Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP
Mentorship, Sponsorship, Coaching and Connectors in Academic Pediatrics
To increase awareness and education for pediatric providers
Dr. Tyler K. Smith is Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine. She earned her medical doctorate at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Smith completed the General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and earned a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her professional and scholarly interests include advocacy, diversity/equity/inclusion/justice, health care disparities/inequities, marginalized and minoritized populations, resource-limited communities, mentorship/sponsorship/coaching, medical education, leadership, and physician wellness. Dr. Smith is actively involved in the community on the local, regional, and national level. She was appointed by Governor Laura Kelly to serve on the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund to support early childhood initiatives. Dr. Smith has held numerous leadership positions and membership in professional medical organizations.
Tyler K. Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP 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)
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.
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.