Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Diane Anderson Neonatal Nutrition Conference


Virtual for 2023: March 6 – 8, 2023


This conference is jointly provided by Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology. This program is supported in part by the Project # T79 MC00023 from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act), Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Department of Health & Human Services.

Program Schedule

2023 Program Schedule coming soon.

Needs and Target Audience

Due to changes in neonatal nutrition management, healthcare professionals who provide care to high-risk infants need to have up-to-date continuing education. The interdisciplinary approach of this conference will address the needs of pediatricians, neonatologists, neonatal nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, and others.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define basic nutritional requirements for neonatal growth,
  • Describe specific nutritional problems faced by low birthweight and premature infants,
  • Identify approaches to addressing the nutritional concerns for premature infants after hospital discharge, and
  • Describe the importance of increasing the incidence and duration of breastfeeding.

Educational Format

Lectures · Workshops · Course Syllabus · Pre- and Post-Test


Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Continuing Professional Education

Baylor College of Medicine (BA001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). We will be applying for continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for Registered dietitians (RDs), and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) who complete this program.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

We are in the process of applying for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ for this educational activity. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration is Coming Soon!