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2020 Virtual Symposium

Saturday, August 22nd

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Via Zoom

The 2020 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium, originally scheduled for March 28, was rescheduled due to compliance with regulations related to the COVID-19 pandemic. UCLA suspended all in-person classes and cancelled all non-essential gatherings of more than 100 persons to encourage social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus. The new date, presented entirely online, is Saturday, August 22, 2020. Please join us for this fantastic virtual conference.


Thank you for attending!

CME and MOC information will be emailed soon.

S. Michael Marcy, MD, FAAP Memorial Lecture

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 sixth year, AAP-CA2 established the S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lecture. During this lecture, a world-renowned infectious disease physician is invited to speak on the latest advances of their field.
Past Faculty:
2019 – Karin Nielsen, MD
2018 – Michael T. Brady, MD, FAAP
2017 – Stephanie Marcy, PhD, and Wilbert Mason, MD, MPH, FAAP
2016 – Larry K. Pickering, MD. FAAP
2015 – Mark H. Sawyer, MD, FAAP

Accreditation and Designation Statements
AAP-CA2 31st Annual Advances in Pediatrics Symposium

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, LLC and American Academy of Pediatrics – CA2. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABP MOC Statement
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 5.25 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.

The AAP-CA2 2020 Board of Reviewers have selected abstract submissions for POSTER presentation at the AAP-CA2 Advances in Pediatrics Symposium 2020. One Abstract was selected for oral presentation.
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