2017 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update
May
4
May 7

2017 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update

  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

Alabama Chapter-AAP members and other pediatricians, join the Chapter for its signature event, the Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update!  Our topics and speakers have been finalized:

Topics & Speakers

Medicaid RCOs:  Where We Are in Spring 2017

  • Stephanie Azar, Commissioner and General Counsel, Alabama Medicaid Agency, Montgomery, AL
  • Robert Moon, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Health Systems, Alabama Medicaid Agency, Montgomery, AL

Preventing Cancer: Primary Care Use of Quality Improvement to Increase HPV Vaccinations

  • E. Cason Benton, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of General Pediatrics, UAB; Medical Director, Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance, Birmingham, AL
  • LaDonna Crews, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of General Pediatrics, University of South Alabama Mobile, AL

Rashes You Can Catch: Viral Exanthems in Children

  • Haidee Custodio, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Mobile, AL

Differentiating Mucocutaneous Symptom Complexes

  • Haidee Custodio, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor, University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Mobile, AL

The Disease of Addiction: Origins in the Pediatric Population and Implications for the Practicing Pediatrician

  • James Harrow, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Alabama Physician Health Program, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Montgomery, AL

The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here and Implications for the Pediatric Population and Pediatricians

  • James Harrow, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Alabama Physician Health Program, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Montgomery, AL

The Learning Connection

  • Robert D. Murray, MD, FAAP, President, Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, Professor, Human Nutrition, Department of Human Sciences, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics: 2015 Good4Growth™ Self-Assessment

  • Robert D. Murray, MD, FAAP, President, Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, Professor, Human Nutrition, Department of Human Sciences, College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Pediatrician Wellness: The Impact of Burnout and the Importance of Well-being

  • Lauren Nassetta, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director Pediatric Residency Training Program, UAB Department of Pediatrics, Birmingham, AL

Vision Symposium 2017:  How Can Our Collaborative Expertise Help a Child See Better?

  • Katherine K. Weise, OD, MBA, FAAO, Director, UAB Pediatric Optometry, Birmingham, AL
  • Ann Marie Arciniegas-Bernal, MD, UAB Pediatric Ophthalmology, Birmingham, AL
  • Jennifer Davidson, MD, Alabama Ophthalmology Associates, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Birmingham, AL
  • Marcela G. Frazier, OD, MPH, UAB Pediatric Ophthalmology, Birmingham, AL
  • Jeff Haddox, President and Founder, Sight Savers Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Charlotte Prejean, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, Children’s of Alabama Pediatrics West, Birmingham, AL

Registration coming soon!


Jan
11
12:15 pm12:15

PMA Webinar: Collections - 'Tis the Season! (Tax Refund Season, That Is...)

Please join the Alabama Chapter-AAP and its Practice Management Association for the first of its 2017 series of one-hour practice change webinars, “Collections - 'Tis the Season!  (Tax Refund Season, That Is...)."  

Target Audience: Physicians, managers, billing and coding staff

Presenter:  Eric Nail, Vice President, Credit & Collection Recovery Services, Inc.

Participants will:

  • Be able to establish basic in-house collection procedures/policies.
  • Improve in-house collection efforts.
  • Assist their collection agency in doing a better job.
  • Answer bankruptcy, estate, credit reporting and legal questions from staff, doctors, patients, etc.

To register, click here.

Sep
30
Oct 2

2016 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update

  • Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel

Join us for a top-notch conference!

2016 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update
Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel
Birmingham, AL
September 30 - October 1, 2016
featuring our second annual MOC Part 2 Group Activity

We're looking forward to 10.0 hours of CME, including an MOC Part 2 session, 2014 & 2016 Adolescent Medicine Self Assessments, worth 20 points MOC, an industry-sponsored breakfast session on Sunday, our annual Practice Management workshop on Friday, networking time, our special Awards Dinner, sponsored by Children's of Alabama and more! 

Details and Registration

Download 2016 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update registration brochure, or register online now.  

Special Programs

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms is being held for our group at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel, at a special rate of $152 until August 28. After that date, we cannot guarantee availability of rooms at our group rate. PLEASE USE GROUP CODE AAP6 when making reservations; call 1-800-233-1234 ; 205-987-1600, or go online

Sep
30
8:00 am08:00

2016 AL-AAP Practice Management Workshop

  • Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel

Join the Alabama Chapter-AAP Practice Management Association for its Annual Meeting & Practice Management Workshop.  This year's highlights include:  

Compassion for Self
Lou Lacey, Director of Emotional Wellness, Children's of Alabama

Consent and Confidentiality When the Patient is a Minor
Brandy Boone, Director, Risk Resource, ProAssurance Companies

Stage 2 & the Future of Meaningful Use
Marla Clinksales, Educator, Management and Medical Consulting Services

ImmPRINT and Meaningful Use
Bonnie Davis, Immunization Division, Alabama Department of Public Health

Understanding Patient Centered Medical Home
Cynthia Garrett, Consultant, Professional Learning Partners, LLC

Codes and Payors: Pediatric Update
Lynn Brown, CPC, Director, PPS Physician Coding and Education, Children’s of Alabama

For details and registration:

Download 2016 Annual Meeting & Fall Pediatric Update registration brochure, or register online now.  

Jul
13
12:15 pm12:15

"Consent and Confidentiality: When the Patient is a Minor in Alabama" WEBINAR

Join the AL-AAP Practice Management Association for the next installment in its 2016 webinar series, Consent and Confidentiality: When the Patient is a Minor in Alabama, presented by Mallory Earley, JD, Risk Resource Advisor at ProAssurance Companies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify state and federal laws related to consent and confidentiality for patients who are minors; and
  • Understand how those laws apply to patients who are minors with divorced parents/guardians.

Register now!