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2018 Spring Meeting & Pediatric Update


  • Grand Hotel Marriott Resort Point Clear, Alabama United States (map)

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

Topics & Speakers

Alabama Early Screening Success Stories with a QI Approach

  • E. Cason Benton, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of General Pediatrics, UAB; Medical Director, Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance, Birmingham, AL
  • Elizabeth Dawson, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, Charles Henderson Child Health Center, Troy, AL

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

  • Kari Bradham, DO, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Mobile, AL

Addressing Alabama's Infant Mortality Problem:  What Public Health Can Do (and What It Cannot)

  • Scott Harris, MD, Acting State Health Officer, Alabama Department of Public Health, Montgomery, AL

Adventures in Child Health 2018: and Update from the AAP

  • Colleen Kraft, MD, FAAP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Transitional Year Program, Director, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA

Smoke-Free Kids: Prevention Second Hand Smoke Exposure

  • Colleen Kraft, MD, FAAP, President, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Transitional Year Program, Director, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, VA

Teen Driving and Alabama’s Graduated Driver License Law

  • Kathy Monroe, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alabama School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Common Emergency Room Diagnoses

  • Kathy Monroe, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Alabama School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Birmingham, AL

SIDS and Sleep-Related Deaths: What Parents Believe

  • Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Bethesda, MD

Safe Sleep: Questions Parents Ask that You’re Afraid to Answer

  • Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Virginia, Bethesda, MD

Opioid Trends in Medicaid

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

Maternal Depression Screening: An Implementation

  • Michael Ramsey, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, Dothan Pediatric Healthcare Network, Dothan, AL
  • Mendy Blakeney, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician, Partners in Pediatrics, Montgomery, AL

Personalized Management of Asthma

  • Isabel Virella-Lowell, MD, Associate Professor, UAB Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Evaluation and Management of Chronic Cough in Children

  • Isabel Virella-Lowell, MD, Associate Professor, UAB Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Details and Registration

Special Programs

Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms is being held for our group at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort at special rates starting at $199 until Thursday, March 29, 2018. After that date, we cannot guarantee availability of rooms at our group rate.  Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-455-3834 or 251-928-9201 (please use group code "AMOAMOA"), or for online reservations, click here

 

Earlier Event: February 13
2018 Pediatric Legislative Day