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Pediatric Staff and Alumni Day

Register now to join us for our annual program with workshops and lectures on state-of-the-art topics and, for the first time, an evening reception.

Evening Cocktail Reception and Awards
Thursday, November 9, 2023
LAVO, 39 E. 58th Street, Manhattan*
6:30pm–8:30pm
Honoring Steven Shelov, MD, and Radhika Muzumdar, MD

Pediatric Staff and Alumni Day Conference
Friday, November 10, 2023
Children's Hospital at Montefiore
7:00am–3:00pm
Breakfast and lunch included.

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AGENDA

Event Directors:
Peter Belamarich, MD, and Sylvia Lim, MD
7:00am–8:00am:
Registration and Breakfast
8:00am–9:00am:
Meet the Honoree: Insights from 50 Years in Pediatrics
Hosted by Michael Cabana, MD, MPH
9:00am–10:00am:
Henry Barnett Memorial Lecture

Obesity and Adipose Tissue: New and Emerging Insights
Radhika H. Muzumdar, MD

Professor, Pediatrics and Cell Biology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

10:00am–11:00am:
Panel Presentations

Update on Pediatric Obesity: Clinical Approaches
Lifestyle

Jessica Rieder, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Surgical
Jenny J. Choi, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Bariatric Surgery
Associate Director, Clinical Affairs
Montefiore Medical Center

Pharmacological
Lisa Underland, DO, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

11:00am–11:15am:
Break
11:15am–12:15pm:
Workshop Session 1 (choose one)

Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescent Girls…Too Much or Too Often
Elizabeth Alderman, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Program Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship
Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Jennifer Davila, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hematology-Oncology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Co-Director, Hemophilia Treatment Center
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Pediatric Urology for the Pediatrician

Amanda C. North, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Urology (Pediatric Urology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Urology
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Miriam Harel, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology (Pediatric Urology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Urology
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

12:15pm–1:15pm:
Lunch and Networking
1:15pm–2:15pm:
Workshop Session 2 (choose one)

Food Allergy Trends in Pediatrics: What’s In and What’s Out?
Ariela Agress, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Jenny Shliozberg, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Allergy & Immunology
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

What’s New in Pediatric Migraine
Daniel N. Lax, MD

Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology (Pediatric Neurology)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Attending Physician, Department of Neurology
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Puja Patel, MD

Associate Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology (Pediatric Neurology)
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Child Neurology Outpatient Services
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

*Parking garages near LAVO include the following:
Icon: 26 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
MPG: 63 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022

CME INFORMATION

ACTIVITY GOAL
The goal of this educational activity is to provide pediatric caregivers with up-to-date, evidence-based information on a variety of important and current topics. Participants will gain knowledge of new developments in the field of pediatrics that will be applicable to their practice.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This activity is intended for pediatricians and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of pediatric patients.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Describe adipose tissue dysregulation in obesity and the impact of Leptin deficiency, which is associated with hyperphagia and early-onset obesity.
  • Implement the American Academy of Pediatrics health behavior and lifestyle treatment recommendations for children and adolescents in the Bronx with overweight and obesity.
  • Discuss different bariatric surgery options, including risk and benefits.
  • Review pharmacological treatments for pediatric obesity, both FDA-approved and off-label medications.
  • Describe the evaluations for the heavy menstruation in girls that are due to hematological or hormonal etiologies.
  • Discuss the management strategies for common conditions in pediatric urology, including undescended/retractile testis, hernia/hydrocele, penile anomalies, and hydronephrosis.
  • Discuss recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of food allergy.
  • Identify migraine as a prevalent and disabling neurological condition in children and adolescents.

SPECIAL NEEDS (ADA)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant is in need of special accommodations, please submit a written request at least two weeks prior to the activity to David Carvalho at dcarvalho@montefiore.org.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
In support of improving patient care, Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center 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.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.