicine
    Infectious Disease
    Minneapolis VA Health Care System
    Associate Professor of Medicine U MN

  • Conference Planning Committee

    Jennifer Hughes, MD
    Dell Children’s Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School

    Meena Iyer, MD
    Chief Medical Officer
    Pediatric Hospitalist
    Dell Children’s Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School

    Lisa Costa, BSN, RN
    Academic and Community Education Coordinator
    UT Austin School of Nursing

    Z. Leah Harris, MD
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School
    Physician in Chief
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Nora Lopez
    Office Manager
    Pediatric Consultation & Referral Service
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Daniel Richards, MD
    Associate Chair for Education
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School
    Pediatric Hospitalist
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

None of the planners or speakers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.