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.
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:
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:
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:
FREE Access to AAP Point-of-Care Solutions
Did you know? Your CPF membership comes with a free subscription to theAAP'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