Medical Student Section

The 2020 Medical Student Section Program will be held on Saturday, October 17th during the the TPS Annual Meeting at the Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas. 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.

2019 Medical Student Section Agenda

9:00 - 9:15am

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


Social Determinants of Health and LGBT Youth: Practical Strategies for the General Practitioner 

  •         Speaker:  Brett Cooper, MD


BREAK - Support the Medical Student and Resident Poster contest winners as they discuss their posters during this time

10:00 - 10:45am

Pediatric Specialty Speed Mentoring- Exploring 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 the subspecialists listed below.


Physician Wellness and Resilience 

  • Speaker: Alyson Nakamura, MD


Lunch Break


Residency and You

This panel 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.

2:30 - 3:00pm


Legislative Update

  • Speaker: Ryan Lowery, MD 


BREAK (Support the Medical Student and Resident Poster contest winners as they discuss their posters during this time.)


Behavioral Interventions for ADHD: Meds are great, but what else should we (could we?) be doing? 

  • Speaker: Anne-Marie Hain, MD


Jacobi Jug 

This lively fast paced interactive competition among some of the TPS Resident teams will include the review of 5 key topics that physicians state they have a knowledge gap in and engage in discussions that are focused on updating the attendees on the latest information on each key topic.