Keeping Central Texas Children Well: Advocacy for Children
11th Annual Pediatric Conference

Date: Sunday, April 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium (HDB1.208) at Dell Medical School
1701 Trinity St., Austin, TX 78701

The 2018 conference will focus on advocacy for the children of Central Texas. In addition to featuring pediatric topics, the conference will highlight important health issues affecting the children of our community.

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Conference Schedule

11:00-11:50am

Registration

11:50-11:55am

Dell Med Welcome
Clay Johnston, MD
Dean, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin

11:55-12:00pm

Dell Children’s Welcome
Christopher Born, MBA, CPA
President, Dell Children’s Medical Center

12:00-1:00pm

Karen W. Teel, MD Lectureship
Navigating the Celiac Universe
Douglas Fishman, MD
Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Texas Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

1:00-2:00pm

Value Based Health Care
Elizabeth Teisberg, PhD
Executive Director, Value Institute for Health and Care, Dell Medical School

2:00-2:30pm

Snack Break

2:30-3:00pm

Diagnosis and Management of Adolescent Depression
Stephen Strakowski, MD
Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Dell Medical School

3:00-3:30pm

Commonly Missed Injuries in the Pediatric Orthopedic Patient
Hilton Gottschalk, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Dell Children’s Medical Center

3:30-4:00pm

Transitions in Pediatric Cardiac Care
Byron Holt, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director of Cardiac Catheterization Labs, Dell Children’s Medical Center

4:00-4:30pm

Accountable Care in Central Texas: An Update
Mark Shen, MD
Senior VP of Network Development, Ascension Texas

CEO of Ascension Texas Accountable Care Network

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 practitioners. Secondary target audience members include pediatric subspecialty and surgical physicians, nurse practitioners, resident physicians and medical and nursing students.

Registration

There is no fee to attend this conference.

Parking

Garage parking is available for physicians with a TCMS badge at the Brackenridge Garage, 601 E. 15th St.

Parking for others is available at the Health Center Garage, 1501 Trinity St.

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

The presentation, Value Based Health Care, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

  • Conference Faculty

    Douglas Fishman, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Texas Children’s Hospital

    Hilton Gottschalk, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor Dell Medical School
    Surgery and Perioperative Care
    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    Central Texas Pediatric Orthopedics
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    D. Byron Holt, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor Dell Medical School
    Pediatrics
    Chief of Cardiology
    Cardiac Catheterization Labs
    Medical Director
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Mark Shen, MD
    Senior VP of Network Development
    Ascension Texas
    CEO of Ascension Texas Accountable Care Network

    Stephen Strakowski, MD
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Psychiatry
    Dell Medical School

    Elizabeth Teisberg, PhD
    Executive Director, Value Institute for Health and Care, Dell Medical School
    Professor of Medical Education

  • Conference Planning Committee

    Steve Abrams, MD
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School

    Chris Born, MBA, CPA
    President
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Lisa Gomez
    Physician Engagement
    Dell Children’s Medical Center

    Meg Gotcher
    Physician Engagement
    General Surgery and Primary Care Manager, Seton Hospitals

    Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD
    Director of Clinical Research
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School

    Jennifer Hughes, MD
    Pediatric Hospitalist
    Dell Children’s Medical Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School
    Assistant Dean of Regional Medical Education, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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

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