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19A October 2000 The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Pediatric Surgical Nursing,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 12- 13, 2000. For further information, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meeting Planner, Department of Continuing Med- ical Education, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342; E-mail: [email protected]. The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Diabetes in Children,” The Chil- dren’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadel- phia, Pennsylvania, October 21, 2000. For further information, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meeting Planner, Department of Continuing Medical Education, The Children’s Hos- pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104- 4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590- 4342; E-mail: [email protected]. Temple University School of Medi- cine, “Review and Update of Pediatric Emergency Medicine,” Sarasota, Florida, October 23-27, 2000. Credit: AMA Cate- gory I: 20 hours and AAP certified. For further information, contact American Medical Seminars, Inc, Mr D. Reece Pierce, PA/C, PO Box 6129, Sarasota, FL 34278; phone: 800-325-1961; fax: 941- 365-7073; Web site: www.AMSme.com. The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Feeding Conference,” The Chil- dren’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadel- phia, Pennsylvania, October 27-28, 2000. For further information, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meeting Planner, Department of Continuing Medical Education, The Children’s Hos- pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104- 4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590- 4342; E-mail: [email protected]. November 2000 The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Intensive Pediatric Emergency Medicine,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 6-10, 2000. For further informa- tion, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assis- tant Meeting Planner, Department of Con- Scheduled meetings August 2000 NASPGN, “World Congress of Pedi- atric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition,” Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, August 5-9, 2000. For further information, contact World Congress of Pediatric Gastroen- terology, Hepatology & Nutrition, 6900 Grove Rd, Thorofare, NJ 08086; phone 856-848-1000, ext 252; fax: 609-848- 5274; E-mail: [email protected]. Children’s National Medical Center, The George Washington University Medical Center and the American Academy of Pediatrics, District of Co- lumbia Chapter, “Tenth Annual Pedi- atric Board Review,” Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, August 21-26, 2000. Credit: AMA Category 1, 57 hours. For further information, contact Office of Continuing Medical Education, Children’s Hospital, 111 Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20010-2970; phone: 800-787-0070 or 202-884-5990. September 2000 Tel Aviv Medical Center, The Divi- sion of Pediatrics, The Institute for Child Development, “Birth, The Begin- ning of Developmental Freedom, Jerusalem Jubilee Symposium,” the Pontifical Institute, Notre Dame of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, Septem- ber 2-5, 2000. For further information, contact the Secretariat at Target Tours, Jerusalem Jubilee Symposium, PO Box 29041, Tel Aviv, Israel 61290; phone: +972 3 5175150; fax: +972 3 5175155; E-mail: [email protected]. The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Ketogenic Diet,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 9, 2000. For further information, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meeting Planner, Department of Continuing Medical Ed- ucation, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590- 4342; E-mail:[email protected]. Israel Society for Adolescent Medi- cine, “Adolescent Medicine: Perspec- tives and Challenge, An International Conference at the Threshold of the 21st Century,” Jerusalem, Israel, September 11-14, 2000. For further information, contact ISAS International Seminars, POB 340001, Jerusalem 91340, Israel; phone: 972-2-6520574; fax: 972-2- 6520558. The Division of General Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, “Pediatrics for the Practitioner–Update 2000,” Thomas B. Turner Building, Johns Hopkins Univer- sity School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, September 14-15, 2000. Cred- it: AMA Category 1, up to 14 hours; other appropriate credit pending. For further information, contact Office of Continuing Medical Education, Johns Hopkins Uni- versity School of Medicine, Turner 20, 720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205- 2195; phone: 410-955-2959; fax: 410-955- 0807; E-mail: [email protected]. Office of Continuing Medical Educa- tion, Department of Medical Education, The University of Michigan Medical School, “The 13th Annual Pediatric Board Review,” Crowne Plaza, Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 17-22, 2000. For further information, contact Joyce Robertson, Registrar, Department of Medical Education, PO Box 1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1157; phone: 734-763- 1400 or 800-800-0666; fax: 734-936-1641. The Children’s Hospital of Philadel- phia, “Pediatric Board Review,” The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 18-22, 2000. For further information, con- tact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meet- ing Planner, Department of Continuing Medical Education, The Children’s Hos- pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104- 4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590- 4342; E-mail: [email protected]. IDF, ISPAD, EASD, Tel-Aviv Uni- versity, “The 9th International Beilison- Schneider Symposium on children with Parents or Siblings with Diabetes: Med- ical & Psycho-Social Aspects,” Maagan Holiday Village, Sea of Galilee, Israel, September 22-25, 2000. For further in- formation, contact Mrs Margalit Zur, PO Box 9095, Ramat-Efal 52190, Israel; phone: 972-3-6355038; fax: 972-3- 5351103; E-mail: [email protected]. ANNOUNCEMENTS

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October 2000The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-

phia, “Pediatric Surgical Nursing,” TheChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 12-13, 2000. For further information, contactMs Glorene D. Ford, Assistant MeetingPlanner, Department of Continuing Med-ical Education, The Children’s Hospital ofPhiladelphia, 34th St and Civic CenterBlvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399;phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342;E-mail: [email protected].

The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-phia, “Diabetes in Children,” The Chil-dren’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadel-phia, Pennsylvania, October 21, 2000.For further information, contact MsGlorene D. Ford, Assistant MeetingPlanner, Department of ContinuingMedical Education, The Children’s Hos-pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and CivicCenter Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342; E-mail: [email protected].

Temple University School of Medi-cine, “Review and Update of PediatricEmergency Medicine,” Sarasota, Florida,October 23-27, 2000. Credit: AMA Cate-gory I: 20 hours and AAP certified. Forfurther information, contact AmericanMedical Seminars, Inc, Mr D. ReecePierce, PA/C, PO Box 6129, Sarasota, FL34278; phone: 800-325-1961; fax: 941-365-7073; Web site: www.AMSme.com.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-phia, “Feeding Conference,” The Chil-dren’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadel-phia, Pennsylvania, October 27-28, 2000.For further information, contact MsGlorene D. Ford, Assistant MeetingPlanner, Department of ContinuingMedical Education, The Children’s Hos-pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and CivicCenter Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342; E-mail: [email protected].

November 2000The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-

phia, “Intensive Pediatric EmergencyMedicine,” The Children’s Hospital ofPhiladelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,November 6-10, 2000. For further informa-tion, contact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assis-tant Meeting Planner, Department of Con-

Scheduled meetings

August 2000NASPGN, “World Congress of Pedi-

atric Gastroenterology, Hepatology &Nutrition,” Hynes Convention Center,Boston, Massachusetts, August 5-9,2000. For further information, contactWorld Congress of Pediatric Gastroen-terology, Hepatology & Nutrition, 6900Grove Rd, Thorofare, NJ 08086; phone856-848-1000, ext 252; fax: 609-848-5274; E-mail: [email protected].

Children’s National Medical Center,The George Washington UniversityMedical Center and the AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics, District of Co-lumbia Chapter, “Tenth Annual Pedi-atric Board Review,” Hyatt RegencyBethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, August21-26, 2000. Credit: AMA Category 1,57 hours. For further information,contact Office of Continuing MedicalEducation, Children’s Hospital, 111Michigan Ave, NW, Washington, DC20010-2970; phone: 800-787-0070 or202-884-5990.

September 2000Tel Aviv Medical Center, The Divi-

sion of Pediatrics, The Institute forChild Development, “Birth, The Begin-ning of Developmental Freedom,Jerusalem Jubilee Symposium,” thePontifical Institute, Notre Dame ofJerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, Septem-ber 2-5, 2000. For further information,contact the Secretariat at Target Tours,Jerusalem Jubilee Symposium, PO Box29041, Tel Aviv, Israel 61290; phone:+972 3 5175150; fax: +972 3 5175155;E-mail: [email protected].

The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-phia, “Ketogenic Diet,” The Children’sHospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, September 9, 2000. Forfurther information, contact Ms GloreneD. Ford, Assistant Meeting Planner,Department of Continuing Medical Ed-ucation, The Children’s Hospital ofPhiladelphia, 34th St and Civic CenterBlvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399;phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342; E-mail:[email protected].

Israel Society for Adolescent Medi-cine, “Adolescent Medicine: Perspec-

tives and Challenge, An InternationalConference at the Threshold of the 21stCentury,” Jerusalem, Israel, September11-14, 2000. For further information,contact ISAS International Seminars,POB 340001, Jerusalem 91340, Israel;phone: 972-2-6520574; fax: 972-2-6520558.

The Division of General Pediatrics,The Johns Hopkins Children’s Centerand the Johns Hopkins UniversitySchool of Medicine, “Pediatrics for thePractitioner–Update 2000,” Thomas B.Turner Building, Johns Hopkins Univer-sity School of Medicine, Baltimore,Maryland, September 14-15, 2000. Cred-it: AMA Category 1, up to 14 hours; otherappropriate credit pending. For furtherinformation, contact Office of ContinuingMedical Education, Johns Hopkins Uni-versity School of Medicine, Turner 20,720 Rutland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205-2195; phone: 410-955-2959; fax: 410-955-0807; E-mail: [email protected].

Office of Continuing Medical Educa-tion, Department of Medical Education,The University of Michigan MedicalSchool, “The 13th Annual PediatricBoard Review,” Crowne Plaza, AnnArbor, Michigan, September 17-22, 2000.For further information, contact JoyceRobertson, Registrar, Department ofMedical Education, PO Box 1157, AnnArbor, MI 48106-1157; phone: 734-763-1400 or 800-800-0666; fax: 734-936-1641.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadel-phia, “Pediatric Board Review,” TheChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September18-22, 2000. For further information, con-tact Ms Glorene D. Ford, Assistant Meet-ing Planner, Department of ContinuingMedical Education, The Children’s Hos-pital of Philadelphia, 34th St and CivicCenter Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399; phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342; E-mail: [email protected].

IDF, ISPAD, EASD, Tel-Aviv Uni-versity, “The 9th International Beilison-Schneider Symposium on children withParents or Siblings with Diabetes: Med-ical & Psycho-Social Aspects,” MaaganHoliday Village, Sea of Galilee, Israel,September 22-25, 2000. For further in-formation, contact Mrs Margalit Zur,PO Box 9095, Ramat-Efal 52190, Israel;phone: 972-3-6355038; fax: 972-3-5351103; E-mail: [email protected].

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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ANNOUNCEMENTS THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

AUGUST 2000

tinuing Medical Education, The Children’sHospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and CivicCenter Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399;phone: 215-590-5263; fax: 215-590-4342;E-mail: [email protected].

Department of Pediatrics, Divisionof Nutrition, University of Iowa Hos-pitals & Clinics, “Intensive Course inPediatric Nutrition,” Iowa City, Iowa,November 6-10, 2000. Credit: AMACategory 1, 33.5 hours; American Di-etetic Association, 33 hours; AAFP,33.75 hours; University of Iowa, 3.3continuing education units. For furtherinformation, contact Sandy Hanson,Course Coordinator, Department ofPediatrics, Division of Nutrition, W136GH, University of Iowa Hospitals &Clinics, Iowa City IA 52242-1083;phone: 319-356-3636; fax: 319-356-8669;E-mail: [email protected].

Society for Glycobiology, “Congeni-tal Disorders of Glycosylation,” BostonPark Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachu-settes, November 8, 2000. For further in-formation, contact CDG 2000, Associa-tion Management; phone: 505-989-4735;fax: 505-989-1073.

Office of Continuing Medical Educa-tion, Department of Medical Educa-tion, University of Michigan MedicalSchool, “Neonatology 2000,” TowsleyCenter, University of Michigan MedicalSchool, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Novem-ber 9-10, 2000. For further information,contact Joyce Robertson, Registrar, De-partment of Medical Education, PO Box1157, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1157;phone: 734-763-1400 or 800-800-0666;fax: 734-936-1641.

Castle House Medical Conferences,“2nd European Conference on PaediatricAsthma,” The Business Design Centre,London, UK, November 23 and 24,2000. For further information, contactConference Secretariat, Castle HouseMedical Conferences, 3 Linden Close,Turnbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8HH, UK;phone: +44 (0) 1892 539606; fax: +44 (0)1892 517773 or +44 (0) 1892 517005; E-mail: [email protected].

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterol-ogy and Nutrition, Department of Pe-diatrics, Johns Hopkins UniversitySchool of Medicine, “Advances in Pedi-atric Nutrition,” Renaissance Harbor-place Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland,November 27-29, 2000. For further in-formation, contact Program Coordinator,Office of Continuing Medical Education,Johns Hopkins University School ofMedicine, Turner Building 20, 720 Rut-land Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205-2195;

phone: 410-955-2959; fax: 410-955-0807;E-mail: [email protected].

February 2001University of Cape Town, “Asthma

for Africa,” Education Building, Uni-versity of Cape Town Middle Campus,Cape Town, South Africa, February 1-3, 2001. For further information, con-tact Jodi Fyfe, Conference Manage-ment Centre, Barnard Fuller Building,UCT Medical School, Observatory,7925, Cape Town, South Africa;phone: (021) 406 6407; fax: (021) 4486263; E-mail: [email protected].

MRC Environmental EpidemiologyUnit, University of Southampton,UK, Sneha-India, and the Internation-al Council for Research into the FetalOrigins of Adult Disease, “First WorldCongress on the Fetal Origins of AdultDisease,” The Oberoi Towers, Mumbai(Bombay), India, February 2-4, 2001.For further information, contact MsAlifiya S. Motiwala, MSc; phone: 00-91-22-6516439/6456763; fax: 00-91-226516438; E-mail: [email protected];Web site: www.sneha-india.org.

Child Neurology Institute, “Interna-tional Symposium on the West Syn-drome and Related Infantile EpilepticEncephalopathies (ISWS),” The YayoiMemorial Hall, Tokyo Women’s Med-ical University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo,Japan, February 10-11, 2001. Forfurther information, contact YukioFukuyama, MD, Secretariat, ISWS, c/oChild Neurology Institute, Samban-choTY Plaza, 5Fl., 24 Samban-cho, Chiyo-da-ku, Tokyo, 102-0075, Japan; phone:+81-3-3238-1580; fax: +81-3-3238-1502;E-mail: [email protected].

University of Cape Town, “PaediatricRefresher Course for GPs,” EducationBuilding, University of Cape Town,Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa,February 12-13, 2001. For further infor-mation, contact Sally Elliot, ConferenceManagement Centre, Barnard FullerBuilding, UCT Medical School, Obser-vatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa;phone: 021 406 6381; fax: 021 448 6263;E-mail: [email protected].

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Klosterfrau Award for ChildhoodAsthma

Aims and Scope: The “Klosterfrau Re-search Award for Childhood Asthma”

will be awarded annually. It will beawarded to researchers in pneumologyand pediatrics whose work is oriented tothe better understanding of childhoodasthma and its treatment.

Forty thousand Swiss francs will beawarded to one person or team, with thestipulation that 30,000 Swiss francs bespent for further research.

Authors who have published a scientificpaper in this area within the last 2 years orwhose paper has been accepted for publi-cation are entitled to submit an applica-tion. Papers published in English will bepreferred. References from a third partyare not required. Excluded are papers thathave already been submitted for a prize.

Decisions are made by an internationaljury consisting of 5 experts from 5 differ-ent countries.

Applications must contain:• Three copies of the submitted paper• A short summary of the content• A list of publications of the author/s• A short CVPlease send your application (no spe-

cial form required) by August 30, 2000,at the latest to: Prof Dr D. Reinhardt, Drvon Haunersches Kinderspital der LMU,Klosterfrau Preis, Lindwurmstrasse 4,D-80337 Munich, Germany.

Charles E. Culpeper Scholarshipsin Medical Science

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is cur-rently accepting applications for its 2001Charles E. Culpeper Scholarships inMedical Science Program, designed tosupport the career development of acad-emic physicians.

Up to 4 awards of $100,000 per year for3 years will be made to US medical schoolsor equivalent US educational institutionson behalf of candidates who are US citi-zens or aliens who have been granted per-manent US residence (proof required);who have received their MD degree froma US medical school or the equivalent of anMD degree from an educational institutionequivalent to a US medical school in 1992or later (except under extraordinary cir-cumstances, as approved by the Fund be-fore submittal); and who are judged wor-thy of support by virtue of the quality oftheir research proposals. All scientific re-search relevant to human health is eligiblefor consideration. No institution may nom-inate more than one candidate.

In selecting awardees, emphasis will beon identifying young physicians with clearpotential for making substantial contribu-tions to science as academic physicians.

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THE JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Deadline for applications is August15, 2000. Awards will be announced inJanuary 2001 for activation on or aboutJuly 1, 2001. Application forms and in-structions may be obtained on the Webat www.rbf.org or by contacting theRockefeller Brothers Fund, 437 Madi-son Ave, 37th floor, New York, NY10022-7001; phone: 212-812-4200; fax:212-812-4299.

Certifying ExaminationsThe American Board of Pediatrics

announces its 2001 certifying examina-tions. For further information, contactthe American Board of Pediatrics, 111Silver Cedar Ct, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1513; phone: 919-929-0461; fax: 919-918-7114 or 919-929-9255; Web site:www.abp.org.

You must contact the ABP for applica-tion material. The final period of regis-tration requires payment of a late fee.Additional information and the eligibilityrequirements may be found on the ABPWeb site: www.abp.org or may be ob-tained by contacting the ABP.

General Pediatrics ExaminationExamination Dates: October 15-16, 2001.Registration for first-time applicants:

December 1, 2000, through April 30,2001 (postmarked).

Registration for re-registrants: Febru-ary 15, 2001, through May 31, 2001(postmarked).

Pediatric Endocrinology, PediatricGastroenterology, and Pediatric Infec-tious Diseases

Examination Date: August 13, 2001.Registration for first-time applicants:

October 2, 2000, through December 30,2000 (postmarked).

Registration for re-registrants: Decem-ber 15, 2000, through March 15, 2001(postmarked).

Adolescent Medicine,* PediatricNephrology, and Neonatal-PerinatalMedicine

Examination Date: November 12, 2001.Registration for first-time applicants:

February 1, 2001, through April 30, 2001(postmarked).

Registration for re-registrants: March15, 2001, through June 15, 2001 (post-marked).

*If you are applying through theABIM for the 2001 Adolescent MedicineCertifying Examination, you must con-tact ABIM for registration dates.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities*Examination Date: April 3, 2001Registration for applicants: July 3,

2000, through September 30, 2000 (post-marked).

*If you are applying through theABPN for the 2001 Neurodevelopmen-tal Disabilities Certifying Examination,you must contact ABPN for registrationdates.

Sports Medicine*Examination Date: April 20, 2001.Registration for first-time applicants:

July 3, 2000, through September 30,2000 (postmarked).

Registration for re-registrants: Sep-tember 1, 2000, through November 30,2000 (postmarked).

*If you are applying through theABFP, ABEM, or ABIM for the 2001Sports Medicine Certifying Examina-tion, you must contact the respectiveBoard for registration dates.

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