Thursday, September 3, 2009

Save this Date: Great Conference in November

The District 1 Connecticut, Massachusetts& Rhode Island American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Chapters


“Navigating the Mental Health System from the Pediatrician’s Office”

Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14, 2009to be held at the Biltmore Hotel, Providence, Rhode Island

Friday, November 13th

10:00 am - 12:45 pm – Registration

12:00 pm – 12:40 pm – Lunch

12:40 pm – 12:45 pm - Welcome – Elizabeth Lange, M.D., FAAP – AAP Rhode Island Chapter President

12:45 am – 2:00 pm – General Session #1 - Panel Discussion - “How to Discuss Issues on Sexuality with GLBT Youth in the Pediatrician’s Office” - Moderator - Carole Allen, M.D., FAAP, AAP Massachusetts Chapter President

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop #1 - “Early Identification of Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Primary Care Settings”– Mary Margaret Gleason, M.D., FAAP, - Assistant Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology of Pediatrics, Associate Training Director, Child Psychiatry and Triple Board Program
  • Workshop #2 – “Mental Health Care in the Pediatric Office: Integrating a Co-Location Model”

Jean Marconi, M.D., FAAP, Private Practice Pediatrician, Center for Advanced Pediatrics, Norwalk, CT and Andrew Lustbader, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrician and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County, Norwalk CT

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Break Exhibit Hall

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm - General Session #2 - “The Little Black (Pill) Box: A Comprehensive Approach to Pharmacology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” – Dr. Andrew Lustbader, M.D., FAAP

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop #3 – “The World is Not Flat: Mechanisms of Social Development in Two-Year-Olds and the Absence Thereof in Autism”– Warren Jones, Ph.D., Co-Director, Laboratory of Social Neuroscience, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Workshop #4 –“Sleepy, Dopey, and Grumpy: Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Adolescents”– Judith Owens, M.D., MPH, FAAP, Director of the Pediatric Sleep Disorders Clinic at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown Medical School

6:00 pm – 7:15 pm –Reception - AAP Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Grant Presentations and Updates on Health Care Reform – Invited guests include Representative Patrick Kennedy and Senator Jack Reed (both of Rhode Island) and AAP President Judy Palfrey, M.D., FAAP

7:15 pm – Dinner on your own

Saturday, November 14th

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Breakfast - Regional Chapter Highlights

8:30 am – 9:30 am – General Session #3 – “The (Inter) Active Child: Facebooking, Sexting and the Electronic Bully”Michael Rich, M.D., MPH, FAAP, Director, Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH), Director, Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA), Children’s Hospital Boston, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

9:45 am – 10:45 am – Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop #5 –“ABC’s for the Primary Care Pediatrician”– Mary Margaret Gleason, M.D., FAAP
  • Workshop #6 – “Preventive Interventions for Disruptive Behavior Disorders in the Office” – Ellen Perrin, M.D., MA, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center

10:45 am – 11:00 am - Break

11:00 pm – 12:00 pm - General Session #4 – “The Invisible Casualties of War at Home” – Elizabeth Slater, Ph.D., Psychologist, Strategic Outreach to Families of All Reservists (SOFAR) Program, Cambridge, MA

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Concurrent Workshops

  • Workshop #7 - GHB the prototypical ‘Date Rape’ Drug and Ecstasy – Angela Anderson, M.D., FAAP, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Workshop #8 - Maternal Depression. The Why and How of Screening in Primary Care” – Ardis Lee Olsen, M.D., FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

1:00 pm – Conference ends

The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study for 3 credits.

The MCAAP is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing education for physicians.

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