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Friday, April 8, 2011 and
Saturday, April 9, 2011

Please join us for Pediatric Innovations Symposium 2011. This two-day comprehensive program is designed for Pediatricians, General Practice Physicians, Pediatric Residents and Subspecialty Fellows, Nurse Clinicians, and Biomedical Scientists. Lectures will focus on the developing brain; new approaches to fetal and postnatal treatment; viral infection and child development; hematology and oncology; and obesity in childhood. In addition, two roundtable interactive discussions will address current questions about vaccine recommendations and safety and practical approaches to the management of pediatric obesity.

Location

Weill Cornell Medical College
Uris Auditorium
1300 York Avenue @ 69th Street
New York City

Registration

To register or for further information, visit Pediatrics Innovation Symposium or contact Jessica Grajales at: jeg9059@nyp.org / (212) 585-6800.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Identify:

  • Different types of stresses likely to affect development of the neonatal
  • Potential signs of sleep apnea
  • Types of genetic information relevant for patient care
  • Current recommendations for vaccines
  • Effects of latent virus infection
  • Long term follow up issues for pediatric cancer survivors
  • Risk factors for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

Understand and Discuss:

  • How hypoxia affects the brain
  • The value of sleep studies in diagnosing sleep apnea
  • How genetic medicine can be used in clinical practice
  • How metabolic and mitochondrial disorders could affect response to vaccines
  • Prevention of inherited disease by means of pre implantation genetics
  • Risks for childhood cancer survivors
  • Relationship between pediatric obesity and increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes and effect of weight loss

Educate Families about:

  • Dangers of maternal drug abuse for infant brain development
  • Importance of early diagnosing and correction sleep apnea for child development
  • Vaccine safety and value of immunization
  • Value of long term follow up for children who are cancer survivors

Course Schedule

Friday, April 8th, 2011

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Introduction
Gerald M. Loughlin, MD

Module: The Developing Brain
8:30 AM - 9:00AM
Role of Hypoxia and Stress
Susan J. Vannucci, PhD

9:00 AM - 9:30AM
Prenatal Drug Exposure
Barry E. Kosofsky, MD, PhD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Altered Head Shape in Infancy: When to Intervene
Mark M. Souweidane, MD

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
COFFEE BREAK

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Effect of Sleep Apnea & Sleep Deprivation on Brain Function
Gerald M. Loughlin, MD

Module: New Approaches to Fetal & Postnatal Treatment
11: 00 AM - 11:30 AM
Emerging Genetic Approaches to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Joseph James Higgins, MD

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Diagnosis & Management of Congenital Heart Disorders
Sheila J. Carroll, MD
Jonathan M. Chen, MD

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Pre Implantation Genetics
Glenn Lewis Schattman, MD

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
LUNCH (Griffis Faculty Club)

Module: Viral Infection and Child Development
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
State of the Art in Immunization Practices
Lawrence R. Stanberry, MD, PhD

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
New Vaccine Strategies for Prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus infection in Children
Stefan Worgall, MD, PhD

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
COFFEE BREAK

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Vaccines for Emerging Infections: Challenges for Pediatricians
Anne Moscona, MD

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Current Questions about Vaccine Recommendations and Safety Questions:

  1. Should varicella vaccination be given to children with inherited metabolic disorders?
  2. Could fever management and hydration protect against neurological regression in susceptible children?
  3. How can adherence to recommendations for neonatal HBV vaccination be improved?
  4. HPV vaccine for boys, why? Are the risks of a new vaccine worth the benefits in males or are the benefits all reaped by females and unknown risks taken by males?

Moderator: Susan B. Bostwick, MD, MBA
Discussion: Anne A. Gershon, MD,
Anne Moscona, MD, Jane Chang, MD, Stefan Worgall, MD, PhD

4:45PM
ADJOURN

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM
Registration

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Introduction: Gerald M. Loughlin, MD

Module: Obesity in Childhood

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Introduction: Maura D. Frank,MD

Keynote Address
8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
Origins of Pediatric Obesity
Rudolf L. Leibel,MD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Short Term Weight Loss: Effects on Insulin Sensitivity and Risk of Type-2 Diabetes
Michael Rosenbaum, MD

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
COFFEE BREAK

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Role of Sugar in the Obesity and Diabetes Epidemic
Lisa C.Hudgins, MD

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Round Table: Practical Approaches to Management of Pediatric Obesity
Moderator: Shari L. Platt,MD
Discussion: Lisa C.Hudgins,MD, Michael Rosenbaum,MD, Lori Armstrong,MSA, RN,
Maura D. Frank,MD, Robbyn E. Sockolow,MD

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
BOX LUNCH

Module: Update in Hematology/Oncology

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Cancer Metastasis
David C. Lyden, MD, PhD

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Platelets: What Would the Immune System Do without Them?
James B. Bussel,MD

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Medical Outcomes in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Charles A. Sklar,MD

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Rappateur: Gerald M. Loughlin,MD

2:30PM
ADJOURN

Course Directors

Gerald M. Loughlin, MD
Nancy C. Paduano Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
Pediatrician-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komansky Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Shari L. Platt, MD
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Susanna Cunningham-Rundles, PhD
Vice Chair, Academic Affairs
Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Faculty

Susan B. Bostwick, MD, MBA
Executive Vice Chair for Education and Administration in Pediatrics
Director, General Academic Pediatrics
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

James B. Bussel, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Sheila J. Carroll, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and
Weill Cornell Medical College

Jane Chang, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Jonathan M. Chen, MD
Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Director, Pediatric Cardiovascular Services
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Maura D. Frank, MD
Director, Ambulatory Pediatrics,
Division of General Academic Pediatrics
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Anne A. Gershon, MD
Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Columbia University Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

Joseph James Higgins, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Lisa Cooper Hudgins, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Rudolph L. Leibel, MD
Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Director, Division of Molecular Genetics
Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Director
Division of Molecular Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

David C. Lyden, MD, PhD
Stavros S. Niarchos Associate Professor in Pediatric Cardiology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation Laboratories
Weill Cornell Medical College

Anne Moscona, MD
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology
Vice Chair of Pediatrics for Research
Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael Rosenbaum, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Medicine
Associate Program Director of the CTSA/Clinical Research Resource
Division of Molecular Genetics
Columbia University Medical Center

Glenn Lewis Schattman, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor of Clinical Reproductive Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Charles A. Sklar, MD
Director, Long-Term Follow-Up Program
Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Pediatrics
Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College

Lawrence R. Stanberry, MD, PhD
Reuben S. Carpentier Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Pediatrician-in-Chief
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Columbia University Medical Center

Stefan Worgall, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology
Department of Pediatrics
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David
Komanksy Center for Children's Health
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Distinguished Associate Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

For course information, please contact:
Jessica Grajales
CME Coordinator
Tel: 212-585-6800
Email: jeg9059@nyp.org

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