Pediatric Colorectal, Motility and Pelvic Reconstruction Conference
November 12-14, 2014 | Nationwide Children’s Hospital
This fall, Nationwide Children’s Hospital hosted the first Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Conference. The event was widely attended by peers in pediatric urology, along with colleagues from pediatric surgery, GI, gynecology and nursing.
In all, 192 participants from 29 states and 27 countries joined for a collaborative event highlighting the challenges for children with these problems.
Some unique features included:
The first-ever joint collaboration between colorectal surgery, urology, GI/motility, gynecology and nursing, with specialty sessions for each, as well as joint sessions, offering many opportunities for interaction.
An impressive list of guest faculty from around the world, which allowed for panel-based discussions.
A hands-on course for pediatric surgery trainees, which will be offered for urologic trainees during next year’s conference.
Sessions on urologic concerns in anorectal malformations, cloacal malformations, sacral nerve stimulation, urologic reconstruction, complex case presentations, classic and cloacal exstrophy, bladder neck repair and regenerative urology.
An interactive meeting with lots of opportunity for audience participation, including a session for attendees to present their own complex cases.
Live web streaming for participants from 40 additional countries.
With participants from around the world, a lot of energy and fresh ideas were brought forth in this gathering with many devoted clinicians with diverse backgrounds and expertise.
Mark your calendars for the second annual Pediatric Colorectal, Motility and Pelvic Reconstruction Conference November 4-6, 2015 at Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio. For more information visit NationwideChildrens.org/2015-colorectal-conference.