Yale Pediatric Update 2006 – Curriculum

Course Director:
Linda D. Arnold, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Learning Objectives

Participants who attend this conference will be able to:

  • Summarize new information on assessment and treatment of infectious diseases, headaches, sports injuries, and growth problems in children.

Plenary Session I - Evaluation and Management of Common Pediatric Complaints

Urinary Tract Infections — Treatment and Follow-up Imaging

Thomas Kennedy, MD
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine

Screening for Autism/PDD

Fred Volkmar, MD
Harris Professor, Child Psychiatry
Director, Child Study Center
Yale School of Medicine

What's Your Diagnosis?

Linda Brown, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Plenary Session II - Hot Topics in Pediatrics

Growth Hormone - Ethics & Indications

Scott Rivkees, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine

Cumulative Effects of Radiation in Children

Alan Friedman, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine

Mercury and Autism: Facts & Fiction

Carl Baum, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yale School of Medicine

Special Seminar

HIV Prevention in High Risk Adolescents

Robert Garofalo, MD
Director, Adolescent HIV Services
Children's Memorial Hospital
Assistant Professor,Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Workshops

Pumps, Tubes, and Gadgets (insulin pumps, G/J tubes, ports, AED)

Adolescent Topics: Issues of Consent & Confidentiality

Sheryl Ryan, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine

Robert Garofalo, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Northwestern University
Feingberg School of Medicine

Orthopedic Injuries in Child Athletes

Michael Medvecky, MD
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics
Yale School of Medicine