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Kayce Morton, DO, FAAP, SFHM

Dr. Kayce Morton is a practicing community Pediatric Hospitalist in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Morton earned her Bachelor of Arts at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. She attended the Kansas City University of Biosciences and Osteopathic Medicine, now known as Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCU-COM). Dr. Morton completed her residency in Pediatrics with the University of Missouri-Columbia Pediatrics Residency Program in 2008. She joined a community hospital, CoxHealth, in her hometown of Springfield, Missouri, and was the Pediatric Section Director for six years. Dr. Morton then worked in a hybrid model for four years as a pediatric hospitalist and pediatric medical director at Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield, Missouri. She now works solely as a pediatric hospitalist at CoxHealth in Springfield, Missouri, and Phoenix Children's Hospital in Gilbert, Arizona. 

Dr. Morton is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Morton is a fellow of the  American Academy of Pediatrics, including the Missouri Chapter, a member of the American Medical Association, a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Missouri State Medical Association, American Medical Women's Association, Greene County Medical Society and Advance PHM. Dr. Morton is very involved in multiple ways in the above organizations.

Dr. Morton is passionate about many things, particularly trauma-informed care (TIC) and health equity, as it affects both patient and physician well-being. She is involved in the Missouri Hospital Association pilot program to educate and implement trauma-informed care into our medical systems and address health inequities.

Dr. Morton advocates for pediatric hospitalist medicine and has taken various roles. She is currently the head of the planning committee for Clinical PHM with AAP. She has also been involved in various quality improvement work at CoxHealth. She is serving as a mentor for the SIP project. She is also the site leader for quality improvement projects and an assistant professor for Mizzou.

Dr. Morton enjoys being active in her community. She has been an active member of the Mayor's Commission for Children. She also works closely with the Drew Lewis Foundation and the Fairbanks group. Dr. Morton lives in Nixa, Missouri, with her husband and two kids.

Dr. Morton discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients relative to the content of this presentation. 


Product Type
On Demand

Implementing Trauma Informed Practices for Better Patient Outcomes

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit |  AOA Category 1-A Credit |  Cancer |  COPD |  Depression |  Diabetes |  Family Medicine |  Mental Health |  Obesity |  Patient Experience & Needs |  Professionalism |  Primary Care |  STDs |  Stroke |  Substance Abuse |  Suicide |  PTSD |  Trauma
Kayce Morton, DO, FAAP, SFHM
53 Minutes
Short Description:
The presentation will review general and specific Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) practices for integration within ambulatory, inpatient, surgical, and emergency department settings.
$40.00 - Non-Members

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