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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 12/10/2021Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 12/10/2021End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood: Slowly Unraveling the Mystery

Presented By
Erin Bowen, MD, general pediatrician, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, PC; vice president, Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation

Special Guest
Kristen Landi, MD, Forensic Pathologist Medical Examiner, NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Learning Objectives

  • Define Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), review the epidemiology and differentiate from sudden unexplained deaths in infancy (SUID)
  • Review the current research and discuss the challenges facing this category of death
  • Highlight recent national consensus guidelines for sudden deaths in pediatrics
  • Provide an overview of the medicolegal death investigation system as it relates to sudden unexplained deaths in pediatrics
  • Describe the role of the pediatrician in supporting families after sudden and unexpected deaths of children
  • Discuss the SUDC Foundation and the resources available for professionals and families

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
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium (max. 38 people)
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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