Experts from Children’s National Medical Center to present at Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting April 30, 2011

DENVER—Pediatric experts from Children’s National Medical Center are participating in 55 presentations, workshops, and poster sessions at the 2011 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting—one of the largest annual meetings of health specialists focused on pediatric research, academics, and clinical practice.

Additionally, a Children’s National pediatric resident Hanna Kim, MD, will receive an American Pediatric Association Research Award for Best Abstract by a Resident, for her work, “Have Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Duty Hour Limits Made a Difference? A Re-Examination of Resident Sleep, Mental Health, Education, and Safety Seven Years Later.”

Presenters and topics from Children’s National at this year’s meeting include:

The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) are four individual pediatric organizations who co-sponsor the PAS Annual Meeting – the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Contact: For interviews during the conference, contact Jennifer Stinebiser in Denver (202-657-2039) or Emily Hartman/Paula Darte in Washington, DC at 202-476-4500.

About Children’s National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is ranked in the top 20 in every specialty evaluated by U.S. News & World Report; one of only four children’s hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction. Designated a Leapfrog Group Top Hospital and a two-time recipient of Magnet® status, this pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is one of the nation’s top NIH-funded pediatric institutions. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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