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CPF Newsletter May 15
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CPF is moving its CME Education Series to a online Zoom format over the next few months. Join us as we keep education going!
COVID-19 PIMS: Unraveling the Mystery - May 21, 6 PM
Title: "COVID-19 Pediatric Inflammatory Multi-System Syndrome: Unraveling the Mystery"
Speaker: Sophie Katz, MD, MPH, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

Dr. Sophie Katz of VUMC's Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases will be leading a CME presentation updating the community on recent reports of COVID-related PIMS in children in several areas around the country and the local response.

**CME Credit and MOC Part 2 Points available for attendees**
COVID-19 PIMS CME: Register Here
Submit a Question for COVID-19 PIMS CME
Scoliosis - May 28, 6 PM
Title: "Scoliosis"
Speaker: Chris Bonfield, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

VUMC Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Chris Bonfield will lead a CME presentation on Scoliosis, with updates on treatment, referral recommendations, and primary care best practices.

**CME Credit and MOC Part 2 Points available for attendees**
Scoliosis CME: Register Here
Submit a Question for Scoliosis CME
Coronavirus Resources for Providers and Practices
All TN COVID-Related Executive Orders
TN Dept of Health - COVID-19 Dashboard
TN Small Business Resources
TN Children and Families COVID-19 Support Services including DCS Guidance
CPF Peer Questions
Are you interested in asking the entire CPF membership about their experiences or advice on a certain question or issue? You can always submit a Peer Question. Senders of questions can stay anonymous. 

Contact CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at with any peer questions.
Submit a Peer Question
CPF Career Center
Check CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices. If you would like to post an opening or have filled a position and need to remove a post, please email CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at
Vanderbilt Pediatric Associates (Hopkinsville, KY): Seeking MD
Rivergate Pediatrics: Seeking Full-time LPN
Cumberland Pediatric Associates (Lebanon): Seeking Full-Time MD
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TN DCS / Brain Links 2020 Webinar Series
TN's Dept of Children's Services and nonprofit organization Brain Links are hosting a webinar series this year that will touch on a variety of issues. Here's what coming up in the next couple months:
  • May 19 & 28 (10-11:30 AM) - Supporting Children with Cognitive Changes and Their Families
  • June 23 & July 1 (10-11:30 AM) - Behavior and Psycho-social Issues: Supporting Children and Families
  • July 14 & 21 (10-11:30 AM) - Brain Health
Learn More and Register for TN DCS Webinars HERE
View All TN DCS Virtual Classroom Training Opportunities
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications.
SBA Paycheck Protection Program
'Caring for 615' - $2 Million of Grants Available for TN Small Businesses
TN COVID-19 Unemployment for Employers
The TN Emergency Medical Agency (EMA) and local EMA agencies are coordinating both donations of PPE and requests for PPE or supplies (including testing materials). An online portal has been set up for requests. Contact information can be found at the links:
PPE Requests - Online Portal
Regional EMA Contact Info for PPE Donations and Requests
TN Dept of Health - Friday NOON Weekly Webinars
TMGMA Webinars to Navigate COVID-19
Practice Management Institute (PMI): The Business Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Practices - Weekly Webinars
FREE Access to AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
CPF provides members FREE access to the AAP's Point-of-Care Solutions, which includes RedBook Online, Bright Futures Toolkits, a monthly coding newsletter, and much more!

Use CPF's log-in to access (log-in top right corner of web page):
Username: cumberland (case sensitive)
Password: Cpf2017
AAP Point-of-Care Home Page
AAP Critical Updates on COVID-19

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