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2018 Hot Topics in Pediatrics Conference & Annual Meeting
Friday, May 11, 2018 | Wilder Foundation, St. Paul

Don't miss one of the best pediatric conferences in Minnesota! Plan to network with and learn alongside pediatric experts and leaders from across the state.

Following daytime CME sessions and the chapter's annual meeting over lunch, feel free to stick around for a late afternoon cocktail reception and an eye-opening student/resident poster session and competition.

Last year more than 150 people attended one or more sessions. Join us as your schedule allows for part or all of the day!

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Tentative Agenda

Titles, times and presenters subject to change

8:30 a.m.
Using Data to Identify and Reduce Disparities

Julie Sonier, President, Minnesota Community Measurement

9:00-9:30 a.m. (breakout)
Addressing Poverty and Literacy: Food Insecurity Screening and Reach out and Read
Lisa Cinar, MD, pediatrician, North Memorial Maple Grove Clinic

9:00-10:00 a.m. (breakout)
Managing an Office Emergency - The First 5 Minutes
Manu Madhok, MD; Karen Mathias, MSN, RN; and Samreen Vora, MD

10:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m.
Table Discussions
Healthy Families, Healthy Children: Guidance and Resources for Caregivers

Chris Mehus, PhD LP, UMN; Heather Winesette, MD, St. Luke's; Nedra Robinson, Simpson Housing; Maria Veronica Svetaz, MD, MPH, FSAHM, Hennepin County Medical Center

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion
Clinic and Community Strategies to Improve Immunization Rates

2:00 p.m.
Hot Topics in Emerging Infectious Diseases

Ruth Lynfield, MD, State Epidemiologist and Medical Director, Minnesota Department of Health

2:30 p.m.
The Impact of Sleep Loss in Childhood

John Garcia, MD, Sleep Medicine Specialist, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

3:00 p.m.

3:30 p.m.
Key Pediatric Advocacy Issues and How You Can DO Something
Nate Chomilo, MD, Med-Peds, Park Nicollet, and Mike Aylward, MD, FACP, University of Minnesota

4:00 p.m.
3 Simple Steps to Becoming an Effective Tweetiatrician 
Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, pediatrician, Mayo Clinic

4:30 p.m.
Disaster Planning for Clinics and Hospitals
Paula Kocken, MD, Children's Minnesota

5:00 p.m.


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Past MNAAP conferences: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013