COMPLIMENTARY CME WEBINAR – The Changing Landscape of Atopic Dermatitis: Long-term Treatment for Improved Quality of Life

Thursday, December 5, 2019  |  12:00 – 1:00 PM PST

Led by a nationally renowned faculty team of dermatology experts including Margaret S. Lee, MD, PhD, Peter Lio, MD, and Elaine C. Siegfried, MD, this curriculum will spotlight various aspects of a multidimensional, holistic treatment approach for pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis (AD).

Topics include:

  • The recent advances in the AD treatment landscape
  • Evidence-based recommendations for care
    • Therapeutic patient education (TPE) regarding behavioral modifications
    • Habit reversal techniques for itch
    • Use of patient storytelling to acknowledge the quality of life burden of patients with AD
    • Tools to better understand how to manage quality of life aspects within the context of symptom control and overall disease management
  • Key teaching points
  • Q & A opportunity

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Homelessness: The Public Health Crisis of our Time

December 6, 2019 • 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
The Disneyland Hotel Grand Ballroom

Join us for an educational day as nationally and globally recognized experts in the fields of homelessness and public health  discuss the factors affecting the rise in homelessness and the solutions that are making an impact.

As a community of leaders battling this social crisis every day, we will deliver highly regarded local and national speakers to identify the current climate of the homeless crisis. We will create the day’s content to demonstrate the efficacy of proven solutions that will build the necessary hope and optimism throughout the nation to battle this crisis. We have invited local and nationally renowned clinicians, leaders and authors who are generously donating their time and fees to be a part of this incredible day of learning.

CME Credit will be provided.

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Gorjana Gives Back – Save the date!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gorjana Fashion Island, 265 Newport Center Dr. Newport Beach, CA 92660

19% of sale proceeds benefit your local AAP-OC Chapter!

Light bites • Refreshments • Jewelry Styling

Finish your shopping just in time for the holidays!

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Past AAP-OC Chapter Events

Sugar, Sugar, Sugar Infant Nutrition Conference

August 31, 2019 | 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Mile Square Park Banquet Center

Robert Lustig, MD Presentations:

  1. Sugar, women, children, babies, and fetuses- Lustig
  2. Corporate Wealth or Private Health-Lustig

Trauma-Informed Care Conference

April 5-6, 2019
Saddleback Church | 2095 E. Katella Ave. Anaheim, CA 92806

The AAP-OC Chapter and CHOC Children’s Hospital present the inaugural Trauma-Informed Care Conference to provide education for community pediatricians and professionals to enable them to identify, screen for, prevent, and treat health issues related to childhood trauma. Special guest speaker is California’s first and current Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris, MD and others including Geeta Grover, MD; Lorry Leigh Belhumeur, PhD; Uma Rao, MD; Raul Almazar, RN, MA; Marta M. Shinn, PhD.

CEUs, CME and MOC Part 2 Credit Available – Applications Pending

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What Are You Ready For?

Disaster Preparedness for Pediatricians and other Health Care Providers

Below are resources that were discussed  at the Disaster Preparedness for Pediatricians and other Health Care Providers Conference in May 2018.

AAP Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices

Health Strategic Operations Center Presentation

Sangeeta Sakaria, MD In-Flight Emergencies

This event was provided in part through a grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Disaster Preparedness and Response

Do You Know About the Recent MOC Changes?

Marshall Land, MD joined the AAP-Orange County Chapter in January 2018 to discuss the recent Maintenance of Certification (MOC) changes. Click here to see the answers to questions that attendees submitted.  For more information visit