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This activity was approved by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Physicians who participated in this activity and meet ABP completion requirements will receive 10 points  for the Lifelong Learning Self-assessment component of Maintenance of Certification (MOC Part 2).

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The S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lecture

S. Michael Marcy, MD, FAAP

S. Michael Marcy, MD, FAAP

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 second year, AAP-CA2 has 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. In 2015 we had Mark H. Sawyer, MD, FAAP. The 2016 S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lecture speaker will feature Larry K. Pickering, MD. FAAP, Past senior advisor to the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases of the CDC.

Meet The Professors

Moise-Danielpour-photoPEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY –  Moise Danielpour, MD, Director of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program at Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Neurosurgery, will speak on pediatric brain tumors.  Dr. Danielpour is one of the few pediatric neurosurgeons in the world with experience with in utero surgical treatment for birth defects, such as myelomeningocele. He is a member of the international prenatal neurology and neurosurgery conference team as well as a member of Cedars-Sinai’s International Skeletal Dysplasia Program. He is a world renowned investigator and surgical expert on the neurological complications in patients with skeletal dysplasia, dynamic foramen magnum stenosis and spinal stenosis. Read Dr. Danielpour’s Biography.Freedman Andrew copyPEDIATRIC UROLOGY –  Andrew L. Freedman, MD, FAAP, Director of Pediatric Urology at Cedars Sinai, will speak on pediatric urologic emergencies. Dr. Freedman’s clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of pediatric urological disorders, including laparoscopy and robotic surgery, and the treatment of neurogenic incontinence. His research interests include fetal urology, including detection, diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary abnormalities before a child is born. Read Dr. Freedman’s Biography.William HohlPEDIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE –  William M. Hohl, MD of Cedars Sinai Medical Center, will speak on commonpediatric sport related injuries.   Dr. Hohl’s current appointments include: Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, Jul 1993 to present; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,Associate Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, Aug 2004 to present; Board of Directors, West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation, Manhattan Beach, California, Jul 1996 to present; Founding Member, Sports Medicine, Dance Medicine Center, USC Glorya Kaufman/Cedars-Sinai Dance Medicine Center, Jan 2008 to present. Read Dr. Hohl’s Biography.WP Kuo 300x400BEHAVIORAL –  Alice Kuo, MD, PhD, Med., FAAP – Dr. Kuo is Chief of Medicine-Pediatrics and Director of the Medicine-Pediatrics Comprehensive Care Center at UCLA.  Her presentations will focus on autism, and the social determinants of health.  Dr. Kuo served on the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Community Pediatrics for the past six years and was the Policy Chair from 2012-2015. She has published over 35 peer-reviewed articles in the areas of early childhood health, developmental services, health disparities, and medical education. Her book Child Health: a Population Perspective was released by Oxford University Press in November 2015.  Read Dr. Kuo’s Biography.pickering_200pxINFECTIOUS DISEASES –  Larry K. Pickering, MD, FAAP, FIDSAThe 2016 S. Michael Marcy Memorial Lecture speaker will feature Dr. Larry K. Pickering, Past senior advisor to the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases of the CDC, and past Executive Secretary of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).  Dr. Pickering is an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia; board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases by the American Board of Pediatrics. Recipient of the 2016 Stanley A. Plotkin Lectureship in Vaccinology Award from the Pediatric Infectious Society, and recipient of the 2016 John P. Utz Award in recognition of outstanding leadership skills from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.  Read Dr. Pickering’s Biography.Carlo Reyes picMEDICAL/LEGAL –  Carlo Reyes, MD, MS, Esq., FACEP, emergency medicine physician, pediatrician, and lawyer, will speak regarding Healthcare Risk ManagementIn 1998, Dr. Reyes was one of eight medical school graduates in the nation accepted into a unique 5-year dual-residency training program in Emergency Medicine and General Pediatrics. He served as Chief Resident for UCLA’s Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics Combined Residency Program.  While working as a full-time physician, Dr. Reyes attended Southwestern Law School, graduating in 2010. Read Dr. Reyes’ Biography.        __________________________________________________________________________________________________

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