2019 Pediatric Conference Presented by Pennsylvania Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Conference ID

E6413

Purpose/Overview

The goal of this conference is to bring pediatric providers together to hear from experts, educate each other and engage in conversations about recent developments in pediatric health care.

Target Audience

The conference is designed for pediatricians, pediatric residents and advanced-practice providers who care for children. Family practice and other interested healthcare providers are also welcome to attend.

Objectives

  • Explain current topics and recent advances in pediatric care.
  • Identify ways to diagnose and manage common pediatric conditions in your practice.
  • Discuss key public health issues facing Pennsylvania children.

Abstracts

Attention trainees: Abstracts are now being accepted for the 2019 Pediatric Conference.

Submit an Abstract

Credit

AMA

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapter. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Agenda

May 4, 2019

  • 7 a.m. | Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits
  • 7:50 a.m. | Welcome
    Mary Ann Rigas, MD, FAAP, Course Director
    Secretary/Treasurer, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Pediatrician, UPMC Cole
    Coudersport, PA
  • 8 a.m. | Speaking Up for Children: Finding Your Voice
    Daniel R. Taylor, DO, FAAP, FAOCP
    Associate Professor
    Drexel University College of Medicine
    Director, Community Pediatrics and Child Advocacy
    St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
    Philadelphia, PA
  • 8:20 a.m. | Knee Pain and Overuse Syndromes
    William Hennrikus, MD, FAAOS, FAAP
    Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education
    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State Bone and Joint Institute
    Hershey, PA
  • 8:55 a.m. | What to Recommend to Parents About Screen Time
    Stephon N. Proctor, PhD, ABPP
    Clinical Child Psychologist
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA
  • 9:30 a.m. | Keynote Address: Public Health Approaches to Addiction
    Rachel L. Levine, MD, FAAP
    Secretary of Health, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Harrisburg, PA
    Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • 10:30 a.m. | Break/Exhibits/Posters
  • 11 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions
    • Marijuana as Medicine
      Sheryl A. Ryan, MD, FAAP
      Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
      Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
      Hershey, PA
    • Pediatrics in a Value-Based Payment Model: Right Care, Right Place, Right Time
      Susan J. Kressly, MD, FAAP
      Chair, AAP, Payer Advocacy Advisory Committee
      Founding Partner, Kressly Pediatrics
      Warrington, PA
    • Burnout in Pediatric Training and Practice: Solutions to Enhance Well-Being
      Barbara E. Ostrov, MD, FAAP
      Chief of Service, Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital
      Martha Lepow, MD, Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
      Professor of Pediatrics
      Department of Pediatrics, Albany Medical Center and College of Medicine
      Albany, NY
    • Environmental Health: Impacts of Fracking on Health, Climate and Planet
      Edward C. Ketyer, MD, FAAP
      Editor, The PediaBlog
      Medical Consultant, SWPA Environmental Health Project, Physicians for Social Responsibility
      Board Member, PA Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps
      Bridgeville, PA
    • Puzzling Cases
      Catherine M. Soprano, MD, FAAP
      Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
      Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
      Attending Physician
      Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
      Wilmington, DE
  • 11:35 a.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 11:45 a.m. | Repeat Concurrent Sessions
  • 12:20 p.m. | Break
  • 12:30 p.m. | Luncheon and Annual Meeting/Chapter Update
  • 1:45 p.m. | Disaster Preparedness – A Real-Time Exercise in Preparedness and Recovery
    Allison Horowitz, MD, FAAP
    Contact for Disaster Preparedness, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
    Providence Pediatrics
    Media, PA
  • 2:15 p.m. | Break/Adjourn
  • 2:30 p.m. | Optional Session: Oral Health in Your Office -Screening, Referral and Fluoride Varnish Application
    Mary Ann Rigas, MD, FAAP, Course Director
    Secretary/Treasurer, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Pediatrician, UPMC Cole
    Coudersport, PA

May 5, 2019

  • 8 a.m. | Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. | Genetics/Precision Medicine for the Primary Care Provider
    Cara Skraban, MD
    Attending Physician, Division of Human Genetics
    Core Clinical Leader
    Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA
  • 9:05 a.m. | Lyme Disease
    Jennifer Vodzak, MD
    Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Janet Weis Children’s Hospital
    Danville, PA
  • 9:40 a.m. | Myopia: Can We Control It?
    Kanwal Nischal, MD, FAAP, FRCOphth
    Professor and Division Chief
    Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Adult Motility
    UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • 10:15 a.m. | Break
  • 10:35 a.m. | Keynote Address: Adolescent Depression in Pediatric Primary Care
    Abigail Schlesinger, MD
    Chief, Behavioral Science Division
    Medical Director, Outpatient Behavioral Health and Child and Family Counseling Center
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • 11:45 a.m. | Closing Remarks/Evaluation/Adjourn
    Deborah Moss, MD, MPH, FAAP
    President, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP

Course Director

Mary Ann Rigas, MD, FAAP
Secretary/Treasurer, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, PA
Pediatrician, UPMC Cole
Coudersport, PA

Planning Committee

Kenneth R. Keppel, MD, FAAP
Region 2 Board Member, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Children’s Community Pediatrics, Armstrong
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Deborah Moss, MD, MPH, FAAP
President, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Division of General Academic Pediatrics
Pittsburgh, PA

Annette Myarick
Executive Director, PA Chapter, AAP
Media, PA

Elana Neshkes, MD
Resident Board Member, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Pediatric Resident, UPMC/CHP
Pittsburgh, PA

Barbara E. Ostrov, MD
Chief of Service, Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital
Martha Lepow, MD, Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Albany Medical Center and College of Medicine
Albany, NY

Denise Salerno, MD, FAAP
Immediate Past President, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Associate Dean, Academic Affiliations
Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Doctoring Course
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Justin Schreiber, DO, FAAP
Early Career Board Member, Pennsylvania Chapter, AAP
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Western Psychiatric Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Accommodations/ Room Block

Hotel name: Holiday Inn Harrisburg (Hershey Area) I-81

Address: 604 Station Road, Grantville, PA 17028

Group name: Penn State College of Medicine – PA AAP Conference

For reservations, call 717-469-0661

Rate: $115

Room block deadline: April 3, 2019

Note: After April 3rd, guest rooms may be available at the following properties should the Holiday Inn be sold out. Hampton Inn, 255 Bow Creek Road, Grantville, PA 17028, phone 717-469-7689; or Days Inn, 252 Bow Creek Road, Grantville, PA 17028, phone 717-219-2843.

Fees

Fees include cost of instruction, all listed meals and online handout materials.

  • AAP Member: $200
  • AAP Member Early Bird: $150 (before April 15, 2019)
  • AAP Non-Member: $300
  • AAP Non-Member Early Bird: $250 (before April 15, 2019)
  • Membership/Conference Registration Combo: $370
  • Membership/Conference Registration Combo Early Bird: $320 (before April 15, 2019)
  • Residents: $25

Registrations received after May 3, 2019, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received later than April 26, 2019, will incur a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given after May 1, 2019.

Sponsor

The logo of the American Academy of Pediatrics Pennsylvania Chapter includes the group's name, a tagline that syas Dedicated To the Health of All Children and the image of a child in a circle.This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine, jointly provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapter.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

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