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Scientific Program Outline
Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
2011 AAP National Conference and Exhibition
Day 1 - Friday, October 14, 2011
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Pacific Grand Ballroom E-H
Boston, MA


8.30 am
Abstract Presentations
  Moderators: Seema Mital, MD, FAAP, LuAnn Minich, MD, FAAP
   
9:30 am Break
   
9:45 am    H0014 Symposium #1: Quality Improvement Measures; What, Where, When & Why
  Moderators: Jeffrey Towbin, MD, FAAP and Kathy Jenkins, MD, FAAP
   
  Developing a Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Program
  Faculty: Carole Lannon, MD, FAAP
   
  Measuring Quality of Care: Lessons from Adult Cardiovascular Disease
  Faculty:  Frederick Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC, FAHA, FACP
   
  Pediatric Cardiology Quality Measures Working Group
  Faculty:  Kathy Jenkins, MD, FAAP
   
   What Have We Learned From Quality Improvement?    
  Faculty:  Ramesh Sachdeva, MD, PhD, JD, FAAP
   
  Panel Discussion    
   
12:45 pm Lunch- Society for Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors
   
1:45 pm Young Investigator Award Abstract Presentations      
  Moderators: Christopher Snyder, MD, FAAP, Jeffrey Towbin, MD, FAAP
   
3:30 pm  Break
   
3:45 pm Young Investigator Award Abstract Presentations 
  Moderators: Christopher Snyder, MD, FAAP, Jeffrey Towbin, MD, FAAP
   
5:00 pm  Poster Question and Answer Session – Light  refreshments served   
   
6:00 pm Adjourn

Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
2011 AAP National Conference and Exhibition

Day 2 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Pacific Grand Ballroom E-H
Boston, MA

8:15 am
Abstract Presentations
  Moderator: LuAnn Minich, MD, FAAP
   
10:15 am Break
   
10:30 am  Abstract Presentations
  Moderator: LuAnn Minich, MD, FAAP
   
12:00 pm  Pediatric Cardiology Fellows Workshop
  Finding A Job: The Current Job Market
   
1:00 pm H1027 Symposium #2: Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement
  Moderators:  Robert Beekman, III, MD, FAAP, Kathy Jenkins, MD, FAAP
   
  Quality Improvement in Pediatric Echocardiography: Present and Future Initiatives
  Faculty: Leo Lopez, MD
   
  Understanding and Measuring Pediatric Populations Undergoing Diverse Procedures and Interventions
  Faculty:  Lisa Bergersen, MD, MPH, FAAP
   
2:45 pm   Break
   
  Pediatric Electrophysiology
  Faculty: John Kugler, MD, FAAP
   
3:40 pm Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  Faculty:  Michelle Gurvitz, MD, FAAP
   
  Quality Improvement in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
  Faculty: David Nelson, MD
   
  Panel Discussion
   
4:30 pm Abstract Presentations
  Moderators: Christopher Snyder, MD, FAAP, James Tweddell, MD, FAAP
   
5:15 pm  Adjourn
   
7.00 pm  Section Banquet  - tickets required (catered event #M05)
  Seaport Hotel, Flagship A & B Room

Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
2011 AAP National Conference and Exhibition

Day 3 – Sunday, October 16, 2011
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
Pacific Grand Ballroom E-H

Boston, MA

8:15 am 
Presentation of the 2011 Young Investigator Award & Education Travel Grant Awards
   
8:20 am  Presentation of the 2011 Research Fellowship Award
  Recipient: Katja Gist, DO
  Sponsored by the Helen and Will Webster Foundation
   
8:25 am Presentation of the results of the 2011 Research Fellowship Award
  Presenter: Thomas C. Dispenza, MD
  Sponsored by the Helen and Will Webster Foundation
   
8:55 am Founders Award Presentation
  Recipient: James H. Moller, MD, FAAP
   
9:00 am     Founders Address: The Heart in the Muscular Dystrophies
  Presenter: Hugh D. Allen, MD, FAAP
   
9:30 am  Break
   
9:45 am H2021 Symposium #3: Quality Improvement
  Moderators: James Tweddell, MD, FAAP, W. Robert Morrow, MD, FAAP
   
  The JCCHD National Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPC-QIC)
  Faculty:  Robert H. Beekman, III, MD, FAAP
   
  Nomenclature/Database of Surgical Treatment in Congenital Heart Disease
  Faculty:  Jeffrey Jacobs, MD
   
  Linking Databases to Evaluate Outcomes and Quality
  Faculty:  Sara Pasquali, MD, FAAP
   
  Planning for Surgery
  Faculty:  Michael Mitchell
   
  Assessment of Technical Competency in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  Faculty:  Emile Bacha, MD, FACS
   
  Panel Discussion
   
1:15 pm   Adjourn