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CANCELED -- Flinn Lecture: Making Mental Health a Priority in Pediatric Subspecialty Medicine

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria and OSF Healthcare Children's Hospital of Illinois
Location
Jump Simulation Lecture Hall (1306 N Berkeley Ave, Peoria)
Date
Sep 18, 2019   6:00 - 7:00 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Victoria Norwood
Cost
Free
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Canceled due to travel delay. Grand Rounds on Thursday, Sept. 19, will occur as scheduled.

Despite exceedingly successful efforts to enhance the physical lives of children over the last century, pediatricians are commonly poorly prepared to assist with the emotional and mental health needs of today’s families and youth. Dr. Victoria Norwood’s discussion will address national efforts to enhance pediatric training in behavioral/mental health and engage the practicing pediatric community in strategies for positive change.

 

About the Speaker

Dr. Victoria Norwood is Robert J. Roberts Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia where she has focused her career on the practice of pediatric nephrology and medical education. She has served as Division Head of Pediatric Nephrology and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs. In addition to continuing her active practice in nephrology, Dr. Norwood just completed a term on the Review Committee for Pediatrics of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and is the ChairElect of the American Board of Pediatrics. Her professional goals are to support positive systematic change for the health of children and families by maximizing the education and training of future pediatricians.

 

Flinn Endowed Lectureship

The Robert A. Flinn, MD, Endowed Lectureship was created in 2011 to honor the late Dr. Robert Flinn for his many accomplishments in urology and his many years of dedication to patient care and education.

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