Roanoke, Virginia

...and home again

Apologies for not writing last night after a busy day of listening to new information about resuscitation, and meeting with old friends and new acquaintances. Lots of walking around the San Francisco Embarcadero area, and the need to go to sleep early so I could rise at 4am to catch my plane home, lead me to  postpone the post I promised on the soon-to-be released new approaches to CPR in children.

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a day of learning new things...learning about learning

Today at the AAP NCE I attended the scientific abstract and poster presentations, followed by an afternoon of presentations and discussions about challenges in teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

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at the AAP NCE meeting

Yesterday was a day of uneventful travel from Roanoke to San Francisco.

Today I started performing the "work" of attending this meeting.  At 7:30 am I was among a small group of  pediatric subspecialists that met with the leadership of the American Board of Pediatrics to discuss issues related to maintenance of certification in the pediatric subspecialties.

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what is a children’s hospital?

Dr. Ackerman discusses her reasons for starting this Blog, and invites others to share comments and perspectives.

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