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06/30/21 event

grand rounds - fostering wellness for families of children with chronic disorders in pediatric practice

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

One Children's Plaza (virtual option also available), Dayton, OH, 45404

Fostering wellness for families of children with chronic disorders in pediatric practice

Thomas F. Boat, MD-Dean Emeritus and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati; Director, CF WELL, Division of Pulmonary Medicine , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio


  1. Recognize the prevalence and negative impact of parent and family stress when a child is diagnosed with a disabling or life-threating disorder.
  2. Identify specific contributors to family stress under these circumstances.
  3. Explore opportunities and barriers for mitigation of this stress in a pediatric chronic care model.
  4. Review a small but growing body of evidence concerning the feasibility and outcomes of interventions for family stress.

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