Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8:45 AM to 2:00 PM PDT
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Virtual Conference


Isra Uz-Zaman, Executive Director
California Chapter 1, American Academy of Pediatrics

Please join California Chapter 1, American Academy of Pediatrics for its Annual Spring CME Conference! This year's topics include Risk Taking, Mental Health, and Media Use & Abuse. 


AAPCA1 Chapter Member: $60.00 Early, $80.00 Regular

Non-AAPCA1 Chapter Member: $85.00 Early, $100.00 Regular

Young Pediatricians (<3 Years): $35.00 Early, $50.00 Regular

Emeritus, NP, PA, Social Workers, Teachers: $45.00 Early, $65.00 Regular

Physicians-in-Training: $30.00

Medical Students: $25.00

*There are three scholarships available for physicians-in-training and medical students, which will be granted on a first come first served basis. Please email info@aapca1.org to receive a full scholarship for the conference.


Refund policy: Refunds, less a $15.00 cancellation fee, are available until 4/20/2021 with NO refunds after this date.


8:45 – Welcome
8:50 – Risk Taking in Adolescence | Bonnie Halper-Felsher, PhD, FSAHM
9:30 – Q & A
9:40 – Adolescent Mental Health | Shashank Joshi, MD, FAAP, DFAACAP
10:20 – Q & A
10:30 – Break
10:40 – Adolescent Media Use and Abuse | Shafia Zaloom
11:20 – Q & A
11:30 – Announcements and Wrap Up
11:40 – Lunch/Networking
12:30 – Small Group Discussions 1
1:15 – Small Group Discussions 2
Topics for Small Group Discussions:
(1) Motivational Interviewing | Seth Ammerman, MD, FAAP
(2) In- & Out-Patient Substance Abuse Counseling & Treatment | Steven Peterson, LCSW, CADCIII
(3) Hands on Learning About PEARLS Screening and ACEs in Teens with Role Play and Discussion | Deirdre Bernard-Pearl, MD & Miriam Rhew, MD, MPH, FAAP
(4) Physician Wellness and Self-Care | Hailey Nelson, MD, FAAP, IBCLC
Credit Statements:
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the California Chapter 1 of the AAP. The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
  • This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 4.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • PAs may claim a maximum of 4.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.