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Quillen College of Medicine

32nd Annual ETSU Southwest Virginia Pediatrics Conference

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32nd Annual ETSU Southwest Virginia Pediatric Conference

July 30 & 31, 2016, Saturday and Sunday

8:00 AM 1:30 PM

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center


About this Conference:

This is the 32nd year of the ETSU SWVA Pediatric Educational Conference geared towards primary care providers that care for children in East Tennessee, SW VA, NW North Carolina and Southeast Kentucky. We will cover a number of clinical topics for which new evidence is emerging for the prevention and treatment of conditions.


Keynote Speaker(s):

Anne Marie Irani, MD, Professor of Pediatrics & Internal Medicine
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU 

Other speakers

Angie Allman, MD "Autism: Warning Signs and Treatment Priorities"
Licensed Psychologist Developmental Psychology Department , Cherokee Health Systems, Morristown, TN

George Ford, MD, "Diabetes /Obesity"
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Brandon Green , DO "Common Issues in Pediatric; Orthopaedic"
Pediatric Orthopaedic, Atlanta, GA

Anne-Marie Irani, Ma "Food Allergies", "Exercise Induced Asthma"
Professor of Pediatrics & Internal Medicine, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Richmond, VA

Sucheta Joshi, Ma MS, FAAP, "Pediatric; Neurology"
Medical Director, Advisory Committee, Coordinating Center on Epilepsy, American Academy of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatric Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ml

Anjali Malkani, MD, "Peristaltic; Pyrotechnics: An Out of Stomach Experience"
Professor, Pediatric GI Nutrition, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

C. Allen Musil Jr, MD, "Pediatric; Anxiety and Depression" 
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN Medical Director Frontier Health, General Pediatrician and Psychiatrist Frontier Health

David Wood, MD, Kathryn Xixis, MD, Sucheta Joshi MD,
"Project ECHO Demo: An Innovative Approach to Virtual Pediatric Continuing Education for Primary Care Providers"





Click here for the agenda

Click here for the syllabus


Presentations will NOT be provided the day of the event.  They will be emailed to you the week prior or later if we received them. An updated version will be emailed out to your after the conclusion of the conference.

Target Audience:

Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Pediatricians, Emergency Medicine Physicians and Personnel, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Medical and Nursing Students, and Pulmonary Residents.


Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to: 

  • Utilize current guidelines to make informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on current scientific evidence
  • Implement measures needed to enhance or maintain health and function and prevent disease




Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, VA 24210

Click here for a map

Comfort Suites of Abingdon has set aside a block of rooms and a special rate of $98.00 plus tax for the conference. Please mention ETSU when making reservations. Call 276-698-3040 or



Fee until
July 17, 2016

Fee beginning July 18, 2016










Quillen Medical Students




Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees will be refunded, less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date.  No refunds will be given when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.  

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities.  If an activity is canceled then a full refund of registration fees paid will be given.  



Please join us at the 32nd Annual ETSU SWVA Pediatric Conference.  Registration available at the door. 

Activity Director:

Dawn Tuell, MD, Associate Professor & Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU




ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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CNE Credit: 8.5 continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This event is presented by the Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, and the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University.

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here.  Questions? Contact .



Highlands Festival

Don't forget the Annual Virginia Highlands Festival, Downtown Abingdon, Virginia

July 29th August 7th, 2016



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