SPUC Newsletter

Fall 2017 Issue

President's Message

Looking Ahead

Keith Tansey, MD, PhDBy Magna Dias, MD

I am excited to write my first president’s letter for SPUC.

It’s amazing to think how far we have come in the past few years.  This was highlighted by an amazing meeting this past October in Seattle, Washington.



From the Annual Conference

Poster Winners From Seattle

Poster winnerCongratulations to the poster winners from the SPUC Third Annual Conference in Seattle.





Call for Nominations

SPUC Board of Directors

The SPUC Nominating Committee is seeking nominees to fill two (2) At-Large Director positions on the Board of Directors. All SPUC members may submit the name of a full member in good standing, or you may submit your own name.



Cook Children’s Health Care System Seeking Survey Participants

We want to hear from you! 

Cook Children’s Health Care System asks for you participation in a new study to assess Outpatient Pediatric  Urine Collection Practices.  One aspect of this study includes assessing healthcare providers’ practices and perceptions of urine collection within our institution (CCHCS) and in urgent care clinics across the United States.



The OUCH Survey is Coming

The Organization for Urgent Care Health (OUCH) Database Annual Survey will be released in Mid-November.  The survey will be open for six weeks to collect operational, staffing, and administrative metrics as well as a supplement on pediatric emergency preparedness.


Events of Interest

Upcoming Conferences

PUCC Conference

March 21-23, 2018
The Pediatric Urgent Care Conference
Caribe Royale, Orlando, FL


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From the Annual Conference

Thank You for a Successful Annual Meeting

Seattle collage


Dear Friends & colleagues;

It was a pleasure hosting the Third Annual SPUC Conference in Seattle. We were humbled by the number of attendees who traveled from afar to make it to this conference.




PSUC Fourth Annual Conference

SPUC 2018 Annual Conference
Nemours Children's Hospital
Orlando, Florida
October 4-7, 2018

2018 SPUC Call for Abstracts
February 15 - May 15, 2018

Have an idea for a meeting topic of speaker? 
Let us know!

Complete and return a SPUC Topic Proposal form to Carolyn Moffatt



New SPUC Members

Welcome!SPUC is pleased to announce the following new members who will add strength, expertise and vitality to our association.
See SPUC's New Members...


Members in the News

Members in the NewsDr. Orcutt-Tuddenham Spoke in Ireland

Peg Orcutt-Tuddenham spoke to professionals of the National Children’s Health Group at the Tallagh Hospital in Dublin Ireland.


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