November 2, 2007

Premature infant health focus of forum

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Ingrid Mayer, M.D.

The Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) Community Forum will feature national experts discussing how hospital systems can work together to save the lives of more premature infants and improve their long-term health.

The Forum takes place at the Doubletree Hotel Nashville downtown. Sessions are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 8, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Nov.9, including opening comments from Judy Aschner, M.D., director of the Division of Neonatology at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Speakers come from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Stanford and University of Vermont among other places.

There is no registration fee, and CMEs will be available at no cost. Call 322-3476 to R.S.V.P.