52nd Annual Riley Children's Health Pediatric Conference

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Date & Location
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 7:00 AM - Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:10 PM   NCAA Hall of Champions Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN

Adolescent Medicine, Community Health, Dermatology, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, General Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, Injury Prevention, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pain Management, Psychiatry, Radiology/Imaging, Rheumatology, Trauma Services


The 52nd Annual Riley Children's Health Pediatric Conference continuing education meeting addresses clinical best practices across a broad array of primary care pediatrics from the care of infants through adolescence.

This two-day conference will offer plenary presentations on Understanding Gender Health, Health Policies, Behavioral Health, Obesity and Adolescent Dermatology, and more.

Hot topic discussions will include: Pediatric Neurology, Adolescent Medicine, Lipid Screening, Hospital Medicine, Emergency Management of Foreign Bodies, among others. Meanwhile, interactive lectures will include topics on Gender Health, Parenting, Safe Sleep, Obesity, Diarrhea and more.

In addition, the Indiana chapter of AAP will hold its annual meeting at the conference. 

The 52nd Annual Riley Children's Health Pediatric Conference will cover topics important to your practice or specialty area.

**Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registrations will be accepted May 17 and May 18. Payment by check or credit only. No cash will be accepted onsite. 

  1. Identify approaches to assessment and care of gender-nonconformity and transgenderism in children and adolescents and learn to address their developmental trajectories.
  2. Describe the factors that lead to antibiotic overprescribing in the ambulatory setting.
  3. Identify which children would benefit from lipid screening, who to treat in the outpatient setting, and when to refer to a lipid specialist.
  4. Distinguish when foreign body ingestions may represent emergent situations.
  5. Discuss the guidelines for adolescent vaccination and contraception.
  6. Outline the appropriate, safe, and effective use of triptans in children and adolescents with migraine headaches.
  7. Explain new methods to help alleviate children’s anxieties and fears during inpatient stays.
  8. Recognize how evidence and data might be better used in health policy and our promotion of health.
  9. Identify the needs of infants with cleft lip and palate and explore how to coordinate their care with subspecialists.
  10. Apply enhanced skills in communicating, screening, diagnosing, and managing children and their families in areas of gender-nonconformity, obesity, parenting, gastrointestinal conditions, dermatologic disorders and healthy sleep habits in infants and toddlers.


The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an IUSM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.  

The Riverwalk parking garage, 245 University Blvd. Self-parking is available at the Riverwalk parking garage located on the IUPUI Campus, across the street from the NCAA and NIFS (National Institute for Fitness and Sport) and adjacent to the IUPUI Natatorium. After parking, cross Wabash Street and enter NCAA Door #1. Bring your parking ticket to the registration table to receive your Validated In and Out parking pass. One per day. Directions, go to: http://tinyurl.com/hsrsbf9

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or cme@iu.edu. One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.