Free for members, PediaLink QI is a
personalized quality improvement module
approved for American Board of Pediatrics
Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part
4 credit via the Academy’s MOC portfolio.
PediaLink QI helps pediatricians put quality improvement principles into practice, increase engagement and
become motivated to change. Resources provided include
project workspaces, data collection tools and surveys, and
real-time run charts.
Volunteer pediatrician project community leaders propose
and lead projects, and potentially open them for enrollment
for pediatricians around the country to participate. All
applications are reviewed by the PediaLink QI Oversight
Committee and AAP QI staff before approval.
For more information, visit https://pedialink.aap.org/
ped/pedialinkqi or email PediaLinkQI@aap.org.
Quality improvement module provides MOC Part 4 credit Simulation for
talking to teens
Artificial Perfection is a professional
development role-play simulation that
prepares pediatricians for real-life conversations with teens about appearance and performance-enhancing
Pediatricians can practice sharing
information with virtual pediatric patients, encourage them to open up and
build their motivation to quit. Available for desktop use, the simulation
is free for AAP members. Earn up to
0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.
Prepare for MOC
at PREP in Portland
PREP: The Course in Portland,
Ore., Aug. 19-23, at the Portland
Marriott Downtown Waterfront offers a variety of educational formats
to meet all learning styles.
Get an intense review and update
on sports medicine; genetics; developmental and behavioral pediatrics;
emergency medicine; dermatology;
allergy and immunology; adolescent
health; neurology; endocrinology;
fetus and newborn; gastrointestinal
diseases; hematology and oncology;
Earn up to 38. 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits and 10 Maintenance of
Certification Part 2 points. Register by
July 21 for early bird rates. Visit http://
The Academy and Lurie Children’s
Hospital of Chicago are presenting
“New Frontiers in Pediatric Critical
Care,” a program of the AAP Section
on Critical Care and Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, Sept. 15-17, in
conjunction with the AAP National
Conference & Exhibition in Chicago.
Sessions include career trajectories,
contract negotiation, keeping inpatient pediatricians in house, navigating the legal landscape and an interactive session “Are You Smarter than
an Intensivist.” The keynote speaker is
AAP President Fernando Stein, M.D.,
FAAP, a pediatric critical care physician. Register by Aug. 15 for discounted rates. Visit http://bit.ly/2nSDPzb.