Effects of Poverty on Kids Health & Food Insecurity and Hunger-free Healthcare Center Initiatives

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Hotel Bethlehem, Grand Ballroom
437 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018

Agenda

6 – 6:30 pm: Registration
6:30 – 8:30 pm: Program


Program:

Effects of Poverty on Kids Health



Daniel R. Taylor, DO, FAAP, FACOP
Associate Professor Drexel University College of Medicine
Director Community Pediatrics and Child Advocacy
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

CME Objectives:

  • Discuss the demographics and adverse consequences of poverty in children.
  • Review the Adverse Childhood Experiences study.
  • Compile resources to alleviate the effects of poverty in the children you see.

Food Insecurity and Hunger-free Healthcare Center Initiatives



Hans Kersten, MD, FAAP
Professor Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical Director of the GROW Clinic
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

CME Objectives:

  • Review the epidemiology of hunger and food insecurity. 
  • Understand the impact of hunger and food insecurity on families.
  • Outline an approach to screening for and addressing food insecurity in healthcare settings.
  • Discuss the components of the SPEAC model.
  • Identify opportunities to become involved in the fight against hunger.

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