Published on in CHOP News
Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) addressed colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology, emergency medicine, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), telemedicine and neonatology, among others. Specific presentation highlights included:
- Diane L. Barsky, MD: Anti-inflammatory Diet, from Evidence to Practice
- Elizabeth E. Foglia, MD: The Delivery Room of the Future
- Susan E. Levy, MD: Screening for Autism: What to Do When You Find It
- Janet Lioy, MD: Medically Complex Infants Benefit from Post-discharge Telemedicine Visits
- Paul Offit, MD: Vaccine Safety
In addition to presentations, several experts were honored with awards:
- Christopher Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, received the William G. Bartholome Award for Ethical Excellence from the American Academy of Pediatrics at the Section of Bioethics.
- Susan E. Levy, MD, received the Arnold J. Capute Award for outstanding contributions in the field of children with disabilities.
- Kathy N. Shaw, MD, MSCE, received the Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Emergency Medicine.
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.
Contact: Natalie Solimeo, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 267-426-6246 or firstname.lastname@example.org