Topics and Advances in Pediatrics
This 2-day conference offers participants an opportunity to learn about advances and innovations for many of the key pediatric issues practitioners face today.
This 2-day conference covers a wide range of topics applicable to the practice of pediatrics. We aim to highlight best practices, the latest advances, and current influences on our work caring for children.
This conference is ideal for all pediatricians and primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospital and clinic nurses, and others who are involved in the care and treatment of pediatric patients.
Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the latest approaches to care of the child with respiratory syncytial virus infection.
- Explain how principles of magic can lead to more effective care of patients.
- List State of Minnesota healthcare priorities and understand the impact on immigrant communities.
- Describe the latest approaches to treatment of dermatological conditions.
Lewis W. Wannamaker Memorial Lecture: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): Challenges in Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment - Janet Englund, MD
Max Seham Lecture on Social Pediatrics: Community - Ilhan Omar, MN State Representative
Julia Berg Memorial Lecture on Adolescent Mental Health: Pamela Gonzalez, MD, MS, FAAP
Thompson – Tobin Lecture: Ed Ehlinger, MD, MN Commissioner for Health
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
John S. Andrews, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Abraham K. Jacob, MD, MHA
Jordan Marmet, MD
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 16.00AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit this statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
Early Rate- On or before March 15:
Physician/Other healthcare professional: $250
Regular Rate – After March 15:
Other Healthcare Professional: $450
Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch, morning/afternoon breaks and conference workbook.
Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be requested in advance. These requests cannot always be honored on site.
CPD may take photos/video of participants at CPD events and these may appear in CPD's promotional materials. Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography and video subsequent usage.
Parking is available in the nearby yellow and red parking ramps. Parking fees apply.
Acknowledgement of Support
We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:
- Abbott Nutrition
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
- Merck Vaccines
- Pediatric Home Service
- Pfizer Inc.
- University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
(List current as of 05/30/2017)