Self-Discovery and Leadership in Academic MedicinePresenter:
Rhonda BeLue, PhD

Self-Discovery and Leadership in Academic Medicine

To increase awareness and education for pediatric providers

Rhonda BeLue, PhD, CQM/OE is a Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Texas, San Antonio. Her work focuses on improving health care access and promoting healthy behaviors in families and organizations in black/BIPoC communities in the US and global south. She has dedicated her career the elimination of health inequities and advocating for social justice.  She takes a holistic approach to advocating for social justice, including community-based participatory research approaches to addressing health disparities and participating and supporting for black, indigenous and diverse cultural arts activities and serving local organizations that serve African American and BIPoC communities.   She has also worked as a local public health practitioner in Nashville, TN where she served as the director of the research and evaluation unit and the liaison between the Nashville Metro Public Health Department and local community and academic institutions.  She has extensive experience in procuring funding for academic and community-based organizations and has expertise in evaluating community-based programs and interventions and organizations development in community-based organizations.  She holds a master of statistics and a PhD in Health Policy Analysis & Management from Cornell University and Graduate Certificates in Organizational Leadership and Development from St. Louis University.

Financial Disclosures:
Rhonda BeLue, PhD has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Pediatric Grand Rounds Planning Committee (Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, Daniel Ranch, MD and Elizabeth Hanson, MD) has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.  Planning Committee member Steven Seidner, MD has disclosed he receives funding from Draeger Medical for the Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Infinity Acute Care System Workstation Neonatal Care Babylog VN500 Device in High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) Mode in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Neonates for which he is a co-principal investigator.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hour)
Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hour)
MOC-2 credit (1.00 hour)

Target Audience:
Pediatric Doctors and Providers
Faculty, residents, health care providers; medical students and trainees.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

Register here, then click register again to answer one question and view the recording (CME/MOC Credit)

Contact Us

Delia M. Calderon
Academic Programs Coordinator
Grand Rounds Coordinator
Dept. of Pediatrics – Office of the Chair