Hot Topics in Pediatric Surgical Subspecialties
The program is intended to all pediatricians and nurses. It aims at exposing the physicians and nurses to the advances in the field of pediatric surgical subspecialties. Secondly it aims at acquainting the providers in and out of the system with the experience and expertise of our subspecialty surgeons. Thirdly, it is an educational event that will expand the knowledge base of all attendees.
This conference is being held in-person and virtual.
This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and interested healthcare professionals.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to:
- Explain the latest advances in neurosurgery
- Apply the standard care in the treatment of maxillofacial deformities
- Identify new developments in the field of pediatric urology and orthopedic surgery
7:00-7:25 REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
Frank Belmonte D.O., MPH, VP/CMO, Advocate Children’s Hospital
SESSION I: PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY
Moderator: John Ruge M.D., Advocate Children’s Hospital
7:30-9:30am Session I: Pediatric Neurosurgery
Moderator: John Ruge, MD, Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital
7:30-8:10am Immunotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors: The New Frontier
Eric Thompson, MD, Chief of pediatric neurosurgery, University of Chicago
8:10-8:55am Advances in Epilepsy Surgery in Children
Jeffrey Blount, MD, MPH, Division Director, Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children’s hospital, University of Alabama
8:55-9:20am Update on Management of Spina Bifida
Daphne Li, MD, Neurosurgeon, Advocate Children’s Hospital
9:20-9:30 Panel discussion
BREAK & REFRESHMENTS (15 minutes)
9:45 -11:45 Presentation
SESSION II: PEDIATRIC PLASTIC SURGERY
Moderator: Sanjay Naran, M.D., Advocate Children’s Hospital
9:45-11:45am Session II: Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Moderator: Sanjay Naran, MD, Section Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital
9:45-10:30am Evolution of Subcranial Advancement, from Gillies to current state
Richard Hopper, MD, Surgical Director, Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital
10:30-11:10am New advances for unsolved problems in craniofacial and pediatric Plastic surgery
Jordan Swanson, Associate professor of surgery ,Director of Penn craniofacial Fellowship program ,Children’s hospital of Philadelphia
11:10-11:40am Tissue-Augmenting Palatoplasty; more length ,less scar
John Smetona, MD, Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgeon, Director of Orthognathic Surgery, Advocate Children’s Hospital
11:40-11:50am Panel Discussion
LUNCH BREAK (25 minutes)
11:50 am-12:15pm Lunch
12:15-1:00pm FEATURED PRESENTATION
Featured Presentation: How to Mitigate Burnouts Among the Surgical Team (Virtual)
Speaker: Alfred Atanda M.D., Nemours Children’ s Health
SESSION III: PEDIATRIC UROLOGY
Moderator: Mark Faasse M.D, Advocate Children’s Hospital
1-3pm Session III: Pediatric Urology
Moderator: Mark Faasse, MD, Pediatric Urologist, Advocate Children’s Hospital
1:00-1:45pm Neurogenic bladder
Carlos Estrada Jr., MD, Urologist-in-Chief, Boston Children’s Hospital
1:55-2:10pm Novel minimally invasive interventions in pediatric urology
Mark Faasse, MD, Pediatric Urologist, Advocate Children’s Hospital
2:10-2:25pm Circumcision and related concerns
Monica Velasquez M.D.,M.S Pediatric urologists Advocate Children’s hospital
2:25-2:40PM Urinary tract dilation
Edward Diaz, CCHA MD, Pediatric Urologist, Advocate Children’s hospital
2:40-3:00p.m Panel Discussion
BREAK & REFRESHMENTS (15 minutes)
3:15-5pm Session IV: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Moderator: Andrea Kramer, MD, Director, Pediatric Orthopedic Center of Excellence, Advocate Children’s Hospital
3:15-4:00pm Management of Upper Limb Congenital Anomalies
Julie Samora, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
4:00-4:30pm latest techniques in Limb lengthening
Andrea Kramer M.D. Chief of pediatric orthopedic, Advocate children’s hospital
4:30-5:00pm What is New in the Orthopedic Management of Cerebral Palsy in Children
David Fralinger, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Advocate Children’s Hospital
VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE
Michel Ilbawi, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Frank Belmonte DO; Advocate Children's Hospital
John Ruge MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Eric Thompson MD; University of Chicago
Jeffrey Blount, MD; Alabama Children Hospital/University of Alabama
Daphne Li, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Sanjay Naran MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Richard Hopper, MD; Seattle Children’s Hospital
Jordan Swanson, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
John Smetona MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Alfred Atanda MD.; Nemours Children’ s Health
Mark Faasse MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Carlos Estrada, Jr., MD; Boston Children’s Hospital
Monica Valasquez, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Edward Diaz, MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Andrea Kramer MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Julie Samora MD; Nationwide Children’s Hospital
David Fralinger MD; Advocate Children's Hospital
Faculty disclosures are being reviewed and will be presented to the audience in advance of the program.
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Aurora Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 8.50 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 8.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 8.50 Continuing Nursing Education (CE)Aurora Health Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 8.50 contact hours have been awarded to this activity by the Wisconsin Nursing Association. To receive contact hours, participants must attend the entire activity.
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This conference is being held in-person:
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Auditorium Conference Center
4440 W 95th St.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
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