B.K Varma MD Pediatric Conference
This conference is designed for the continuing education of pediatrics, family practice physicians, pediatric residents, advanced care providers, nursing staff, and other pediatric and adolescent healthcare professionals.
This program will address:
Infant Head Shape and Size- A guide for primary care providers
Neonatal fevers: Do I REALLY need to pike this baby?
Tonsil Disease and Obstructive Sleep
Prepubertal Penile Conditions
7:30 a.m. Registration begins
7:50 a.m. – Welcome & Opening Remarks – Sunil Patel, MD
8 a.m. - Infant Head Shape and Size: A guide for primary care providers –
Dr. Robert Kellogg, MD, Pediatric Neurosurgery, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
9 a.m. – Neonatal Fevers: Do I REALLY need to poke this baby? Dr. Jason Woods, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Hospital
10:00 a.m.- Tonsil Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea- Dr. Meghan Wilson, MD, MS, Pediatric Otolaryngology, UPMC Children’s in Central PA
11:00 am. – Prepubertal Penile Conditions- Dr. Amy Burns, MD, Pediatric Urology, UPMC Children’s in Central PA
12:00 p.m. – Conclusion of Program and Adjournment – Sunil Patel, MD
Sunil Patel, MD FACC FAAP
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Director, Fetal Echocardiography
UPMC - Pinnacle, Heart and Vascular Institute
Dr. Robert Kellogg, MD, Pediatric Neurosurgery,
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dr. Jason Woods, Pediatric Emergency Medicine,
University of Colorado Hospital
Dr. Meghan Wilson, MD, MS Pediatric Otolaryngology
UPMC Children’s in Central PA
Dr. Amy Burns, MD, Pediatric Urology,
UPMC Children’s in Central PA
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
The information presented at this program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 4.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.00 Attendance
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing Kelly Thoman at email@example.com.