Date and Time

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, 2018


Marriott West
660 Maryville Centre Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 878-2747

The Marriott West in the fall is a very popular destination.
If you are planning on staying there, please make your reservations in plenty of time.
For reservations (deadline is October 5): 314.878.2747



Registration Fee 
includes enrollment, educational materials, CME credits, appropriate meal, refreshment breaks and dinner for you and one guest.

$130   Friday afternoon conference
$100   Saturday morning conference 
$220 (save $10)  Both Friday & Saturday 
$25 morning workshop (additional to conference fee) - The workshop is SOLD OUT - Please Call Children's Direct at
800.678.4357 if you would like to be added to a waiting list.

Event Details

Fri., Oct 26  
11:30 am Registration and lunch - provided
12:00 pm Pediatric Somatic Symptom Disorders: What's a Pediatrician to Do? - Suzanne Thompson, Ph.D.
1:00 pm Practical Hematology- Fred S. Huang, M.D.
2:00 pm A Solution to the Silent Epidemic - Emily Hahn, D.D.S
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm

Cardiac Anomalies Easily Missed in the Office Setting-Georganne Groh, M.D.

4:15 pm Skin Deep: Management of Lacerations and Burns - Alison Snyder-Warwick, M.D. 
5:15 pm Adjourn
Sat., Oct 27  
7:00 am Optional Hands on Ophthalmologic Workshop
8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am

Updates in Amblyopia Detection and Treatment - Marisa O'brien, O.D. 

Progressive Myopia: Early Detection, Potential Treatment, and the Role of Pediatricians - Mark Rallo, O.D.

9:30 am Lobbying 101: How to Advocate for your Patients and Families - Ellie Glenn, Director, Government Relations
10:30 am Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in Adolescents - Holly Hoefgen, M.D.
11:30 am Adjourn