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Saturday, February 22, 2014
1345 Health Sciences Learning Center

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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Time Activity
7:30 Conference Registration
8:00 Obesity and Prenatal Risk Factors
Cynthia Anderson, MD
8:30 The Fantastic 5: Childhood Obesity Prevention in Preschool
Tracy Flood, MD, PhD
9:00 EMR and the Obese Patient
Kari Hegeman, MD
9:30 Lipid Management in the Obese Patient: Presentation
Amy Peterson, MD
10:15 Break
10:30 Diabetes Management in the Obese Patient
Ellen Connor, MD
11:15 Ethical Issues in Pediatric Obesity
David Allen, MD
12:00 Adjourn AM
12:15 Optional Workshop for Pediatricians

American Board of Pediatrics Part 2 Workshop (Earn ABP MOC Points)
2:30 Adjourn

Obesity Conference

Obesity Management for Pediatric Patients Symposium

This symposium is designed to provide an overview of effective screening, diagnostic and treatment tool available to the general practitioner caring for the obese pediatric patient.

At the completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Compare state-of-the-art, evidence-based practices influencing the care of the pediatric obese patient to current practices in order to independently and consistently identify sound medical practices and adjust standards of care
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of co-morbid conditions presenting in the obese pediatric patient
  • Investigate other pieces of the complex solutions to the growing problem of childhood obesity, including public policy initiatives intended to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity.
Obesity Conference Faculty
Cynthia Anderson, MD
Assistant Professor of General Obstetrics
UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Allen, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
UW Department of Pediatrics
Ellen Connor, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology
UW Department of Pediatrics
Kari Hegeman, MD
General Pediatrician
Dean Clinic
Tracy Flood, MD, PhD
UW Department of Population Health Sciences
Amy Peterson, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
UW Department of Pediatrics


General Information


1345 Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Ave, Madison, WI


$20; fee includes materials, break, and lunch

Parking and Driving Directions

Free parking is available in Lots 60 and 76 on the UW campus. Both are a short walk from the HSLC. View Parking Map

Administrative Features/CME

Accreditation Statement

St. Mary's Hospital is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA/PRA Credit Designation Statement

St. Mary's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of St. Mary's Hospital that the faculty, authors, planners, and others who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

For Further Information

For conference information, please contact:

  • banderson [at] pediatrics [dot] wisc [dot] edu (Barb Anderson), or by phone: (608) 263-8542
  • gale_garvey [at] ssmhc [dot] com (Gale Garvey), or by phone: (608) 258-6290

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements.

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Any participant in this educational activity who may need accommodations should notify Barbara Anderson at (608) 263-8542.

Last updated: 01/04/2016
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