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52nd Advances and Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics
May 30 - June 1, 2019 at the Park Central Hotel, 50 Third Street, San Francisco, California
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Activity Name: 52nd Advances and Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics
Description: May 30 - June 1, 2019 at the Park Central Hotel, 50 Third Street, San Francisco, California
Needs Assessment: The Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco invites you to attend the 52nd Annual Advances & Controversies in Clinical Pediatrics, May 30 - June 1, 2019 in San Francisco. The program endeavors to provide research, academic, and clinical information in a format that emphasizes the practical application of current concepts relevant to office practice and to professionals involved in the care of children.

Pediatric, family practice and emergency room physicians, as well as physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners report that they consistently benefit from their participation in this program. Nationally recognized guest faculty present a series of lectures that are complemented by UCSF faculty and Bay Area experts speaking about a variety of other current or controversial pediatric issues, which will ultimately result in better care for children of all ages, infants through adolescents.

This year's course focuses specifically on endocrinology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, ADHD, and adolescent issues.

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to:
  • Implement strategies for the diagnosis and management of tickborne diseases, unexplained fever, and pertussis;
  • Implement strategies for appropriate vaccine administration;
  • Apply new information toward the evaluation and management of obesity, short stature, hirsutism, amenorrhea, and thyroid nodules;
  • Recognize, evaluate, and utilize strategies to manage ADHD and autism;
  • Apply advances and controversies in evidence-based treatment of common surgical conditions, bariatric surgery, pain management and utilization of acupuncture, hypnosis, and CBD;
  • Implement innovative approaches to the management of eating disorders, IBD, NAFLD, and functional abdominal pain;
  • Discuss and counsel patients about gender affirmative care, pubertal development, vaping, dermatologic fads, sunscreen, and immunizations;
  • Describe the effects of environmental toxins, how to prevent leukemia, and provide care for cancer survivors and vulnerable youth accordingly;
  • Recognize in what clinical situations integrative and alternative methods of pain control could or should be used.
Location Information
Meeting Location: Park Central Hotel
Meeting Location URL:
Location Address: 50 Third Street
Location City: San Francisco
Location State: CA
Location Postal Code: 94103
Location Country: US
City Information URL:
Activity Information
Start Date: 5/30/2019
End Date: 6/1/2019
Meeting Size: 350
Fees: Early Bird Ends - April 30, 2019
Physicians $775
Allied Health Professionals $675
Non-UCSF Residents / Fellows $475
Regular Fee Begins - May 1, 2019
Physicians $850
Allied Health Professionals $750
Non-UCSF Residents / Fellows $550

Optional Printed Syllabus for Purchase: $50
Meeting URL:
Printable Materials:
Credit Information
Credit Amount: 20
Credit Unit: Credits
Accreditation: ACCME - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Activity Learning Format: Live Activity
Sponsor Name: University of California San Francisco
Sponsor Address: 3333 California Street, Suite 450
Sponsor City: San Francisco
Sponsor State: CA
Sponsor Postal Code: 94118
Sponsor Country: US
Sponsor Phone: 415-476-4251
Sponsor Email:
Contact Information
Contact Name: Jane Brooks, CMP
Contact Email:

Type:     Live Activity
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