2017 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update


  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway Miramar Beach, FL, 32550 United States

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!