Grand Rounds - June 14, 2024  
"Impacts of Postnatal Care: Giving Babies the Best Start through the Family Connects Model"

Speaker: Benjamin Hoffman MD CPST-IFAAP. Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, OHSU School of Medicine.




  1. Discuss inequity and challenges faced by Oregon families with newborns.
  2. Describe the Family Connects model and its impact on families with newborns.
  3. Identify the steps that pediatric providers and their staff can take to collaborate with the Family Connects program.
  4. Evaluate the benefits of Family Connects for both families and providers.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

The period to claim credit for this activity expires one year after its original publication. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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