4th World Congress on Controversies in Pediatrics (CoPedia) 2017 Amsterdam

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  • The 4th World Con­gress on Con­tro­ver­sies in Pedi­atrics (CoPe­dia) will take place March 30April 1, 2017 in Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands.

    CoPe­dia is one of the few con­gresses that brings together groups of inter­dis­ci­pli­nary experts to tackle cur­rent clin­i­cal con­tro­ver­sies in the field of pedi­atrics. The 4th CoPe­dia will focus on Infec­tious Dis­eases, Immu­niza­tions, Nutri­tion, Endocrinol­ogy, Obe­sity, Allergy, Asthma, Neu­rol­ogy, ADHD, Car­di­ol­ogy, Hema­tol­ogy, Neona­tol­ogy, and more.

    The CoPe­dia sci­en­tific pro­gram will address the most burn­ing ques­tions in the field of pedi­atrics and will pro­vide an effec­tive forum to dis­cuss and debate these ques­tions. In addi­tion, there will ample time allo­cated to speaker-​audience discussions.

    Con­gress Topics

    • Infec­tious diseases
    • Allergy
    • Asthma
    • Immu­niza­tions
    • ADHD
    • Nutri­tion
    • Ado­les­cent Medicine
    • Endocrinol­ogy – GH ther­apy, The man­age­ment of short stature, genet­ics of con­gen­i­tal hypothyroidism
    • Phar­ma­col­ogy
    • Obe­sity – bariatric surgery
    • Genet­ics
    • Gas­troen­terol­ogy – Crohn’s dis. IBD, celiac
    • Hema­tol­ogy – Throm­bo­phylia screen­ing before con­tra­cep­tive pills
    • Neona­tol­ogy – pre­ma­ture infants: long term follow-​up re growth and development
    • Rheuma­tol­ogy
    • Psy­chi­a­try



    • Ami Ballin, Israel
    • Sami Bahna, USA
    • Marc A. Ben­ninga, The Netherlands

    Sec­tion Heads

    • Clin­i­cal Phar­ma­col­ogy: Gideon Koren, Canada
    • Rheuma­tol­ogy: Rolando Cimaz, Italy
    • Allergy & Immunol­ogy: Sami Bahna, USA
    • Infec­tious Dis­eases: Shai Ashke­nazi, Israel
    • Gas­troen­terol­ogy: Paolo Lionetti, Italy and Marc A. Ben­ninga, The Netherlands

    CME Accreditation

    The 4th World Con­gress on Con­tro­ver­sies in Pedi­atrics (CoPe­dia) will take place March 30 – April 1, 2017 in Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands has been sub­mit­ted for accred­i­ta­tion by the Euro­pean Accred­i­ta­tion Coun­cil for Con­tin­u­ing Med­ical Edu­ca­tion (EAC­CME). The EAC­CME is an insti­tu­tion of the Euro­pean Union of Med­ical Spe­cial­ists (UEMS). The CME accred­i­ta­tion is valid for the main con­gress pro­gram only and does not cover the company-​sponsored symposia.

    For the Ital­ian participants

    The pro­gram for 4th World Con­gress on Con­tro­ver­sies in Pedi­atrics (CoPe­dia) will take place March 30 – April 1, 2017 in Ams­ter­dam, The Nether­lands, will be sub­mit­ted for CME accred­i­ta­tion from the Ital­ian Min­istry of Health.

    ISO 9001 Certification

    This Qual­ity cer­ti­fi­ca­tion requires all par­tic­i­pants to fill in a sci­en­tific ques­tion­naire and to eval­u­ate the over­all qual­ity of the event. Ques­tion­naires will avail­able online at the Con­gress web­site as at the con­clu­sion of the con­gress for 3 weeks.

    CME for USA participants

    UEMS/​EACCME CME credit recognition

    The Amer­i­can Med­ical Asso­ci­a­tion (AMA) has an agree­ment of mutual recog­ni­tion of con­tin­u­ing med­ical edu­ca­tion (CME) credit with the Euro­pean Union of Med­ical Spe­cial­ties (UEMS). Under the terms of this agree­ment, the AMA will con­vert CME credit cer­ti­fied by the Euro­pean Accred­i­ta­tion Coun­cil for Con­tin­u­ing Med­ical Edu­ca­tion (EAC­CME), the accred­it­ing arm of the UEMS, to AMA PRA Cat­e­gory 1 Credit™.

    Physi­cians (MDs, DOs or equiv­a­lent inter­na­tional degree) may have their EAC­CME credit con­verted to AMA PRA Cat­e­gory 1 Credit™ by apply­ing to the AMA.

    Edu­ca­tional needs and expected outcomes

    • Assess and appraise con­tro­ver­sial issues based on the lat­est find­ings by lead­ing sci­en­tists in the field of pedi­atic diseases.
    • Eval­u­ate best prac­tices in pediatrics
    • Dis­cuss new sci­en­tific knowl­edge and recent research find­ings in the fields of neoad­ju­vant chemother­apy, breast screen­ing and imag­ing, adju­vant endocrine ther­apy, con­tro­ver­sies in breast recon­struc­tion, con­tro­ver­sies in pedi­atric diseases.
    • Rec­og­nize oppor­tu­ni­ties for sci­en­tific col­lab­o­ra­tions around the world.
    • Inte­grate the most up to date infor­ma­tion in their clin­i­cal and research activities.
    • Eval­u­ate the most impor­tant aspects of diag­no­sis and treat­ment of pedi­atric diseases.
    • Pre­sen­ta­tions, dis­cus­sions and debates will focus on the lat­est devel­op­ments in pedi­atric diseases.

    Dis­clo­sure of Con­flicts of Inter­est (COI)

    All dec­la­ra­tions of poten­tial or actual con­flicts of inter­est, whether due to a finan­cial or other rela­tion­ship, must be pro­vided to the EAC­CME® upon sub­mis­sion of the appli­ca­tion. Dec­la­ra­tions must include whether any fee, hon­o­rar­ium or arrange­ment for re-​imbursement of expenses in rela­tion to the event has been provided.

    Indus­try sup­port disclosure

    We con­firm that all fund­ing pro­vided is free of any attempt to influ­ence the pro­gram, indi­vid­ual ses­sions, sub­jects for dis­cus­sion, con­tent or choice of fac­ulty mem­bers con­flicts of inter­est. Sup­port of the Con­gress is kept in strict accor­dance with CME accred­i­ta­tion cri­te­ria. Indus­try sup­port may be viewed here.

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