Medical Professional Publications

Hot Topics at PAS 2016

Columbus, OH - April 2016

Nationwide Children’s Hospital will launch the Spring/Summer 2016 Issue of Pediatrics Nationwide at this year’s PAS annual meeting, highlighting many of the hot topics slated for discussion, as well as subjects presented by our faculty during PAS sessions.

Look for Nationwide Children’s in the exhibit hall at booth #915 and pick up your free copy.

Here’s a look at some of the features from this issue:

The Journey to a Program Project Grant: Recommendations from a Multi-institutional Team Who Obtained a P01 to Develop an RSV Vaccine*
*This article features Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD, and Octavio Ramilo, MD. They will present Saturday, April 30, during “RSV infection: New opportunities for Treatment and Prevention.” See details in the schedule below.

Using Social Media to Advance Care*
*PAS Mini-Course: Podcaster and emergency medicine physician, Mike Patrick, MD, (Dr. Mike of PediaCast), and David Stukus, MD, an allergy and immunology specialist, will present on the topic, Tuesday, May 3. See details in the schedule below.

The Collapse of Biofilms? Scientists are working to eliminate the causes of countless chronic and recurrent human infections
Download an advance copy
! (PDF)

Achieving CLARITY: Multidisciplinary Team Wins International Genomics Competition*
*PAS Hot Topic: Emerging Trends: Leveraging Precision Genomic Analyses for Improved Pediatric Patient Care

Helping the Sickest Children Navigate the Health Care System*
Care coordination focuses on better outcomes for children with medical complexity
*PAS Hot Topic: Planning the Child Health Workforce of the 21st Century

On the Front Lines: Pediatricians can reverse health disparities among the LGBT population*
*PAS Hot Topic: Difficult Cases in Children and Adolescents with Gender Dysphoria

Not attending PAS? Look for these articles and more at PediatricsNationwide.org in the coming days.

For those joining us in Baltimore, Be sure to connect with us on Twitter @NCHforDocs to share your conference insights.

Also, you are invited to attend the Nationwide Children’s Hospital reception, Saturday, April 30, 7-9 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor. Stop by our exhibit for details!

Nationwide Children’s Presentation Schedule

Saturday, April 30

RSV infection: New opportunities for Treatment and Prevention
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 327-329
Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD – Assessing the Impact of Anti-RSV Interventions. RSV Disease Severity: Clinical Endpoints and Immunologic Markers
Octavio Ramilo, MD (chair and speaker) – Treatment of Acute RSV Infection Beyond Ribavirin: New Agents, New Mechanisms of Action

Sunday, May 1

Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium
8-10 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 314/315
William E. Smoyer, MD – ASPN Workshop: I've Got an Idea! How You Can Get Involved in Collaborative Research in Pediatric

Nephrology
Help is Here! Strategies to Address Behavior and Mental Health Concerns in Primary Care
8-11 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 348
Rebecca Baum, MD (chair) – PAS Workshop

Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Future Directions
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Ballroom IV
Pablo Sanchez, MD – Approaches for the Early Identification of Children with CMV Infection

What’s New in Osteoarticular Infections?
1-3 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 308
Pablo Sanchez, MD (chair and speaker) – Diagnosis and Management of Osteoarticular Infections: The Radiologist’s Perspective

Monday, May 2

Evolution and Progress in Pediatric Practice: Managing Change in the 21st Century
8-10 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 339-340
Kelly Kelleher, MD – A Provocative View of Pediatrics in the Next Decade

Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD): 10 Years after Consensus and Still Developing
8-10 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 309-310
Leena Nahata, MD (chair)

Quality Improvement Science - Data Collection and Analysis Techniques
8:30-11:30 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 346
Thomas Bartman, MD, PhD
Richard McClead, MD
James Dail

Tiered Counseling Strategies to Improve LARC Uptake; Implementing LARC in a Referral Clinic
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 342
Elise Berlan, MD (speaker) – Long-Acting Reversible Contraception in the Pediatric Setting

Molecular Targeting of Pediatric Kidney Diseases
3:30-5:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 314-315
William Smoyer, MD (workshop speaker)

Preterm Birth: Advancing Precision Medicine over the Perinatal Continuum
3:30-5:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 317
Mark Klebanoff, MD (chair and speaker) – Preterm Birth: The Scope of the Problem
Irina Buhimschi, MD – Maternal Phenotypes Assoc. w/ Preterm Birth, Effect on Neonatal Outcomes
Catalin Buhimschi, MD – MFM, Neonatology Working to Improve Outcomes Following Preterm Birth

Tuesday, May 3

Dealer's Choice: Problems of Practice Variation in Pediatrics and Standardization as a Solution
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Hilton Baltimore Hotel, Peale C
Jonathan Slaughter, MD (PAS Workshop)

Advancing the Care of the Young Child with Severe Obesity
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 333
Ihuoma Eneli, MD (PAS Workshop)

Maximum Impact: Harnessing the Power of Digital Media to Translate Findings into Practice
9:45-11:45 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 343
Michael Patrick, MD
David Stukus, MD

PAS Hot Topic: Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping
9:45-11:45 a.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 337/338
Judith A. Groner, MD (panel discussion) Addressing E-cigarette Use in Practice: Real Life Scenarios

Update on Infectious Diseases in the Immunocompromised Child
12:15-2:15 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center, Room 327-329
Monica Ardura, DO (chair)

myChildren’s mobile app

iPhone and Android.

Download Today! »

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000