Live Courses

Title Banner Date Description
Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Consensus, Controversy and the Cutting Edge
Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Consensus, Controversy and the Cutting Edge Banner Thursday, February 15, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, February 18, 2018 12:00 PM Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL


This course includes hands-on, high-fidelity medical simulations in addition to concise lectures and small group instruction in Pediatric Emergency Medicine for the emergency physician, pediatrician, family physician, nurse practitioner and physician’s assistant.
Cardiology 2018: 21st Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiology 2018: 21st Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease Banner Wednesday, February 21, 2018 8:00 AM - Sunday, February 25, 2018 12:00 PM Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ


A comprehensive post-graduate course for pediatric cardiologists, intensivists, surgeons, nurses, neonatologists, anesthesiologists, ACHD specialists, sonographers, perfusionists, and all those involved in the care of patients with pediatric and congenital cardiovascular disease.


Feeding and Autism: Diverse Perspectives
Feeding and Autism: Diverse Perspectives Banner Friday, February 23, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Feeding and swallowing problems are common and complex in children with autism spectrum disorders. Without appropriate treatment, these disorders can have lasting effects on a child’s physical and emotional development.
The Challenges of the Fontan Circulation-- Where We Are, Where We Need to Be
The Challenges of the Fontan Circulation-- Where We Are, Where We Need to Be Banner Sunday, February 25, 2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ


An informative and enlightening symposium presented in a collaborative forum for healthare providers, patients and families.
2018 John M. Templeton Jr Pediatric Trauma Symposium
2018 John M. Templeton Jr Pediatric Trauma Symposium Banner Friday, March 2, 2018 7:30 AM - Saturday, March 3, 2018 4:00 PM The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Trauma is the leading cause of childhood death and disability. However, pediatric trauma care continues to provide significant and unique challenges. This two-day symposium will provide the healthcare practitioner with up-to-date clinical information for the management of injured children.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference Banner Wednesday, March 7, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This multidisciplinary course is intended for physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists and other members of the healthcare team who provide care for patients with CLD/BPD and their families. This course will explore the pathophysiology, current research and key aspects of the management of severe CLD/BPD including diagnostic and treatment options. This course will also discuss the long-term needs of infants with severe CLD/BPD, highlighting the chronic nature of this illness extending beyond infancy.


Pediatric Audiology: Vestibular Assessment
Pediatric Audiology: Vestibular Assessment Banner Friday, March 16, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Featured Speaker/Judy Gravel Lecture:
Violette H. Lavender, Au.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center



Care of the Surgical Neonate: One Stitch at a Time
Care of the Surgical Neonate: One Stitch at a Time Banner Thursday, March 22, 2018 7:00 AM - Friday, March 23, 2018 3:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Sixth Annual Minds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids
Sixth Annual Minds Matter: Concussion Care for Kids Banner Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day conference is intended for multidisciplinary clinicians and school personnel who are involved in the acute and chronic management, return to school and return to physical activity of students with concussion.
International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship
International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship Banner Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:30 AM - Friday, April 13, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Specialties: Nursing - Advanced Practice, Nursing, Pediatric Oncology

This international conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals working with survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer.
Echocardiography of Congenital Heart Disease
Echocardiography of Congenital Heart Disease Banner Sunday, April 15, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, April 17, 2018 4:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner
Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner Banner Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00 AM - Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The course is directed toward practicing dermatologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, resident physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and allied healthcare professionals.
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, Philadephia, 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
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 7:00 AM - 5:00 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

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

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