Valley Children’s Medical Education

Valley Children’s recognizes the importance of continuing to learn and being up-to-date on the latest research, technologies and medical information. That is why we strive to support local healthcare professionals year-round through a variety of medical education opportunities.

CME Opportunities

Valley Children’s offers a variety of continuing medical education lectures, events and trainings in-person, virtually and on-demand.

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Featured Programs

Clinical Symposium Series

Join us for this lunch hour series as we dive into a pediatric specialty and what physicians should know prior to making a referral.

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Physician Wellness Series

Valley Children’s Physician Wellness Series includes speakers who focus on topics that effect physicians’ lives professionally and personally.

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Valley Children’s Voice

Valley Children’s podcast for healthcare professionals features pediatric healthcare experts discussing topics that affect Valley children.

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27 Apr
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Pismo Beach Pediatric Clinical Symposium

Save the date for this exciting in-person continuing education opportunity in our Pediatric Clinical Symposium Series, taking place in Pismo Beach.

04 May
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Madera Pediatric Clinical Symposium

Save the date for this exciting in-person continuing education opportunity in our Pediatric Clinical Symposium Series, held at Valley Children's main hospital campus in Madera.

18 May
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Central Valley Sickle Cell Summit

Register today for this exciting virtual and in-person event held at Valley Children's Hospital in Madera. This summit will provide a special opportunity to learn about sickle cell disease from clinical experts, uncover how to best navigate your care, the latest treatments available, community resources and more.

13 June
12:15 - 1 p.m.

Physician Leadership Academy: Forge Unity, Don't Force It

This activity will define how a leader can motivate and encourage team members by modeling the way and building credibility. Participants will look at simple steps they can take now to create, support, and feed a strong team dynamic where people feel safe, valued and challenged -- including the leaders.

Residents & Medical Students

Through multimedia educational opportunities and our pediatric residency program, Valley Children’s seeks to provide physicians, residents and medical students quality programming designed to enhance providers’ knowledge and ultimately to improve the health and well-being of the families we serve.

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Valley Children’s provides educational opportunities for pharmacists and pharmacy students, including our one-year, postgraduate residency program and one-year fellowship in critical care pediatric clinical pharmacy.

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Valley Children's leads and participates in nursing education initiatives throughout the region, including supporting local training programs for partner hospitals.

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Allied Health

Valley Children’s provides Allied Health professionals a creative and challenging environment that draws on traditional clinical methodologies, as well as access to the latest in innovative.

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Outreach & Community

Valley Children’s provides outreach education opportunities to organizations, healthcare agencies, parent groups and communities.

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Simulation Program

Valley Children’s Interprofessional Education Simulation Program uses high fidelity mannequins to simulate common medical procedures, complex medical conditions and life-threatening emergencies.

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Central California Pediatrics

Central California Pediatrics is a publication intended for physicians and discusses pediatric specialties, services and technologies that impact the children of the Central Valley.

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