You can register online or by calling 617-643-1919.

Fee:There is no fee associated with this course. It is supported as an ongoing Continuing Education Course by MassGeneral for Children and Partners Pediatrics.

November 9, 2012
Peabody Marriott Hotel
8 Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960

Course Description

This course will focus on the needs of primary care pediatricians in office based practice. There will be six, 50-minute presentations followed by a Q&A discussing current topics in the areas of:

  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pediatric childhood Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Ortho

Course Schedule

7:30 - 8:00 am: Breakfast and Registration

8:00 - 8:15 am: Welcome and Introductions

Ronald E. Kleinman, MD Physician in Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children:
Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
MassGeneral Hospital for Children (tentative)

Course Director, Edward Bailey, MD,
Chair of Pediatrics, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center

8:15 - 9:30 am: Holding on to Hope: Advance Care Planning with Children and Their Families

Patricia J. O'Malley, M.D.
Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care Team, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, HMS
Caitlin Merrill, NP, Pediatric Palliative Care Team

9:30- 9:45 am: BREAK

9:45-11:00 am: Mindfulness in Pediatric Practices

Jefferson Prince, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center

11:00 -11:50 pm: What's the big deal, it's just Asthma

Benjamin Nelson, MD
Pediatric Pulmonary, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

11:50 - 12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 – 1:20 pm: Childhood Epilepsy Syndromes: A review and update

Karen Stannard, MD
Pediatric Neurology, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center

1:20– 2:10 pm: The In's and Out's of the Scrotum: hernias, hydroceles, undescended testes, and more

Allan Goldstein, MD
Pediatric Surgery, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

2:10- 3:00 pm: The Committed Athlete: A potpourri of pediatric & adolescent sports medicine

Jeffrey Kreher, MD
Pediatric Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

There will be a question and answer session at the end of every presentation.
Please note that the presentations in this course syllabus may differ slightly from the presentation being given due to last minute edits by the presenter.

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