Annual Leadership Planning Summit

April 22nd - April 23rd
Austin Marriott South
Austin, TX


  • Who: TPS Leadership (Includes- TPS Committee Members, Committee Chairs, Executive Board, Pediatric Department Heads, and Pediatric Residency Directors). This event is by invitation only.

  • RegistrationPlease contact Alissa Spruill if your availability has changed.

  • Where:
    Marriott South Austin
    4415 S I-35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78744
    (512) 441-7900

    Please contact TPS if you still need to reserve a hotel room at the Austin Marriott South. Please include your arrival and departure dates.

  • What:  ALPS is more than just business meetings!
    TPS ALPS is a summit focused on committee engagement and leadership development. TPS is here to support you as you focus on pediatric issues from around the state. Attend ALPS for the committee meetings, grow your network, share your expertise, and reach new goals.This year our Sunday agenda includes guest speaker David Willis, MD from the The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) in Washington, DC will be presenting on Early Relational Health. Do not miss this opportunity to hear more on this hot topic.

    At CSSP, Dr. Willis helps to advance the growing intersection of child health with other community supports for young children and their families by engaging with many partners to launch new work focused on Early Relational Health, helping to further define this growing body of knowledge and its use and application in pediatric care and broader early childhood systems.

  • Schedule (click here for the full PDF):

    Saturday, April 22, 2023
    9:30 am – 4:00 pm    
    Registration is Open

    11:00 am – 12:30 pm
    Committee Meetings – Group C
    Emergency Preparedness
    Infectious Diseases and Immunizations
    Medical Education
    Mental Health

    12:45 pm-2:15 pm       
    Committee Meetings – Group D
    Adolescence and Sports Medicine
    Foster Care
    Hospital Care
    Medicaid, CHIP, and the Uninsured

    2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Committee Meetings – Group A

    Administration and Practice Management
    Child Abuse and Neglect
    Nutrition & Health
    Fetus and Newborn

    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm       
    Committee Meetings – Group B
    Children with Disabilities
    Community and School Health
    Early Childhood
    Injury Prevention and Environmental Health

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    All attendee Reception

    7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
    Section Meet-up (click here for more details)!

Sunday, April 23, 2023 agenda includes a general session, keynote, and committee reports.

This TPS event is by invitation only. If you do not receive an e-mail to attend this event, please contact Crystal Healey.

Early Career