MAAP 2014 Spring Educational Conference

The Main Things for Pediatric Practice in Maine

Harborside Hotel, Bar Harbor

This conference was made possible in part by an AAP educational grant supported by Galderma.

Agenda

Friday, May 9


4:00 – 5:00pm

Registration Opens and Posters/Exhibits Open

5:00 – 6:30pm

Open Bar and Networking

6:30 – 8:00pm

Dinner and Keynote Speaker

  • Sandra Fritsch, MD Training Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Maine Medical Center

Saturday, May 10


7:30 – 8:30am

Member Breakfast with Leadership Election and Legislative Update

  • Steve Feder, DO, FAAP, FACOP President, Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Jan Pelletier, MD, FAAP Vice President, Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

    Dr. Janice L. Pelletier is transitioning to become the President of the Maine Chapter of the AAP, having been a physician for 30 years. Dr. Jan has provided consultation in pediatric dermatology for the last 18 years, overlapping with 18 years of previous general practice. She devotes professional life to clinical, academic, research, & voluntary arenas. She have been married for over 30 years, with 2 wonderful children. She enjoys running, traveling, reading, mentoring, & eating (chocolate).

  • Dan Hale, MD, FAAP Treasurer, Maine Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Gordon Smith, JD Executive Vice President, Maine Medical Association

8:30 – 9:00am

The Anguish of Acne

  • Jan Pelletier, MD

    Dr. Janice L. Pelletier is transitioning to become the President of the Maine Chapter of the AAP, having been a physician for 30 years. Dr. Jan has provided consultation in pediatric dermatology for the last 18 years, overlapping with 18 years of previous general practice. She devotes professional life to clinical, academic, research, & voluntary arenas. She have been married for over 30 years, with 2 wonderful children. She enjoys running, traveling, reading, mentoring, & eating (chocolate).

9:00 – 10:15am

Do I Detect Child Abuse or Not?

  • Jan Pelletier, MD

    Dr. Janice L. Pelletier is transitioning to become the President of the Maine Chapter of the AAP, having been a physician for 30 years. Dr. Jan has provided consultation in pediatric dermatology for the last 18 years, overlapping with 18 years of previous general practice. She devotes professional life to clinical, academic, research, & voluntary arenas. She have been married for over 30 years, with 2 wonderful children. She enjoys running, traveling, reading, mentoring, & eating (chocolate).

  • Larry Ricci, MD Spurwink Child Abuse Program

    Lawrence R. Ricci, M.D., is dual residency trained and successfully completed his boards in Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Child Abuse Pediatrics.  Dr. Ricci is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Tufts Maine Medical Center College of Medicine.  He is a board certified child abuse pediatrician specializing in the evaluation and treatment of abused children as Co-director of the Spurwink Child Abuse Program in Portland, Maine.

  • Dermatologic Signs Confused with Abuse
  • Signs of Child Abuse

10:15 – 10:30am

Morning Break

10:30 – 11:15am

Anesthesia Risks to Children Under 3 Years, ALARA, and the Drive to ACOs: Changing Indications for Pediatric Surgical Referral

  • Baird Mallory, MD, FAAP, FACS Maine Medical Center

11:15am – 12:00pm

“Cliff Notes” from Adolescent Medicine University: Pearls from a Multi-site Teaching Collaborative

  • Jon Fanburg, MD Maine Medical Partners Pediatrics
  • Jan Pelletier, MD

    Dr. Janice L. Pelletier is transitioning to become the President of the Maine Chapter of the AAP, having been a physician for 30 years. Dr. Jan has provided consultation in pediatric dermatology for the last 18 years, overlapping with 18 years of previous general practice. She devotes professional life to clinical, academic, research, & voluntary arenas. She have been married for over 30 years, with 2 wonderful children. She enjoys running, traveling, reading, mentoring, & eating (chocolate).

12:00 – 1:30pm

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

  • Ross Greene, PhD author of The Explosive Child

1:30 – 2:30pm

Building Resilience and Implementing ACEs in Maine

  • Sue Mackey Andrews Maine Resilience Building Network

    Sue Mackey Andrews is having the time of her life! In 2008, Sue started to downsize her national consulting company and turned her attention to the early childhood world in Maine, joining the Maine Children’s Growth Council and serving as Chairperson of the Council’s Health Accountability Team. From this work, the Maine Resilience Building Network was “born” in 2012, responding to the incredible interest in Maine to the findings of the Felitti/Anda ACEs Study and recognizing that we could do something to prevent ACEs as well as support families and children who are or have experienced trauma through resilience promotion. Sue also consults with Quality Counts for Kids, assisting in the Developmental Systems Integration (DSI) work focused on 0-3 developmental screening. During her traveling days, Sue had the wonderful fortune to work with 48 states and Puerto Rico through her company, Solutions Consulting Group, LLC. Sue came to Maine in 1979 to start what is now known as the CDS site in Piscataquis County, and was Executive Director of CDS statewide for nearly from 1984-1992. In her own community, Sue is a member of Helping Hands with Heart, the Maine Highlands voice for young children and their families; and is President of the Piscataquis County Economic Development Council and a member of the Maine Highlands Senior Center working to establish “The Commons” – a multigenerational facility – in the Region. Her undergraduate work was in Human Development and psychology at UMass/Amherst with graduate work at UMass/Medical in pediatrics. She is the Mom to two wonderful adult women and married to a great guy who supports her in her passions!

  • Marjorie Withers Community Caring Collaborative

    Marjorie Withers is the director and co-founder of the Community Caring Collaborative, a grassroots collective of 40 tribal, county, and state agencies. The Collaborative is a responsive strength based system of care for vulnerable populations that is a model for rural collaboration.  Ms. Withers has over 35 years of experience as a mental health and substance abuse clinician in a variety of settings and has been designing innovative strength based rural programming that address the needs of infants, children and families and other vulnerable populations in Maine and other states.  She has expertise as a trainer and in offering technical assistance on systems of care, collaboration, trauma informed systems, delivering services in rural areas- removing barriers, issues related to caregiving and other topics related to her work.

2:30 – 3:00pm

Anesthesia on the Developing Brain

  • Katie Liu, MD Second Year Resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Maine Medical Center

    Katie Liu (pronounced “Lou”) is a second-year resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the Maine Medical Center. She completed medical school in Milwaukee, WI at the Medical College of Wisconsin where she dedicated a significant amount of time researching barriers to improving childhood immunization rates in central-city populations. Her professional interests remain broad and include critical care medicine and hospitalist medicine.

3:00 – 3:45pm

MRSA, Lyme, Viral Diagnostics and What’s New in Pediatric ID

  • Carol McCarthy, MD Maine Medical Partners Pediatric Specialty Care

3:45 – 4:00pm

Closing Remarks