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Saturday, March 2 - Sunday, March 3, 2024

The AMSPDC Annual Meeting is a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow Chairs,
while participating in rich educational content presented by a plethora of distinguished speakers.

AMSPDC Annual Meeting Program Schedule

Theme: Child Health: Looking to the Future

Saturday, March 2, 2024
Times listed in Central.

  • 7:00am: Registration Open
  • 7:00 – 8:00am: Networking Breakfast
  • 8:00 – 8:15am: Welcome
    Joseph St. Geme, MD; Tina Cheng, MD, MPH; Stephanie Davis, MD –St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 8:15 – 9:30am: Session I – Artificial Intelligence in our Future
    Lisa Satlin, MD (Moderator); Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP, FAMIA, FACMI; Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH; Dedrick Moulton, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 9:30 – 9:45am: Break
  • 9:45 – 11:00am: Session II –The National Academies Report on the Pediatric Subspecialty Workforce and Its Impact on Child Health and Well-being
    Satyanarayana Lakshminrusimha, MD (Moderator); Fred Rivara, MD, MPH; Elena Fuentes Afflick,MD, MPH; Robert Vinci, MD, Laura Degnon, CAE – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 11:00 – 11:15am: Break
  • 11:15am – 12:30pm: Session III – Genetics in our Future Turning Genes into Medicines: Gene Therapy in Pediatrics
    Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE (Moderator); Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc; Katherine High, MD; Samir El-Dahr, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 12:30 – 1:30pm: LUNCH
  • 1:30 – 2:45pm: Session IV – Violence in the Workplace
    Stephanie Davis, MD (Moderator); Howard Grant, MD, JD; Angela Strain, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 2:45 – 3:00pm: Break
  • 3:00 – 5:00pm: Session V – Updates from AAP, ABP, CHA and NICHD
    Mark Delmonte, JD (AAP), John Barnard, MD (ABP); Matthew Cook (CHA); Diana Bianchi, MD (NICHD) – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 5:00 – 5:15pm: Closing Remarks
  • 5:30 – 6:30pm: Networking Reception/Social Hour – St. James – 3rd Floor

Sunday, March 3, 2024

  • 6:30am: Registration Open
  • 6:45 – 7:30am: Regional Networking Breakfast – Jefferson Ballroom – 3rd Floor
  • 7:30 – 9:00am: Session VI Implications of the New ACGME Residency Special Requirements
    Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc (APPD); Stephanie Dewar, MD (RC for Pediatrics); Caroline Fischer, MBA (RC for Pediatrics); Doug Carlson, MD (AMSPDC Education Committee) – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 9:00 – 9:15am: Break
  • 9:15 – 10:15am: Session VII Debate on In Person vs. Virtual Interviewing for Residency and Fellowship Training Programs – Phyllis Dennery, MD; Rebecca Blankenberg, MD, MPH; Doug Carlson, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 10:15 – 11:45am: Members Meeting: Key AMSPDC Initiatives – Joseph St. Geme, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor
  • 11:45am – 12:00pm: President’s Closing Remarks – Joseph St. Geme, MD – St. Charles – 3rd Floor

Diana W. Bianchi, MD

Becky Blankenburg, MD, MPH

Matthew Cook

Mark Del Monte, JD

Stephanie B Dewar, MD

Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH

Kevin Johnson, MD, MS, FAAP, FAMIA, FACMI

Howard Grant, JD, MD

Kenneth D. Mandl, MD, MPH

Patricia Poitevien MD, MSc, FAAP

Frederick P. Rivara MD, MPH

Angela Strain, MD

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