Children's National Experts Presenting at American Academy of Pediatrics Conference Key topics include mental health, adolescent sexual health, and neonatology October 23, 2015


Washington, DC— Pediatric experts from Children’s National Health System will present at the 2015 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, which runs from October 24 – 27 in the District of Columbia.

Experts from a variety of pediatric disciplines will discuss relevant topics for child health practitioners including experts from the Children’s gastroenterology, neonatology, and neurology programs, which were each ranked among the top 10 programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report this year. Other Children’s National specialties that will be represented at AAP this year include cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, pediatrics, orthopaedics, and rheumatology.

Select topics being presented by Children’s National experts include:

The AAP National Conference and Exhibition is the premier annual pediatric educational forum for physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, and allied health members to discuss practical updates and reviews of pediatric practice, research, and advocacy.

For a complete list of presenters and topics, visit  

Contact: Lauren Lytle at 202-476-4500.


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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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