Continuing Medical Education - CME - Children's Hospital Philadelphia | The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education for Healthcare Professionals

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) department offers more than 25 conferences each year on a variety of topics, including pediatric cardiology and emergency medicine. Unless noted otherwise, conferences are held in Philadelphia.

Oct 10

18th Annual Practical Review for the Clinician: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This course is intended to provide a practical review and an update of new trends and published guidelines in these areas for pediatricians, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Oct 13

7th Annual Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium

Venue: King of Prussia, Pa.
This one-day symposium will provide patients and families with up-to-date clinical information on therapeutic approaches and current research being conducted in the field of Friedreich's Ataxia.

Oct 18

Diabetes in Youth: Emerging Trends

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This course is designed to provide a solid foundation in current diabetes management to nurses caring for school-aged children with diabetes.

Oct 22

Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This one-day program will provide neonatologists and neonatal healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiologic issues in neonatology.

Oct 19-23

Advanced Congenital Cardiac Morphology

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This five-day course is a comprehensive examination of the morphology of congenital heart disease, led by Paul M. Weinberg, M.D., renowned cardiac morphologist, with sessions on echocardiographic, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and surgical correlation by distinguished faculty.

Oct 27

Respiratory Care Conference

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This live activity will offer continuing education focused on neonatal and pediatric patients and includes topics in both patient safety and medical ethics.

Nov 3-4

Exploring the Health Gap: Global Gender Disparities and their Impact on Girls

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
The 2014 CHOP Global Health conference will explore these issues by sharing the reality that girls around the world face, and identifying the means by which the global health community can invest in the lives of girls and, in doing so, invest in the world’s future.

Nov 5-8

Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Historic Philadelphia

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This course will feature state-of-the-art teaching formats, including evidence-based lectures and simulation in procedural skills, resuscitation and diagnostics reasoning.

Nov 13-14

12th Annual Conference Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
The format for this two-day program will be general lecture with afternoon concurrent sessions. Rejuvenate your practice and learn how you can continue to make a difference at the hospital bedside one family at a time.

Nov 15

Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: Diagnosis and Treatment of Strabismus and Amblyopia

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This one-day course is intended for pediatric ophthalmologists, general ophthalmologists, orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, and other health care professionals interested in amblyopia and strabismus.

Nov 21

Emerging Topics in Pediatric Nutrition: A Practical Approach

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This one-day symposium is designed to provide evidenced-based, practical approaches to the developingtopics in pediatric nutrition.

Feb 11-15

Cardiology 2015: 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

Venue: Scottsdale, AZ
This event is a comprehensive post-graduate course for pediatric cardiologists, intensivists, surgeons, nurses, neonatologists, anesthesiologists, ACHD specialists, sonographers, perfusionists, and all those involved in the care of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease.

Learn more about the Cardiology 2015 event»

Feb 12-15

Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2015 at Walt Disney World® Resort

Venue: Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, FL
This course includes hands-on, high-fidelity medical simulations in addition to concise lectures and small group instruction in Pediatric Emergency Medicine for the emergency physician, pediatrician, family physician, nurse practitioner and physician’s assistant.

March 6-7

15th Annual John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium

Venue: Pittsburgh, PA
This two-day national symposium will provide the healthcare practitioner with up-to-date clinical information for the management of injured children and their families.

Learn more about the Templeton 2015 event»

May 14-16

Update in Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

Venue: Philadelphia, PA
This three-day multidisciplinary educational conference is for maternal-fetal medicine specialists, obstetricians, pediatric surgeons, radiologists, neonatologists, sonographers, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, genetic counselors and mental health professionals.


The American Board of Surgery (ABS) Part 2- CME and Self-Assessment

Each Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment featured enduring material (“Internet CME”) activity provides Category 1 CME and self-assessment credit(s) toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

Enter and track your CME activities using your CME Repository»

Additional information regarding the MOC program»

Fetal Surgery Experience at The Children's Hospital Philadelphia

Online Presentation
Dr. N. Scott Adzick discusses the fetal surgery experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Management of Fetal Lung Lesions

Online Presentation
Drs. N. Scott Adzick and Alan W. Flake discuss the diagnosis and perinatal management of fetal lung lesions.


Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair: Tribulations and Trials

Online Presentation
Dr. N. Scott Adzick discusses the fetal repair of myelomeningocele.


The Ex Utero Intrapartum Therapy (EXIT) Procedure: Experience and Outcomes

Online Presentation
Dr. Holly Hedrick discusses the EXIT Procedure.


Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

Online Presentation
Dr. Holly Hedrick discusses the Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.


Current Management of Prenatally Diagnosed Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)

Online Presentation
Drs. Mark P. Johnson and Michael C. Carr discuss current management of prenatally diagnosed lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO)


Fetoscopic LASER Therapy for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

Online Presentation
Dr. Mark P. Johnson discusses fetoscopic laser therapy for Twin-twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)


Transposition of the Great Arteries: Prenatal, Perinatal & Postnatal Management

Online Presentation
Drs. Anita Szwast and Jack Rychik discuss Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA)


Understanding Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 1 of 2)

Online Presentation
Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, Director of Psychosocial Services, Division of Oncology, describes the persistent traumatic stress reactions some pediatric patients and their families develop in response to serious illness or injury, which impede both physical and psychosocial health-related quality of life. This is not offered for CME credit.


Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 2 of 2)

Online Presentation
Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, Director of Psychosocial Services, Divison of Oncology, explains that cancer-related post-traumatic stress symptoms are quite common in patients, siblings and parents in the first two years after diagnosis, and describes models for prevention and treatment of medical traumatic stress. This is not offered for CME credit.



Online Presentation
Julie Stern, MD, Director, Outreach Services, Division of Oncology, discusses the etiology and differential diagnosis of lymphadenopathy. This is not offered for CME credit.


Oncologic Emergencies

Online Presentation
Julie Stern, MD, Director, Outreach Services, Division of Oncology, discusses how to recognize oncologic emergencies and when immediate steps need to be taken. This is not offered for CME credit.






  • Print
  • Share

Contact Us

Call for more information about any of our CME programs