Medical Student Section

The 2022 Medical Student Section Program will be held on Saturday, September 10th. The program is designed especially to meet your interests. If you would like to join TPS as a Medical Student Section member click here. For more information, please contact Anslee Boozer, 512-370-1563.

2022 Medical Student Section Agenda

8:30 - 9am

Coffee and Conversation (Optional)  

Join us to network with fellow medicals students in Texas, hear more about your TPS student leadership team, and learn about the TPS Preceptorship Program. 


Welcome and Introduction


Importance of Pediatric Organization Membership & How to Make the Most of Your Membership

  • Charleta Guillory, MD, MPH, FAAP - TPS President
  • Louis Appel, MD- TPS President Elect


  • Mark Ward, MD- Chapter Chair
9:15-10:00am The Texas Pediatric Society Looking Ahead: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
10:00-10:45am Can We Talk about Suicide? Depression Screening and Suicide Prevention 

Pediatric Specialty - Exploring Pediatric Specialties-a brief outline of information about the different pediatric practice settings such as hospital, rural, and private practice settings followed by networking speed mentoring event with various subspecialists. Students will have the opportunity to submit questions to specific panelists ahead of time. 


Lunch Break


Residency and You Panel - Residents will cover everything from interviewing for your residency and how to get in to the residency of your choice to tricks of the trade on how to be a successful resident. Students will have the opportunity to interact and engage with panelists. 
2:30-3:30pm Firearm Injury Prevention and the Pediatrician: What You Can Do To Reduce Gun Violence 
3:30-3:45pm Break
3:45-5pm Jacobi Jug