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Virtual: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 10/2/2020Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/2/2020End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Please note: This event is online only.

(Please contact organizer for Zoom link and ID)

The Great Balancing Act: Fresh Perspectives in Pediatric Obesity

Presented By
Jennifer Robbins, MD, attending physician, Healthy Weight Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; assistant professor, clinical pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Kimberly Genuario, PhD, pediatric psychologist, Healthy Weight Program, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate current status of pediatric obesity as a public health priority with attention to health disparities
  • Recognize updated standards for overweight assessment and treatment in children and adolescents
  • Discuss complexities of pediatric obesity management in practice and related mental health considerations

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
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