Medical Student Section

The 2020 Medical Student Section Program will be held virtually on Saturday, October 17th. 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.

2021 Medical Student Section Agenda

9:30 - 10am

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

  • Seth D. Kaplan, MD, FAAP - TPS President


  • Mark Ward, MD- Chapter Chair
10:15-10:45am Legislative Update
10:45-11:15am COVID-19 and Vaccine Hesitancy- Lindy McGee, MD

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. 

12:00pm-12:15pm Poster Contest Recognition and Remarks 




Telemedicine in Pediatrics- Marcial Andres Oquendo Rincon, MD

1:30 - 2:30pm

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 via the Zoom chat box.