Practical Day of Pediatrics 2022
Practical Day of Pediatrics will be held via Zoom on Saturday, February 5. Topics include:
  • Constipation: How to Make ‘Hard’ Things Easier for You and the Patient
  • Top 10 Things You Wish You Could Ask Your Neonatologist
  • Head and Elbows, Hips and Toes: What My Pediatrician Wife Learned From My Orthopaedic Practice
  • Children's of Alabama Leadership Update
  • CBT with Children and Adolescents: Implementing COPE in Pediatric Practices

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Department of Surgery Welcomes Drs. Onwubiko and Sparks
Chinwendu Onwubiko, MD, PhD, and Eric Sparks, MD, join the Department of Surgery as assistant professors to the Division of Pediatric Surgery. “We’re delighted to welcome both of these accomplished pediatric surgeons to our division,” said Mike Chen, MD, MBA, director of the Division of Pediatric Surgery. “We look forward to the career strides that each of them will make here as we watch them thrive.”
ICYMI: What Parents Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11
As Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is now approved for use in children ages 5 to 11, many parents have questions about getting their child vaccinated. Drs. Gigi Youngblood and Peily Soong, pediatricians at Pediatrics East in Trussville, answer some of the most common questions they’re hearing.

CME Name Changes to ACE
Effective January 2022, CME (Continuing Medical Education) will be referred to as ACE (Accredited Continuing Education) per the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education).

If you have any questions about the change to ACE, contact [email protected] or [email protected]
Opportunities & Resources

9th Annual Rare Disease Genomics Symposium
Telehealth & Therapeutic Advances in Rare Disease Care
Friday, March 4, 2022 via Zoom

Physician Link (Issues/Concerns) - 205-638-7479
Children's One Stop (Placement Center and Consultations) - 205-638-7200 or 844-232-5070

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