2019 Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium
Monroe Auditorium • Moore Regional Hospital Campus • Pinehurst, N.C.
November 9, 2019
• Enhance current knowledge of vaccinations, ADHD, headaches and food allergies in children
• Facilitate networking opportunities with colleagues
• Discuss topics of timely interest to physicians
7 a.m. Breakfast & Registration
8 a.m. Welcome
8:05 a.m. Topic: 2019 Vaccination Update
Speaker: Thomas Belhorn, M.D., UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine
• Inspect the most current CDC and AAP guidelines for vaccinating children
•Discuss the most recent findings and implications for influenza vaccines
•Inspect strategies for providers to use with parents who are reluctant or refuse to have their children vaccinated
9:05 a.m. Topic: Childhood ADHD from a Longitudinal Perspective
Speaker: Rachel Dew, M.D., Duke University School of Medicine
• Examine effects of ADHD on motivation, self-esteem, and problem-solving across childhood and into
•List psychiatric and medical complications associated with ADHD
•Inspect common treatments for ADHD
10:05 a.m. Break
10:20 a.m. Topic: Pediatric Headaches
Speaker: Michael Tennison, M.D., UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine
• Describe the workup indicated for a child with a complaint of headache
•Inspect the newest therapies for pediatric migraine
•Examine the circumstances that indicate a referral to a pediatric neurologist or other specialist
11:20 a.m. Topic: Death by Peanuts: A Practical Primer on the Food Allergies, Anaphylaxis & Asthma
Speaker: Michelle Hernandez, M.D., UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine
• Delineate the difference between IgE-mediated and non-IgE-mediated food allergies
•Inspect the indications for food allergy testing
•Identify the manifestations of anaphylaxis
•Recognize the impact of asthma on death from food allergy
12:20 p.m. Wrap up and Evaluations
12:30 p.m. Adjournment
Thomas H. Belhorn, M.D., PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Belhorn completed his medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham, AL in pediatrics. Dr. Belhorn completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is a Professor in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
Rachel E. Dew, M.D., MHSc, Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Dew completed her medical education at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Dew completed a fellowship in Religion/Health Research at Duke University. She is board certified in General, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Dew is professionally associated with Duke Health and is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with Duke University School of Medicine.
Michael B. Tennison, M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Tennison completed his medical education at Harvard University. He completed his residency in pediatrics at UCLA-Harbor General in Torrance, CA. He completed his residency in neurology and a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill. Dr. Tennison is professionally associated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and serves as Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics.
Michelle L. Hernandez, M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Hernandez completed her medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She also completed her residency in pediatrics at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the University of California in San Diego. She is certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Hernandez is professionally associated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and serves as an Associate Professor of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the UNC School of Medicine.
All physicians and health care professionals who diagnose and treat pediatric patients.
CME Credit: Credit Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Sponsorship: FirstHealth’s Office of Continuing Medical Education is offering this program.
Conference Registration and CME Credit:
• Includes conference registration and credit
• Available at no charge to FirstHealth of the Carolinas medical staff and non-FirstHealth participants
Registration is due by November 4, 2019 and must be mailed, faxed or emailed to:
2019 Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium
FirstHealth Office of Continuing Medical Education
P.O. Box 3000, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Fax: (910) 715-1586
Registration is also available online at www.firsthealth.org in the “Lifestyle” section.
For more information, please call (910) 715-7062.