PA AAP Let's Talk Series: Pediatric Policy Briefing- 5.18.22
Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Practice Staff
At the end of this session, participants will be able to understand:
- The key issues impacting pediatric practice and children’s health in Pennsylvania.
- The policy and advocacy landscape for reform of prior authorization practices, investment in early childhood education, and Medicaid redeterminations.
- How to leverage the pediatrician voice to affect policy change.
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses
Speakers: Susan Kressly, MD, FAAP, Chair, Payer Advocacy Advisory Committee, AAP; Founding Partner, Kressly Pediatrics
Steven Mentzer, Representative, District 97, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Brittany Massare, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, Penn State Health; Co-Chair, Early Childhood Committee, PA AAP;
Pediatric Advisor, Early Childhood Education Linkage System, PA AAP
Steve Doster, State Director, Pennsylvania, Council for a Strong America
Kari King, President and CEO, PA Partnerships for Children
Priscilla Mpasi, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician and Director of Public Health Initiatives, Henrietta Johnson Medical Center; Attending Physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, PA AAP
Becky Ludwick, Vice President of Public Policy, PA Partnerships for Children
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance