Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia addressed colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, sleep medicine, emergency medicine, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), telemedicine and neonatology, among others. Specific presentation highlights included:
- Kathy Abel, DNP, RN APNC, and John Chuo, MD: "Can Telemedicine Replace the First Post-op Visit for Knee Arthroscopy in Adolescents?"
- Susan Levy, MD, MPH: "Update on Screening from Diagnosis to Treatment: the Critical First Transitions (Autism)"
- Christina Master, MD: "Vestibular and Visual Dysfunction as Predictors of Prolonged Recovery Following Pediatric Concussion (Sports Medicine)"
- Jodi Mindell, PhD: "Helping Babies Sleep: Research and Evidence Behind Behavioral Interventions"
- Paul Offit, MD: "Talking to Parents: Strategies for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy"
- Steven Sobol, MD: "Noisy Breathing: Benign or a Cause for Concern? (ENT)"
- Nicholas Tsarouhas, MD: "Course on Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care Transport Medicine"
- Huayan Zhang, MD, PhD: "Caring for Infants with Severe Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) — Five-year Experience of a Multidisciplinary Care Program"
Find a complete list of CHOP’s participants.
Additionally, experts were on hand at Children’s Hospital’s exhibit booth to talk with attendees and provide helpful resources, educational materials and other clinical resources.