Medical Student Section

The 2017 Medical Student Section Program will be held on Saturday, October 7th during the the TPS Annual Meeting at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West in Plano, 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.

2017 Medical Student Section Agenda

9:00 - 9:15

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


Magic as a Tool in Pediatrics- Richard Lampe, MD, Texas Tech University Health Science Center Pediatrics Department ChairPediatric providers are well versed in strategies to reduce anxiety, provide distraction and methods to help in the evaluation of patients. Introducing "magic tricks" as a clinical tool to add to a pediatrician's armamentarium and bring smiles to patients, families, and staff.


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

10:00 - 12:00

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 various subspecialists.


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 - 3:00

Legislative Update-  Ryan Van Romshorst, M.D. and Seth Kaplan, M.D.


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

3:15-3:45 Primary Care and Lifestyle Intervention- Kimberly Avila Edwards, M.D.


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.