Connect with Nationwide Children’s Hospital at PAS 2019

Nationwide Children’s is proud to have more than 130 researchers and clinicians contributing to, presenting or leading programs at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2019 meeting. While you’re there, be sure to visit the Nationwide Children’s booth (#501) in the exhibit hall. Stop by to speak with our faculty, and pick up the newest issue of Pediatrics Nationwide – a national magazine highlighting the latest advances in pediatrics, and featuring many clinical and research hot topics being discussed at this year’s meeting.

Follow along and connect with us throughout our PAS 2019 Twitter coverage at @NCHforDocs.

You are also invited to the Nationwide Children's Hospital Reception – Saturday, April 27th from 7 to 9 p.m. – at Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards (110 S. Eutaw St.). Bring your colleagues and guests!

Below is a schedule of where you can find our researchers and clinicians throughout the conference.

Saturday, April 27

Developing A Culture Of Well-being In Pediatric Trainees And Practitioners: Priorities For Institutions And Practitioners (State Of The Art Plenary)

Defining High-Value Priorities for Future Research in Interventions that Promote Wellness and Resilience in Pediatric Trainees and Providers

Suzanne Reed, MD, Hematology & Oncology (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. Convention Center 301/302

Exploring the Themes of Resilience, Wellness, System Improvements and Personal Development for Pediatricians and Pediatric Trainees through Questions and Issues Raised by the Attendees

John D. Mahan, MD, Nephrology (session speaker, moderator)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 301/302

Quality Improvement: Ambulatory Settings (Platform)

Emergency Department and Urgent Care Visit Reduction in a Primary Care Population

Jessica Roan Retzke, MD, Ambulatory Pediatrics (presenter)

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location) 

Is Racism An Adverse Childhood Experience (Ace)? Addressing Racism As An Ace In Clinical Practice (Workshop)

Addressing the Elephant in the Room: How Pediatric Providers can Address Racism during Clinic Encounters

Jennifer Walton, MD, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (session speaker)

3 to 6 p.m. – (check program for location) 

Neonatal Hemodynamics Club: Definitive PDA Closure - Selecting the Right Patient and Best Approach

Catheter Based Closure – Promises and Pitfalls

Carl Backes, MD, Cardiology (session speaker)

6:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Hilton Holiday Ballroom 4-6

Sunday, April 28

Mortality And Morbidity (M&M) Conference: A Multi-Faceted Tool For Change (Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

Challenges of Systems Based M&M in the NICU World

Thomas Bartman, MD, PhD, Neonatology (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 321-323

 

Hospital Administration and the M&M Conference

Richard J. Brilli, MD, FAAP, MCCM (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 321-323

Neonatal Cardiac Physiology/Pathophysiology (Platform)

Systemic Maternal Inflammation and Postnatal Hyperoxia Induce Early Life Cardiovascular Contractile Abnormalities in Mice

Leeann Pavlek, MD, Fellow (presenting)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Back To Basics: Common GI Problems In Clinical Practice (Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

How to Make Colons Less Irritable

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD, Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 349-350

Detecting And Managing Suicide Risk In Medical And School Settings: Turning Research Into Real World Practice (Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

Suicide Prevention Programs in the School System: Lessons Learned from Signs of Suicide (SOS)

Jeffrey Bridge, PhD, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice (session speaker)

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Convention Center 321-323

Vaping, Juuling And Suorin: Risks And Harms Of Electronic Cigarettes (Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

Case Presentation: Secondhand Vapor and Health Effects

Judith Groner, MD, Ambulatory Pediatrics (session speaker)

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Convention Center 343-344

Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology (Platform)

Barriers to Vaccination in Immunocompromised Children

Audrey Lloyd, Resident IV, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (presenting)

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Urine The Know: Recent Research Highlights From Early Career Investigators (Workshop)

A Career in Pediatric Nephrology—Beans, Balance & Burnout: How to Successfully Care for Children with Kidney Disease While Achieving Life-Work Balance and Avoid Burnout

John D. Mahan, MD, Nephrology (session chair, workshop leader)

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – (check program for location)

Ready, Set, Collaborate: Performing A Readiness Assessment In Your State Or Region To Move Toward Building A Statewide/Regional Advocacy Collaborative (Workshop)

Sara Moran Bode, MD, Ambulatory Pediatrics (session speaker, workshop leader)

Noon to 3 p.m. – (check program for location)

Developmental And Behavioral Pediatrics: Parenting (Platform)

Increasing Synchrony of Maternal/Infant Cortical Responses as Mothers Increase Sensory Scaffolding During Social Interactions

Mary L. Neel, MD, Neonatology (presenting)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Pulmonary Vascular Biology: Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension (Platform)

PDE3 Isoform-Specific Knockout Mice Spontaneously Develop Pulmonary Hypertension
Bernadette Chen, MD, Neonatology (presenting)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Gastroenterology/Hepatology (Platform)

Effects of Esophageal Provocation on Aerodigestive Reflexes in Infants Following Gastrostomy Tube Placement

Nancy Swiader, MD, Fellow, Gastroenterology (presenting)

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

 

Symptom Profiles of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Phenotypes in NICU Infants

Zakia Sultana, Research Assistant, Infant Feeding (presenting)

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Monday, April 29

Viral-Bacterial Interactions In Children: Implications For Clinical Practice  (Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

Children with Community Acquired Pneumonia: What is the Role of Respiratory Viruses?

Octavio Ramilo, MD, Infectious Disease (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 327-329

Nasopharyngeal Bacterial Detection in Infants with Bronchiolitis: Implications for Disease Pathogenesis and Severity

Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD, Infectious Disease (session speaker)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center 327-329

Cardiology: Clinical Cardiology (Platform)

Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus with the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder in Premature Infants
Darren Berman, MD, Cardiology (presenting)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Medical Education: Assessment (Platform)

Utility of Residency Milestones Reported to Fellowship Directors: A National Survey of Pediatric Fellowship Program Directors

Suzanne Reed, MD, Hematology & Oncology (presenting)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Health Services Research II (Platform)

A Multi-Institutional Study of Racial and Gender Disparities in Postoperative Opioid Prescribing for Common Pediatric Procedures

Amy E. Lawrence, Research Scientist, Research Institute at Nationwide Children's (presenting)

8 to 10 a.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Pediatric Population Health: What Pediatricians Need To Know About Accountable Care Organizations and Alternative Payment Models So They And Their Patients can Thrive In The 21st Century  Hot Topic/Topic Symposia)

Experience of an All-Pediatric Children's Hospital Accountable Care Organization

Kelly Kelleher, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice (session speaker)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center 316 

Hypertension (Platform)

Mean Arterial Pressure vs. Standard Criteria in the Diagnosis of Pediatric Hypertension Using Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Jason P. Thomas, MD, Fellow, Nephrology (presenting)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location) 

Nephrology: Basic Science (Platform)

Dynamic Remodeling of the Renal Urothelium Promotes Bacterial Clearance during Acute Pyelonephritis

Shira Cohen, Research Intern, Center for Clinical and Translational Research (presenting)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Current Clinical Controversies (State Of The Art Plenary)

Management of PDA and GER

Jonathan L. Slaughter, MD, Neonatology (session speaker)

1 to 3 p.m. – Convention Center Ballroom 1

Apa Presidential Plenary & Armstrong Lecture (Presidential Plenary)

Burnout in Pediatric Residents: 3 Years of National Surveys from the Pediatric Resident Burnout-Resilience Study Consortium, PRB-RSC

Kathi J. Kemper, MD, MPH, Director for Integrative Health and Wellness, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (presenting)

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Convention Center Ballroom III

General Pediatrics: Well Child/Tobacco (Platform)

Iron Deficiency in Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels: Sensitivity and Specificity of Hemoglobin Screening

Kristol Das, MD, Emergency Medicine (presenting)

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Tuesday, April 30

Career Development: Independent Research, Grants, And Transition To Leadership (Workshop)

Set and Evaluate Your Priorities, Mission, and Opportunities

Nathalie Maitre, MD, PhD, Neonatology (session speaker)

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. – (check program for location)

Implementing And Managing Suicide Risk Screening In Pediatric Medical Settings And School Systems (Workshop)

Implementing and Managing Suicide Risk Screening in Pediatric Medical Settings and School Systems

Jeffrey Bridge, PhD, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice (session speaker)

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – (check program for location)

Neonatal Gi Physiology & Nec (Platform)

Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphatase (MKP)-1 Shapes Microbial Intestinal Diversity in Neonatal Mice

Maria M Talavera, DO, Neonatology (presenting)

9:45 to 11:45 a.m. – Convention Center (check program for location)

Participation In Collaborative Research—Process, Challenges & Rewards (Workshop)

Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (part 1)

John D. Mahan, MD, Nephrology (session speaker)

9:45 to 11:45 a.m. – (check program for location)