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Hot Topics in Neonatology®

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
Monday-Wednesday, December 5-7, 2016

For over 30 years, Hot Topics has been THE premiere neonatal conference, with more than 1000 neonatologists and perinatologists from around the world attending each year.

The conference features internationally known faculty, poster sessions, critical reviews and debate about promising new therapies, including:

 • O2 Data - The Final Decision
 • Breaking News - Antenatal and Postnatal Steroids
 • Antenatal Strategies to Decrease Neonatal Morbidities
    and Mortality
 • The Brain and Sedation
 • Frontiers in Ophthalmology
 • Clinical Pearls
 • Emerging Technologies
 • Green or Rotten Apples?


Jay Greenspan, MD, MBA
 Robert L. Brent Professor and Chairman
 Department of Pediatrics
 Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for   
 Children/Thomas Jefferson University 

Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MSc
 Professor of Pediatrics
 Perelman School of Medicine
 University of Pennsylvania
 Attending Neonatologist
 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Chair Emeritus:

Jerold F. Lucey, MD
 Wallace Professor of Neonatology- Emeritus
 University of Vermont
 Editor-in-Chief, Pediatrics, Emeritus
Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
Sunday, December 4, 2016

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Abbott Nutrition 

American Academy of Pediatrics

Chiesi USA, Inc. 

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

Draeger Medical Inc. 


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Inc.

Focus ROP, LLC

Genetic Metabolic Center for Education

Grand Rounds Software, LLC

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


Mead Johnson Nutrition

Mennen Medical Corp.

Natus Medical Inc. 

Nemours International Medicine


Onsite Neonatal Partners, Inc.

ONY, Inc. 

Phoenix Clinical 

Prolacta Bioscience

Sheridan Healthcare

Sree Medical Systems

Tecurologic, LLC

Vapotherm, Inc. 

Westmed Inc. 


Abbott Nutrition

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

March of Dimes

Mead Johnson Nutrition
Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics is a one-day conference focused on quality improvement and patient safety in neonatology. Didactic presentations, panel discussions, and interactive workshops will showcase best practices in newborn care, and will offer a pragmatic approach to using quality improvement methods and tools to improve newborn outcomes. Participants will gain practical knowledge and insight to support new and ongoing improvement initiatives in their own environment. Topics include:

 • New Ideas for Enhancing Safety, Efficiency and Effectiveness
    in Neonatal Care
 • Optimizing the Golden Hour
 • Eliminating Nosocomial Infections in the NICU - Are We
    There Yet?
 • Concurrent sessions on Making Sense of Performance
    Variation, Managing Change, Parental Involvement in QI


Munish Gupta, MD, MMSc
 Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard
 Medical School 
 Quality Improvement Director
 Department of Neonatology
 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Stephen Pearlman, MD, MSHQS
 Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
 Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas    
 Jefferson University 
 Director, Neonatal QI 
 Christiana Care Health System 

Thank you
to our 2016
Exhibitors and


will occur from December 10-13

in Washington, DC at the Marriott Marquis
AGAIN THIS YEAR!  Reduced registration rates for the Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference for nurses, fellows, residents and allied health. And a new competition for best fellow and best nurse abstract!

Additional discounts for clinicians who are a member of the Trainee and Early Career Neonatologist (TECaN) group of the AAP Section on Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine or the Academy of Neonatal Nursing. A discount code will be shared directly with group members by TECaN and ANN.