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Current CME activities

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Schedule
September -  May
Tuesdays, 8-9 a.m., Sanger Hall, Room 1-044

Pediatrics at the Beach 2015

Join Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU for the 37th annual Peds at the Beach pediatric primary care conference:

July 17-19, 2015
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
57th Street and Atlantic Avenue
Download the Peds at the Beach 2015 brochure
Register online.

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, counselors, social workers and other health care professionals who deliver primary care to children and adolescents. Each half-day program will be devoted to one of the following subject areas: emergency medicine, primary care, and developmental pediatrics. Plenary sessions will include a question and answer session with each presentation, small group discussions will be offered, and a reception will provide additional opportunities for participants to discuss medical issues with faculty members and colleagues.

A Transdisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Feeding Disorders

The one-day feeding conference will be offered on two consecutive days to accommodate more participants. Nurses, physicians, and therapists are encouraged to attend.

September 22 or 23, 2015
7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU - Brook Road Campus
2924 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220

Lunch will be provided. Please contact Sarah Patterson at 804-228-9231 for more information.

Download the 2015 Feeding Conference save the date. Full brochure coming soon.

CollaborATe: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Assistive Technology through the Lifespan

Pediatric and adult speech, occupational and physical therapists are encouraged to join Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU for this special symposium on assitive technology:

October 3, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU - Brook Road Campus
2924 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220

Lunch will be provided. Please contact Sara Barnhill at 804-228-5915 for more information.

Download a Save the Date card. Full brochure coming soon.

FOCUS: The Pediatric and Neonatal Care Conference

A continuing education conference for nurses and other health care professionals with educational sessions on acute, critical and emergency/trauma care.

November 12-13, 2015
Richmond Downtown Marriott
500 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

For more information call the VCU Medical Center Department of Education and Professional Development at 804-828-0418. Conference brochures will be available early summer 2015.

Download a 2015 FOCUS Save the Date.

VCU CME office

The VCU School of Medicine’s continuing medical education program manages activities for physicians and other health care professionals throughout Virginia, the Mid-Atlantic region and the U.S. 

The CME program includes:

  • Annual conferences
  • Regularly scheduled community-based presentations
  • Clinically oriented experiences held at VCU Health System’s MCV Hospitals
  • Satellite television broadcasts
  • Remote site teleconferences
  • Independent learning opportunities
  • Enduring materials

The VCU CME program is one of the largest university continuing medical education programs in the U.S. Each year more than 17,000 physicians and health care professionals participate in VCU-sponsored and jointly sponsored continuing education activities. Each activity is designed to meet identified educational needs in clinical practice and health care delivery, in an era of rapidly expanding knowledge, new technologies and progressive demands on health care professionals. Attention is also carefully directed to the personal needs and well-being of our participants.