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Nicklaus Children's Hospital

57th Annual Virtual Pediatric Post-Graduate Course

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Overview / Abstract:

This course stems from Nicklaus Children's Health System’s tradition of quality and excellence in health care for children and is academically tailored to advance the clinical and research aspects of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Renowned faculty from all over the United States and the world are invited to participate and present the most recent advances to the practicing pediatrician that directly impacts the practice. It is here that approximately 700 participants, including pediatricians, family practitioners, residents/fellows, and ancillary staff members are exposed to the world’s foremost teachers who have proven ability to translate theoretical information to the practical level of day-to-day pediatric care.

This course, “Perspectives in Pediatrics”, serves as the centerpiece for the Continuing Medical Education Program at Nicklaus Children's Health System, which includes weekly Grand Rounds, Faculty Development, Trauma, Tumor Board, Cardiology, and Radiology Conferences. The PPGC provides education in all areas of pediatrics including topics such as Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nutrition, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.


Oct 03, 2022


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Psychology CE


Online, Seminar, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

10 CME Credits/ 10 ABP MOC part 2 points



Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?


Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Guest Faculty
James H. Duffee, MD, MPH
Policy Chair, Executive Committee of the AAP Council on Community Pediatrics
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Cheryl L. Holder, MD
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity, and Community Initiatives
Associate Professor
Humanities, Health, and Society
Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Mary Anne Jackson, MD
Dean, Professor of Pediatrics
University of MO-Kansas City School of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri

Janet R. Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd
Vice Chair of Education
Department of Radiology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Patricia Borns Endowed Chair in Radiology Education
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kenneth Roberts, MD
Chairman Emeritus
Department of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Christopher Snyder, MD
Attending, Pediatric Cardiology & Electrophysiology
University Hospitals; Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Daniel Urschel, MD
Pediatric Allergy-Immunology
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Dayton, Ohio

Teresa Vente, DO, MPH
Attending Physician, Palliative Care
Program Director; Pediatric Palliative Care Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

Andrés Villaveces MD, MPH, PhD
Senior Scientist
Field Epidemiology and Prevention Branch
Division of Violence Prevention, NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Host Faculty

Ana Duarte, MD
Attending, Pediatric Dermatology
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Veronica Etinger, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Maggie Fader, MD
Attending, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Marytery Fajardo, MD
Attending, Pediatric Neurology
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Luxme Hariharan, MD
Attending, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Kristin Heisey, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Director Infection Prevention and Control
Infection Control
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Ronald Kanter, MD
Attending, Pediatric Cardiology
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Dana L. McMakin, PhD
Director of REMEDY Research Group
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Center for Children and Families
Florida International University
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Annette L. Medina, MD
Attending, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Maria Milla, MD, MPH
Section Chief, Pediatric Care Centers
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Lissette M. Perez-Lima, PhD
Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Acute Care, Allergies / Allergic Reactions, Antibiotics / Anti-Infectives, Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology / GI, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Palliative Care / Hospice, Pediatrics, Primary Care

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Partially supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutritional

Keywords / Search Terms

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Trauma-Informed Care, COVID-19, Pediatric Primary Care, Mental Health, Infectious Diseases, Infection Prevention, Pediatric Palliative Care, Allergy Testing, Sleep Health, Sudden Cardiac Death, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Climate Change, Pediatric Radiology Live CE CME

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