This professional educational conference is designed to provide emergency physicians, pediatricians, family practitioners and other healthcare providers with state-of-the-art evidence-based information in pediatric emergency medicine. The morning session will begin with the 24th Annual Forrest White Visiting Lectureship presented by Holly Perry, MD. In the morning session, Dr. Perry will discuss the opioid crisis, how it happened and what the health profession can do about it. This theme will be continued in the noon session as she discusses toxicology cases from the pediatric emergency department.

Emergency medicine staff from Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Emergency Center will present a variety of topics pertinent to pediatric emergency care through lectures and case presentations.

Earn up to 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Date and Time

Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • 8:00 am - 3:00pm

Program Agenda

7:30AM     Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00AM     The Opioid Epidemic: How Did It Happen and What Can We Do About It? Holly Perry, MD 24th Annual Forest White Lecturer


Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Eastern Virginia Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

9:15AM     Welcome and Overview  Michael P. Poirier, MD

9:20AM     Endocrine Emergencies Seen in the Emergency Department  Michelle Arzubi-Hughes, DO

10:00AM     BREAK

10:10AM     Gimme a Break! Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Fractures  Nicholas White, MD

11:00AM     The Child with Acute Abdominal Pain in the Emergency Department  Nicole Schacherer, MD

11:50AM     LUNCH

12:00PM     Toxicologic Cases from the Pediatric Emergency Department  Holly Perry, MD

1:15PM     Respiratory Pathogen Panels, How to Incorporate them into your Management of Children Seen in the Emergency Department  Byron Weaver, MD

2:00PM     The Ill Appearing Child in the Emergency Department  Vipin Phillip, MD

2:50PM     Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up  Michael P. Poirier, MD


Brickhouse Auditorium & 6th Floor Conference Room
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
601 Children’s Lane
Norfolk, Virginia

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