CPF Newsletter September 11
CPF Board Election - VOTING OPEN!
Voting in the 2020 CPF Board Election is now open. This year, there are (2) Community-based Board seats on the ballot and (5) nominees, of which members are asked to make 2 selections. 

The nominees are:
  • Tobi Adeyeye Amosun, MD, Academy Children's Clinic
  • Jennifer Ess, MD, Academy Children's Clinic
  • Dontal Johnson, MD, The Meharry Clinic
  • Vicky Phillips, MD, Old Harding Pediatric Associates
  • Toni-Ann Wright, MD, Rivergate Pediatrics
The Election Ballot went out for the first time in an email this Thursday. If you did not receive one, please use the link below to request a ballot. CPF Board members are determined by majority vote of the physician membership. Please view the nominee profiles at the link as well!
Request a CPF Board Election Ballot
View CPF Board Nominee Profiles
CPF CME Virtual Education
"Returning to Sports Post-COVID Infection"
Dr. English Flack, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at VUMC, and Dr. Ashley Karpinos, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine at VUMC, presented on Thursday on the return to youth sports, including updates on the impact of COVID-19 on the heart and new screening recommendations for returning to play post-infection. 
Returning to Sports Post-COVID VIDEO
"Pediatric Thyroids and Head & Neck Masses: Recent Advances and Current Treatment Strategies" 
Thursday, Sept 24 - 6 PM
Dr. Ryan Belcher of VUMC Pediatric Otolaryngology will be leading a webinar presentation discussing recent advances and current treatment strategies related to pediatric thyroids and head and neck masses, including management in primary care and preventive care.  

The presentation is approved for CME and MOC Part 2 credit for live attendees.
Register for Pediatric Thyroids Recent Advances CME Webinar
COVID-19 Resources
The AAP is providing updated clinical guidance that is regularly reviewed with regards to the evolving nature of the pandemic. 
The Tennessee Department of Health is tracking a number of school-related measures and providing resources to help guide the return to school for childern:
TDH also continues to post regular COVID-19 updates related to case reporting, triage and assessment, exposure for healthcare providers, lab testing options, and more:
CPF Career Center
CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices. If you would like to place or remove a post on the Career Center, email CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at
CPF Career Center
Resume: Primary Care NP Looking for Position in Nashville Area
Resume: Pediatric Nurse Manager Moving to Nashville Area
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TNAAP Tennessee State Pediatric Conference 
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, TNAAP's annual Tennessee State Pediatric Conference has been transitioned to a series of online webinars focused on topics relevant to issues facing pediatricians:

Sept 15 - 6 to 7:30 PM: COVID-19 in Children - 6 Months Into the Pandemic
Sept 29 - 6 to 7:30 PM: The Vaping Epidemic and Vaping's Impact on COVID-19 Risk
Oct 15 - 6 to 7:30 PM: Immunizations in 2020: COVID-19, Flu, and the Anti-Vax Movement

Registration is FREE for current TNAAP members. Non-members pay $125 for the series or join the chapter.
Register for TNAAP Pediatric Conference and Learn More HERE
FREE Access to AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
Did you know? Your CPF membership comes with a free subscription to the
AAP's Point-of-Care Solutions, giving you easy access to well-care guides, patient education, pediatric coding, RedBook Online, and much more!

Use CPF's log-in to access (use the institutional log-in at top right corner of Point-of-Care home page): 
Username: cumberland
Password: Cpf2017
AAP Point-of-Care Solutions

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