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February 28th CPF Newsletter
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Coronavirus Resources
Dr. Mark Denison - Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at VUMC and head of the Denison Lab's coronavirus research - led a CME presentation this week for local pediatricians on the novel virus.
"Coronavirus - Pest or Pestilence" Presentation Slides
TN Dept of Health: Coronavirus Resources and Guidance
VUMC Infection Prevention Monitoring Situation - Travel Screening Questions Broadening
CPF Annual Provider Dinner Program - April 2 - RSVP Now!
MCJCHV President Dr. Meg Rush (far left) and CPF Board President Dr. Deepak Mehrotra (far right) presenting the 2019 Excellence in Children's Health Award to CPF Founders Dr. David Thombs (middle left) and Dr. Ian Burr (middle right). 
RSVP for CPF Annual Provider Dinner Online
RSVP for CPF Annual Provider Dinner Via Email
Join us for the 2020 Cumberland Pediatric Foundation Annual Provider Dinner and Program!!

When? Thursday, April 2
Where? Omni Nashville Hotel
5:30 to 7 PM - Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7 to 8:30 PM - Dinner and Program

The Annual Dinner is a +1 guest event. 

This year's program will feature:
  • Emcee Kelly Sutton, Emmy-Award Winning TV Anchor, Host of "Today in Nashville"
  • Performance from Jeffrey Steele, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame Member 
  • Presentation of the 2020 Excellence in Children's Health Award. This year's Award Winner is Michael Warren, MD, MPH, Associate Administrator in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the US Dept of Health and Human Services.
    • Dr. Warren - a former Vanderbilt Pediatric Chief Resident, Assistant Professor, and TN Deputy Health Commissioner, will be speaking on the future of population health initiatives.
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Silent Auction
  • Great Drinks and Dinner
  • Fun with Friends!
TN Flu Surveillance
TN Flu Surveillance Latest Report - Week of Feb 9-15
All TN Flu Surveillance Reports
2020 PALS Courses
CPF is offering FREE PALS courses in 2020. Register at the links or by emailing CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at

All classes are held at Vanderbilt 100 Oaks, 719 Thompson Ln, Nashville, beginning at 8 AM.
PALS Renewal Course: March 19
PALS Renewal Course: Sept 17
PALS: What to Know Before Signing Up
Need MOC Part 2 Points?
Earn MOC Part 2 points by answering the American Board of Pediatric's Question of the Week!

CPF's CME Dinners now also offer MOC Part 2 points for attending!!
ABP Question of the Week
CPF Career Center
CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices! 
CPF Career Center
Smyrna Practice Seeking Part-Time NP
CPF Social Media!
Upcoming CME Dinners!
CPF's CME Education Series is approved for both regular CME credit and MOC Part 2 points through VUMC's CME system. If you have not already, follow the instructions at the link to register to be eligible for earn credit for attending.
MOC Part 2 and CME Claiming Instructions
Nashville CME Dinner - April 14
Topic: Vascular Anomalies
Speakers: Jim Phillips, MD, VUMC Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, and Alexandra Borst, MD, VUMC Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology 

When? Tuesday, April 14 (Check-in 6-6:30 PM, Presentation at 6:30 PM)
Where? Ruth's Chris Steak House, Nashville
RSVP for Vascular Anomalies CME Online
RSVP for Vascular Anomalies CME Via Email
TN Immunization Update - March 5 Webinar
Want to learn about the latest immunization guidelines and TN vaccine coverage rates? Join the TN Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immnuization Program for a 1 hour webinar.

When? Thursday, March 5, 12-1 PM
Register for Webinar Here
Annual Update in Acute & Emergency Care Pediatrics
The 19th Annual Update in Acute and Emergency Care Pediatrics is designed for providers involved in the diagnosis, treatment, transportation, and management of pediatric trauma patients in TN, VA, and GA. 

When? April 2-3 
Where? Drury Plaza Hotel, Franklin
View Conference Agenda and Register Here
2020 Vanderbilt Sports Safety Conference
Learn strategies to help prevent youth sports-related injuries, protect the health of pediatric athletes, and improve physical literacy.

When? July 16
Where? Music City Center
Save the Date! Learn More Here

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