25th Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Update

Aurora, CO US
November 1, 2023

In-Person and 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. Speakers cover the most recent information on diagnosis, management, and prevention of infections in pediatrics. Discussion of controversial issues and questions follow each presentation. 

Registration Fees

Registration closes at Noon on Tuesday, October 31st

Virtual: $90

In-Person: $150

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss factors contributing to invasive Group A Streptococcus.
  • Discuss newest evidence, best practices and guidelines in the diagnosis and management of Herpes Simplex Virus.
  • Discuss best practices in the evaluation of infectious diseases in recent immigrants and refugees.
  • Demonstrate knowledge related to indications and pharmacokinetics of common antibiotics.
  • Discuss recent ACIP recommendations.
  • Describe diagnosis and management of common pediatric infections and medications.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/01/2023 - 7:55am MDT
Event ends: 
11/01/2023 - 4:30pm MDT

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:55 Welcome- Nicole Poole, MD, MPH

8:00 As the World Turns: Infectious Disease Considerations Among Immigrants and Refugees- Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS

8:50 Antibiotics: Common Pitfalls and Helpful Pearls- Sarah Parker, MD

9:40 The Path Best Traveled: A Clinical Care Pathway for Uncomplicated Acute Respiratory Tract Infections- Nicole Poole, MD, MPH

10:30 Break/Visit Exhibits

10:50 Outbreak of invasive group A Streptococcus in children, 2022 – 2023- Erin Ho, MD

11:35 Conjunctivitis: Making the Best of a Sticky Situation - Holly Frost, MD

12:30 p.m. Break/Lunch (Provided)

12:40 Infectious Diseases Jeopardy- Daniel Olson, MD, PhD and Christiana Smith-Anderson, MD, MSCS

1:40 ACIP Update- Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH

2:35 Outpatient HSV Management- Donna Curtis, MD, MSPH

3:20 Break/Visit Exhibits

3:40 Vaccine Panel - Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, Eric Simões, MBBS, DCH, MD, Joshua Williams, MD

4:35 Evaluation and Adjourn

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 E. 19th Avenue
2nd Floor Conference Center
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

The 25th Annual Pediatric Infectious Diseases Update will be Hybrid again this year. We look forward to welcoming In-Person participation, with a Virtual Option. 
Conference participants should park in Visitor Lot #10 - Free parking is accessible from Victor Street only. Do not Park in the patient parking structure.

Please allow plenty of time to park and check-in at main entrance. 

Guest Speakers

Holly Frost, MD
Senior Director, Center for Health Systems Research/Office of Research 
Associate Professor
Senior Research Scientist
Denver Health and Hospital Authority 
University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Joshua Williams, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
University of Colorado School of Medicine          

Conference Faculty

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

Donna Curtis, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology 

Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology 

Erin Ho, MD
Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Committee on Infectious Diseases, AAP

Daniel Olson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology

Sarah Parker, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Children’s Hospital Colorado

Nicole Poole, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Children’s Hospital Colorado

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

Eric Simões, MBBS, DCH, MD 
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 live activity for a maximum of 8.0 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

  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.00 Attendance

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A registration refund will be granted if cancellation is requested by October 16, 2023. No refunds will be granted after this date or for non-attendance. Forfeited fees may not be applied to another activity.

Children’s Hospital Colorado reserves the right to modify the agenda or cancel this conference in the event of an unforeseen circumstance, or if minimum acceptable registration is not attained by October 16, 2023.