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ONLINE ONLY: Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 8/7/2020Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/7/2020End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Please note: This event is online only.

(Please contact organizer for Zoom link and ID)

Controversies in Breast/Chestfeeding and Our Changing World

Presented By
Deborah Sandrock, MD, director, The Center for Newborn Care and Breastfeeding Support, Center for the Urban Child, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children; assistant professor, Pediatrics
Blair Dickinson, MD, attending physician, Section of Hospital Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; assistant professor, Pediatrics
Jabina Coleman, LSW, owner, Life House Lactation & Perinatal Services; co-founder, Breastfeeding Awareness & Empowerment; co-founder, Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for Women of Color

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the safety profile of human milk when the breast/chestfeeding parent is Covid positive
  • Explain current hospital guidelines for choosing separation of newborns in the case of the Covid positive parent
  • Discuss benefits of breast/chestfeeding beyond one year of age
  • Describe how racism has created barriers to breast/chestfeeding
  • Discuss breast/chestfeeding success stories of Black and Brown 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
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