41st Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Vail, CO US
July 28, 2024 to August 2, 2024

Conference Overview

We are excited to return to Vail, Colorado for the 41st Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Vail is a small community nestled in the mountains and a short, beautiful drive from Denver, Colorado.

We will be holding a hybrid conference. You can choose to come in-person (Live Attendance) or to attend virtually (Virtual Attendance). The in-person conference will take place at The Lodge at Vail (lodgeatvail.rockresorts.com), located in the heart of Vail Village.

This conference presents topics of interest to pediatric, family practice and infectious diseases clinicians, as well as other health professionals. Speakers cover the most recent information on diagnosis, management, and prevention of infections in pediatrics. Discussion of controversial issues and questions follow each presentation. This conference is designed to promote information interchange; therefore, registration is limited.

Registration Fees 

Live AttendanceBy 6/26After 6/26
MD or PhD$675$725
MD or PhD over 65 years$595$645
Health Professionals$595$645
Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado SOM$595

$645

Virtual Attendance
All$400

**virtual registration deadline is 7/19

Target Audience

This conference presents topics of interest to pediatric, family practice and infectious diseases clinicians, as well as other health professionals. 

Learning Objectives

• Discuss newest evidence, best practices and guidelines in the diagnosis and management of RSV.
• Discuss how climate change and the recent pandemic affect the epidemiology of infectious diseases.
• Review the newest data and guidance for diagnosing and managing UTIs in children.
• Demonstrate knowledge of infection prevention and control.
• Discuss ways to integrate sustainability into your antibiotic prescribing.
• Discuss updates on prevention and management of influenza, SARS-CoV-2, and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
• Describe communication strategies to mitigate pressure to prescribe antibiotics.
• Discuss newest evidence and best practices for the diagnosis and management of mycoplasma, Chagas, and ESBL infections.
• Describe best practices for evaluating recent migrants from Latin America.
• Describe risks and benefits of probiotics for children.
• Discuss changes to the newest edition of the Red Book.
• Describe rashes and the infectious disease differential for pediatric patients.
• Discuss new scientific data published within the last year that affects the management of infections in general pediatrics.
• Discuss prevention, evaluation, and management of common and uncommon pediatric diseases.

Your Learner Profile

If you did not attend any of our 2023 conferences, please be sure to create your learner profile. Download instructions below. If you already have a learner profile, it is a good practice to review the information in your profile and make any necessary changes.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
Kris Beam, Conference Coordinator- (720) 777-6671 or kris.beam@childrenscolorado.org
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 21.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/25/2024
Course expires: 
09/06/2024
Event starts: 
07/28/2024 - 4:20pm MDT
Event ends: 
08/02/2024 - 10:30am MDT
Cost:
$595.00
Rating: 
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The Lodge at Vail
174 E. Gore Creek Dr.
Vail, CO 81657
United States

Accommodations


Hotel room and condominium accommodations are available at The Lodge at Vail 
(lodgeatvail.rockresorts.com), located at 174 E. Gore Creek Drive, Vail, CO 81657. The Lodge at 
Vail has an outdoor pool, hot tubs, spa facilities, a bar, and restaurants on site. The Lodge at 
Vail is near Ford Park and the Gerald Ford Amphitheatre.

Hotel rooms are being held at an exceptionally reduced block rate for conference attendees. A 
limited supply of Condo units with full kitchens are also available.

Reservation line: 1-855-953-0197 (8 a.m. - 6 p.m. MST); select option #1 to reach the Colorado 
resorts, and then option #4 for Vail Lodging. Please use our group code when making your 
reservation – BVLCHl24.

Hotel Room – Lodge $200
Hotel Room – Deluxe $220
Hotel Room – Luxury $375
One Bedroom Condo $400
Two Bedroom Condo $500
Three Bedroom Condo $625

Travel

Shuttle Service from DIA

The Epic Mountain Express has given us a special conference rate for transportation services to and from Denver International Airport.  An updated link will be provided as soon as it becomes available. 

Transportation and Parking in Vail

Please use the link below for transportation and Parking in and around Vail.

Transportation and Parking in Vail

 

Guest Speakers


Preeti Jaggi, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases 
Emory University
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Children's HealthCare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

Michael Radetsky, MD, CM
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of New Mexico; Infectious Disease Consultant
Albuquerque, NM

Section of Infectious Diseases Faculty Speakers

University of Colorado SOM and Children’s Hospital Colorado
Department of Pediatrics

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

Marsha Anderson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Dean for Longitudinal Curriculum, SOM

Michael Bozzella, DO, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Children’s Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs

Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Donna Curtis, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Clinical Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Samuel Dominguez, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Medical Director, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Andrew Haynes, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Myron Levin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Kevin Messacar, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Elizabeth McFarland, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
Medical Director, Children’s Hospital Colorado HIV Program

Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, MSPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Community and Behavioral Health
Chief Epidemiology Officer, Children’s Hospital Colorado

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

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

Shannon Rowe, MPH, CIC
Infection Preventionist, Quality and Patient Safety
Children’s Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs

Sara Saporta-Keating, MS, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Children’s Hospital Colorado-Colorado Springs

Eric A. Simões, MB, BS, DCH, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology

Adriana Weinberg, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Pathology
Director, Molecular and Virology Clinical Laboratories
University of Colorado Hospital

Infectious Diseases Fellows

Joana Dimo, MD
Erin Ho, MD
Kacie Rytlewski, MD
Priya Vyas, MD

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

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm.

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 20 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.
*Instructions on completing online self-assessment tests will be provided to registrants by e-mail before and after the conference.

AAFP: The AAFP has reviewed 41st Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases and deemed it acceptable for up to 21.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 07/28/2024 to 08/02/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

AAP: This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 21.00 AAP credits.  These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Available Credit

  • 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 21.00 Attendance

For more information on exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, click here or email Kris Beam for any specific questions.

Price

Cost:
$595.00
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Cancellation Policy

A registration refund, minus a $25 processing fee, will be granted if cancellation is requested by July 17, 2024. No refunds will be granted after this date or for non-attendance.
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 June 26, 2024.

Registration Questions/ Additional Conference Support:

Contact Kris Beam, Conference Coordinator at 720-777-6671 or kris.beam@childrenscolorado.org