Hosting Institution: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central Time
Title: Teaching Pediatrics Residents the CORP Program: Collaboration Beyond the Hospital Walls to Support Childhood Outcomes
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- Abigail Kissel, MD, FAAP is a senior fellow in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Abby is particularly interested child health and development as it intersects with community outreach, services, and early education. She has developed this elective to help focus on the intricacies and intersections of the support networks required within our communities to ensure optimal childhood developmental trajectories. Her academic interests are in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, the long-term developmental results of chronic medical conditions and prematurity, pubertal health in the developmentally delayed, resident and medical student education, health and electronic medical record informatics, and the promotion of supportive environments and advocacy efforts for women in medicine. She is a graduate of the Children’s Defense Fund Fellowship and recognized Epic Physician Builder.
- Sari Bar, D.O. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and serves as the Medical Director of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic and the Down Syndrome Clinic at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. She joined the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at UT Southwestern in September 2017. She attended college at The University of Texas at Austin where she majored in Psychology and minored in Biology. She then attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her pediatric residency training and fellowship training in Developmental-Behavioral pediatrics at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Abigail Kissel and Dr. Sari Bar from the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center discuss how pediatric residents are learning to build community relationships that support early childhood outcomes through their Community Organization Resident Practicum (CORP) program.
- How an interactive curriculum such as CORP — using community leaders at teachers for medical residents — can strengthen the early childhood landscape;
- Why targeting the next generation of pediatricians is so important and how the CORP curriculum can guide future practitioner-to-community practice relationships; and
- About Dallas early childhood partners and opportunities for better connections between the medical and community spheres.
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