Children’s National Experts Presenting at American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Topics range from bullying to building health equity in urban communities

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Children’s National Medical Center will present at the 2010 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, which runs from October 1 – 5 in San Francisco.

Washington, DC (Vocus) October 1, 2010

Pediatric experts from Children’s National Medical Center will present at the 2010 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, which runs from October 1 – 5 in San Francisco.

Children’s National pediatric specialists will discuss many topics and findings, including:
o    The importance of pediatric training programs in developing countries,
o    School-based sex education program for adolescents, taught by pediatric residents,
o    Updates on bullying prevention efforts,
o    The latest research findings for conditions like urinary tract infections, sleep apnea, and interventional cardiology procedures, and
o    Practical tips for parenting teens and tweens.

Children’s National presenters come from a variety of pediatric specialties, including surgery, critical care, otolaryngology, cardiology, emergency medicine, urology, and neonatology.

For a complete list of presenters and topics, visit http://www.childrensnational.org/AAP.

For interviews, contact Emily Dammeyer or Paula Darte in DC at 202.476.4500 or Jennifer Stinebiser in San Francisco during the conference at 202-657-2039.

Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. With 283 beds, more than 1,330 nurses, 550 physicians, and seven regional outpatient centers, Children’s National is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area. Children’s National has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. For more information, visit ChildrensNational.org, receive the latest news from the Children's National press room, or follow us Facebook and Twitter.

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