48th Annual Fall Monterey Conference: Cutting Edge of 21st Century Pediatrics

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 both recognized experts in pediatrics and specialists from around the country as well as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals.

This symposium will enable the practitioner to: Utilize best practices for counseling patients and caregivers on screen time management. Choose appropriate management pathways for different grades of hydronephrosis. Apply current hypertension guidelines to make diagnostic and treatment decisions. Describe current closed-loop systems that are available or under investigation for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Identify new therapeutic options for severe atopic dermatitis by reviewing recent literature. Examine current diagnostic criteria for ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and approaches to diagnostic evaluation. Discuss how co-occurring medical conditions are common in ASD/ID (intellectual disability) and may contribute to symptom presentation and management. Identify major clinical changes in the 2018 Red Book. Use local public health surveillance to predict infectious diseases related to climate. Describe the major types of genome-scale genetic testing in pediatrics. Demonstrate ways to support families and communities in promoting healthy gender development. Explain terminology that youth use to express their gender or sexual identities.


Bruce Buckingham, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Endocrinology, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Danielle Erkoboni, MD
Attending Physician and Clinician Scientist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Yvonne Maldonado, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity; 
Professor of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Stanford University School of Medicine;
Berger-Raynolds Distinguished Fellow; and Attending Physician, 
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford


Paul Brakeman, MD 
Pediatric Nephrology
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

Renee Howard, MD
Professor of Dermatology UCSF Director of Dermatology
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

Bryan H. King, MD, MBA
Robert Porter Distinguished Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Vice Chair; 
Vice-President Child Behavioral Health Services—UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
UCSF Department of Psychiatry UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Maureen McGrath, RN, MS, PNP-BC 
Associate Clinical Professor 
UCSF School of Nursing

Bryce Mendelsohn, MD, PhD 
Medical Geneticist
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

Ilana Sherer, MD 
Adolescent Medicine
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals


UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality and 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 credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Download: 2018montereyconferenceinvite.pdf


Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:30am to 12:35pm

Embassy Suites by Hilton Monterey Bay Seaside 1441 Canyon Del Rey, Seaside, CA 93955

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