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Pediatric Advances: Cutting Edge Expertise

April 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Pediatric care is changing and improving all the time, and it can be difficult for doctors, nurses and other members of the healthcare team to stay on top of newest practices, treatments and approaches.  Please join us for this complementary course on Wednesday April 25, 2018 and review innovations and advances in pediatrics that can lead to better outcomes and improve the quality of care for the children and families for which we provide care.  This course addresses these challenges.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • evaluate recent updates in basic science and clinical advances in pediatrics
  • determine the bench to beside applications of recent scientific advances to the clinical care of children
  • assess the added value of new diagnostic and screening tests, specifically their sensitivity, specificity and predictive values, both positive and negative

Target audience:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants

Course directors:

Karen Gruskin, MD
Medical Director, Hospital Partnerships, Boston Children’s Hospital;
Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston
Children’s Hospital; Assistant in Medicine, Harvard University School of Medicine

Leonard Newman, MD
President, Boston Children’s Health Physicians, LLP
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, New York Medical College

Gary R. Fleisher, MD
Egan Family Foundation Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Physician-in-Chief, Pediatrician-in-Chief, and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital

Michael Gewitz, MD, FAHA, FACC, FAAP
William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief And Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at WMC Health
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, New York Medical College
Vice President, Boston Children’s Health Physicians

In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.


April 25, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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DoubleTree by Hilton
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY United States

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