Educational Programs

2015 AAP National Conference & Exhibition
in Washington, DC

2015 Call for Abstracts
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 10, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST

The Council on Clinical Information Technology (COCIT) is accepting abstracts on pediatric informatics research including projects on the use of information technology (IT) in child health: clinical practice, health services delivery and/or public health (including the use of IT by patients). Preference is given (but are not restricted) to submissions which demonstrate the impact (i.e. data) of the use of health IT on child health. For guidelines and submission instructions, please click here.

COCIT Education (H) Program
Sunday, October 25, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Presenters: Gregg Alexander, DO; Bimal Desai, MD, MBI; Craig Joseph, MD

All AAP members are welcome to join this session to learn how to affect change in vendors. The afternoon panel of presenters will share their unique, real-world experiences and offer practical tips for how to negotiate this process. The morning portion of the session will feature a series of scientific abstract presentations and will culminate with the presentation of the Best Podium Presentation Award. A poster viewing session and announcement of the Best Poster Presentation Award will complete the program activities.

2015 H Program Agenda
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2015 H Program Agenda

Additional COCIT- Sponsored Programs

I1111 - Meaningful Use and Your Bottom Line
Presenter: Alice Loveys, MD, FAAP
October 24, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

F1173 - The EMR Balancing Act: How to Effectively Utilize Your EMR While Minimizing Disruption at the Point of Care
Presenter: Susan Kressly, MD, FAAP
October 24, 2015
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM


Technology Virtual Grand Rounds (VGRs)

The Technology Virtual Grand Rounds (VGRs) were developed to provide education to AAP members on topics in health information technology (HIT) relevant to the profession of pediatrics. The VGRs are intended to feature a wide-range of topics geared towards primary care pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.


Health Information Technology Webinars


The Children's Electronic Health Record Format: New Enhancements and Real Ways to Use it

Presenter: Erin Grace MHA
Chief, Health IT Translation and Senior Advisor for Rural and Community Health at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Moderator: Christoph Lehmann MD FAAP
Medical Director, AAP Child Health Informatics Center (CHIC)

Recorded Webinar


Please listen in on a 3-part webinar series consisting of presentations detailing strategies for health information technology (HIT) implementation at the national, state, and member practice levels. The series was hosted by the AAP Child Health Informatics Center (CHIC) and Council on Clinical Information Technology (COCIT).

HIT Initiatives: A National Perspective
Presenter: Christoph Lehmann MD FAAP
Recorded Webinar

HIT Initiatives: An AAP Chapter View
Presenters: Sue Kressly, MD FAAP and Suzanne Yunghans, MBMgt
Recorded Webinar

HIT Implementation Strategies for Ambulatory and In-Patient Care
Presenters: Eric Beyer, MD FAAP and Mark Del Beccaro, MD FAAP
Recorded Webinar


Spring 2012 Annual Leadership Forum
Schaumburg, IL




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