Keeping Central Texas Children Well
12th Annual Pediatric Conference

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: St. Vincent de Paul Auditorium
1345 Philomena St., Austin, TX 78723

The 2019 conference will focus on pediatric topics, highlighting important health issues affecting the children of our community.

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Conference Schedule

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Registration and Welcome

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Karen W. Teel MD, Lectureship
Food Allergy: An Update
Pooja Varshney, MD

9:15-10:15 a.m.

What’s in a name? Supporting transgender and gender-nonconforming patients and their families
Maria Monge, MD

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Pediatric Dermatology Potpourri
Jennifer Ruth, MD

11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.

Lunch

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Child Maltreatment – An Overview
Katherine Snyder, MD

1:00-2:00pm

Pediatric ADHD : A Psychiatrist Perspective
Roshni Koli, MD

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

  1. Recognize the ethical, social, economic, and cultural influences impacting the care of children and their families.
  2. Apply the latest scientific evidence toward strategies and techniques to incorporate best practices into pediatric patient care and value-based care.
  3. Evaluate and apply approaches for the diagnosis and management of pediatric patients.

Target Audience

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

Registration

$75 – Physicians/APN/PA
$50 – Nurses
$20 – All other attendees

Parking

Find driving directions and parking information here.

Continuing Education Credits

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 live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Seton Healthcare Family is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver is accredited with distinction as an approver with distinction, of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity will provide 5 contact hours for nurses upon successful completion.

  • Conference Faculty

    Pooja Varshney, MD
    Pediatric Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    Dell Medical School

    Maria Monge, MD, MAT
    Director – Adolescent Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
    Dell Medical School

    Jennifer Ruth, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
    Dell Medical School

    Katherine Snyder, MD, MPH, FAAP
    Medical Director and Child Abuse Pediatrician
    CARE Team
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Roshni Koli, MD
    Medical Director – Pediatric and Adolescent Mental Health Unit
    Dell Children’s Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Psychiatry, Dell Medical School

  • 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

    Denita Lyons, BSN, RN, CPEN
    Market Manager – Clinical Professional Development
    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