Educational Opportunities

​Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians

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Caring for the Whole Child: Supporting Children and Families in Today's Context

Caring for the Whole Child: Supporting Children and Families in Today’s Context is a CME course for both DO’s and MD’s that cover a wide variety of pediatric topics. Both AMA and AOA CME credits will be offered. Get out of the winter for a long weekend in Tucson, AZ here

2019 Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians (SOOPe) Educational Program at AAP National Conference New Orleans, LA

Saturday, October 26  1-5 PM and Sunday, October 27 8 AM – Noon

(Program is split into 2 days)

Whether you are an osteopathic pediatrician reacquainting yourself with osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), an osteopathic pediatrician refreshing your OMT skills, or an allopathic pediatrician hoping to learn more about osteopathic medicine, this is the section program for you!  The educational program will also include the section's business meeting with section updates and opportunities to share ideas and collaborate.  Participants will leave the session with a clearer understanding of osteopathic medicine, approach to upper and lower respiratory tract infections, school readiness, applied behavioral analysis, breast feeding, screening procedures and tools for adolescents, and opportunities to participate with the Section on Osteopathic Pediatricians.

SATURDAY

1:00 - 1:10            Welcome and Introduction

Robert Lee, DO, MS, FAAP (Section Chair) and Kim Wolf, DO, FAAP (Educational Chair)

1:10 - 2:10             Holistic Approach to School Readiness

Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D

2:10 - 3:10            Applied Behavioral Analysis for Autism

Jessica Glass Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D

3:10 – 4:10           Mental Health Screening in Adolescents

Cynthia Mears, DO, FAAP

4:10 - 5:10            Osteopathic Pediatricians: philosophy, history and impact on child health

Ronald Marino, DO, MPH, FACOP,  FAAP

SUNDAY

8:00 - 8:10           Welcome and Introduction

Robert Lee, DO, MS, FAAP (Section Chair) and Kim Wolf, DO, FAAP (Educational Chair)

8:10 - 9:10           Osteopathic Considerations for Breast Feeding Difficulties

Heather Ferrill, DO

9:10 - 10:10          Osteopathic Considerations for Respiratory Tract Infections

Lisa DeStefano, DO

10:10 - 11:10         OMT for Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Heather Ferrill, DO and Lisa DeStefano, DO

11:00 - Noon       Hands-on with the experts: case-based demonstrations of OMT

Heather Ferrill, DO and Lisa DeStefano, DO

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