Friday, August 17

12:15-12:45 “The Business of Vaccines” Paul Vanchiere, MBA
12:45-1:15 “Social Media: A Beginner’s Guide” Joshua LeBlanc, MD
1:15-1:45 “Effectively Monitoring Your Practice’s Financial Performance” Paul Vanchiere, MBA
2:30 -3:00 “Child Food Insecurity in Louisiana: The Scope of the Problem & What Can be Done” Kimberly Mukerjee MD, MPH
3:00 – 4:00 “Epigenetics, Early Brain Development, and New Roles for Pediatricians” Colleen Kraft, MD, FAAP

Saturday, August 18

8:15-9:15 Resident Presentations:
Resident #1 LSU New Orleans- Victoria Habet, DO- “Early Congenital Syphilis: Common But Not So Much”
Resident #2 Tulane/Ocshner – Laura Rachal, MD “HIV and the Young Adult”
Resident #3 OLOL – Melissa Holland, DO “Mineral Deficiency Masquerading as Staphylococcal Scaled Skin Syndrome”
Resident #4 LSU Shreveport – Farbod Bahadori-Esfahani, MD “Burrowing Bugs in a 5 Week Old That “Mite” be Difficult to Diagnose”

10:00 – 10:30 “The Microbiome: Synergy Between Us & Our Flora” John Bradley, MD
10:30 – 11:00 “Diarrhea in Children: The New IDSA Guidelines” Larry Pickering, MD
11:00 – 11:30 “Grapes of Wrath: Staphylococcal Skin and Soft Tissue Infections” C. Buddy Creech, MD
1:00 – 1:30 “Did I Order the Right Test?” Michael Bolton, MD
1:30 – 2:00 New Antibiotics and New Insights into Old Antibiotics” John Bradley, MD
2:00 – 2:30 “Herpes are Like Diamonds, They’re Forever: An Update on HSV and EBV” C. Buddy Creech, MD
2:45-3:15“Lessons Learned Following Vaccine Approval” Larry Pickering, MD
3:15-3:45 “Vaccine Update: What’s New?” Joseph Bocchini, Jr. MD

Sunday, August 19

8:15-8:45 “ABC of CBC” Raj Warrier, MD, FAAP
8:45 – 9:15 “Effective Mitigation of Allergen-Induced Asthma” John C. Carlson, MD, PhD
9:15 – 9:45 “Disaster Preparedness for Pediatricians: How to Prepare Your Practice and Your Patients!” John A. Vanchiere, MD, PhD, FAAP
10:15 – 10:45 “Evaluation Of Bleeding Disorders in Children” Raj Warrier, MD, FAAP
10:45 – 11:15 “Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Primary Care” Andrew Siegel, MD
11:15-11:45 “Bringing Mental Health Services to Children: Opportunities for Improving Child Mental Health Service Access in Louisiana” Mary Margaret Gleason, MD

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