A specialist in bowel and bladder dysfunction, Bethany Geleris, PNP, MSN, offers a refresher on what’s anatomically and functionally normal in foreskins, testicle retraction and voiding control.
Parents of newborns with anorectal defects don’t always know there’s a problem, but timely diagnosis and treatment can bring lifetime benefits.
Drawing on numerous studies, neonatologist Nandita Mandhani, MBBS, takes a deep and thoughtful dive into the issues that arise with prenatal diagnosis of these chromosomal disorders, as well as the care of affected newborns.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Kristin Livingston, MD, describes how to discern the simple from the complex and illustrates with numerous X-ray images, helping primary care providers get more comfortable identifying everyday fractures and ...
The prevalence of pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is increasing, but early stages are reversible, so it’s important for providers to understand which kids to screen and what their test results signify.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH, presents the foot facts providers need in order to identify true problems, plus guidance on talking to worried parents and quick in-office tests for specific conditions.
UCSF specialists describe the informative findings from their quality improvement project looking at high-flow oxygen by nasal cannula – a technique whose use has increased dramatically in the last 10 years despite a lack of evidence for better outcomes.
Pediatric nutrition specialist Nancy Matthiessen, RD, MAS, provides keys to identifying an issue, red flags for problematic feeding dynamics, and suggestions as well as resources to give worried parents.
Primary care providers can protect young patients’ quality of life and future well-being by understanding the types of lasting symptoms that may result from traumatic brain injuries as well as the prevalent gaps in care that create distress ...
Infectious disease specialist Prachi Singh, DO, presents the latest evidence on antibiotic overuse and describes how informed drug choices and shorter treatment courses can both optimize patient outcomes and safeguard the future of effective therapeutics.
Pediatric cardiologist Nicole Cresalia, MD, presents keys to relating the various sounds coming through your stethoscope to what’s happening in the heart of an individual infant or child. Diagramming the heartbeat cycle, she illuminates ...
With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals comprise one of the largest enterprises focused solely on children's health care in the world, and link a far-reaching network of medical offices and satellite pediatric specialty care clinics. We consistently rank among the country’s best in all 10 U.S. News & World Reports categories, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.
March 17 - 18, 2023
April 2 - 7, 2023