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, October 15, 2015
Rough Nights: Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Speaker: Hilary Pearson, MD
Location: TMF Wisenbaker Conference Center
Dr. Pearson, pediatric pulmonologist at Cook Children’s Pediatrics, will discuss recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of common sleep disorders in children and review their current standards of practice.

Complimentary lunch provided beginning at 11:30 a.m. Please make reservations no later than October 12 by email: or call 903-877-7250

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Type 1 Diabetes in the Pediatric Patient
Speaker: Joel Steelman, MD

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

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