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Updates in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Saturday, April 1, 2011
8:30 AM to 4 PM

Register by March 1st for Early Bird Rates

Online registration now open!

We invite you to attend this one-day comprehensive course on gastroenterologic complaints affecting the pediatric population, including new developments in diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, GERD, liver disease, allergic GI disorders, neonatal nutrition and infantile gastrointestinal diseases.

This course is designed for academic pediatric gastroenterologists, GI fellows, pediatricians, family practitioners, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who specialize in the treatment and diagnosis of common medical illnesses in the adult and pediatric community.

To download the conference brochure, go to:
Updates in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Location

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

Register by Mail

Send your completed registration form and a check payable to:

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Attn: Jessica Grajales
525 E. 68th Street, Box 51
New York, NY 10065

To Register Online

http://www.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Invitation.aspx?e=7a996269-2c84-4c0c-8bf6-e2e6f5e4381c

Course Objectives

It is intended that this Weill Cornell CME activity will lead to improved patient care. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of the diseases presented
  2. Provide better diagnostic tools and treatment regimen to patients with conditions mentioned
  3. Know the recent literature related to the topics
  4. Identify new research findings and develop new treatment strategies

Course Schedule

8:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks

9:10 AM
Congenital Diarrhea
Martin G. Martin, MD

9:50 AM
Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition Associated Liver Disease
Mark Puder, MD, PhD

10:30 AM
Coffee Break

10:45 AM
Approach to Hepatitis B in Children
Mercedes Martinez, MD

11:30 AM
The Treatment of Functional Abdominal Pain in Children
Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD

12:15 PM
Lunch

1:15 PM
Coping with IBD
Laura Mackner, PhD

1:45 PM
When to Use a Biologic?
Ellen Scherl, MD

2:15 PM
Postoperative Prophylaxis in Pediatric IBD
Petar Mamula, MD

2:45 PM
Panel Discussion/Q and A
Moderators: Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD and Brian Bosworth, MD

3:45 PM
Closing Remarks

Course Director

Aliza Solomon, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health

Planning Committee

Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health

Denise Miles
Patient Navigator
Center for Advanced Digestive Care
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Todd Lyon
Divisional Administrator
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Weill Cornell Medical College

Course Coordinator

Jessica Grajales
212-585-6800
jeg9059@nyp.org

Course Faculty

Brian Bosworth, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor or Clinical Pediatrics
The Ohio State University

Laura Mackner, PhD
Center for Behavioral Health at The Research Institute
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
The Ohio State University

Petar Mamula, MD
Director, Endoscopy Suite
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Martin G. Martin, MD
Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Director
UCLA Center for Pediatric Diarrheal Diseases
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Mercedes Martinez, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University Medical Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Mark Puder, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Children’s Hospital of Boston

Ellen J. Scherl, MD
Director, Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The Jill Roberts Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Robbyn E. Sockolow, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health

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