23rd Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Update

November 3, 2021

Virtual Conference

This conference on pediatric infectious diseases will cover topics of interest to pediatricians, family physicians, and other primary care providers for children and young adults.  These include updates on:  CMV, influenza, COVID-19, sexually transmitted infections, urinary tract infections, strep infections, mycoplasma infections and musculoskeletal infections.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, and other primary care providers for children and young adults.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, prevention and treatment of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19.
  • Discuss best practices and guidelines in the diagnosis and management of mycoplasma infections, group A Strep infections, STIs, and UTIs.
  • Discuss best practices and controversies for the management of CMV.
  • Describe newest data on prevention, diagnosis and management of influenza.


Registration for this conference will close at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November 1.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/03/2021 - 7:55am MDT
Event ends: 
11/03/2021 - 4:30pm MDT

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

 7:55     Welcome

 8:05      What's New with the Flu?   Suchitra Rao, MBBS, MSCS  

 8:50      Update on Group A Strep Infections: The Pharynx and Beyond   Edwin Asturias, MD  

 9:40      Update on COVID-19   Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD

10:40     Break

10:50      COVID Panel:  What's the Latest?  

12:00      Break / Visit Virtual Exhibits

 12:30     Mycoplasma... Just Walk it Off?  Daniel Olson, MD

  1:10      Pediatric UTI: Answering Your Burning Questions   Andrew Haynes, MD

  1:50      Controversies in Congenital CMV   Mark Abzug, MD

  2:30      Break / Visit Virtual Exhibits

  2:50      Throw Me a Bone: Advice for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Infections   Justin Searns, MD

  3:50      The ABCs of STIs: An Update on Sexually Transmitted Infections   Christiana Smith-Anderson, MD, MSCS

  4:30      Conference Evaluation and Adjourn

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

Children's Hospital Colorado will host this conference virtually. 

The zoom link will be sent a week before the conference date of November 3, 2021.

Department of Pediatrics
Section of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Mark Abzug, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Pediatrics

Edwin Asturias, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology 
The Jules Amer Chair of Community Pediatrics
Director of Latin American Projects, Center for Global Health

Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Epidemiology
Director, Clinical Microbiology
Children's Hospital Colorado

Andrew Haynes, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Daniel Olson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Suchitra Rao, MBBS, MSCS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Epidemiology and Infection Prevention
Children's Hospital Colorado

Justin Searns, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Christiana Smith-Anderson, MD, MSCS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Other activity (Internet Live Course) for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABP MOC Part 2:

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 7.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

General Attendance: 

A general certificate of attendance will be available for all other care providers.

Available Credit

  • 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 7.50 Attendance


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