Live Courses

Title Banner Date Description
Therapeutic Interventions in the Pediatric ICU
Therapeutic Interventions in the Pediatric ICU Banner Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Philadelphia, PA


This one-day pediatric ICU course will focus on the medical complexities of the pediatric ICU patient.

The Use of Human Breastmilk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse
The Use of Human Breastmilk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse Banner Tuesday, May 1, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM NEW LOCATION: Robert Center for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day course will provide neonatal nurses with evidence -based nursing knowledge, and application skills regarding research on human milk and breastfeeding for vulnerable infants.
Neonatology Clinical Research Symposium
Neonatology Clinical Research Symposium Banner Wednesday, May 9, 2018 8:00 AM - Thursday, May 10, 2018 4:00 PM The Union League, Philadelphia, PA


This course is designed to highlight evidence-based medicine and innovative, randomized clinical trials in Neonatology.
Bone Health: Stronger Bones for Growing Kids
Bone Health: Stronger Bones for Growing Kids Banner Friday, May 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The program aims to provide a necessary understanding of the impact of chronic illnesses on bone health.
15th Annual Neonatal Nursing Symposium
15th Annual Neonatal Nursing Symposium Banner Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program will provide neonatal nurses with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiological and developmental neonatal issues.
Personalized IBD and VEO-IBD: Genomics, Microbiome, Biologics and Beyond
Personalized IBD and VEO-IBD: Genomics, Microbiome, Biologics and Beyond Banner Friday, May 18, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day course is designed to present the latest developments in research and clinical care for very early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD) and pediatric IBD.
Trisomy 21 Symposium
Trisomy 21 Symposium Banner Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA


This one-day symposium will provide parents and healthcare professionals with up-to-date clinical information, therapeutic approaches and advice on a variety of topics affecting children with Down syndrome, covering ages from young children to young adults.


19th Annual CHOP APP Conference: Global Approach to Pediatric Healthcare— Primary, Acute and Behavioral Health
19th Annual CHOP APP Conference: Global Approach to Pediatric Healthcare— Primary, Acute and Behavioral Health Banner Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, June 1, 2018 4:00 PM The Union League Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


2018 marks the 19th anniversary of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia annual Advanced Practice Provider Conference. The conference covers timely professional topics and up-to-date clinical care of children and adolescents who present with complex medical and behavior issues.

2018 Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Neonatal and Critical Care Medicine: Bedside Ultrasound Course
2018 Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Neonatal and Critical Care Medicine: Bedside Ultrasound Course Banner Saturday, June 2, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, June 3, 2018 4:30 PM Philadelphia, PA


This course is intended as an alternative to adult emergency and critical care ultrasound courses, with a focus on pediatric emergency ultrasound indications.


Advances in Cellular Immunotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation
Advances in Cellular Immunotherapy and Stem Cell Transplantation Banner Thursday, June 7, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This is an exciting time in the fields of immunotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Scientific

discoveries and treatment advances are happening at an incredible pace. To help you keep up with the

latest advances, our thought leaders in the Cell Therapy and Transplant Section are hosting an interactive

symposium in June 2018. Join the discussion regarding the latest updates and hear what the future holds

for CAR-T therapy and cell and graft engineering for curative and supportive care!

International 22q11.2 Brain Behavior Consortium Annual Meeting
International 22q11.2 Brain Behavior Consortium Annual Meeting Banner Monday, July 9, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:00 PM Whistler, BC, Canada


Following on the heels of previous IBBC meetings in Leuven, Dublin, Philadelphia, Sirmione, and Geneva we look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Whistler, Canada where we will finalize data analysis, manuscript writing, plans for the current database, and future collaborations.

11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference
11th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference Banner Wednesday, July 11, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, July 13, 2018 6:00 PM Four Seasons Resort, Whitster, British Columbia, PA


In addition to state-of-the-art presentations with opportunities for cross fertilization, this conference includes an outstanding social program with a not to be missed Poolside and Ping Pong Welcome Reception on Wednesday, July 11th, a traditional First Nations Gala Dinner with Dancing on Thursday, July 12th, and Friday evening, July 13th reserved for individual team dinners!

The professional meeting follows the International Brain and Behavior Consortium gathering to be held Monday and Tuesday, July 9th and 10th, and precedes the Family Meeting to be held Saturday  and Sunday, July 14th and 15th, followed by a locally hosted “Fun Day Monday” on July 16th.

Meeting Details

  • Immediately Follows the IBBC Meeting
  • Amazing Spa Hotel with All-Inclusive Meeting Space and Retreat Atmosphere
  • 20th Anniversary Festivities
  • Registration includes Poolside and Ping Pong Welcome Reception, Lunches, and Traditional First Nations Gala Dinner and Dancing

The International 22q11.2 Biennal Family Conference
The International 22q11.2 Biennal Family Conference Banner Saturday, July 14, 2018 8:00 AM - Sunday, July 15, 2018 6:00 PM The Westin Resport and Spa Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis
39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis Banner Friday, August 24, 2018 7:00 AM - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:00 PM Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Themes for this year’s meeting include:

  • Phenotypes and phenotyping of known, novel and emerging syndromes
  • Treatment
  • Epigenetics and chromatin disorders
  • Placenta
  • Gene-environment interaction

We have invited a group of excellent speakers to lead each of these topics. We look forward to receiving your submissions.


10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health
10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health Banner Friday, October 5, 2018 7:30 AM - Saturday, October 6, 2018 5:00 PM Philadelphia, PA


The purpose of the conference is to explore the importance of education in pediatric global health to promote sustainable access to quality care for children worldwide


Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing
Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing Banner Friday, October 26, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program will provide the emergency nurse with the most up-to-date information on a variety of pediatric emergencies. Refresh your knowledge through didactic and hands-on sessions, integrating evidence-based practice into safe clinical care.
Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient
Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient Banner Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Banner Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Featuring:

David L. Guyton, MD | Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric OphthalmologyJohns Hopkins University

Jane C. Edmond, MD | Director, Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye InstituteChair, Department of Ophthalmology, Dell Medical School


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has partnered with Wills Eye Hospital to present the Philadelphia Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium Nov. 1 — 3, 2018. Other events include The Visiting Professor Lecture on Thursday, Nov., 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital) and the Joseph H. Calhoun, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmology Forum, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital). Separate registration is required for the Wills Eye events: www.willseye.org/joseph-h-calhoun-md-pediatric-ophthalmology-forum/. For more information about the Wills Eye events: contact Vaughn E. Wurst at 215-440-3168 or vwurst@willseye.org.

16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference
16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference Banner Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE: The conference committee is looking for proposals that include current practices related to pediatric trauma orsurgical nursing care. For example, clinical best practices, performance improvement projects, simulation, andnew approaches to patient teaching, leadership or research. Don’t delay — take this opportunity to make newprofessional connections and share your expertise with our pediatric attendees. We invite you to submit your abstract.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 27, 2018

Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes
Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes Banner Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Ruth and Tristram Colket Jr., Translational Research Building on the Raymond G. Perelman Campus

Keynote Speaker: Donna Wright, MS, RN

Author of The Ultimate Guide to Competency Assessment

Topics include: Measuring Outcomes, Engaging Learners, Creative Education Strategies, Role Development and more!

Novice and experienced nursing professional development specialists, nurse planners. clinical educators, orientation coordinators, preceptors, and nurses interested in education and professional development are welcome to attend.

Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Banner Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:00 PM - Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The course is intended for pediatric ophthalmologists, general ophthalmologists, neonatologists, orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians and other healthcare professionals interested in retinopathy of prematurity.