September 14-16, 2018

Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta

The meeting is open to all pediatricians, residents, pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, family physicians, medical students, and other child healthcare professionals.

Pediatrics on the Parkway is the Georgia AAP’s Fall CME Meeting.

CME Information:

The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In accordance with ACCME Standards. All faculty members are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest to the content of their presentation(s). This information will be included in the course syllabus/packet.

Make your reservation at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Center in Atlanta today!

Special room block rates of $134 apply! Call 770-953-4500 or 888-391-8724. Please ask for the Georgia Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics room block. Or click on the following link  Book your group rate for Georgia Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics Gala  to make your reservation online today! The hotel is located at 2450 Galleria Parkway in Atlanta.  The deadline is August 23rd.

For additional information call 404-881-5091

This year Dr. Judson Miller, Emory University, will serve as Program Chair.

Meeting Details:

Exhibitor Information:

Conference Educational Goals

The Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Georgia AAP) Continuing Medical Education (CME) program aims to develop, maintain, and improve the competence, skills, and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric healthcare professionals by providing quality, relevant, accessible, and effective educational experiences. This conference will address gaps in professional practice and improve patient outcomes. Pediatrics on the Parkway strives to meet participants’ identified educational needs and support their life-long learning with a goal of improving care for children and families. The Georgia AAP is committed to excellence and innovation in education.

Learner Objectives

As a result of attending this activity, learners will be able to:
1. Practice evidence-based, informed pediatric medicine.
2. Apply current techniques and procedures.
3. Advocate effectively for issues related to children’s health.
4. Demonstrate change in competence, performance or patient outcomes.

For more information about the conference please contact Jaime Rice at 404-881-5091 or via email at jrice@gaaap.org.

Agenda Pediatrics on the Parkway

Friday, September 14, 2018

8:00 am
Registration Open & Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Coding & Practice Management Seminar
Moderator: Steve Hobby, MD

8:45 – 9:00 am
Welcome & Introductions
Steve Hobby, MD

9:00 – 10:00 am
Coding & Documentation for Telemedicine & Other Electronic Patient Communications
Jeffery Daigrepont, EFMP, CMPE

10:00 – 10:30 am
Keeping the Meaning in Meaningful Use
Tiffany McMoore

10:30 – 10:45 am
Break

10:45 – 11:15 am
What’s the True Benefit of PCMH
W. Steen James, MD & April White

11:15 – 11:45 am
Optimizing Reimbursement Rates in Relation to Coding,
Compliance, & EMR Use
Jeffery Daigrepont, EFMP, CMPE

11:45 am – noon
Questions & Answers

12:00 pm
Wrap up & Adjourn

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
MOC Part II Seminar: Building Mental Wellness Mental Health Issues: Early Identification and Intervention
Faculty: Sarah Vinson, MD & Gerald Clark, MD

8:30 – 8:35 am
Welcome & Introductions

8:35 – 10:20 am
Building Mental Wellness Part I

10:20 – 10:45 am
Break

10:45 am – 11:45 pm
Building Mental Wellness Part II

11:45 am –Noon
Questions & Answers

12:00 – 1:30 pm
Annual Awards Luncheon

1:30 – 4:30 pm
Advocacy Seminar
Moderator: Melinda Willingham, MD

1:30 – 1:35 pm
Welcome & Introductions
Melinda Willingham, MD

1:35 – 2:15 pm Advocacy in Action: The Basics
Melinda Willingham, MD

2:15 – 3:15 pm Issue Briefs
Preventing Gun Violence
Kayla Engle-Lewis
Child Abuse & Neglect
Polly McKinney

3:15 – 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 – 4:00 pm
Residents’ Advocacy in Georgia: Mountains Climbed, Lessons Learned!
William Sexson, MD, Moderator

4:00 – 4:15 pm
Five Things Every Physician Should Know About Lobbying
Betsy Bates

4:15 – 4:30 pm
Questions & Answers

4:30 pm
Adjourn

1:30 – 4:45 pm
Pediatric Nutrition Update
Moderators: Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc & Kylia Crane, RDN, LD

1:30 – 1:45 pm
Welcome & Introduction
Tatyana Hofmekler, MD, MSc

1:45 – 2:15 pm
Current & Emerging Therapies of Pediatric Fatty Liver Disease
Miriam Vos, MD

2:15 – 2:45 pm
Latest Trends in Pre-Term Nutrition

2:45 – 3:00 pm
Break

3:00 – 3:15 pm
AAP Committee on Nutrition Update
C. Wesley Lindsey, MD

3:15 – 3:45 pm
Approaches to Picky Eating

3:45 – 4:15 pm
Strategies for the Treatment of GERD
Jose Garza, MD

4:15 – 4:30 pm
Questions & Answers

1:30 – 4:30 pm
Hospital Medicine Seminar
Moderator: Patricia Lantis, MD

1:30 – 1:35 pm
Welcome & Introduction
Patricia Lantis, MD

1:35 – 2:20 pm Child Neglect
Nancy Fajman, MD

2:05 – 2:50 pm
Hospitalist Support of Moms Making Milk
Sandra Moore, MD & Arlene Toole, IBCLC

2:50 – 3:05 pm
Break

3:05 – 3:20 pm
Practice Pearls from PHM
Sunita Hemani, MD

3:30 – 4:00 pm
Becoming a BC Pediatric Hospitalist
Anjali Kirpalani, MD

4:00 – 4:30 pm
Pediatric Resident Posters Presentations

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, September 15, 2018

7:30 – 8:15 am
Registration Open & Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 am
Welcome & Announcements

8:30 – 9:15 am
Myths & Management of Childhood Aggression
Barbara Howard, MD

9:15 – 10:00 am
Type 2 Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management
Nina Ham, MD

10:00– 10:30 am
Break

10:30 – 11:15 am
Mindfulness and Child Health
Barbara Howard, MD

11:15 – Noon
Marty Michaels Advocacy Lecture
John Duby, MD

12:00 pm
Morning Plenary Session Ends
(Lunch on your own)

1:30 pm
Plenary Session Resumes

1:30 – 2:15 pm
Menstrual Disorders in Adolescents
Yolanda Wimberly, MD

2:15 – 3:00 pm
Acne Treatment: New Recommendations to Shorten Treatment Time
Marisa Perman, MD

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Break

3:30 – 4:15 pm
Early Food Introduction: To Feed or Not to Feed..
Jennifer Shih, MD

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Questions & Answers

4:30 pm
Afternoon Plenary Session Ends

6:30 – 9:00 pm
Pediatric Foundation of Georgia 20th Anniversary Gala
(Renaissance Waverly Atlanta; Separate registration required, See
registration form for details)
Sunday, September 16, 2018

7:30 – 8:15 am
Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 am
Announcements

9:00 – 9:45 am P
ediatric Dermatology Cases
Marisa Perman, MD

9:45 – 10:30 am T
obacco in the 21st Century: Electronic Cigarettes, Vape and JUUL
Susan Walley, MD

10:30 – 10:45 am
Break

10:45 – 11:30 am
Pediatric Resident Jeopardy
(Emory University, Mercer-Macon, & Augusta University)
Moderator: Judson Miller, MD

11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Radiology Lecture & Quiz
Sarah Milla, MD

12:15 pm
Closing Remarks/Adjourn

On-Line Registration

Online Registration is now Closed. Walk Ups are Welcomed Onsite!