70th Pediatrics by the Gulf: Annual Conference on Advances in Pediatrics

June 11, 2021 to June 12, 2021

Virtual Conference

June 11, 2021 - June 12, 2021

Needs Statement

The constantly changing information around the COVID-19 pandemic makes it difficult for practitioners to stay up to date on the latest data, particularly in how the updates impact the care of infants, children, and adolescents. The goal of this activity is to provide the current research and new information impacting public health and general pediatric practice. This course will address the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as diagnosing and treating medical conditions of infants, children, and adolescents. It will include public health updates, state-of-the-art medicine sessions, and building skills workshops of interests specific to pediatrics.

Target Audience

This educational activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who care for infants, children, and adolescents.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the impact of current Texas Legislative updates on public health issues, including vaccinations and clinical considerations when caring for immigrant children.
  • Apply state-of-the-art medical advancements in areas of adolescent care, including vaping and individualized acne management, while maintaining confidentiality when treating teens.
  • Analyze the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, long-term complications, vaccines, and return to play and school challenges after a COVID-19 diagnosis for pediatric patients.

Educational Methods

Lecture, Case Study, Question and Answer Session, Small Group Breakout Session, and Workshop

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.


Provided by Baylor College of Medicine

Presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Pediatrics

The UTMB Department of Pediatrics has a strong history of clinical care, resident and medical student education, and research. Providing expertise and leadership in education, research, and clinical care, the Department of Pediatrics is an integral part of the UTMB School of Medicine. 


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.25 ABP MOC II
  • 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.25 Attendance
  • 3.25 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/11/2021 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/12/2021 - 5:00pm CDT
Houston, TX
United States

Conference offered virtually.
Connection information will be emailed to registrants the week of the conference. 

Available Credit

  • 13.25 ABP MOC II
  • 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 13.00 ANCC
  • 13.25 Attendance
  • 3.25 Ethics


Please login or register to take this course.


Note: If you select add to cart but do not complete registration and payment, when you return to this page at a later time your selection will appear in the shopping cart in the top right corner of this page. Please click the shopping cart to complete registration and payment. 

Requests for registration refunds must be in writing and received by the DCPD at least 10 business days before the activity begins. The date the request is received by the DCPD will be considered the cancellation date. Requests received after the refund deadline will not be processed. Cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee to be deducted from the paid
registration fee to cover guarantees and other expenses. Requests should be emailed to cpd@bcm.edu.