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53rd Annual Monterey Conference

Teen Health 360: A Pediatrician's Guide to Navigating Adolescence

Date: November 3-5, 2023

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Monterey Bay
                 Seaside, CA

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Course Description 
The Monterey Bay is famous for its beautiful coastline and its many recreational attractions. This conference at the Embassy Suites Monterey Bay Seaside offers a rich learning opportunity in a pleasant and relaxing setting. Our speakers include nationally recognized experts in pediatrics and specialists from around the Bay Area as well as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.

The program will provide pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals with the latest information on the diagnosis, assessment, treatment and prevention of several social and environmental conditions of infants, children and adolescents.
Issues health care providers often must evaluate in teen care include:

  • Adolescent Gyn/HIV care
  • Dermatology conundrums
  • Eating disorders and drug abuse
  • Obesity complications
  • Sports medicine and joint issues
  • Transition to adult

This symposium will enable the practitioner to: 

  • Identify clinical symptoms, syndromes and treatment regimens for common STIs
  • Describe the newest updates on acne treatment
  • Recognize the sexuality of neurodiverse patients
  • Describe the current trends in opioid use among our teens and how to respond
  • Recognize red flags that should limit sports participation in the growing athlete
  • Review extra-articular physical exam findings associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
  • Examine the use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and the different regimens
  • Recognize that social determinants of health impact the chronicity and severity of obesity and its co-morbidities
  • List three facts about eating disorder prevalence rates among various gender identities and ethnic groups
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) and dysmenorrhea in adolescents
  • Demonstrate the use of data in explaining the risks of sports specialization
  • Recognize some mimics of rheumatologic conditions
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of contraceptive methods that were FDA approved recently as compared to older contraceptive methods
  • Recognize how to help patients transition successfully to adult care

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) guidelines for continuing medical education.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course is also offered through the Nursing Continuing Education Program of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. It is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number 00374 for 15 contact hours.
To be eligible for ABP MOC Part 2 Points, participants are required to answer 70% of the presentation questions correctly, using an online quiz via REDCap. NOTE: Eligible pediatricians will receive up to 15 Part 2 points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program for 2024. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME in order to grant ABP MOC credit.

Conference Registration
Early registration is advised. Visit to register as soon as possible. Registration by USPS, fax or email
WILL NOT be accepted. The program fee includes attendance at the conference, refreshment breaks and Friday’s luncheon.

Deadlines and Refunds
Registrations received after October 6 will be subject to availability. Please contact Cristina Fernandez, CME Coordinator. Cancellations prior to October 6 will be subject to a $75 service fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after October 6, 2023. 

Additional Information
Cristina Fernandez, CME Coordinator
Continuing Medical Education Deptartment
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland
747 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609-1809
Phone: (510) 428-3885 x4343 or (510) 428-3232

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