Education

Pediatric Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Recognizing physicians as lifelong learners, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta strives to provide valuable pediatric CME opportunities as well as effective resources. The Continuing Education Department at Children's designs and coordinates conferences and workshops for healthcare professionals.

CME opportunities at Children's include:

  • CME Calendar (All events)  
    CME conferences, Grand Rounds, dinners and more
  • Maintenance of Certification
    Strong4Life Maintenance of Certification
    Interested in improving the effectiveness of your childhood obesity counseling and earning Maintenance of Certification Part 4 Credit? The Strong4Life Provider Training Program is the first step in a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process. Register now for the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Kids Health First Pediatrics Alliance MOC program. The free American Board of Pediatrics MOC program is centered around the key training principles of the Strong4Life Provider Program and is available to all Board-certified Georgia Pediatricians. MOC Point Value: 25 points       
    Call 770-333-0033 ext. 209, or e-mail S4Lmoc@khfirst.com for more information.
  • Online CME opportunities 
    Earn CME credit online by completing modules in Childhood Obesity Co-Morbidities: Evaluating and Managing Hypertension in the Primary Care Office, Grand Rounds, Neuro Update, Managing Concussions – The Concussion Toolkit and other online opportunities. 
  • Rehabilitation opportunites 
    View a listing of conferences, courses and other educational opportunities.
  • Strong4Life Provider Training
    Providers are helping our kids become Strong4Life - Sign up now!
    The Strong4Life Provider Program is designed to help providers initiate conversations about BMI measurement, nutrition and physical activity behaviors with patients and families.  All healthcare providers working with families and children to address healthy behaviors are welcome, including but not limited to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians and registered nurses. 

 

Grand Rounds

These hospital-based round tables and conferences are held regularly at each of the main hospital campuses. Primary care providers, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals are invited to attend.

Children's at Egleston (every Wednesday)
7:30 a.m., Classroom 5
For more information, contact Kalen Parks at 404-785-7624.

Children's at Scottish Rite (first 3 Tuesdays of every month)
7:30 a.m., Main Auditorium
For more information, contact Tara Truscott at 404-785-7532.

Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds (every Thursday)
8 a.m., Steiner Auditorium
68 Armstrong Drive across from the Grady Emergency Department
For more information, contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
*These sessions have been approved for CME credit through Emory University.

Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds (2nd and 4th Friday of the month)
12:00 p.m., Marcus Autism Center, Conference Room, Second Floor
For more information, contact Anne Symons at 404-785-7833.