Annual Pediatric Conference 2015

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

Dr_Garner

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

Annual Pediatric Conference 2011

 Participant Comments:

“Helpful information”

“Excellent and clear message”

“Very useful for general pediatrics”

“Thought provoking topic”

“Always good information”

“Very entertaining!”

“Nothing to say but EXCELLENT!”

“Inspiring”

“Loved it!”

“Awesome, fabulous, Thank you!”

“Very organized”

“REALLY eye-opening”

“Enjoyed interactive, small group discussion”

“Useful information”

“Format was excellent”

“Great relevant topics”

“Excellent program and topics”

Annual Pediatric Conference 2009

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas offered the second Annual Pediatric Conference focusing on the health and well-being of the children of Central Texas. Jointly sponsored by Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas and the University of Texas Physicians, Central Texas-Pediatrics and the physician practices of the Strictly Pediatrics Subspecialty Center, the conference brought together diverse Central Texas healthcare professionals in the comfortable surroundings of the Pat Hayes Conference and Education Center. In addition to featuring updates on pediatric topics, the conference highlighted important public health issues affecting the children of our community.

Participant Comments:

“Outstanding job—program, facilitators, mutimodal methods of instructions—“Clickers” ie active learning, parent participation, openness of presenters to answer questions”

“Really enjoyed the interactive case from morning session”

“Great organization of entire event!”

Annual Pediatric Conference 2008

Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas was pleased to offer the first annual conference focusing on the health and well-being of the children of Central Texas. Jointly sponsored by University of Texas Physicians, Central Texas—Pediatrics and the physician practices of the Strictly Pediatrics Subspecialty Center, the conference brought together diverse Central Texas healthcare professionals in the comfortable surroundings of the Pat Hayes Conference and Education Center to review current pediatric issues.

Highlights of 2008 conference:

  • Inaugural Karen W. Teel, M.D. Lectureship:
    “SIDS and Home Monitoring: Where Have We Been; We Are We Going?”
    George Lister, M.D.
    Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
    Robert L. Moore Chair in Pediatrics
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Physician-In-Chief, Children’s Medical Center at Dallas
  • 19 Presentations and activities ranging on topics such as childhood asthma, obesity complications, preadolescent sports participation and injury, stabilization of common office medical emergencies, headaches/migraines, chronic abdominal pain, and MRSA infections
  • 50 Conference faculty members including many pediatric subspecialists, pharmacists, social worker, physical therapists, nurse, and respiratory therapists
  • Participant comments:
    “An excellent pediatric conference—looking forward to next year’s conference”
    “The facility is amazing.”
    “Like the large number of specialists at this conference and the different topics”