Overview

Boston University School of Medicine is proud to present our annual Current Clinical Pediatrics program from April 20-24, 2020 on beautiful Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.  Join us in this small, intimate setting.

This year we will cover the topics of:

  • Nephrology
  • Genetics
  • Hematology
  • Neurology
  • Dentistry
  • Intensive Care
  • General Pediatrics

The conference is intended to increase knowledge and competence and address practice gaps by providing opportunities for learning through lectures, discussion, small group workshops, and interaction with faculty and peers.


Who should attend?
Pediatricians, family practitioners, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents.


What Last Year's Attendees are saying about this program.....

  • As always excellent. Very good team! Topics are well presented (Clear and Evidence Based)
  • Well presented. Each topic well organized. Program schedule was amazing!
  • Great presentation with overall helpful topics for outpatient pediatric clinicians
  • Excellent conference - interesting speakers w/ hot button topics. I liked the smaller settings. Nice venue and well organized

 

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Speakers

Jessica H. Chao, MD



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Amy E. Sobota, MD, MPH



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Ann E. Salerno, MD



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Scot T Bateman, MD



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Porsche (Dolrudee) Jumlongras, DDS, PhD



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Jodi Wenger, MD



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Annie Nyberg, MS



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Accreditation

Physicians:
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 21.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Determination of credit is pending.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 18 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.*

By attending this activity and providing your ABP number & Date of Birth, you authorize BUSM CME office to report your information to the ACCME so that we may process your MOC Part II credit on your behalf.

* Please note, ABP does not allow partial MOC points. Points may be earned as follows: 18 points for attending all morning sessions Monday through Thursday.

Nurses:
Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Physician Assistants:
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 21 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

 

Accommodations

Omni Resort Room Block

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort with an arrival date of Sunday, April 19th and a departure date of Friday April 24th.  The room rate is $255, single or double, plus tax, and a $19 daily resort facility fee. 

The daily room block will be open until 5pm local time on March 20th or until it sells out, whichever happens first. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis. Call the hotel directly at 1-800-843-6664 to reserve your room. Specify that you are with the Boston University School of Medicine group code 041520BOSTONUNI when making your reservation in order to receive the conference rate.

Reserve online here: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/hilton-head/meetings/boston-university-pediatrics-04182020


Cancellations will be accepted prior to 12:00pm local hotel time, at least 3 days prior to arrival. If the reservation is no longer required and is not cancelled prior to this time, the reservation will be released, and one night’s subsequent room and tax charges will be billed to the credit card on file. The hotel will also charge an early departure fee for any guest who checks out prior to the guest’s reserved check out day in the amount equal to one night room and tax.  Guests wishing to avoid an early check out fee should advise the Omni at or before check-in of any change in planned length of stay.