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Parents Shouldn’t Compare…Or Should They? Supportive Tools for Your Practice

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a Chapter Chat about new Developmental Screening Tools and how to implement them in your practice. A panel discussion about why parents SHOULD compare their child to other children, and how to respond to their observations and questions in a supportive way.



Meet Our Speakers

Renee C. Wachtel MD FAAP Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine; Chair, CAC1 AAP Committees on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and School Health

Dr. Wachtel is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF. She has worked with the pediatric community to recognize the important role of pediatric providers in the screening of children in their practices for developmental delays and behavioral issues that impact the child and their family. She has worked with many vulnerable and at-risk populations and has many years of experience with community supports for children and their families.


Miriam Rhew MD FAAP – Medical Director of UCSF Benioff Children’s Physicians and practices at UBCP – Bancroft Pediatrics.

Dr. Rhew is the Medical Director at UBCP Bancroft Pediatrics where she has been practicing for nearly 20 years.  Her practice began implementing the PEARLS screening tool as a pilot with UBCHO/Find-Connect and Children First Medical Group in the Fall of 2019.  She is a member of the the AAP California Chapter 1 ACES Aware Communications Grant Think Tank and the Addressing Social Health and Early Childhood Wellness (ASHEW) Collaborative.




American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

California Chapter 1, AAP

Medical Home Project, Stanford University School of Medicine