2017 Pediatric Symposium Schedule

Program and speakers are subject to change.

Saturday, November 11

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Time Topic Moderator and/or Speaker
7:30 am
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 am
Welcome and Introductions Marshall Ohring, MD
8:05 am
Mo Cheeks, Swiss Cheese and a Dancing Bear: How We Can Provide Better Patient Care
Alan H. Friedman, MD
8:40 am Adolescent Male Health: What's Normal and What's Not William P. Adelman, MD
9:15 am
The Denise Causa Keynote Lecture:  Parenting in the Age of Social Media
Anthony L. Rostain, MD
9:45 am
Questions and Answers  
10:00 am
Break - Visit Exhibits

10:30 am
You Put What Inside? Pediatric Foreign Ingestions and Insertions

Cole Condra, MD, MSc

11:05 am Diagnosing Encephalitis: The Emerging Science Virmarie Quinones-Pagan, MD
11:40 am Asthma Update: Pearls in Management
Sumit Bhargava, MD
12:10 pm Questions and Answers   
12:30 pm Lunch and Visit Exhibits  
1:25 pm Introduction Marshall Ohring, MD
1:30 pm Acute and Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents: State of the Art and Science Susan Alisanski, MD
2:00 pm
Dealing with the Difficult Patient [ODD, Conduct Disorder]
Anthony L. Rostain, MD
2:30 pm Evidence Based Management of Pediatric Migraines Cole Condra, MD, MSc
3:00 pm Questions and Answers  
3:15 pm
Break- Visit Exhibits  
3:30 pm Wake Up: Adolescent Sleep Issues Sumit Bhargava, MD
4:00 pm Marijuana and Teenagers:  Truth and Consequence  
4:30 pm Questions and Answers  
4:45 pm Adjourn  

Sunday, November 12

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Time Topic Moderator/Speaker
7:30 am Continental Breakfast and Exhibits


7:55 am Welcome Rosha McCoy, MD
8:00 am
Dealing With the Non-Adherent Family
Anthony L. Rostain, MD
8:30 am
When Bad Things Happen to Healthy Hearts: Acquired Heart Disease in Children
Alan H. Friedman, MD
9:00 am
Appendicitis: To Operate or Not, That is the Question
Jill Whitehouse, MD
9:30 am OCP's by PCP's : How and When to Use
William P. Adelman, MD
10:00 am
Questions and Answers
10:20 am
Break and Visit Exhibits

10:40 am
An Evidence-Based Management of Fever in the Infant < 12 Months
Cole Condra, MD, MSc
11:10 am
Pediatric Sleep Parasomnias
Sumit Bhargava, MD
11:40 am
Cardiac Screening of Young Athletes
Alan H. Friedman, MD
12:10 pm
Questions and Answers

12:30 pm Round Table Session and Lunch (see topics below)


Round-Table Talks: Please note that this will be limited to 12 per table. Please pre-register and provide your top two choices.

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Table 1: Screening Guidelines for Adolescent Females
William P. Adelman, MD  

Table 2: Office Spirometry    
Sumit Bhargava, MD    

Table 3: Screening Young Athletes for Sports Participation
Alan H. Friedman, MD     

Table 4: Anxiety in Children and Adolescents
Anthony L. Rostain, MD     

Table 5: Office Based Procedures in Pediatrics
Cole Condra, MD, MSc    

Table 6: Dealing with Common Resistant Bacterial Infections in 2017
Robert Reid, MD

Table 7: Management of Chronic Pain Syndromes: Treating the Mind, Body, and Spirit
JDCH Palliative Care Team

Table 8: Pediatric ENT: Clinical Pearls for the Pediatrician
Sweeti Shah, DO & Samuel Ostrower, MD

Table 9: Hands-On Sideline Concussion Assessment
Matthew Fazekas, MD

Table 10: How to Approach Eating Disorders and Avoiding Common Pitfalls
Elba Iglesias, MD

Table 11: Recognizing Pediatric Surgical Emergencies
Jill Whitehouse, MD

Table 12: Genetics Primer for the Pediatrician
Francis Jeshira (Jesse) Reynoso, MD