Saturday Sessions

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

  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

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

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

  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

Speakers:
Glen Medellin, MD

10:00-11:00 am
Hot Topic
Objectives:

  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: TBD

11:00-11:30 am
AAP Update
Objectives:

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

Speakers:
Mark Ward, MD, FAAP

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

  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

Speakers:
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
Objectives:

  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

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

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

  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

Speakers:
Robert M Vezzetti, MD, FAAP, FACEP

3:45-5:00 pm
Jacobi Jug Competition
Objectives:

  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

Facilitators:
Emily Dewar, MD
Carlos Sisniega, MD