Pediatric Medicine Update Course

Event Overview

Who Should Attend
The pediatric dentist, dental resident, hygienist and assistant looking for an update on a wide variety of areas of pediatric medicine, to include common disorders and diseases that the pediatric dentist may encounter in clinical practice

March 31-April 1, 2023

Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

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Registration Fee



By February 28, 2023 After February 28, 2023

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Course Summary
This full-day course will provide the pediatric dentist with an update on a wide variety of areas of pediatric medicine. Each lecture will provide a medical review of the more common disorders and diseases the pediatric dentist might encounter in clinical practice, followed by a discussion of the latest advances in management. For some of the topics, there will be a specific emphasis on dental management. The lecture format followed by questions and answers affords participants an opportunity for dialogue between the lecturer and the audience.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Provide a review of the pathophysiology of pediatric disorders and diseases the pediatric dentist is likely to encounter in clinical practice.
  • Provide an update of the state of the art and science of the medical management of these disorders.
  • Discuss the impact and significance of these pediatric disorders and diseases and their management to clinical pediatric dentistry.
  • Discuss the current management of a wide variety of pediatric conditions.

Friday March 31, 2023


8:30 am Welcome, Overview and Introductions
Isabelle Chase DDS, FRCD(C) and Matthew Harper DDS, FRCD(C)

8:45 am - 9:45am Pediatric Sedation, Practice and Safety
Joe Cravero, MD

9:45 am - 10:45am Autism
Marie Reilly, MD

10:45 am - 11:00am BREAK

11:00 am - 12:00pm Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
Tregony Simoneau, MD

12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH BREAK

1:00 - 2:00pm Mandibular Distraction
Cory Resnick, MD, DMD, MD

2:00pm - 3:00pm HPV Vaccination and Oral Cancer
Hervé Y. Sroussi DMD, PhD

3:00pm – 3:15pm BREAK

3:15pm - 4:15pm Common Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Hanna Wardell, MD, MPH

4:15 - 5:15 pm Down Syndrome
Nicole Baumer, MD, MEd

5:15pm ADJOURN


Saturday, April 1st, 2023


8:30 - 8:45 am Welcome
Dr. Chase and Dr. Harper

8:45 – 9:45 am Bone Marrow Transplant
Leslie Lehmann, MD

9:45 – 10:45 am Oral Complications of Bone Marrow Transplant
Nathaniel Treister, DMD

10:45 – 11:00 am BREAK

11:00 – 12:00pm Pediatric Rheumatologic Disorders
Mindy Lo, MD, PhD

12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 - 2:00 pm Substance Use Disorders in Adolescence
Miriam Schizer, MD, MPH

2:00 - 3:00pm Pediatric Thyroid Diseases
Ari Wassner, MD

3:00 - 3:15pm BREAK

3:15 - 4:15pm Common Pediatric Gastroenterology Conditions
Denis Chang, MD

4:15 – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks
Dr. Chase & Dr. Matthew Harper

4:30pm ADJOURN


*Please note the remaining speakers/topics are being finalized and will be updated on registration and the course website.

CE Hours
AAPD designates this activity for 13.75 continuing education credits.

Room Block
Boston Park Plaza
50 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

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Full refunds for registration minus a $150 cancellation fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. For one-day courses, the cancellation fee will be $75 with the same rules applying. A 50 percent refund will be given if written notice is received up to two weeks prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given for no-shows.

Notice of cancellation can be made online or in writing and sent as follows:

Mail: AAPD Meetings Department
211 East Chicago Ave, Ste. 1600 Chicago, IL 60611

Fax: (312) 337-6329


The meeting sponsors are not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances.

For further information, please contact the AAPD Meetings Department at (312) 337-2169.