Residents and Fellows Section Agenda

The 2018 Resident/Fellow Student Section Program will be held on Saturday, September 8 during the the TPS Annual Meeting at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, TX. If you would like to join TPS as a resident/fellow, click here. For more information, contact: the Member Services Manager or 512-370-1517.

9:00 – 9:15 AM

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

Dennis A. Conrad, MD, TPS President
Ben Raimer, MD, TPS President-Elect
Kyle Yasuda, MD, AAP President-Elect

9:15 - 9:45 AM

Marijuana: the State, the Mother, and the Child- As societal attitudes are changing towards marijuana use in the United States, the pediatric population is also being affected. This hot-topic session will discuss the perceived risks of the drug and the consequences for the mother-fetus-neonate triad. 

  •         Speaker:  Sanjeet K. Panda, MBBS, MD, FAAP 
9:45 –10:00 AM

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

10:00-11:30 AM                 

Pediatric Specialty Speed Mentoring Panel - 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. *New this year - fellows and 3rd year residents will have the opportunity to visit with TPS Early Career Physician section leaders on CV preparation and discuss different practice settings such as academic setting, community-practice, research, advocacy, etc.

11:30 – 1:30 PM

Awards Luncheon with TPS Members and Leadership (residents and fellows only).
To receive a ticket and guarantee a seat, you must select the event on your Annual Meeting Registration Form.

 1:30 - 3:00 PM TPS General Session CME Programming
 3:00 - 3:15 PM Break (Support the Medical Student and Resident/Fellow Poster contest winners as they discuss their posters during this time).
3:45 - 5:00 PM

Jacobi Jug Competition-This lively fast paced interactive competition among some of the TPS Resident teams will include the review of 6 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. TPS is currently accepting 2-4 member teams that include at least one intern to participate in the 2018 Jacobi Jug Competition in conjunction with the 2018 TPS Annual Meeting.

The competition will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 3:45-5PM as an approved CME session. Sign-up soon as space is limited.  We suggest choosing a “team lead” at your program to coordinate those interested and then send a list with the names, emails and levels to the TPS Membership Services Manager at Due to the high level of interest and to determine which resident programs will participate, all teams must submit their team members’ names on or before Friday August 10th. There will be a “lottery” drawing to determine the teams announced on Monday August 13th. Six teams will be selected for the competition this year. The winning team will receive trophies to take back to their program! Sign-up soon, as space is limited.