NYMC Faculty Participate in “Pediatric Advances for the Primary Care Clinician: Cutting Edge Expertise”
Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Children's Health Physicians hosted an innovative pediatric course "Pediatric Advances for the Primary Care Clinician: Cutting Edge Expertise" for physicians and nurses at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Tarrytown, on April 25. The sessions including developmental screening in practice management of childhood asthma, emergency medicine, screening athletes for sports participation and precision medicine, aimed at enhancing knowledge to make a thorough diagnosis or make a referral to a specialist and improving competence in caring for patients. Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, was a guest speaker.
Photo from left: Martin Katzenstein, M.D. '78, associate professor of clinical pediatrics and chairman of the NYMC Board of Advisors; Leonard J. Newman, M.D. '70, professor and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and president of Boston Children's Health Physicians; Alan Kadish, M.D., president of the Touro College and University System; Karen Gruskin, M.D., pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children's Hospital; Gary R. Fleisher, M.D., chair of the Department of Medicine and physician-in chief, Boston Children's Hospital; Robert Shaw, chief operating officer, Boston Children's Health Physicians; Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics, vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and the William Russell McCurdy Physician-in-Chief of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital; Sandra L. Fenwick, president and chief executive officer of Boston Children's Hospital; J. Anthony SanFilippo, M.D., pediatric surgery at Boston Children’s Health Physicians; Gerard M. Villucci, chief executive officer, Boston Children's Health Physicians.