Saturday, April 8, 2017


7:30 am:  MOC (Medical) Attendee Registration & Breakfast

8:00 am:  Welcome, Chapter Meeting. OPS President ~ Dana Nason, MD, FAAP

8:15 am: Live MOC Part 2, "Exposure to Community Violence: Trauma Informed Care in the Pediatric Medical Home."           ~ RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE

8:45 - 9:15 am: Early Learning Attendee Registration

 9:30 am: KEYNOTE SPEECH.  Effect of Poverty on Early Childhood, and the AAP Clinical Toolkit.  ~ Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP   

11:00 am: What is Kindergarten Readiness? ~ Dana Hargunani, MD, MPH and Sue Miller, MA - Oregon Early Learning Council Chair

11:30 am: LUNCH BUFFET and Nonprofit Resources Information

12:30 pm:  Screenings and Referrals for Family Well Being ~ Panel addressing developmental screening and pathways for early services; prenatal, postpartum, and social emotional screenings. Moderator: Helen Bellanca, MD. Panelists: Colleen Reuland, MS; Lindsey Manfrin, RN, MN; RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE

1:30 pm:  Promoting Health Equity in Schools and Health Care ~ Prof. Larry Wallack, DrPH, and Rachael Banks, MPA

2:45 pm: Engaging Dual Generations for Kindergarten Readiness ~ Panel including Oregon Infant Mental Health accreditation, the Oregon Parenting Education Collaboration, early literacy, and rural Oregon programs. Moderator: Peg King, MPH, MA. Panelists: Mary Louise McClintock, MPA; Alison Hinson, MA; Ellen Stevenson, MD, MPH, FAAP. 

3:45 pm: Oregon and Federal Child and Health Legislation/Advocacy Update

4:15 pm: Innovations and Opportunities in Vision and Oral Health Care for Early Childhood ~ OHSU's Preschool Vision Screening Program and Pediatric Dentistry.~ Joannah Vaughan, MBA Preschool Vision Screening Director, and Suher Baker, BDS, DMD, MS OHSU Pediatric Dentistry Chair


5 pm: Social Hour and Networking. Cash bar, appetizers.

6 pm: OPS Board of Directors meeting.

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Collaborative Life Sciences Bldg, SW Waterfront
2730 SW Moody Ave, 2nd floor
Portland, OR 97201

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Jason Morris
Oregon Pediatric Society
503-334-1591 ext. 104


"Integrating Primary Care and Early Education for Kindergarten Readiness"

OPS welcomes child health providers and early learning professionals to learn and discuss best practices in kindergarten readiness, cross-sector screenings and referrals, trauma-informed interventions, and engaging families to help children thrive.

Keynote speaker is AAP Immediate Past President Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP, addressing poverty as one of the most important determinants of health.   A total of 7.25 CME (live) are available.  

SPACE IS LIMITED, so register soon!

There is a two-tiered on-site check in period. Pediatricians have access to an early-morning group Maintenance of Certification module. "Exposure to Community Violence: Trauma Informed Care in the Pediatric Medical Home" will count  for 10 MOC Part 2 points, with an option for an additional 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through partnership with Ohio's AAP chapter. This is a great opportunity for physicians to learn with peers and achieve American Board of Pediatrics MOC quickly and easily. (MOC materials will be sent with registration). 

CME Learning Objectives

After completing this conference, attendees should be able to:

  • Have a better understanding of the strengths and challenges facing the primary care and early education sectors with kindergarten readiness.
  • Access strategies for developing relationships and bridging communication between the early learning community, physicians, and families, as well as building culturally responsive practices.
  • Increase their knowledge for making early intervention and other resource referrals, and following up if services are not provided.



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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS). The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 6.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

This program is accredited for 6.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx), (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.