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8/16/2019 to 8/18/2019
When: 8:00:00 AM
Where: The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Ave
Asheville, North Carolina  28804
United States
Contact: Kathryn Carroll

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You may call our Reservations Office at 800-438-5800 to make reservations or book online by using the below information.   


Group Code: 081419NCPEDIATR




Provider's Draft Agenda 

Practice Manager's Draft Agenda 


NC Pediatric Society Annual Meeting


August 16 – 18, 2019


THURSDAY August 15

2 – 5PM                Board Meeting

6PM                       Past Presidents’ Dinner


FRIDAY August 16


7AM-8AM           Breakfast

8AM- 8:45            Welcome and Introductions; State of the Society Report ,Susan Mims, MD, MPH, FAAP

8:45 – 9:45          NCDHHS Updates, Dr. Betsey Tilson, State Health Director and Chief Medical Officer, NCDHHS


9:45 – 10:05        AHEC Supports in Medicaid Reform, Hugh Tilson, Director, NC AHEC

10:05 – 10:15     Presentation Award I

10:15 – 10:35 – Hospital and Academic Center Reports

10:35 – 11AM    Break – Visit Exhibitors 

11AM – 11:20     DPH Updates – Gerri Mattson, MD, FAAP

11:20 – 11:40     HPV QI Turnkey – Dr. Amy Liu, MD, FAAP UNC-Chapel Hill (invited)

11:40  – 11:50    Award II

11:50 – Noon     Philanthropy Moment

Noon – 2:             Break, lunch, optional Medicaid Reform Q&A Session with Dave Richard,

Dept. Secretary for NC Medicaid, NCDHHS

*2:15 – 3:15 and repeated at *3:30 – 4:30 (Choose one each time for a total of two)

·         Chronic Renal Disease in Children and Health Care Disparities Keia Sanderson, MD, UNC- Chapel Hill

·         Neonatal Abstinence and the Opioid Epidemic Carol Coulson, MD Mission/MAHEC

·         Vaping and the Dangers of E-Cigarettes Ilona Jaspers, MD, UNC-Chapel Hill

4:45 – 5:30          Exhibitor Reception

6:00 PM               ECP Get Together- at Edisons  


SATURDAY – August 17

6:30AM -8:00AM  Breakfast 


7:10 – 7:40          NC Legislative Policy Update


7:40 – 7:50          Awards III


8:00 – 9:30 and repeated at 11:00 – 12:30 (Choose One Each Time for Two Total)

Pediatric Sub-specialties: Peds GI – Matthew Egberg, MD, UNC-Chapel Hill; Pediatric Cancer Survivorship – Jessica Bell, MD, FAAP Novant Health; Management of Eating Disorders, Preeti Matkins, MD, FAAP, Veritas

Surgical Sub-specialties: Pediatric Orthopedics -  Sami Mardam-Bey, MD WakeMed; General Pediatric Surgery -  Shannon Longshore, MD, FAAP, East Carolina University; Pediatric Oncology – Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, UNC-Chapel Hill (invited)

Pediatric Emergency and Hospital Medicine: Hospital Medicine as an Emerging Specialty – Lindsay Chase, MD, FAAP, UNC-Chapel Hill; Pediatricians as Leaders in the World– Alison Gardner, MD, MS, FAAP, Wake Forest Baptist; Nocturnist topic (TBA)

9:30 – 11AM      Resident Poster Session and Exhibitor Fair

11:00 – 12:30     Choose One (repeated from 8:00 session)

12:30 – 2:30        Lunch, Keynote and Awards IV and V

2:30PM – 3:30     (Choose One)

·         Quality Improvement Workshop: Anna Miller Fitzwater, MD, FAAP Wake Forest Baptist

·         Opioids and Adolescents: Blake Fagan, MD, MAHEC

·         CME Topic TBD:

·         Runs until 4:30 Using the New COCM Codes for Mental Health in Primary Care: Lori Raney, MD, Health Management Associates

·         Invitation only – Academic Heads (room held until 4:30)


3:30 – Subspecialist break-out


SUNDAY August 18


7AM – 8AM -      Breakfast Breakouts -  Firearm safety; Independent Practices

8AM – 10:30       Award VI, Poster Award, Presentations

·         The New Era of Auto-Inflammatory Disorders Ann Reed, MD, Duke University Medical Center

·         My Patient is Not Following the Curve: Should I be Worried? Jennifer Sutter MD, FAAP, East Carolina University

·         The Changing Face of Cystic Fibrosis, Stephanie Davis  MD, UNC-Chapel Hill 




Full Conference EarlyBird  Regular 
AAP Fellow | Member Physician | Member Dentist
AAP/out-of-state member? contact
$ 625.00 $ 700.00
Emeritus| Retired | Senior Member $ 325.00

$ 325.00

Nurses I Physician Assistant $ 625.00 $ 700.00
Allied Health Professional |Practice Manager | Staff $ 400.00 $ 475.00
Resident Member | Post Residency Training Member $ 125.00 $ 150.00
Medical Student $25.00 $25.00
Non-Member $ 725.00 $ 800.00
 Honorary No Fee No Fee 
Practice Manager or Staff $ 400.00
$ 475.00
Non-Member Practice Manager or Staff
$ 500.00
                    $ 575.00
Day Pass Conference/Awards Lunch Now to Aug16
Friday Only $ 275.00
Friday | Saturday Only $ 550.00
Saturday Only $ 350.00
Saturday | Sunday Only $ 450.00
Awards Lunch (if you are only attending the lunch) $75.00




The Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau along with the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority is happy to welcome NC Pediatric Society. Please visit for a great list of things to do and places to see. 



Golf | Dining | Spa | Activities   




·         This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the North Carolina Chapter of the AAP (NCAAP)The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

·         The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

·         This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 10.5 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

·         PAs may claim a maximum of 10.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

·         This program is accredited for 10.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.




Transfer Process: If you are no longer able to participate in the meeting/event, you may elect to transfer your registration. Anyone who elects to transfer registration to another person can do so up until the day of the event. If you elect to transfer your registration please see the registration desk for name tag and materials upon arrival.   

Cancellation Process: No refunds are available if received less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the meeting/event start date. (You may transfer your registration up to the day of the event.)  Prior to seven (7) days, you will incur a $25 cancellation fee to cover processing costs.