Future of Pediatrics 2023 took place in person on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at the Marriott North Bethesda Conference Center.

This year’s Future of Pediatrics CME content focused on pediatric obesity and comorbid conditions. The day concluded with the Children’s National Annual Medical Staff Meeting together with the PHN Annual Member Meeting. The schedule included:

8:30 am – 5:00 pm – Future of Pediatrics CME Program
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Exhibition and Networking
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Children’s National Annual Medical Staff Meeting and PHN Annual Member Meeting

All recordings, presentations, and materials from the event are available on this page below. Please download these instructions for how to claim CME credit for this event.

We hope to see you at next year’s Future of Pediatrics 2024.

About Future of Pediatrics

Future of Pediatrics is an annual summer CME Program for community-based primary care pediatricians and specialists and is hosted by the Pediatric Health Network. The program includes CME presentations targeted at improving care provided by practicing pediatricians. The conference is usually aligned with the Children’s National Annual Medical Staff dinner – bringing our community pediatricians and Children’s National Hospital specialists together for an evening.

Past Presentations

Obesity Management Tools: Algorithms or Clinical Pathways for the Primary Care Pediatrician

Keynote: Setting the Stage: Obesity & Pediatrics

Topic 1: 2023 CPG Obesity Guidelines: Application in Primary Care

Topic 2: IHBLTIntensive Health Behavior and Lifestyle Treatment – What does that look like in clinical practice?

Topic 3: A Pharmacotherapeutic Approach to Pediatric Obesity

Topic 4: Motivational Interviewing: Tools for Helping Youth with Obesity

Topic 5: The Combined Dyslipidemia of (Central) Obesity

Topic 6: Hidradenitis Suppurativa in Children and Young Adults

Topic 7: Coding for Obesity Care in 15 Minutes or Less

Topic 8: Obesity-Related Orthopedic Conditions – Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis and Blount’s Disease

Topic 9: Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Behavioral Health Initiative

  • Presented by: Olivia Soutullo, PhD, and Lee Beers, MD, FAAP

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Practice Manager’s Conference Presentations: Practice Management Road to Recovery Series

July 8, 2020 – Practice Recovery 101: Reports and Recalls

July 22, 2020 – Practice Recovery 102: Payment Collection

August 5, 2020 – Practice Recovery 103: Best Practices – New Initiatives and Implementing Changes

August 19, 2020 – Practice Recovery 104: Employee with COVID-19 / Wellness in Your Workplace

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2019 Practice Manager’s Conference

PHN and Children’s National Updates – Presented by Sonya Burroughs, M.D.

Pediatric Health Network – Presented by Dianna Abney, M.D.

Care Coordination and Integration in Primary Care – Presented by Rachel Bakersmith

Quality Improvement 101 – Presented by Ellie Hamburger, M.D.

Interoperability Explained – Presented by Farah Saeed

Incorporating Wellness into Your Workplace – Presented by Ajay Tejasvi, Ph.D.

Patient Engagement – Presented by Vince Ascrizzi, M.D.

The New Right Chart Panel, HEDIS and Registries – Sonya Burroughs, M.D. and Stacy Gregory

CME PROGRAM: “Practical Pediatrics for the Practicing Pediatrician”

CNHN has sponsored its Future of Pediatrics CME Program annually each June since 1999. The program includes two full-days of CME presentations — targeted at improving the care provided by practicing pediatricians. We have aligned our CME program with the Children’s National Annual Medical Staff dinner — bringing our community pediatricians and Children’s National specialists together for an evening.

What’s happening at this year’s CNHN Future of Pediatrics?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Marriott North Bethesda Hotel & Conference Center

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

  • 8:45 a.m., Mark Weissman, M.D., — Welcome & Introduction: Shared Care Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care
  • 9:00 a.m., Mental Health Screening & Triage in Primary Care Practice
  • 9:30 a.m., Mental Health Resources & Co-Management
  • 12:30 p.m., Mark Weissman, M.D., — CNHN Updates & Announcements
  • 12:45 p.m., Drs. Quion, Gray & Chapman — Immigrant Health
  • 1:45 p.m., Benny Kerzner, M.D., — Best Practices for the Management of Celiac Disease
  • 2:15 p.m., Gustavo Nino, M.D., Daniel Lewin, M.D., — Evaluating & Managing Sleep Disorders
  • 3:15 p.m., Daniel Lewin, M.D., Eena Kapoor, M.D., — Mindfulness Medicine
  • 4:00 p.m., Benjamin Martin, M.D., Matthew Oetgen, M.D., — Orthopedics Update: Value-Based Management of Common Orthopedic Concerns

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Marriott North Bethesda Hotel & Conference Center, June 9, 2015

CME Program: “Practical Pediatrics for the Practicing Pediatrician”


Future of Pediatrics 2015: Helpful resources

Day 1: Tuesday June 9th, 2015

Day 2: Wednesday June 10th, 2015