Third Annual Pediatric Infectious Disease Symposium
Mount Sinai Hospital , New York City
On May 22nd, R Baby held the 3rd Annual R Baby Pediatric Infectious Disease Symposium in NYC at Mount Sinai Hospital, led by Dr. Adam Vella. This important event was a one-day symposium taught by leaders in pediatric emergency medicine and infectious diseases providing the most current information in the field. It provided valuable learning opportunities for Emergency Department residents in an effort to improve care of pediatric patients throughout the country. Topics included Early Recognition of a Deadly Disease, The Rule Out Sepsis, Still a Moving Target, Febrile Neonates with Virus: Risk of Bacterial Disease and the New Frontier, Solutions Where None Has Been Before. More than 300 medical participants, who will treat more than 3000 babies annually, completed surveys at the end of the event showing that not only will they use the information from the event daily, they have an increased level of confidence and competence treating babies.
The day concluded with the PEM Fellow simulation challenge providing an opportunity for 3 PEM Fellow teams to compete for the top spot in various mock emergency situations.