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State Legislature Concludes 2014 Session

On Thursday, March 20, at 12 midnight, the Georgia General Assembly adjourned “sine die” and ended its 2014 session. Many issues were decided at the Gold Dome that impact children and the profession of pediatrics. Visit our Legislative page for the details on the bills we following this year and their final outcomes.

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Georgia Pediatric Nurses and Practice Managers Associations

The Spring meeting of the Georgia Pediatric Nurses and Practice Managers Associations will be held on April 25, 2014 at the Macon Marriott in Macon, GA.

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Pediatrics by the Sea

June 11-14, 2014 Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Amelia Island, Fla. Plan now to attend the Southeast’s premier summer CME conference. Watch our website for details in January.

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Kudos to...

Harry Keyserling, MD has been named the 2014 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion for Georgia. The CDC makes the award to individuals who have made important contributions to public health through their work in childhood immunizations.  Dr. Keyserling's decades of leadership in vaccine research and policy make him Georgia's CDC Childhood Immunization Champion.  Join the Chapter in congratulating Dr. Harry Keyserling.

Brad Weselman, MD, Decatur, has been selected by the American Board of Pediatrics as a Paul V Miles Fellow for 2014.  He is one of two Fellows selected from an impressive field of nominees because of his contributions to quality improvement for children and what he has to offer the ABP during the fellowship year.   Congratulations Dr. Weselman!

ACA Medicaid Payment Increases to Pediatricians Finally Underway

The payment increases (to Medicare rates) required by the ACA for calendar years 2013 and 2014 finally began in late February by the CMO’s in the Georgia Medicaid program. The CMO’s are making the payment increases back to January 1, 2013 and most plan to complete this “catch up” in March and April for all of the 2013 payments. Medicaid FFS began making

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Match Day Results: Pediatrics Tops All Match Categories

On March 28th, the Academy released the statement below about this year's National Resident Matching Program, also known as "Match Day."
  

Match Day Results: Pediatrics Tops All Match Categories

CHICAGO – The wait is over for thousands of medical school graduates who were matched to pediatric residency positions today in this year’s National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), also known as “Match Day.” Pediatrics positions were filled in 99.5 percent of all categorical pediatrics positions.

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Webinar: Management of an Infant Identified with Critical Cardiac Heart Disease

August 13, 2014 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Join your colleagues for this live presentation and discussion with: Cyrus Samai, MD, Sibley Heart Center Cardiology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA


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Pediatric Foundation of Georgia 2014 Charity Golf Classic

Cherokee Run Golf Club
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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2014 Pediatrics on the Perimeter

The 2014 Fall Conference Pediatrics on the Perimeter on October 30 - November 1, 2014 at the Westin Atlanta North, Atlanta, GA.
Meeting information Coming Soon!

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