2020 Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA®) Annual Symposium (Virtual Conference): All Times CST

June 26, 2020 to June 27, 2020

Course Description

This symposium provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing of knowledge and experiences related to clinical care of children and adults with Down syndrome, clinical research related to Down syndrome, and development of Down syndrome clinics. The intended audience is DSMIG-USA® members and other professionals working in the field of Down syndrome including physicians, research scientists, nurses/nurse practitioners, Down syndrome clinic coordinators, psychologists, dietitians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and social workers. Residents and trainees are welcome.

Learning Objectives

As a result of their active participation in this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Identify best practice management strategies for individuals who have Down syndrome along with their caregivers
  • Recognize and discuss trends in care for people with Down syndrome with interdisciplinary colleagues
  • Formulate best practice care plans with interdisciplinary colleagues to incorporate into their practice

Elements of Competence

This continuing education activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of medical knowledge, patient care and procedural skills, and practice based learning and improvement. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of communication, roles/responsibilities, and teams/teamwork.

Symposium Fees

Pre-Payment is required! There will be no day-of registration.

There are some scholarships available for students/trainees, international, and clinic coordinator attendees. Please email Emilie Perkins at eperkins@raybourn.com to express your interest in one of the scholarships before you register.

Symposium fees include a nonrefundable $20 cancellation fee.

Early Registration: Through June 8, 2020
Please use Coupon Code DSMIG20EB at checkout.

  • Members of DSMIG-USA® in good standing: $99; 
  • Non-members: $149; 
  • Symposium Speakers: $75 (no early registration discount)
  • Students: $49 (no early registration discount)

Registration: June 1 to June 25, 2020:

  • Members of DSMIG-USA® in good standing: $139;
  • Non-members: $189
  • Symposium Speakers: $75
  • Students: $49

This year we are also excited to offer a group discount for attendees from the same clinic. Once the first registration is received, a $20 coupon code will be sent that can be shared with additional attendees from the same clinic. This coupon code is only eligible with member and non-member rates (it cannot be used with speaker or student/trainee rates). It can be combined with the early bird discount code through May 31.   

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellations through June 1 will receive a full refund minus the $20 cancellation fee; June 1-June 12 there will be a 50% refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after June 12.

QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION

Email help@icep.wisc.edu.

PROGRAM CHANGES

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For symposium information contact Emilie Perkins at eperkins@raybourn.com.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for healthcare providers and researchers who have a special interest in the care of persons with Down syndrome including, but not limited to, Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Psychologists, Dietitians, Social Workers, Down Syndrome Clinic Coordinators, Residents, and Trainees.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    Registration opens: 
    05/15/2020
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2020
    Event starts: 
    06/26/2020 - 8:00am
    Event ends: 
    06/27/2020 - 1:30pm
    Cost:
    $189.00
    Rating: 
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    Friday, June 26, 2020

    All Times are CST.

    AM 
    8:00-8:55"Live" Poster Viewing
    9:00-9:05Welcome and Announcements, Maria Stanley, MD
    9:10-9:55Immunologic Conditions and Individuals with Down Syndrome, Luke Wall, MD
    10:00-11:00Obesity Panel, W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc, FTOS; Nicolas Oreskovic, MD, MPH
    11:05-12:05Improving Access to Care Panel, Brian Chicoine, MD; Corey Keeton, MD; Naira Pereyra-Muñoz, MD, Brian Skotko, MD; Lauren Wang, MD
    PM 
    12:10-1:00Lunch Break, Top 5 Poster Presentations with Q & A
    1:05-1:50Practice Changing Articles 2020, Peter Bulova, MD; Kishore Vellody, MD
    1:55-2:55The Dual Diagnosis of Down Syndrome and Autism - Clinical Insights and Research Updates, Natalie Haultain, PsyD; Noemi Spinazzi, MD
    3:00-3:45Down Syndrome Associated Arthritis, Jordan Jones, MD
    3:50-4:35A Game-Changing Resource: Global's Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome, Peter Bulova, MD; George Capone, MD; Bryn Gelaro, LSW; Michelle Whitten
    4:40-4:45Closing Announcements
    5:00-6:00Member Meeting/Virtual Happy Hour
    6:00-7:00"Live" Poster Viewing

    Saturday, June 27, 2020

    The Saturday activities are not accredited for continuing education credit.

    ADULT HEALTH CARE WORK GROUP MEETING, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM CST

    This work group aims to update the Adult Healthcare Projects currently underway (medical guidelines, literature reviews, and data collection). Sufficient time for group discussion is planned.

    Facilitators: Peter Bulova, MD, and George Capone, MD

    ADULT REGRESSION WORK GROUP MEETING, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CST

    This work group will review work to date developing a description, definition, and diagnostic approach to regression seen in people with Down syndrome with an emphasis on regression seen in adolescents and young adults. This group will solicit further information  from participants based on experience and literature review.

    Facilitator: Brian Chicoine, MD

    CHILDHOOD DS-ASD WORK GROUP MEETING, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST

    This work group will include discussions on what has been learned about DS-ASD in the past year, how to apply that learning to improving the quality of care for individuals with co-occurring Down syndrome and autism spectrum disorder, and what needs to be learned in the next year to advance our understanding of how best to serve the needs of these individuals and their families. One of the main goals of the work group will be choosing projects to be completed in the coming year, assembling teams of people who will work on them, and having team meetings to start that work.

    Facilitator: Brian Belden, PhD

    COVID-19 DISCUSSION PANEL, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CST

    This 1.5 hour discussion will allow participants to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted their patients and clinics and learn from those most impacted. Preliminary data from the COVID-19/DS survey will be shared. Invited clinician panelists will be available to share their experiences and answer questions.

    Moderators: Nicole Baumer, MD, MEd, and Peter Bulova, MD

    SYMPOSIUM PRESENTERS

    Nicole Baumer, MD, MEd, Director, Boston Children's Hospital Down Syndrome Program

    Brian Beldon, PhD, Child Psychologist; Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

    Peter Bulova, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Co-Director, Magee Center for Women with Disabilities; Director, University of Pittsburgh Adult Down Syndrome Center

    W. Scott Butsch, MD, MSc, FTOS, Director of Obesity Medicine, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic

    George Capone, MD, Director, Kennedy Krieger Institute's Down Syndrome Clinic and Research Center

    Brian Chicoine, MD, Medical Director, Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center

    Bryn Gelaro, LSW, Director of Adult Initiatives and Special Projects, Global Down Syndrome Foundation

    Natalie Haultain, PsyD, Clinical Psychologist; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

    Jordan Jones, MD, Rheumatology Division, Children's Mercy Kansas City; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

    Corey Keeton, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati

    Nicolas Oreskovic, MD, MPH, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Naira Pereyra-Muñoz, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Star Médica Private Children's Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico

    Brian Skotko, MD, Director, Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

    Noemi Spinazzi, MD, Medical Director, Down Syndrome Clinic at UCSF Benoiff Children's Hospital Oakland; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

    Kishore Vellody, MD, President, National Down Syndrome Congress; Medical Director, Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    Luke Wall, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Section of Allergy Immunology, LSU and Children's Hospital

    Lauren Wang, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Cincinnati

    Michelle Whitten, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Global Down Syndrome Foundation

    SYMPOSIUM PLANNING COMMITTEE

    Nicole Baumer, MD, MEd, Director, Boston Children's Hospital Down Syndrome Program

    Gabriela Eguiarte, MD, Pediatrician, Angeles Pedregal Hospital, Mexico

    Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist III, Advocate Medical Group Adult Down Syndrome Center

    Judy Kim, MD, Assistant Professor, Center for Transition Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

    Andrew McCormick, MD, Director, Healthy Transitions Program, Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    Lina Patel, PsyD, Director of Psychology, Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children's Hospital Colorado

    Emilie Perkins, Director of Client and Conference Services, Raybourn Group International

    Noemi Spinazzi, MD, Medical Director, Down Syndrome Clinic at UCSF Benoiff Children's Hospital Oakland; Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

    Maria Stanley, MD, FAAP, Annual Symposium Committee Co-Chair; Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Medical Director, Waisman Center; Director, Down Syndrome Clinic

    POLICY ON DISCLOSURE

    It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosures will be made available.

    *The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. 
     

     

     

     

     

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    Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Credit Designation Statements

     

    American Medical Association (AMA)

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .6 CEUs or 6 hours.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $189.00
    Please login or register to take this course.

    Pre-Payment is required! There will be no day-of registration.

    There are some scholarships available for students/trainees, international, and clinic coordinator attendees. Please email Emilie Perkins at eperkins@raybourn.com to express your interest in one of the scholarships before you register.

    Symposium fees include a nonrefundable $20 cancellation fee.

    Early Registration: Through June 8, 2020
    Please use Coupon Code DSMIG20EB at checkout.

    • Members of DSMIG-USA® in good standing: $99; 
    • Non-members: $149; 
    • Symposium Speakers: $75 (no early registration discount)
    • Students: $49 (no early registration discount)

    Registration: June 1 to June 25, 2020:

    • Members of DSMIG-USA® in good standing: $139;
    • Non-members: $189
    • Symposium Speakers: $75
    • Students: $49

    This year we are also excited to offer a group discount for attendees from the same clinic. Once the first registration is received, a $20 coupon code will be sent that can be shared with additional attendees from the same clinic. This coupon code is only eligible with member and non-member rates (it cannot be used with speaker or student/trainee rates). It can be combined with the early bird discount code through May 31.   

    CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

    Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellations through June 1 will receive a full refund minus the $20 cancellation fee; June 1-June 12 there will be a 50% refund. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after June 12.

    QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION

    Email help@icep.wisc.edu.