Human Growth Foundation Education Day: Pediatric Endocrine Update for the Primary Care Provider

Pittsburgh, PA US
June 29, 2024

Learning Objectives

Describe how obesity affects growth of children.

Discuss bone pathology in pediatrics and when to refer to endocrinology when concerns arise.

Discuss updates in gender care in pediatrics.

Describe puberty changes in pediatrics and when a referral to endocrinology is needed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 3.75 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.
  • 3.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/09/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
06/29/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/29/2024 - 1:00pm EDT

7:00-8:00 AM – Breakfast and Registration

8:00-8:15 AM – Welcome Address by Dr. Oscar Escobar, Course Director

8:15-8:45 AM – Endocrine Emergencies for the Primary Care Pediatrician by Dr. Christine March

8:45 AM- 9:15 AM – Secular Trends in Pubertal Development: To treat or not to treat by Dr. Kanthi Krishna

9:15- 9:45 AM – Updates in Pediatric Obesity Management: Focus on Primary Care by Dr. Emir Tas

9:45-10:15 AM – Frequent Fractures in Children: When to Refer to Endocrinology by Dr. Natalie Baldauff

10:15- 11: 00 – Break with Vendors

11-11:30 AM - Caring for Gender Diverse Youth by Dr. Bianca Pinto

11:30 AM – Noon – Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Updates for the Primary Care Providers by Dr. Katherine Vu-Boast 

Noon- 12:30 PM- Child with Thyroid Dysfunction and Caveats in the interpretation of Thyroid Tests by Dr. Alissa Guarneri

12:30 – 12:45 PM – Closing Remarks

Rangos Auditorium at UPMC Children's Hospital
4401 Penn Avenue. Floor 3 Conference Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Human Growth Foundation. 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.75 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 3.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Available Credit

  • 3.75 AAPA Category I CME
  • 3.75 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.
  • 3.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.75 Attendance
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