2022 Red Stick Potpourri

August 19-21, 2022| Renaissance | Baton Rouge, Louisiana


The 30th annual meeting for the Louisiana AAP will be held August 19-21, 2022 at the Renaissance in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.



Health & Safety Protocols:

The Louisiana AAP is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment in which to learn and interact. In response to the current COVID-19 spread and in line with CDC recommendations, all participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, staff, service providers, and others at the 2022 Red Stick Potpourri will be required to wear a mask while indoors throughout the event except while actively eating or drinking. The Louisiana AAP strongly recommends participants wear a well-fitting, multi-layered mask such as KN-95 or N-95. A mask will be provided for participants who may need one.

If a registrant tests positive for COVID-19 after the August 8, 2022, deadline to request a full refund they will have the option to apply their registration fee to next year’s conference or towards access of the 2022 Potpourri session recordings. Recorded sessions will be eligible for CME and MOC2 credit.

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Red Stick Potpourri Agenda

Friday, August 19, 2022

10:00 am
11:00 am
Registration & Box Lunch
12:00 pm
Welcome & Introductions
Rachel Chatters, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP President

Ann Kay Logarbo, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP Education Chair

Ashley Politz, LMSW, Louisiana AAP Executive Director

Hematuria and Proteinuria in Children

Caroline Straatmann, MD, FAAP

12:45 pm
A Systematic Approach to Evaluation and Management of Children with Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction

Christopher Roth, MD, FAAP &
Sherry Langston, APRN, PNP-BC

1:15 PM
Patient Care for Urologic Issues- Optimizing the Physical Exam & When to Order Imaging

Joseph Ortenberg, MD, FAAP 

1:45 PM
Question & Answer Session
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: What is it and how do we manage these patients?

Colleen LeBlanc, MD, FAAP

3:00 PM
Peanut Allergy: Past, Present, and Future

Andrew Abreo, MD, FAAP

3:30 PM
The Magic of Tidying Up: How You Can Simplify Your Life and Practice to Find More Joy

Katrina Skinner, MD, FAAP

4:00 PM
Question & Answer Session
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Louisiana Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program

Jody West, LCSW &
Paulette Carter, LCSW

5:00 PM
Children’s Coalition for NELA/Bureau of Family Health

Julie Emory, MS

5:30 PM
Resident Posters &  30th Annual Potpourri Social

Sponsored by:

Red Stick Potpourri Agenda

Saturday, August 20, 2022

7:15 am
Registration / Breakfast / Exhibits
8:00 am
Welcome & Introductions
Rachel Chatters, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP President

Ann Kay Logarbo, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP Education Chair

Ashley Politz, LMSW, Louisiana AAP Executive Director

8:15 am
Medical Legal Exposures in the Newborn Nursery

Jay P. Goldsmith, MD, FAAP

8:45 am
Implicit Bias

Sunny Nakae, MSW, PhD

9:45 am
Question & Answer Session
10:00 am
10:30 am
What Pediatricians Want to Know about the Use of Supplementary Feedings in the Healthy Term Breastfed Infant

Ashley Farge, MD, FAAP &
Julie Gallois, MD

11:00 am
Food Insecurity In Children: Why It Matter’s If Your Patient Plate Is Only Half Full

Katie Queen MD, FAAP, ABOM, ABP

11:30 am
Question & Answer Session
11:45 am
Lunch – Louisiana AAP Annual Business Meeting & Awards
Sponsored by:

1:00 pm

Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Current Treatments

Charlotte Hollman, MD

1:30 pm

Incorporating Anti-Obesity Medications into Pediatric Practice

Marcella Houser, MD, ABOM, FAAP

2:00 PM
Question & Answer Session
2:15 pm

Resident Presentations


-Resident #1 LSU New Orleans

-Resident #2 Tulane/Ochsner

-Resident #3 OLOL

-Resident #4 LSU Shreveport

3:15 pm

Question & Answer Session

3:30 pm


4:00 pm

Master Pediatrician Session

5:30 pm

Saturday Evening Themed Social 

Sponsored by:               

Red Stick Potpourri Agenda

Sunday, August 21, 2022

7:15 am

Registration / Continental Breakfast 

8:00 am

Welcome & Introductions


Rachel Chatters, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP President

Ann Kay Logarbo, MD, FAAP, Louisiana AAP Education Chair

Ashley Politz, LMSW, Louisiana AAP Executive Director

8:15 am
Autism and Developmental Delay

Stephen Nelson Jr., MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP, FANA

8:45 am

Head Shape Evaluation in Infants and Young Children

Gregory Kyle Fulton, MD, FAAP

9:15 am

Common Musculoskeletal Injuries: Evaluation and Treatment

Kyle Pontiff, MD

9:45 am

Question & Answer Session

10:00 am


10:15 am

Don’t Play It By Ear: Appropriate Prescribing in Acute Otitis Media

Ashleah Courtney, MD, MSPH, FAAP

10:45 am

Update on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Guidelines

Patricia Pichilingue Reto, MD, FAAP, AAHIVS

11:15 am

COVID Presentation

Joseph Bocchini, Jr., MD & John Vanchiere, MD, PhD

12:15 pm

Question & Answer Session

12:30 pm

Wrap up & Adjourn


Renaissance Baton Rouge

7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

Credit Statements:

The Louisiana AAP is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Louisiana AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC 2 Statement:

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner enables the learner to earn up to 15.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Nursing Credits: 

This activity has been provider approved for 15.5 contact hours of Nursing Continuing Education by Workplace Nurses LLC. Workplace Nurses LLC is approved as a provider of Nursing Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP # 13,654.


In accordance with LA AAP policy, all committee, planning, and faculty members have signed a conflict of interest statement in which they have disclosed any significant financial interests or other relationships with industry relative to topics they will discuss at this program. At the beginning of the program, faculty members are expected to disclose any such information to participants. Such disclosure allows the participant to better evaluate the
objectivity of the information presented in lectures.

Fee Schedule

LA Chapter Member – 3 Day Registration $350 $400
LA Chapter Member – Friday $125 $145
LA Chapter Member – Saturday $175 $200
LA Chapter Member – Sunday $125 $145
Non LA Chapter Member – 3 Day Registration (incl. 1 yr. Chapter membership) $500 $575
Non LA Chapter Member – Friday $175 $200
Non LA Chapter Member – Saturday $225 $260
Non LA Chapter Member – Sunday $175 $200
Nurse/Healthcare Professional – 3 Day Registration $250 $285
Nurse/Healthcare Professional – Friday $100 $115
Nurse/Healthcare Professional – Saturday $125 $145
Nurse/Healthcare Professional – Sunday $100 $115

Residents & Medical Students:

There is no cost to attend Potpourri. Please sign in at the registration desk each day you attend the conference.



Thank you to the following for your support





AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana


Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center

BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

Brentwood Hospital



e3 Med-Acoustics


Louisiana Child Death Review

Magellan HealthCare

Mead Johnson Nutritionals


Novartis Gene Therapies


Provider to Provider Consultation Line


Seqirus Vaccines

Registration Brochure Printing Sponsor:

Abbott Nutrition

This event is made possible in part by an AAP educational grant supported by Abbott Nutrition a proud supporter of AAP

Dancing with Markers Sponsor:

Interested in Being a Sponsor or Exhibiting?

Join us in Baton Rouge to showcase your company’s products, services and technologies. Take this opportunity to connect with pediatricians health professionals involved in the care of pediatrics.

Get in Touch

For questions please contact Taryn Daigle, Director of Education and Membership, at taryn.daigle@laaap.org.

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