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CME Schedule

(757) 446-6140

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.

To help fulfill the educational needs of practicing professionals, CHKD sponsors continuing medical education programs throughout the year, as well as weekly grand rounds and conferences tailored to the specific needs of practice groups.

See our list of upcoming classes below.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

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 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™ 

CHKD FREE Lecture Series Topics in Sports Medicine for Pediatric and Adolescent Populations

Agility Progressions for the Injured Athlete

When/Where: Monday, January 20 at CHKD's Health Center at Landstown OR Tuesday, February 11 at CHKD's Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point
Time: 7-8:30 p.m.
Speaker: Tyler Miller, MS, LPTA, CSCS, CES and Carter Lusk, PT, DPT, CSCS 

Register for the Conference at Landstown Online Here!
Register for the Conference at Oyster Point Online Here!

Abstract: Agility progressions for the injured athlete will strive to provide a theoretical model on how to return a post-surgical patient to sport specific running and cutting. The course will cover strength and power metrics to begin impact activity and examples of deceleration, plyometric, and change of direction tasks that can be implemented immediately in your clinic/setting.

Participants will be able to:

  • explain the criteria to begin return to sport agility tasks.
  • define the difference between eccentric strength, deceleration, acceleration, linear speed, and agility.
  • understand a theoretical template for a return to sport progression for change of direction and sports specific speed tasks.

Competencies: Medical knowledge and patient care.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.   

Educational Events for Medical Professionals

Insights into Autism

When: Friday, February 7, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Where: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium

Register Online Here!

Conference Overview: Issues within specific autism spectrum disorder (ASD) populations will be discussed with recognized national experts, including gastrointestinal problems, sleep disturbances, self-care, educational challenges, and the use of applied behavioral analysis for additional difficult behaviors in patients with ASD.


• List a differential diagnosis for new onset behavior issues in children with autism.
• Utilize Functional Behavioral Assessment components in problem solving behavior issues in children with autism.
• List the indications for and selection of medication for behavioral issues in children with autism.
• Explain the potential pathways linking GI symptoms/gut dysregulation with ASD.
• Determine approaches to identifying and managing GI symptoms in individuals with ASD.
• Analyze Applied Behavior Analysis as an Evidence Based Practice.
• Explain Applied Behavior Analysis practices over the lifespan.
• Identify factors that affect sleep in children with autism.
• Describe interventions to promote better sleep in children with autism.
• Recite school based resources for children with autism including 504 and Individualized Education Plans.

Target Audience: This conference is designed for pediatricians, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, art therapists, special education teachers, social workers, other interested allied health professionals, and anyone who wishes to improve care to patients and families diagnosed with ASD.

For accreditation information and conference agenda, please see the brochure here.

5th Annual Safe Zone Training

When: March 5, 2020, 5-8 p.m. 
Where: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium

Register Online Here!

This presentation will include dynamic and interactive discussions to give health system providers and staff insight and techniques to develop, enhance, and maintain a healthcare environment that is culturally competent and supportive of LGBTQ children and their families. A panel of LGBTQ patients and parents will be present to discuss their viewpoints and experiences with healthcare, as well as to answer participant questions.

For additional information please see the event flyer here.

Earn up to 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ | 2.5 Contact Hours for Nurses. 


Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update

When: April 9, 2020
Where: CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium

This professional educational conference is designed to provide emergency physicians, pediatricians, family practitioners, and other healthcare providers with state-of-the-art, evidence-based information in pediatric emergency medicine. See the flyer here.

Mark your calendars. Brochures will be distributed soon. Contact Kimberley Kelly at (757) 668-9220 or for more information.

5th Annual Pediatric Trauma Conference

When: Friday, May 15, 2020
Where: The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA

See the flyer here. Brochure coming soon!

For more information, email or call (757) 446-6140.

14th Annual Sports Medicine Update

When: Thursday, June 11, 2020, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium

See the flyer here. Brochure coming soon!

Advanced Pectus Course

When: September 10-11, 2020
Where:Eastern Virginia Medical School, Lester Hall

Led by Robert E. Kelly, Jr., MD, FACS, FAAP with special guest speaker, Donald Nuss, M.B., Ch.B.

See the flyer here. Brochure coming soon!

For additional information, visit or call EVMS Continuing Medical Education at (757) 446-6140. 


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