H3025- Council on Community Pediatrics Program

A Chance for Every Child: Practice and Community Strategies To Promote the Health of Children Impacted by Poverty and Adverse Childhood Events

Topic: Community Pediatrics

Sponsors: Council on Community Pediatrics (COCP)

Monday, October 24
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena 14-15

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This session will provide the latest information about poverty’s impact on children’s health, development, and achievement. Faculty will address poverty as a source of childhood stress and highlight practice strategies to improve the health of low-income children. The session will address evidenced-based strategies to screen for basic needs and adverse childhood events and connect families to resources; emerging efforts within health care systems to improve child health in low-income communities; strategies to improve well-child care for diverse low-income families; and opportunities to integrate parent perspectives into care.

8:00AM Welcome
Moderator: William Cotton, MD, FAAP
8:05AM The Impact of Poverty and Adverse Childhood Events on Child Health
Roy Wade, MD, PhD, MPH
8:50AM Screening and Referral Strategies To Address Poverty in Practice
Arvin Garg, MD, MPH
9:35AM Question & Answer Session
9:50AM Break
10:00AM Working With Health Care Institutions and Systems To Advance Child Health in Low-Income Communities
Andrew Racine, MD, PhD, FAAP
10:45AM Innovating Well-Child Care To Improve Outcomes and Experiences of Low-Income Families
Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA, FAAP
11:30AM Question & Answer Session
11:45AM Closing Question & Answer Session
12:00PM Adjourn

Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, California


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Arvin Garg, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center


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Andrew Racine, MD, PhD, FAAP

System Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Montefiore Health System
New York, New York


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Roy Wade, MD, PhD, MPH


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