Saturday Sessions

8:00-9:00 am
LGBTQ+ Allyship and Mental Health Ethics

  1. Identify the most prevalent health and mental health disparities faced by LGBTQ+ youth
  2. Demonstrate use of culturally appropriate language when engaging with LGBTQ+ youth
  3. Develop cultural humility and a growth mindset when interacting with LGBTQ+ youth

Michael Petrus-Jones, DO, MPH, MS
Claire Bocchini, MD

9:00-9:45 am
Strategies for Pain Management in an Opioid Epidemic Ethics

  1. Explain the current opioid epidemic
  2. Describe safe and effective pain management relative to prescription opioids
  3. Select medications for multi-modal management of chronic pain

Glen Medellin, MD

10:00-11:00 am
Hot Topic: Everyday Advocacy: A Busy Pediatrician's Guide to Healing the World One Small Action at a Time

1. Summarize new guidelines regarding aspects of clinical pediatric care
2. Identify important issues related to pediatric practice in 2021
3. Recognize emerging issues in pediatric practice

Speakers: Lauren Gambill, MD, MPA, FAAP

11:00-11:30 am
AAP Update

  1. Discuss current challenges facing pediatricians and the practice of pediatrics

Mark Ward, MD, FAAP

1:30-2:00 pm
Legislative Update: What’s Ahead for Texas Children and Pediatricians in the 2023 Legislative Session

  1. Provide updates on changes in policy and laws in Texas which effect the care of children and the ethics and business of pediatric practice
  2. Identify how members can be involved and identify TPS priorities

Valerie Borum Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP
Sandra McKay, MD, FAAP

2:00-3:00 pm
State of emergency: COVID-19 pandemic, children’s mental health, and Texas CPAN

  1. Summarize the most current data on the effects of COVID-19 on children’s mental health
  2. Describe how primary care providers in Texas can utilize services of the Texas Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) to meet children’s mental health needs in times of crisis

Nhung T Tran, MD, FAAP
Laurel L Williams, DO

3:15-3:45 pm
High Risk Pediatric Radiology:  What Not to Miss

  1. Review select high risk pediatric radiology cases
  2. Discuss ALARA principles as they apply to pediatric patients
  3. Discuss appropriate imaging studies to specific clinical scenarios

Robert M Vezzetti, MD, FAAP, FACEP

3:45-5:00 pm
Jacobi Jug Competition

  1. Identify gaps in personal knowledge on a variety of pediatrics topics
  2. Assess personal level of knowledge on these topics in relation to that of peers
  3. Integrate content reviewed during this session into patient care and pediatric board review

Emily Dewar, MD
Carlos Sisniega, MD