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Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 4/5/2024Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 4/5/2024End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Supporting Medical Needs of Children in Foster Care

Presented By
Norrell Atkinson, MD, Section Chief, Child Protection Program, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Emily Spengler, MD, Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Ann Cushwa, LSW, Director of Social Work, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss medical and emotional needs of children in foster care
  • Identify systems involved in children in foster care in Philadelphia
  • Recognize the unique experience of a foster parent in the medical setting and navigating

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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