Thursday, November 21, 2013

This Annual Neonatology Conference provides local and regional Academic and Clinical Neonatologists, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellows, Critical Care Specialists and Pediatricians with an update on and new strategies for improving the health outcomes of neonatal babies.

SCHEDULED TO PRESENT:

Fetal Surgery for Meningomyeloceles
Diana L. Farmer, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief, UC Davis Children’s Hospital
Chair and Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor
Department of Surgery
UC Davis Children?s Hospital, Davis, CA
Controversies on Chorioamnionitis
David A. Kaufman, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Early, Selective Surfactant (INSURE) + NIPPV: Myth or Reality?
Rangasamy Ramanathan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Senior Associate Division Chief
USC Division of Neonatal Medicine
Division Chief and Director, NICU and Fellowship Program
LAC+USC Medical Center
Section Chief, Neonatology, Good Samaritan Hospital
NAVA: When is the Right Time to Sync with the Baby?
Howard Stein, MD
Director Neonatology
Director of Neonatal Transport
President Northwest Ohio Neonatal Associates,
Toledo Children’s Hospital, Toledo, OH
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH
Neonatal Simulation
Theodora Stavroudis, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
University of Southern California
Attending Neonatologist at CHLA
and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Neonatal Mandibular Distractions
Michael J. Sundine, MD, FACS, FAAP
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Michael J. Sundine MD
Newport Beach, CA

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Rangasamy Ramanathan, M.D. – Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Senior Associate Division Chief
USC Division of Neonatal Medicine
Division Chief and Director, NICU and Fellowship Program
LAC+USC Medical Center
Section Chief, Neonatology, Good Samaritan Hospital

Vijay Dhar, MD – Co-Chair
Medical Director, NICU
CHOC Children’s Hospital
Division Chief, Neonatology CHOC/CMF and UCI
Co- Director, Neonatal Fellowship Program
CHOC/Harbor-UCLA

Mary Hickcox – CME Program Coordinator
Academic Affairs, CHOC Children’s