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Thursday, March 10, 2022: Pre - Conference Workshops

Please sign-up now to enjoy these FREE offerings to kick-off the ESPR/AFMR 1st Annual Joint Eastern Medical Research Conference.
Registration for the full meeting is required separately.

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bruce Cronstein How to Turn Your Abstract/Poster into a Manuscript
Bruce Cronstein
Dr. Paul R. Esserman Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Pathology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY

Moderator: Andrea Hahn
Sponsor: ESPR
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
John Zupancic MD, MS, ScD Common Statistical Errors
John Zupancic MD, MS, ScD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief of Neonatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Moderator: Jayasree Nair
Sponsor: Reckitt/Mead Johnson
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Patricia M. Vuguin, MD Encouraging Diversity in Researchers - A 'Shark Tank' Approach to Solutions
Patricia M. Vuguin, MD
Chair, ESPR Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

This session will be based on the TV show Shark Tank, where investors pitch their product ideas to venture capitalists, who in turn provide feedback – and sometimes funding to get a project off the ground and into the marketplace.

Selected early career and trainee researchers who represent diverse/minority groups will be invited to come to pitch their ideas on how to enhance diversity in research to a panel of judges.

Goal: To create an environment that encouraged creativity and sharing toward enhancing diversity in the research workforce.

Prize: $500 and complimentary registration to PAS
Moderators: Patricia M. Vuguin, MD
Vivien Yap
Sponsors: Suhasini Kaushal
Sirpriya Sundararajan


Friday, March 11, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION I
 
Session 1A: NEONATAL RESUSCITATION

Sponsors: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
American Academy of Pediatrics – Section on Neonatology
ESPR
Moderators: Munmun Rawat
Nicole Spillane


 
Session 1B: EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Sponsors: Cohen Children's Medical Center-Northwell
ESPR
Moderator: Sharon Smith

 
Session 1C: DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY/BASIC & TRANSLATIONAL
Sponsors: NYU Langone (Hassenfeld)
ESPR
Moderators: Heber Nielsen
Vasantha Kumar
9:30 am - 10:00 am
BREAK
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION II
 
Session 2A: NEONATAL PULMONARY
Sponsors: University of Rochester/Golisano Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center
American Academy of Pediatrics NY Chapter 1
ESPR
Moderators: Gloria Pryhuber
Kate Tauber

 
Session 2B: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Sponsors: Maria Fareri Children's Hospital
NYS AAP - Chapter 3
Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
ESPR
Moderators: Semsa Gogcu
Rubia Khalak

 
Session 2C: ADOLESCENT/PUBLIC HEALTH
Sponsors: Floating Hospital for Children - Tufts
NYS AAP - Chapter 2
ESPR
Moderators: Eliza Muniz
Onome Oghifobibi
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
BREAK
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PLENARY SESSION I
12:00 pm
Plenary Introduction
12:05 pm - 12:50 pm
Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH Plenary Lecture

Elucidating Social and Chemical Environmental Determinants of Health Disparities: Promise of the Exposome
Rosalind J. Wright, MD, MPH
Dean of Translational Research, Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Sponsor: Reckitt/Mead Johnson

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm
Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fellow Case Competition
Moderators: Vivien Yap
Sean Cullen
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Medical Education Panel: Recognizing and Disrupting Microaggressions

Sponsored by AFMR
Introductions: Lora Kasselman
Andrea L. Hahn

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
BREAK
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION III
 
Session 3A: QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
Sponsors: Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Cooper University Health Care/Department of Pediatrics
Queens Pediatric Society
ESPR
Moderators: Ranjith Kamity
Kavya Rao

 
Session 3B: EDUCATION
Sponsors: NYU Langone (Hassenfeld)
NYU Langone Hospital – Long Island (Department of Pediatrics)
ESPR
Moderators: Julie Goodwin
Semsa Gogcu

 
Session 3C: AFMR CASE REPORTS
Sponsor: AFMR
Moderators: Theo Trandafirescu
Paul Der Mesropian
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION IV
 
Session 4A: NEONATAL NUTRITION/BREAST MILK
Sponsors: Cohen Children’s Medical Center - Northwell
ESPR
Moderators: Deepali Handa
Liana Senaldi

 
Session 4B: COVID-19/INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Sponsors: Penn State
ESPR
Moderators: Shaon Sengupta
Carlos Oliveira

 
Session 4C: HOSPITAL MEDICINE
Sponsors: Boston Children's Hospital
Brooklyn Pediatric Society
American Academy of Pediatrics PA Chapter
Moderator: Eliza Muniz

Saturday, March 12, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION V
 
Session 5A: GI/NUTRITION
Sponsors: Children's Hospital at Montefiore
ESPR
Moderators: Elizabeth Yen
Nayef Chahin

 
Session 5B: NEONATOLOGY GENERAL
Sponsors: Penn State
ESPR
Moderators: Echezona Maduekwe
Mohammad Zia

 
Session 5C: HEMATOLOGY/IMMUNOLOGY
Sponsors: Hackensack Meridian Children's Health at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital
ESPR
Moderators: Beatrice Goilav
9:30 am - 10:00 am
BREAK
10:00 am - 11:30 am
CONCURRENT ABSTRACT PRESENTATION SESSION VI
 
Session 6A: CARDIOPULMONARY
Sponsors: Columbia University – Department of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine/New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Division of Newborn Medicine
ESPR
Moderators: Jason Stoller
Ed Hurley

 
Session 6B: POTPOURRI
Sponsors: Hackensack Meridian Children's Health at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital
ESPR
Moderators: Jayasree Ramasethu
Rubia Khalak

 
Session 6C: AFMR ABSTRACTS
Sponsor: Quest Diagnostics
Moderators: Stefan Bradu
Lora Kasselman
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
BREAK
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PLENARY SESSION II: AWARD PRESENTATIONS
12:00 pm
Introduction of the ESPR Awards
Moderators: Jayasree Nair
Hamid Bassiri
12:05 pm - 12:45 pm
ESPR Mentor of the Year Presentation
The Challenge of Communicating Science During COVID

Paul A. Offit, MD
Director of the Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Sponsors: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Yale University School of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine-Infectious Disease
Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital
ESPR

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Q&A with Dr. Offit
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
ESPR Young Investigator Trainee Presentations
Sponsor: Reckitt/Mead Johnson
Moderators: Jayasree Nair
Vivien Yap
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
ESPR Young Investigator Early Career Faculty Presentations
Sponsor: Abbott Nutrition
Moderators: Jayasree Nair
Vivien Yap
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm
ESPR Diversity in Research Trainee Presentations
Sponsor: Abbott Nutrition
Moderators: Suhasini Kaushal
Patricia Vuguin
2:40 pm - 2:50 pm
ESPR Diversity in Research Early Career Faculty Presentations
Sponsor: Reckitt/Mead Johnson
Moderators: Suhasini Kaushal
Patricia Vuguin
2:50 pm
Introduction of the AFMR Awards
2:55 pm - 3:10 pm
AFMR Henry Christian Award Presentation
Moderators: Lora Kasselman
Allison Reiss
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm
BREAK
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm