The CHKD Continuing Medical Education Program is guided by the mission of Children’s Health System, to deliver excellence in quality and scope of service as we continually measure and improve our outcomes.
Educational Events for Medical Professionals
To help fulfill the educational needs of practicing professionals, CHKD sponsors continuing medical education programs throughout the year, as well as weekly grand rounds open to all and talks tailored to the specific needs of practice groups.
If you have suggestions as to how we can improve upon our educational offerings and experience, please call (757) 668-8942.
See our list of upcoming classes below.
Every Thursday, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
Grand Rounds is telecast at the following locations: CHKD's Health Center at Oyster Point, Eastern Shore, Peninsula Institute for Community Health, Inc., Portsmouth Community Health, Main Street Physicians and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. For more information, contact the EVMS Office of CME at (757) 446-6140 or visit
www.evms.edu/cme. Sponsored by EVMS Office of CME.
Location:CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk, VA
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Maternal/Newborn Transport Reviews
Recurring (call for times)
Jamil Khan, MD, neonatologist, CHKD and EVMS perinatologist
The participant will be able to:
- State current diagnostic measures and treatment modalities for the high-risk mother, fetus and neonate.
- Recall outcome data on selected cases of patients referred from regional hospitals and identify opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
- Describe care and stabilization of the maternal and neonatal transport process to ensure safe and orderly transport of patients.
MNTRs are open to physicians and staff with privileges at each respective hospital. The MNTR schedule is subject to change. Hospitals at which MNTRs are held are listed below for general reference. Please contact Karen G. Horton, neonatal/perinatal outreach at (757) 668-9140 to confirm specific dates.
Location: Albemarle, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, DePaul, Maryview, Sentara Obici, Outer Banks, Roanoke Chowan, Sentara Virginia Beach General, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Riverside Shore Memorial, Southampton.
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Update on Maternal Mental Health: Its not just postpartum. Its not just depression.
Saturday, December 3
This one day-conference features plenary and break-out sessions given by speakers at the forefront of the field. The morning general session will provide an overview of these illnesses, proven treatment options and impact of maternal illness on mother, child and family. A special focus will be on the challenges of making evidence-based treatment decisions regarding perinatal mental health in the age of sensationalized media. The afternoon workshops will provide specific tools and techniques for prescribers, therapists, and social support volunteers.
This conference is organized to educate maternal-child healthcare providers (obstetric, pediatric, and family physicians), mental health providers (psychiatrists and psychotherapists), birth professionals (childbirth educators, lactation consultants, doulas), and lay volunteers.
Location: Stryker Center, 412 North Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA
CME Credits: Earn up to 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Nursing Credits: Earn up to 6.25 Nursing Contact Hours
Brochure: Coming Soon
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Schwartz Center Rounds
Wednesday, December 14
Participants attending this session will be able to: Describe the social, emotional, ethical and personal issues that arise during the care of patients and their impact on caregivers. Demonstrate enhanced communication with patients, family members and colleagues. Value opportunities to explore and understand multiple perspectives across professions and disciplines. Value opportunities to provide and receive professional support.
We are thrilled at the turnout for each Schwartz Center Rounds. We appreciate the financial support provided by the Heidt Family Foundation, the Grainger Foundation, and CHKD to allow us to provide nourishment for each and every session. In order to be good stewards of these donations, the number of lunches available at upcoming sessions will be limited to 175, on a first-come, first-served basis. All faculty, staff and employees are still welcome to attend. Thank you for your ongoing support of Schwartz Center Rounds.
Registration is open to all employees and professional staff. If you have further questions, please contact Cynthia Mills at 668-7505 or via email at
Facilitator: Diana Schofield, PsyD
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium
CME Credits: Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Nursing Credits: Earn up to 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours