2018 Clinical Advances in Pediatrics Symposium

Kansas City, Kansas
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
CAPS 2018 Guest Faculty  
  Jordan Greenbaum, MD

Jordan Greenbaum is a child abuse physician from the US, and medical director of the Global Health and Well-being Initiative with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.  In addition, she works with victims of suspected physical/sexual abuse, neglect and sex trafficking at the Stephanie Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  She co-chairs the Human Trafficking committee for the Helfer Society, and the Education/Training committee for HEAL Trafficking. She provides training on child trafficking and exploitation and other aspects of child maltreatment for medical and nonmedical professionals at the local, national and international levels. 

  Hilary McClafferty, MD, FAAP

Hilary McClafferty, MD, FAAP is Board certified in pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and integrative medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and completed pediatric residency training at Northwestern Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She is fellowship trained in pediatric emergency medicine through The Children’s Hospital, Denver, Colorado, certified in clinical hypnosis through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and trained in medical acupuncture through the University of California, Los Angeles/ Helm’s Medical Institute. She completed her fellowship training in integrative medicine through University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in 2005 and returned to join the Center’s faculty in 2011 where she served as Assistant, then Co-Director of the fellowship in integrative medicine and founding Director of the Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency program. She is immediate past chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Integrative Medicine and chair of the initiative for Physician Health and Wellness in the Academy.  She has authored two textbooks:  Integrative Pediatrics, Art, Science, and Clinical Application, and Mind-Body Medicine in Clinical Practice, Routledge/Taylor Francis.


  Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH

Dr Megan A. Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She is the Academic Division Chief for the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Vice Chair of Digital Health for the Department of Pediatrics.  Dr. Moreno is Principle Investigator of the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT); her research focuses on the intersection of technology and adolescent health. Dr. Moreno and her research team focuses on 3 core research areas: 1) innovative approaches to adolescent health using social media, 2) internet safety education and 3) measuring technology use and misuse.  Dr Moreno is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communication and Media and the lead author on the 2016 policy statement “Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents.”  

  Lena Nahata, MD

Dr. Nahata is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist in the THRIVE program, serving youth with differences of sex development and gender dysphoria, as well as the founder and medical director of the Fertility and Reproductive Health Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. As an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and Principal Investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, she is leading and collaborating on several ongoing clinical research studies in pediatric populations at risk for infertility. She is also contributing to fertility guidelines through multiple national and international organizations such as the Pediatric Initiative Network of the Oncofertility Consortium, American Academy of Pediatrics, Children’s Oncology Group, PanCareLIFE, and WPATH.‚Äč

  Rachel Orscheln, MD

Dr. Orscheln is the director of ambulatory Pediatric Infectious Diseases and the International Adoption Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri- Columbia School of Medicine.  She completed her residency in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Washington University in St. Louis.  She has been a member of the faculty since 2005 and is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics.  Her special clinical interests include adoption medicine, travel medicine, antibiotic stewardship, and treatment of infections in immunocompromised hosts.  Her current research interests include treatment of viral infections in normal and immunocompromised hosts.  When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids.  


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    Early Registration
    (June 1 - July 31)
        Full Symposium: $400
        Wednesday or Thursday: $150 / day
        Friday: $100 

    Regular Registration
    (Aug 1 - 31)  
        Full Symposium: $475
        Wednesday or Thursday: $175 / day
        Friday: $125 

    Late Registration
    (Sept 1 - 28) 
        Full Symposium: $560
        Wednesday or Thursday: $210 / day
         Friday: $140 

    Note: Registration fees are waived for employees of Children's Mercy Hospital. Children's Mercy also has arrangements with the University of Kansas (KU) Department of Pediatrics and Children's Mercy Physician Business Partners (PBP) to waive registration fees for employees of the KU Department of Pediatrics and dues-paying members of PBP, respectively.
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