Pediatrics for the 21st Century (Peds 21)
Embracing Every Child: Combating Health Disparities in Your Practice and Community
Friday, October 19, 2012, 11:30 AM-5:30 PM
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Download the full Peds 21 program schedule, view poster presentation titles, see conference track on health disparities, and find general conference and registration information at http://www.aapexperience.org/2012/downloads/peds21.pdf
Program Short Schedule
11:30 AM Networking and Poster Session
12:00 PM Complimentary Luncheon
12:35 PM Welcome & Presentation of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics
Recipient: Deborah Crawford, MD, FAAP
Presented by: AAP President Robert W. Block, MD, FAAP
12:45 PM Opening Remarks
Moderator: O. Marion Burton, MD, FAAP, Immediate Past President, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
1:00 PM Reducing Health Disparities in an Evolving Health Care System
Special Guest Speaker
Richard E. Besser, MD, FAAP Senior Health and Medical Editor for ABC News
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1:30 PM Disparities Research and Quality Improvement
Dr Beal will discuss the evolution of disparities research from descriptive to intervention and effectiveness focused.
Anne Beal, MD, MPH, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
2:00 PM Childhood Health Disparities Data and Trends
Dr Cheng will disseminate the latest child health disparities research data and trends.
Tina Cheng MD, MPH, FAAP, Johns Hopkins University
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM Providing Culturally and Linguistically Effective Care
Dr Cora-Bramble will provide tools and strategies for providing culturally effective and high quality care.
Denice Cora-Bramble MD, MBA, Children’s National Medical Center
3:15 PM Improving Communications and Health Literacy With Diverse Populations
Dr DeWalt will disseminate best practices to improve health communications and address low health literacy.
Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
3:45 PM Case Discussion: Making Changes In Your Own Practice and Community
Dr Jenkins will facilitate participant discussion about implementing strategies to provide equitable care with available resources.
Facilitator: Reneé Jenkins, MD, FAAP, Howard University College of Medicine
4:05 PM Reducing Immigrant Child Health Disparities
Dr Mendoza will address the role of culturally based health beliefs and strengths in immigrant child health outcomes.
Fernando Mendoza MD, MPH, Stanford University School of Medicine
4:35 PM Partnering With Community Resources to Address Social Determinants of Health Disparities
Dr Robinson will provide strategies for pediatricians to identify and partner with community resources to reduce health disparities.
Sandra Robinson MD, MPH, Children's Hospital Medical Practice
5:05 PM Q&A/Call to Action
O. Marion Burton, MD, FAAP
History of PEDS 21
Pediatrics for the 21st Century (Peds 21) is a pre-conference symposium held every Friday before the start of the AAP National Conference & Exhibition
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