Conferences and Events

Various subspecialty groups, such as orthopaedics, general surgery and Emergency Department, hold conferences to discuss management of specific cases and to share updated information pertinent to their subspecialty. CME credits are offered at these events.

April2014
  • Asthma Care and Education (ACE) Asthma Educator Training
    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Children's Office Park, 1680 Tullie Circle, Classroom 5
    View brochure; Register now.
    For more information, contact Nancy Richardson or 404-785-7843. 

    Pediatric Grand Rounds at Scottish Rite
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Main Auditorium
    Knee Pain, Part 2, presented by David Marshall, M.D.

    Pediatric Grand Rounds at Egleston
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.,
    Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Classroom 5
    Physician Wellness and the Second Victim: the missing quality indicator, presented by Kurt Heiss, M.D.
    Video conferenced to North Druid Hills Third Floor

    Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds: Clinical Pathologic Conference
    8 a.m. - 9 a.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Steiner Auditorium, 68 Armstrong Drive (across from the Grady Emergency Department)
    Contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
    These sessions are approved for CME credit through Emory University.

    Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds
    Noon - 1 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, Conference Room, Second Floor, 1920 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA
    Translational Science at the Marcus Autism Center: Towards Tangible Benefits for Children and Families, presented by Ami Klin, Ph.D.
    For more information, please contact Anne Symons at 404-785-7833.

    There willbe no Pediatric Grand Rounds at Scottish Rite on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 due to the Holiday.

    Research Grand Rounds at Egleston
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, 2014, Classroom 5
    Nikita Gupta, M.D., D.C.H., D.N.B., M.R.C.P.C.H.
    Video conferenced to North Druid Hills Third Floor

    Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds: Clinical Pathologic Conference
    8 a.m. - 9 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Steiner Auditorium, 68 Armstrong Drive (across from the Grady Emergency Department)
    Contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
    These sessions are approved for CME credit through Emory University.

    Athens CME Dinner at Foundry Park Inn & Spa
    Thursday, April 17, 2014, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 6:45 p.m. presentations
    295 East Doughtry Street Athens, GA 30601
    Innovative Approaches to Pediatric Primary Care Office Emergencies, presented by Wendalyn K. Little M.D., M.P.H.
    Register now.

    There will be no Pediatric Grand Rounds at Scottish Rite on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, Main Auditorium

    Pediatric Grand Rounds at Egleston
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Classroom 5
    Appropriate Use of Imaging, presented by Kimberly Applegate, M.D.
    Video conferenced to North Druid Hills Third Floor

    Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds: Clinical Pathologic Conference
    8 a.m. - 9 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Steiner Auditorium, 68 Armstrong Drive (across from the Grady Emergency Department)
    Contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
    These sessions are approved for CME credit through Emory University.

    Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds
    Noon - 1 p.m., Friday, April 25, 2014, Conference Room, Second Floor, 1920 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA
    Early Life Stress in Nonhuman Primates:  Effects on Brain and Behavioral Development, presented by Mar Sanchez, PhD, Yerkes Primate Center
    For more information, please contact Anne Symons at 404-785-7833.

    AAP program on Mental Health for pediatricians
    Current Topics in Mental Health for the
    Primary Care Pediatrician
    Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:30a-3:30p
    National Arthritis Foundation Bldg. (Georgia AAP office), 1330 West Peachtree Street, NW ◦ Atlanta, GA 30309
    Registration fee is $55 and includes CME, continental breakfast, lunch, parking, and meeting materials. 
    For additional information call 404-881-5091 or email jrice@gaaap.org
    Visit us online at www.gaaap.org.

    Pediatric Grand Rounds at Egleston
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Classroom 5
    Recognition and Management of Pediatric Arrythmias, presented by Patrick Frias, M.D.
    Video conferenced to North Druid Hills Third Floor

May2014
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds at Scottish Rite
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 6, 2014, Main Auditorium

    Pediatric Grand Rounds at Egleston
    7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Classroom 5
    Video conferenced to North Druid Hills Third Floor

    Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds: Clinical Pathologic Conference
    8 a.m. - 9 a.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014
    Steiner Auditorium, 68 Armstrong Drive (across from the Grady Emergency Department)
    Contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
    These sessions are approved for CME credit through Emory University.

    Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds
    Noon - 1 p.m., Friday, May 9, 2014, Conference Room, Second Floor, 1920 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA
    Darcy Mahoney, PhD, NNP-BC, Assistant Professor Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
    For more information, please contact Anne Symons at 404-785-7833.

    Forsyth CME Dinner
    Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:15 p.m. dinner, 6:45 p.m. presentations
    Lanier Tech Forsyth Conference Center, 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd, Cumming, GA 30041
    New Onset Seizures, presented by Ton de Grauw, M.D., Ph.D.
    Register Now

    Registration is required.  Limited to 120 participants.

    Participating in the educational activity and dinner is reserved for physicians and other clinicians.  Please do not bring spouses or family members.

    For more information about CME Dinners, please contact kalen.parks@choa.org; 404-785-7624 

June2014
  • 3rd Annual Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Symposium
    Thursday, June 5 - Friday, June 6, 2014
    Emory Conference Center Hotel 1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
    Register now
    Click here to submit abstracts.
    For more information, contact kalen.parks@choa.org or 404-785-7624.

    Cobb CME Dinner 
    Thursday, June 19, 2014, 6:15 p.m. Complimentary Buffet; 6:45 p.m. Presentations
    The Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Street, Marietta, GA 30060
    Image Gently: What Referring Clinicians Must Know Concerning the Risks Associated with the Imaging Studies They Order
    The Changing Culture of Youth Sports: Are We Pushing Too Hard?, presented by David L. Marshall, M.D.; Kelly Marshall, M.D.
    To register:  www.eply.com/CobbCMEDinner2014

    Bridging Gaps and Strengthening Connections: Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care
    Friday, June 20, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Office Park
    1680 Tullie Circle NE

    Classroom 5
    Atlanta, GA 30329

    Registration: $40 (includes seminar materials, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education)
    Register here.

September2014
  • 8th International Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Rehabilitation Symposium
    September 11-13, 2014
    Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead
    View agenda and register now.

November2014

Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Seminar
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Westin Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30328
For more information, contact Michelle Moore or 404-785-7853.

Grand Rounds

These hospital-based round tables and conferences are held regularly at each of the main hospital campuses. Primary care providers, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals are invited to attend.

Children's at Egleston (every Wednesday)
7:30 a.m., Classroom 5
For more information, contact Jane Darrish at 404-785-7842.

Children's at Scottish Rite (first 3 Tuesdays of every month)
7:30 a.m., Main Auditorium
For more information, contact Allison Krawczyk at 404-785-7744.

Grady Pediatric Grand Rounds (every Thursday)
8 a.m., Steiner Auditorium
68 Armstrong Drive across from the Grady Emergency Department
For more information, contact Jackie Riley at 404-778-1440.
*These sessions have been approved for CME credit through Emory University.

Marcus Autism Center Grand Rounds (2nd and 4th Friday of the month)
12:00 p.m., Marcus Autism Center, Conference Room, Second Floor
For more information, contact Anne Symons at 404-785-7833.