A team physician for the L.A. Galaxy soccer team, Dr. Zaslow understands the goals and challenges faced by young athletes because, like her patients, she grew up playing sports and still remains active in tennis, volleyball, running, hiking, yoga, skiing and much more.
Saturday, April 22, 2017 – Sheraton Universal Hotel.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 2, would like to thank you attending the 28th Annual, 2017 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. This page is designed to provide you with the electronic version of all conference materials.
All conference materials will remain online for one month after the conference.
CME certificates are now available by accessing the Peerpoin CME Vault. Please see the instructions below and let us know if you encounter any difficulties.
To obtain your CME Certificate:
1) Open your web browser and go to: https://peerptlogin.com
- Email: your email address
- Password: Your First Name (case sensitive. Please capitalize the first letter.)
3) Select tab: ‘Complete Surveys and Tests’
Click on: Symposium Apr 2017 (this will open Survey)
4) Complete your Survey and ‘Save’
5) Next to Symposium Apr 2017 select ‘Expand’
6) Select ‘View/Print’ (Note that you may also change any portion of your name and credentials as you would like them to appear on the certificate).
7) A window opens to download your CME Certificate: select ‘Save File’
Please note – The CME Certificate is a PDF file. Most devices have the program “Adobe Reader” that can view/print this file. If you don’t have this program, you can download it from the internet free: http://get.adobe.com/reader/
MOC credit has already been submitted to the American Board of Pediatrics.
CME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and Conference Series, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the live format for this educational activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MOC Part 2 Credit
“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 8.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.”
“Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 7.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.”
Planner/Faculty Disclosure Statement
2017 CME-Disclosure-Statement-AAP-CA2 (click link to view document)
6:30 AM – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast and Registration – Studio Suites, Terrace Level (Floor Below Lobby)
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8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome and Introductions – Studio Suites.
Edward Curry, MD, FAAP – President, AAP-CA2
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM MID-MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK – VISIT THE EXHIBITS
ADVOCACY FOR PEDIATRICIANS IN THE ERA OF TRUMP
More than a decade of work with state legislators and bureaucrats provides Kris with ample experience advocating for children and the interests of pediatricians. When she’s not advocating or writing, you’re likely to find Kris at mystery writer conferences, in the halls of the Capitol in Sacramento, or cheering on her teams at Warriors basketball and SF Giants baseball games.
12:00 PM – 1:05 PM LUNCH / GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
PRESIDING OFFICER: Edward Curry, MD, FAAP – President, AAP-CA2
RESIDENT ABSTRACTS PROGRAM (Oral Presenters and Poster Presentations)
Click to view the program/outline
1:05 PM – 1:55 PM
3:05 PM – 3:20 PM AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK – VISIT THE EXHIBITS
The S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lectures
In 2014, the medical community lost a brilliant professional, and a friend. Dr. S. Michael Marcy was a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. A Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at both USC and UCLA, Dr. Marcy had the distinction of having served actively in the education and research activities at the 4 major teaching programs in Los Angeles.
In his honor, and now in its third year, AAP-CA2 has established the S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lecture.
S. MICHAEL MARCY MEMORIAL LECTURE I
THE FORGOTTEN CHILD
Stephanie Marcy, PhD – Psychologist/Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
S. MICHAEL MARCY MEMORIAL LECTURE II
Wilbert Mason, MD, MPH, FAAP – Dr. Mason is an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Disease at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He was Head, Division of Infectious Diseases for 9 years ending in 2011. His research focus has been in Kawasaki disease and, more recently, the implementation of evidence based medicine through the use of clinical practice guidelines in the hospital setting. He has also been active in the study and promotion of medical safety in pediatrics and served as the Chief Medical Quality Officer at CHLA until 2011. He participated in the Child Health Accountability Initiative of the Child Health Corporation of America since its inception in 1997 and was Co-Medical Director in 2001-2003. He is a Past-President of Chapter 2, District IX (CA), of the American Academy of Pediatrics and currently serves as co-chair of the State Government Affairs Committee of District IX of the AAP and sits on the National Nominating Committee of the National AAP. He also serves on the Board of Directors and is the Incoming President of the California Immunization Coalition. Dr. Mason was awarded the Watanakunakorn Clinician Award from the Infectious Disease Society of America, ID Week 2016.
4:50 PM – 5:00 PM OVERVIEW OF THE DAY’S LEARNING/ Q&A
Edward Curry, MD, FAAP – President, AAP-CA2
Reminder: Turn in your completed evaluations in order to receive CME credit.
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
AAP-CA2 would like to recognize our onsite staff, as well as our volunteers for their support during the conference.
- Tomás Torices, MD – AAP-CA2 Executive Director
- Sarah Skoda, AAP-CA2 Administrative Assistant
- Dana Anderson, Volunteer
- Basilio Torices, Volunteer
EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS