17th Annual Pediatric Review and Update

Toddler being held by her mother as a doctor sterilizes her arm in preparation for an immunization.

Conference date

November 2-3, 2023

Conference location

Sentinel Hotel, Portland, Oregon

Please note: This is a live, in-person meeting. The conference will not be available via livestream.

Target audience

The target audience for this conference is family physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other providers of pediatric and adolescent care. 

Pediatric Review Registration

Register online for the 2023 Doernbecher Pediatric Review

Cindy Ferrell Endowment Fundraising Event

Please join us for refreshments and appetizers on Thursday, November 2nd from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Sentinel Hotel. This event allows faculty, residents, alumni, and supporters to gather and reconnect, while benefiting the OHSU Pediatric Residency Program and honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Cindy Ferrell.

Register here to purchase tickets in advance. If you are unable to attend but would like to donate to the Cindy Ferrell Endowment for Pediatric Residency, click here: https://donate.ohsufoundation.org/cindyferrell.

Thursday, November 2

7:15      Registration / Continental Breakfast    

7:55      Welcome and Introduction to the Course    

8:00      Cindy Ferrell Keynote:  Approaches to Pediatric Insomnia - Caroline Okorie, MD

9:00      BREAK    

9:15      A Pediatrician and Child Psychiatrist Talk about Autism - Linda Schmidt, MD and Katharine Zuckerman, MD

10:45    BREAK    

11:00    Update on Infectious Diseases - Lorne Walker, MD

11:45    Illness: Distress versus Depression - Michael Harris, PhD

12:30    LUNCH    

1:30      Eating Disorders - Hannah Canter, MD

2:15      Breakout  Sessions

  1. Early Literacy in Primary Care - Ellen Stevenson, MD, MPH
  2. Provider Wellness - Sara Taub, MD
  3. Casting and Splinting - Matthew Halsey, MD

3:00    BREAK    

3:15    Concussion - Ryan Petering

4:00    Scoliosis - Matthew Halsey, MD

4:45     ADJOURN    

Friday, November 3

7:15      Registration / Continental Breakfast    

7:55      Announcements    

8:00      Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip - Matthew Halsey, MD

8:45      Gender-Affirming Care - Hayley Baines, MD

9:30      Emotional and Developmental Trauma: Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment - Rhonda Andrews, LCSW

10:15    BREAK    

10:30    Brown Skin Matters - Antwon Chavis, MD

11:15   Pediatric Dermatology - Sabra Leitenberger, MD

11:45    LUNCH    

12:45    Evidence-based Treatment of Child Mental Health Disorders: 10 Studies in 50 minutes - Craigan Usher, MD

1:30      Breakout sessions

  1. Narrative Medicine - Natalie Lanocha, MD
  2. Chronic Illness – Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care - Reem Hassan, MD
  3. Guideline-based Outpatient Antibiotics - Alison Chiang, MD

2:30      Adolescent Gynecology - Megan Jacobs, MD

3:15      Hypertension - Abbie Bauer, MD

4:00      Pediatric Obesity: New AAP Guidelines - Angela-Tu Nguyen, MD

4:45      ADJOURN    

Course Fees

Prior to October 23: $400

On or after October 23: $450

Cancellation policy

To help meet administrative costs, a $35.00 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by October 23, 2023; no refunds can be issued after that date. Please email cme@ohsu.edu if you need to cancel your registration. 

American Medical Association


OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Your information will be shared with the ACCME to grant credit.

Sentinel Hotel reservations

The following link can be used to book lodging at a reduced rate at the Sentinel.

Sentinel Hotel OHSU Room Block


E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact the Division of Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism at OHSU

OHSU School of Medicine seeks a learning environment where all presentations, interactions, and conversations are respectful, harassment-free and provide a discrimination-free environment for all learners, faculty, residents, fellows, staff and others in attendance. All presenters are asked to honor OHSU SOM’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and anti-racism.