Primary Care Pediatrics Conference

The Marriott Boston Long Wharf – Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2017
Boston MA

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ABMS/ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/ Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Course Directors
Peter T. Greenspan, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Medical Director, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics Massachusetts General Hospital

John Patrick T. Co, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Director, Graduate Medical Education Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital

Director, Outpatient Quality and Safety MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Ronni L. Goldsmith, MD

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Assistant in Pediatrics, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Janice A. Lowe, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Stanford University School of Medicine

Benjamin A. Nelson, MD

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Director, Continuing Medical Education MassGeneral Hospital for Children

 

 

 

 

 

Course Description

This course is designed for primary healthcare providers who provide service to infants, children and adolescents. Subject matter will be presented to the entire group in didactic lecture, panel discussions and brief management problems, followed by question and answer periods. During some sessions, the course breaks into small seminars to explore areas of particular interest.

The practice of general pediatrics requires a large knowledge base covering many areas of practice. Keeping up to date is a challenge. Using the yearly course evaluations, we determine the topic areas most needed by pediatricians. These generally include areas that are not well-taught during training. We aim to present state of-the-art information that pediatricians can incorporate into their daily practices.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate recent basic science and clinical advances in pediatrics.
  • Incorporate practice guidelines and published standards of care in the diagnosis and management of pediatric diseases, including but not limited to mental health, respiratory, neurological, and GI disease.
  • Evaluate traditional principles of care in light of recent scientific advances in pediatrics.
  • Recognize and discuss different approaches to pediatric patient care.
Accreditation

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Pediatrics

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 18 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

American Academy of Family Physicians

This live activity, Primary Care Pediatrics, with a beginning date of 11/29/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 18.00 Prescribed credits(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5 credits of Risk Management Study(*). This includes: 3 Credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training(†), and 1 Credit of End-of-Life Care Studies(‡). Please see agenda for further details.

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 10.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC Part II) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Course Location

All sessions for this course will be held at:

The Marriott Boston Long Wharf
296 State Street,
Boston, MA 02109
617-227-0800

Accommodations and Travel

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf until November 7, 2017. Please specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a reduced room rate of $294.00 Single/ Double. Hotel arrangements can also be made online at: http://tinyurl.com/ybk7wj24. Please do not purchase non-refundable airline ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration.

Visit historic Boston

Home of Massachusetts General Hospital. MGH is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and is recognized for achieving the highest standards in patient care, education and research. This year's conference will be held at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf on scenic Boston Harbor, adjacent to the New England Aquarium. The course site is just steps from the shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the historic North End, where you can find an abundance of authentic Italian cuisine.

ABMS/ACGME Competencies

This course is designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Course Directors
Peter T. Greenspan, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Medical Director, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics Massachusetts General Hospital

John Patrick T. Co, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Director, Graduate Medical Education Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital Director, Outpatient Quality and Safety MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Ronni L. Goldsmith, MD

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Assistant in Pediatrics, MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Janice A. Lowe, MD

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Stanford University School of Medicine

Benjamin A. Nelson, MD

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital Program Director, Continuing Medical Education MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Ronald E. Kleinman, MD

Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Physician-in-Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children Chair, Department of Pediatrics Massachusetts General Hospital

 

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Registration Information

Physicians: $800
Residents and Fellows in Training: $575
Allied Health Professionals: $575
Processing (service fee): $5

*All fees shown in USD

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Registration by check (draft on a United States bank), please make payable to Harvard Medical School and mail with registration form to

Harvard Medical School
Department of Continuing Education,
PO Box 417476,
Boston, MA
02241-7476

Telephone or fax registration is not accepted.

Registration with cash payment is not permitted.

Upon receipt of your paid registration an email confirmation from the HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information including registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate.

All attendees of Primary Care Pediatrics will receive website access to course materials in advance to print materials on their own. You may also pre-purchase a printed copy of these materials at the time of registration for $45. Only limited copies of the printed syllabus will be available on site to purchase.

Who should attend?

The target audience is pediatric healthcare providers, the majority of whom are general pediatricians, family physicians, advanced practice registered nurses and other providers. We also welcome subspecialty pediatric physicians. Participants come from all over the United States and around the world to attend this program.

Inquiries

By phone 617-384-8600, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) or by email at: ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu

Disclaimer

CME activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Refund Policy

Refunds, less an administrative fee of $75, will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the course. No refund will be issued should cancellation occur less than two weeks prior. "No shows" are subject to the full course fee.