Department of Pediatrics Researchers Shine During AAP NCE 2020

Seventeen members of the Department of Pediatrics presented work at the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition (NCE), which took place virtually October 2-5, 2020.  The annual NCE is a forum for discussion of current issues in pediatric healthcare and showcases the latest pediatric resources and innovations. 

A list of presenters and co-authors from the Department of Pediatrics, along with their poster or lecture title, is below:

  • “10 Ways to Use Digital Tools to Promote Health,” a presentation by Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH (Professor and Academic Division Chief, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
  • “Asthma and Respiratory Allergies,” a presentation by Eric Schauberger, DO, PhD (Assistant Professor, Division of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology)
  • “Care Management of Non-emergent Echocardiographic Diagnosis in Newborns,” a poster presentation by John Hokanson, MD (Professor, Division of Cardiology) and Kaitlin Ring (undergraduate)
  • “COVID-19 and Sports for the General Pediatrician,” a presentation by David Bernhardt, MD (Professor, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
  • “Digital Media Use Differs Between Transgender and Cisgender Youth”, a poster presented by Brittany Allen, MD (Assistant Professor, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
  • “Family Centered Care for Patients with Congenital Heart Defects: Enhancing the Role of Palliative Care,” a poster presented by Jesse Boyett Anderson (PL3 Resident), Alida Yee, NP (Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transport), Allie Kiley (Fetal Care Coordinator, Division of Cardiology), Kristin Shadman, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine), Sushant Srinivasan, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Critical Care), and Margo Hoover-Regan, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transport)
  • “Making Pediatric Advocacy Count for Kids: Building Advocacy Skills,” a presentation by Megan MorenoMD, MSEd, MPH and Laura Houser, MD (Clinical Associate Professor, Divisions of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine and Global Health)
  • “Parents’ Knowledge and Acceptability of Mindfulness for Pediatric Asthma Care,” a poster presented by Mala Mathur, MD, MPH (Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
  • “Preparticipation Physical Exam: Billing, Forms, EMRs,” a presentation by David Bernhardt, MD
  • “Refusal to walk in a 2-year-old female,” a poster presentation by Stephanie Syu, MD (PL3 Resident), Mathew Davis, MD (PGY-6 Fellow), and Kenneth DeSantes, MD (Professor and Division Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant)
  • “Section on Global Health and Helping Babies Survive,” an update by Nicole St Clair, MD (Associate Professor, Divisions of Global Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine) as part of the Section Executive Committee
  • “The PPE: Is it Worth It?,” a presentation by David Bernhardt, MD

Additionally, the AAP’s Council on Communications and Media (COCM) recognized Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH with the 2020 AAP COCM Holroyd-Sherry Award. The award recognizes AAP Fellows whose outstanding contributions have demonstrated that media’s influence on child and adolescent health is an important public health issue, and whose work addresses or suggests solutions to the health implications raised by child and adolescent use of media.

Thanks to the conference’s flexible and virtual format, all of these sessions and poster presentations are available to registered attendees through January 2021.