"Back-to-School in a Pandemic"
July 30, 6 PM
Dr. Kathy Edwards, the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will be leading a webinar presentation on July 30 at 6 PM discussing the efforts to allow children to safely return to school and current vaccine development efforts.

The presentation is approved for CME and MOC Part 2 credit for live attendees.
Register for Back-to-School CME Webinar
"Addressing Racial and Social Inequality as a Pediatrician"
July 23, 6 PM
CPF's Education Series will be presenting a panel discussion on strategies pediatricians can use to address racial and social inequality on July 23 at 6 PM. Panelists include:
  • Moderator: Dr. Arie Nettles, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Director of the Office of Inclusion and Health Equity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Dr. Freida Outlaw, Former Assistant Commissioner in the Division of Special Populations and Minority Services, TN Dept of Health, Former Director of Meharry Youth and Wellness Center
  • Dr. Dontal Johnson, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Medicine, Meharry Medical College
  • Dr. Lee Richardson, VA Inpatient Chief Resident, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
  • Ingrid Cockhren, Professor of Psychology, Tennessee State University, Advisor for the Vanderbilt Translational Research Dept
  • Dr. Rob Lillard, Pediatric Associates of Franklin, CPF Medical Director
The presentation is approved for CME and MOC Part 2 credit for live attendees.
Register for Racial and Social Inequality CME Webinar
Effects of Mask Mandate on Practices
CPF Peer Question asked this week:
  • How have Mask Mandates and Requirements affected your practices? Have you implemented any new policies?
View All Responses to Mask Mandate Peer Question
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
Coronavirus Resources for Providers and Practices
TN Dept of Health COVID-19 Dashboard
TDH: Lab Testing Options (Updated 7/10)
TN Healthcare Providers and Laboratories Guidance
TN Dept of Health - Friday NOON Weekly Webinars
Follow CPF on Social Media!
MCJCHV Town Hall - Cleft & Craniofacial Updates: Diagnosis Through Repair
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is hosting a panel discussion on July 15 at 7 PM providing an overview of Vanderbilt's multi-disciplinary approach to the care of children with cleft and craniofacial diagnoses, with a focus on the primary care provider.

Host and Moderator: Kris Rehm, MD, SFHM
  • Michael Golinko, MD, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Cleft & Craniofacial Team
  • Jim Phillips, MD, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Cleft & Craniofacial Team
  • Matt Grace, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Emily Morris, MD, Neonatology
  • Stephanie Attarian, MD, Neonatology, Breastfeeding Medicine
  • Clare Gargaro, PA, Cleft & Craniofacial Team
Register for Cleft & Craniofacial Panel Discussion
TN PPE Vendor Directory
The TN Dept of Health has compiled a list of vendors that have transitioned during the COVID pandemic to offer PPE supplies. Groups are encouraged to continue to maximize PPE through normal distribution channels, but these companies can supplement. Product and pricing details included:
TN PPE Vendor Directory
New Free Vanderbilt Myopia Treatment Study 
The Vanderbilt Eye Institute is now enrolling patients for a new myopia treatment study. The study is testing two different strengths of microdosed atrophine eye solution for slowing the progression of myopia in healthy children. 

All study visits (including screening) are free of charge. For more information, please contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Lori Ann Kehler, at or the Study Coordinator, Saige Wilkins, at or 615-936-1474.
Myopia Treatment Study Overview - Parent Handout

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