Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.

The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds is an educational forum on pediatric issues for physicians, nurses, and allied health care professionals and is a cooperative effort between East Texas Medical Center, Trinity Mother Frances and UT Health Northeast. This one hour program is generally held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 noon. A complimentary light luncheon is served. The location rotates between the three hospitals.

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Type 1 Diabetes in the Pediatric Patient
Speaker: Joel Steelman, MD
Location: Biomed Research Auditorium, UT Health Northeast at Tyler

Dr. Steelman, pediatric endocrinologist at Cook Children’s Pediatrics in Fort Worth will discuss the warning signs of diabetes in the pediatric patient, and discuss the diagnosis, current guidelines and latest treatment options.

Complimentary lunch provided beginning at 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations no later than November 9 by email: or call 903-877-7250.

Contact Medical Education at 903-877-7250 or email:

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