Steven A. Abrams, MD
“Infant Formula Update”
To increase awareness and education for pediatric providers
Dr. Steven A. Abrams is a Professor of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjoint Professor at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio. Dr. Abrams is a pediatrician and neonatologist with expertise in nutrition, specifically focused on the mineral requirements of children. He has also been active in public policy development related to nutritional requirements of children in the United States and around the world, serving as a member on several Institute of Medicine committees, including the Panel on Calcium and Related Nutrients in 1996-1997, the Subcommittee on Upper Safe Reference Levels of Nutrients in 1996-1997, the Panel on Use of Dietary Reference Intakes in Nutrition Labeling in 2002-2003, and the Panel on Calcium and Vitamin D in 2009-2010. In addition, he was a member of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. He has spent 10 years as a member and chair of the Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is now co-editor of the nutrition handbook of the AAP.
Steven Abrams, MD has disclosed he was on the speaker bureau for Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.
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.