Chris Evert Children's Hospital
Caring for Our Future: Masters of Pediatrics

Caring for Our Future: Masters of Pediatrics

We are pleased to announce that the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's long-standing, highly-successful Masters of Pediatrics conference has merged with Broward Health Chris Evert Children's Hospital's pediatric conference, Caring for Our Future, to create a new joint venture: Caring for Our Future:  Masters of Pediatrics.

February 15 - February 18, 2013 |  Westin Beach Resort and Spa

This multi-day conference is designed to provide pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists with the latest in AAP guidelines for the treatment of commonly seen pediatric issues such as urinary tract infections and pre-athletic cardiac screening.  Nationally recognized authorities in the fields of pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric nutrition, sports medicine, infectious disease and practice management will present the latest strategies for the treatment of celiac disease, esoinophillic GI disease and more.

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

For registration or other questions please contact Trish Lira, Marketing & Physician Relations Specialist at or 954-355-5617.


Friday, February 15, 2013

6:30pm - 7:30pm The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Our Children
Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami
7:30pm - 8:30pm Welcome Reception

Saturday, February 16, 2013

7am - 8am Registration/Breakfast
8am - 8:15am Introduction/Welcome
8:15am - 9am Ten Recent Infectious Disease Publications that Have or Should Have Changed Your Practice
Russell Steele, MD
9am - 9:45am Nutritional Approach to Eosinophilic GI Disease
Carmen Cuffari, MD
9:45am - 10:30am Are You Smarter than a CPT Coder?
Richard Lander, MD, FAAP
10:30am - 10:45am Q&A
10:45am - 11am Break
1am1 - 11:45am Concussions in the Young Athlete
Jordan Metzl, MD
11:45am  -12:30pm Seizures:  Classification and Management for the Pediatrician
Migvis Monduy, MD
12:30pm - 12:45pm Q&A
12:45pm - 1:45pm Lunch (provided)
1:45pm - 2:30pm Presentation and Evaluation of Celiac Disease 
Carmen Cuffari, MD
2:30pm - 3:15pm Outpatient Approach to Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome
Ashraf Beharrie, MD
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:15pm Management of Urinary Tract Infections and Vesicoureteral Reflux 
Miguel Castellan, MD
4:15pm - 5pm Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Alexandra Eidelwein, MD
5pm - 5:30pm Q&A
7:30pm Meet the Professor Dessert Reception

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

8am - 8:45am Prevention of Sports Injury in the Young Athlete
Jordan Metzl, MD
8:45am - 9:30am Infectious Disease Emergencies
Russell Steele, MD
9:30am - 10:15am Practice Management: Tips on How to Run an Efficient Practice
Richard Lander, MD, FAAP
10:15am - 10:30am Q&A
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:30am Pros and Cons of Pre-Athletic Cardiac Screening
Mary C. Sokoloski, MD
11:30am - 12:15pm Probiotics in Infant Nutrition
Carmen Cuffari, MD
12:15pm - 12:45pm Q&A

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Monday, February 18, 2013

8am - 8:45am Bullying
Judith Schaechter, MD
8:45am - 9:30am AAP Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD
Eugene Hershorin, MD
9:30am -  10:15am Gender Identity Issues in Pediatrics
Lawrence B. Friedman, MD
10:15am - 10:30am Q&A
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:30am Recognizing Surgical Emergencies: Infants to Adolescents
David S. Lasko, MD
11:30am - 12:15pm Approach to Short Stature
Ernesto Blanco, MD
12:15pm - 12:45pm Q&A


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Accreditation Statement
Broward Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Broward Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Resolution
All conflicts of interest of any individual(s) in a position to control the content of this CME activity will be identified and resolved prior to this educational activity being provided.  Disclosure about provider and faculty relationships, or the lack thereof, will be provided to learners.

Broward Health complies with the legal requirements of the ADA.   If special accommodations are required for this event, please contact us at least one week prior to the activity.

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Online registration has closed.  Please register at the Westin, Fort Lauderdale Beach at any of the following times:

Friday, February 15, 2013, 5:30-6:30pm
Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7-8am
Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7-8am
Monday, February 18, 2013, 7-8am

Lago Mar
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304  |  954.467.1111

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a conference rate of $249 per night and will be available until January 16, 2013. Please register early to receive the conference rate.

Call 888-627-7108 or click here to book online.

About Chris Evert Children's Hospital

Chris Evert Children's Hospital provides family-centered care for newborns, neonates, children and youth. Our healthcare team features pediatricians — including more than 40 sub-specialists — and pediatric nurses who provide cutting-edge medical care for newborns, neonates, children and youth. The hospital features a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which is a Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital offers a children’s cancer center, pediatric emergency department and trauma center, Level I Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, 24-hour hospitalist program, and pediatric rehabilitation services. At the facility there is a Pediatric Sedation Unit that is nationally recognized by the Joint Commission. The dedicated healthcare team provides unsurpassed quality care for children no matter the medical need.