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

The last Wednesday of every month, join us 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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Events

08 Sept
12:15pm - 1 pm

Physician Leadership Academy: A New Approach to Creating Impact & Influence - DiSC Personality Training

Speaker: Brian James, Mgr. HR, Valley Children's Medical Group

In this series, you will gain a deep understanding of the impact & influence each physician has in their profession. We will discuss the organization's definition of physician leadership, and determine how we can apply the principles from The Leadership Challenge to improve the care we provide to patients and families.

28 Sept
12:15pm - 1:15 pm

Pediatric Clinical Symposium: Evaluation and Management of Anemia in Childhood

Speaker: Bindu Sathi, MD

Join Dr. Sathi as she shares expertise on evaluation and management of childhood anemias. As a result, participants will be able to recognize the common forms of anemias of childhood, differentiate and treat nutritional anemias, and perform the initial investigation and make appropriate referral.

29 Sept
12:15pm - 1 pm

Gun Violence: Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment

Speaker: Shannon Castle, MD and Nicole Webb, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Castle and Dr. Webb will provide information about the current issues with gun violence in the U.S., the affects on children, preventative mechanisms and an overview of the treatment of penetrating trauma. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to apply the steps to take when talking with patients and patient families about gun injury prevention and employ practical steps to control hemorrhage from penetrating injury in an emergent situation.

13 Oct
12:15pm - 1 pm

Physician Leadership Academy: A New Approach to Creating Impact & Influence - DiSC Personality Training

Speaker: Brian James, Mgr. HR, Valley Children's Medical Group

In this series, you will gain a deep understanding of the impact & influence each physician has in their profession. We will discuss the organization's definition of physician leadership, and determine how we can apply the principles from The Leadership Challenge to improve the care we provide to patients and families.

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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Pharmacy

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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Nursing

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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