|41st Annual Fall Conference - Nov. 11-13, 2011|
It's A Bug's World! An Update On Pediatric Infectious Diseases
|For information on conference registration and accommodations: Download Registration Form|
The Monterey Bay is famous for its beautiful coastline and its many recreational attractions. This conference at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa offers a rich learning opportunity in a pleasant and relaxing setting.
Our faculty includes nationally recognized experts in pediatric infectious diseases and respected specialists from Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. The program will provide pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals with the latest information on the diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases in infants, children and adolescents.
Our speakers will discuss the challenges of antibiotic resistance, the scourges of pertussis and influenza, the latest on childhood immunizations, emerging infections affecting children, pediatric global health issues, the appropriate evaluation of patients with suspected immunodeficiency, and other topics relevant to the primary care setting.
The conference format combines concise didactic sessions, case presentations, question/answer sessions, workshops and extensive opportunities to interact with the faculty during one-on-one and group discussions.
At the conclusion of this symposium, you will be able to:
Strolling Dinner At The Monterey Bay Aquarium
A strolling dinner at the internationally acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 7 to 10 PM.
The dinner will be held in the aquarium's Outer Bay wing which will be closed to the public to allow for a private viewing of the galleries and exhibits. Join us as we wander through the new Open Sea exhibit, debuting July 1, 2011. Three galleries feature new species including tufted puffins, sandbar sharks and black sea nettles. They join longtime favorites such as tunas, rays, sea turtles and the occasional great white shark. You will also be able to view the acclaimed sea horse exhibit with more than 15 species on display.
The ticket price for the Strolling Dinner includes admission to the aquarium and the dinner. This event is subsidized by Children's CME Committee.
For more information, please download the conference registration form above.
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality and the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME in accordance with ACCME guidelines for continuing medical education.
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
This Live activity, It's A Bug's World! An Update on Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with a beginning date of November 11, 2011, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.00 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is offered through the Nursing Continuing Education Program of Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number 00374 for 14 hours contact hours.
Deadlines & Refunds
The registration deadline is Oct. 14, 2011.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate on-site registrations. Cancellations prior to Oct.14 will be subject to a $75 service fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after Oct. 15, 2011.
Continuing Medical Education Department
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland
747 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609-1809
510-428-3885, ext. 4343
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland adheres to the ACCME standards for commercial support of continuing medical education, and disclosure of faculty and commercial support relationships. Any limitations of data and/or off-label, unlabeled/uninvestigated, and/or experimental use of commercial product discussed as part of the presentations will be made known at the activity. Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland assumes no professional and/or personal liability for the recommendations made at this continuing medical education activity.
Full disclosure of commercial support can be found in course material and will be announced prior to the beginning of each talk.
Early registration is advised. Payment must be received in the form of a check. Checks must be sent along with the registration form. The program fee includes attendance at the conference, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and Friday's luncheon lecture.
James D. Cherry, MD, MSc Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School Of Medicine at UCLA; Attending Physician, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA
Robert Schechter, MD Medical Officer, California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch
Richard J. Whitley, MD Distinguished Professor; Loeb Scholar in Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Medicine & Neurosurgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland Faculty
Ann Petru, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Director, Pediatric HIV/AIDS Program
Brian Lee, MD, FAAP, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Director, Pediatric Tuberculosis Program
Charlotte Hsieh, MD, FAAP, Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Samantha Johnston, MD, FAAP, Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
A. Desiree Labeaud, MD, MS, Assistant Scientist, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Kara Dubray, MD, Senior Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases
Tracy Trujillo, MD, Chairman
Rose Ellen Morrell, MD, Co-Chair
Ken Ducker, MD
Patti Francis, MD
David Kittams, MD
Mary Rutherford, MD
Peter Sheaff, MD
Pamela Simms-Mackey, MD
Susan Foxall, CME
Coordinator: Mari Ikeda, MPA