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2020 Winter Open Forum
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When: Saturday, January 25, 2020
8:00 AM
Where: Hilton Greenville
207 SW Greenville Blvd SW
Greenville, North Carolina  27834
United States
Contact: Kathryn Carroll
(919) 839-1156 ext. 102

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We have been approved for 2.5 CME 

North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

North Carolina Pediatric Society

Saturday, January 25, 2019

Greenville Hilton

2020 Winter Open Forum - DRAFT




7:30-8:30             Breakfast


8:30-8:55             Welcome and Introductions,  Christoph Diasio, MD, FAAP, Vice-President NC Pediatric Society


8:55 – 9:25           * Early Childhood Education: What most pediatricians may not know but should,

   Shaudreal Jamieson, MD. FAAP, East Carolina University


9:25 -9:55          * Toward a Better Census Count for Children, Whitney Tucker, MPH, NC Child

9:55– 10:20         Academic & Community Hospital Reports


10:20 – 10:45    Break and Visit Exhibitors


10:45 – 11:15   Updates from the Chief Medical Officer for NC Division of Health Benefits/NC Medicaid,

Shannon Dowler, MD, Chief Medical Officer, NCDHHS



11:15 – 11:45     *Updates in Public Health from the Women’s and Children’s Health Section,

   Gerri Mattson, MD, MPH, FAAP


11:45-12:05        Update from Peds Council, Christoph Diasio, MD, FAAP, Vice-President NCPeds


12:05 -12:15       Philanthropy Moment, Drs. John Rusher and Chuck Willson


12:15 – 1:45        Lunch with optional ECP education/discussion session/ Visit Exhibitors

                             Physician Wellness/Burnout Prevention for the Early Career Physician – and others

Toni Johnson, MD, East Carolina University


Choose 1


1:45 – 2:15           * The new research in communication countering vaccine hesitancy,  

David Hill, MD, FAAP, Goldsboro Pediatrics


2:15 – 2:45          *Hurricane Preparedness, David Collier, MD, FAAP, East Carolina University


2:45 – 3:00          Closing remarks



 1:45 – 3:00         Medicaid reform open discussion with closing remarks








·         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 2.5 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 2.5 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 2.5 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 2.5 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 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.