CPF Newsletter August 14
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CPF Board Election - Call for Nominees! 
2 Community-Based Seats Open

CPF is currently accepting nominations for (2) Community-based pediatricians to join its Board of Directors. 

The CPF Board has 8 voting members - (4) Community-based pediatricians, and (4) Vanderbilt-based representatives. This year, there are (2) Community-based seats open, as current CPF Board members Dr. Mike Ladd of Green Hills Pediatric Associates and outgoing President Dr. Deepak Mehrotra of Children's Clinic East are finishing their terms. 

CPF Board term lengths are 3-years, during which members are asked to help guide the Foundation in its overall direction and programming. CPF Board members are elected through a majority vote of the membership, which will be conducted via RedCap survey once nominees are submitted.

If you are interested in running for a CPF Board seat, or would like to nominate a colleague for a Board seat - or if you would just like to learn more about the responsibilities of the role, please email us using the link below.

To be eligible for a CPF Community Board seat, you must be a CPF member and practicing community pediatrician.
Submit a CPF Board Seat Nomination - or - Learn More
View CPF's Current Board
VUMC Discover - Breakthroughs in Medical Science and Patient Care
Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched a new online publication - DISCOVER - detailing the latest stories about research and clinical innovation at the institution. The site features doctors and breakthroughs across all specialties in an easy-to-read format. Check out some current highlights:
VUMC Discover Home Page
VUMC Discover - Pediatrics
National Immunization Awareness Month
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an annual observance to highlight the overwhelming importance of vaccines for people of all ages. Check out these CDC resource to help spread the message:
COVID-19 Resources
The Tennessee Department of Health continues to post regular COVID-19 updates related to case reporting, triage and assessment, exposure for healthcare providers, lab testing options, and more:
The Vanderbilt Music Cognition Research Lab has created a Parent-Child Music Home Toolkit with videos, audio, visual supports, and strategies to support parent-child music activities at home. Each activity / playlist is designed to last for about 15 minutes:
VUMC: Children and COVID-19 FAQ (Incl. Spanish, Arabic)
Tip Sheet - August
CPF compiles a monthly Tip Sheet for members that includes vaccine, coding, discount, social media, and referral resources. 

View August's Tip Sheet at the link!
CPF August Tip Sheet
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
Rivergate Pediatrics (Goodlettsville): Full-Time Nurse
Cumberland Pediatric Associates (Lebanon): PCMH Coordinator
Follow CPF on Social Media!
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
AAP: Critical Updates on COVID-19
AAP Urges Universal Cloth Face Covering for Age 2+
CPF Virtual Education - Recent Videos
Find All CPF Education Videos HERE
"Back-to-School in a Pandemic" - Recorded July 30
Back-to-School Webinar VIDEO
Back to School Presentation Slide Deck
"Addressing Racial and Social Inequality as a Pediatrician" - Recorded July 23 
Addressing Racial and Social Inequality as a Pediatrician VIDEO

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