O;ering the perfect blend of clinical
and community practice, research and
academics, the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting will be held May 6-9 at
the Moscone West Convention Center
in San Francisco.
;e annual gathering includes top
science from the Academy, the Amer-
ican Pediatric Society, the Society for
Pediatric Research and the Academic
Pediatric Association. Twenty-eight
additional societies and clubs also will
meet or co-host programing this year.
Join AAP CEO/Executive Vice President Karen Remley, M.D., M.B.A.,
M.P.H., FAAP, at the AAP Plenary from
12: 30-4 p.m. May 7.
• AAP Presidential Address by Fer-
nando Stein, M.D., FAAP.
• Featured speaker Raj Chetty, Ph.D.,
professor of economics at Stanford
• William Silverman, M.D., Lecture,
“Progress in a Groove?” by Barbara
K. Schmidt, M.D., C.M., M.Sc.,
• Abstracts on the detrimental influ-
ence of racial discrimination; food,
energy and housing insecurities and
adverse child behavior and health;
mental health and violence involve-
ment associated with youth access
to firearms; physician burnout;
HPV vaccination rates; underage
drinking; and corrective lenses’
impact on academic achievement.
To access the program and register,
Big learning happens in Dallas where
PREP:ID will be held July 27-30 at the
Westin Galleria Hotel.
The AAP and Pediatric Infectious
Diseases Society course o;ers a comprehensive update of pediatric infectious
diseases and antimicrobial therapy in a
revised format. New to the course are
weekend sessions on antimicrobial therapy. A special weekend rate is available
for those attending just Saturday and
Earn up to 24. 5 AMA PRA Category
1 credits. A self-assessment portion of
the course is approved by the American Board of Pediatrics for 20 points
of Maintenance of Certification Part 2
credit. Register by June 29 for early bird
Join AAP colleagues at the World
Congress of Pediatric Dermatology July
6-9 at the Chicago Hyatt Regency. Held
every four years, the congress features a
global gathering of pediatric dermatologists and specialists presenting lectures
and the latest research.
On July 6, the AAP Section on Dermatology will host a pre-congress session,
“Hot Topics in Pediatric Dermatology
for the Primary Pediatric Practitioner.”
;e congress will include a patient advocacy village, including nonprofit organizations that o;er resources for families
with serious dermatological issues.
Earn up to 19. 25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Register by June 1 for early
bird rates. Visit http://wcpd2017.com/.