Mark Underwood, MD- Chief, Division of Neonatology, University of California Davis School of Medicine



          David Braun, MD Regional Perinatal Coordinator, Pediatrics, SCPMG

          Allen Fischer, MD Regional Director of Neonatology, Walnut Creek   


          Vallerie Kolasinski, MPH, CHES Professional Development Consultant, PED Region



  1. Implement evidence based recommendations in practice, vetting current research for adoption within KP practice.
  2. Effectively collaborate with Neonatologists across facilities and Statewide, based on shared goals and best practices.
  3. Decrease practice variations assessed by CPQCC/VON and DOR and increase compliance with external regulators.
  4. Reduce and provide early identification of nosocomial infections in NICUs, utilizing recommended tools (e.g., Early-Onset Sepsis (EOS) risk assessment calculator).​



CME credit will be granted to participants who attend the webinar and complete the evaluation survey.

TPMG Physician Education and Development is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TPMG Physician Education and Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TMper webinar. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This live activity is co-provided by the Kaiser Permanente National CME Program.

The California Board of Registered Nurses has determined that Category 1 CME Credit may be used as equivalent CE credit. Certificate of attendance will be available on the TPMG Physician Education & Development calendar website for printing or e-mailing (pdf) within 30 days of program date. It will be up to individual attendees to report applicable hours of attendance to their respective boards.

Statement of Disclosure: CME Disclosure: Faculty for TPMG Continuing Medical Education Programs must complete a Declaration of Disclosure prior to the CME activity. Having an interest in or affiliation with a commercial entity does not preclude making a presentation at a CME activity, but if a Conflict of Interest exists, it must be resolved prior to the educational activity being delivered. Relevant financial relationships, or the lack of such relationships, must be disclosed to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity. 

Dr. Mark Underwood disclosed a financial relationship with Premier Research- as their chair of the Data Safety Monitoring Board for a multi-center clinical trial of a probiotic, L. reuteri, manufactured by Infant Bacterial Therapeutics, and with the NIH and Children's Miracle Network for receipt of research funding. TPMG Physician Education and Development has determined that the content of his presentation is clinically balanced and that the relationships do not constitute a conflict of interest with this event. 

All other planning committee members, and consultants for this program do not have affiliations with any corporate organizations that may constitute a conflict of interest with this program. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand-name products.


To join the live webinar, please click the "Take Course" button below and follow the directions listed. Please note that taking the course option will disappear post live webinar. If you are interested in viewing the presentation but missed the live webinar, please see the Webinar Recordings section below for details.

To Receive CME Credit:
In order to receive CME credit, participants must log-on to the WebEx session link (see information listed above); dial-in to the teleconference; and complete the online evaluation survey (see evaluation link listed within the webinar login information) within 10 days after the webinar date. The information collected will help determine needs and design of future Neonatology Journal Club webinars. This evaluation survey should take 3-5 minutes to complete.  

Certificate and Transcripts 

Certificates of attendance can be printed and accessed online within 30 days after the webinar session. CME transcripts can be accessed online by going to our KP website: https://www.tpmgphysicianed.org/.  Go to FAQ tab: https://www.tpmgphysicianed.org/content/faq  for detailed instructions on how to download and print your certificate. For a transcript of CME credits prior to 1/1/2017, log-in to the TPMG Physician Education website (accessible from KP computers only):  http://cnwcrnebp005.wcr.ca.kp.org/cleo/index.php


Detailed information for the webinar recording will be sent out after completion of the live event.

To access the Neonatology Journal Club webinar recordings prior to 1/1/2017, please visit the below link: 
Recordings & Archive Link:  http://tinyurl.com/NeonatalWebinarRecordings 
To access recordings in the new Ethos system please visit: https://www.tpmgphysicianed.org/neonatalogy-journal-club-rss

The recorded webinars are typically posted online within 1 week after the program date and available for 6 months after the webinar was held. Please note that CME credit is not offered for viewing recorded webinars
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Session date: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
KP Regional Office- WEBEX
1800 Harrison St.
Oakland, CA 94612
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance

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