Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting
Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting
April 29, 2016
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PAS to highlight groundbreaking research, controversial child health forums

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BALTIMORE — Infectious Diseases in Children and Healio.com/Pediatrics will offer live coverage from the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, held April 30 to May 3.

Sponsored by the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Academic Pediatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, the conference will feature numerous experts from around the world speaking on research related to the future of child health, including the Zika virus, the impact of lead poisoning in Flint, Mich., sports-related concussions, e-cigarettes and what the 2016 U.S. presidential election may mean for the field.

“So many aspects of what we know about child health and well-being is rapidly evolving,” Clifford W. Bogue, MD, FAAP, PAS program committee chair, said in a press release. “The PAS 2016 meeting will provide the most cutting-edge updates from researchers working across the globe to refine what we are adding to that body of knowledge.”

Attendees will have the opportunity to review the latest research from internationally renowned scientists on a wide array of topics, share and network with colleagues and friends, while remaining current on trends in the field of child health and novel opportunities to improve patient care.

Our team will be onsite in Baltimore throughout the meeting so stay tuned to Healio.com/Pediatrics for the latest news and developments, videos and physician perspectives and more. Our readers also can expect morning news wires featuring the conference’s top headlines.