Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2012

Charting the future: A Discussion with the PHM Strategic Planning Committee II
Chris Maloney; Suzanne Swanson Méndez
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe potential training and credentialing processes that are being considered.
  2. Discuss the pros and cons of pathways under consideration.
  3. Describe the process of accreditation of sub-specialties by the American Board of Pediatrics.
  4. Access mechanisms for feedback and discussion for influence on a final decision.
  5. Analyze the impact of requiring a specific level of training on the future of PHM
  6. Differentiate the field of PHM from pediatric general pediatrics

This session will have a point-counterpoint debate. The co-chairs of the planning process will select two to three advocates; each for a specific training and certification pathway. The audience will participate through an audience response system, time for feedback and questions, and through social media.




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