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  • Permit No. 2110 Nonprofit Org. Pittsburgh, PA U.S. Postage PAID 2010 LY Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium N M ay 15-17, 2010 O N O Fairmont Pittsburgh • 510 Market Street • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania TI Course Directors SI Ann E. Thompson, MD • Robert S.B. Clark, MD PO 010 Patrick Kochanek, MD • R. Scott Watson, MD Fairmont Pittsburgh • 510 Market Street • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania https://ccehs.upmc.edu/formalCourses.jsp#2397 Pediatric Critical Care Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC R 2 0 1 0 FO ccehsconfmgmt201@upmc.edu Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences Colloquium ______________________ For more information contact: Register online at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 1 5 -1 7 , Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences and Department of Critical Care Medicine Iroquois Building, Suite 302 Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2536 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC M ay 200 Lothrop Street Abstract Submission Deadline: April 5, 2010
  • Overview Conference Schedule ~ Saturday, May 15, 2010 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is a dynamic subspecialty with signifi- 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast cant advances resulting in improving outcomes in nearly all areas. The Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium 2010 will provide critical care profes- 8:00 am Opening Remarks sionals with updates related to important developments in clinical and Ann E. Thompson, MD basic science, management of sepsis, cardiopulmonary disorders, and neurologic dysfunction, and changes in the health care environment. 8:10 am H1N1, a CDC Perspective Attendees are invited to submit scientific abstracts related to their Timothy Uyeki, MD, MPH, MPP research for presentation and discussion in a collegial environment focused exclusively on Pediatric Critical Care. (See page 15 for Abstract Submission information). 9:00 am H1N1 Impact on Pediatric Critical Care LY David Nichols, MD & Justin Lockman, MD Who Should Attend Pediatric intensive care professionals, including intensivists, critical care fellows, PICU nurses, and 9:40 am Coffee Break & Exhibits N acute care nurse practitioners and physicians assistants, respiratory therapists, and pharmacists. O 10:00 am Sepsis: What Basic Science Tells the Clinician Hector Wong, MD Continuing Education Credit N The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for 10:40 am Plasma Exchange Saves Lives O Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Trung Nguyen, MD The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a TI maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit 11:00 am Sepsis Masquerading as HLH? commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Leticia Castillo, MD SI Other health care professionals are awarded 1.50 continuing education units (CEU’s) which Moderator: Rajesh Aneja, MD are equal to 15.0 contact hours. PO Registration for the Communication Course (see page 7) will be limited to preserve the 11:20 am THE GREAT DEBATE: Steroids in Sepsis faculty-to-learner ratio. Participants choosing to attend this session will be awarded an additional Arno Zaritsky, MD vs. Joseph Carcillo, MD 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM; Moderator: David Nichols, MD R please register for this under the “Events” section online during the registration process. Noon Lunch & Exhibits FO Special Needs X 1:20 pm What Health Care Reform Should Mean to Intensivists Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs Derek Angus, MD will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling (412) 647-8232 or (412) 647-9541. Saturday Schedule continued on page 4 ~2~ ~3~
  • 2:00 pm - AFTERNOON BREAKOUT SESSIONS 9:20 am Red Blood Cells: Who Needs Them? 3:00 pm (Sessions run concurrently – select ONE) Jacques Lacroix, MD Information Technology: 9:40 am Coffee Break & Exhibits Potpourri What Do We Need Now? 10:00 am Cerebral Resuscitation after 50 Years of CPR 2:00 pm What Do We Need for Advances in Renal Replacement Patrick M. Kochanek, MD Clinical Care? Therapies in Pediatrics Vinay Vaidya, MD Timothy Bunchman, MD 10:40 am Neuroregeneration 2:20 pm What Do We Need for Assessment and Modulation Steven Kernie, MD Quality Management? of Oxidative Stress in Pediatric 11:00 am Neuromonitoring: The Future Is Closer than We Think Brian R. Jacobs, MD Critical Care Ann-Marie Guerguerian, MD Hulya Bayir, MD LY 2:40 pm What Do We Need for Mechanical Ventilation: From the 11:20 am THE GREAT DEBATE: To Cool or Too Cool? Clinical Research? Stone Age to the 21st Century Jamie Hutchinson, MD, FRCP(C), FAAP vs. Michael J. Bell, MD N Carl Weigle, MD Alan Fields, MD Moderator: Robert S.B. Clark, MD O Noon Lunch & Exhibits 3:00 pm Coffee Break & Exhibits 1:40 pm - CARDIOPULMONARY AFTERNOON BREAKOUTS N 3:00 pm (Sessions run concurrently - select up to FOUR) 3:20 pm CCM Research in 2010: The Times Are A’Changin’ O P. Pearl O’Rourke, MD PULMONARY CARDIO Moderator: Shekhar Venkataraman, MD Moderator: Ricardo Munoz, MD TI 3:40 pm Rapid Response Teams: What’s Their Impact? 1:40 pm Surfactant Beyond Cardiac Assist James Tibballs, BMedSc, MBBS, MD, MEd, MBA, MHlth&MedLaw SI the Newborn Devices in Children 4:00 pm Poster Session** Douglas Willson, MD Peter D. Wearden, MD PO 6:00 pm Saturday Adjournment 2:00 pm APRV eCPR Wynne Morrison, MD Ravi Thiagarajan, MD **Please see page 15 for Abstract Submission information. No CME awarded for these sessions. 2:20 pm Ventilation in Epidemics: Dexmedetomidine R Two for the Price of One Joseph Tobias, MD Conference Schedule – Sunday, May 16, 2010 Bradley Fuhrman, MD FO 7:00 am Continental Breakfast 2:40 pm Non-Invasive Ventilation Acute Management of for Chronic Respiratory Decompensated Heart Failure 8:00 am Opening Remarks Failure Bradley S. Marino, MD Ann E. Thompson, MD Daniel J. Weiner, MD 8:10 am Functional Hemodynamic Monitoring Michael R. Pinsky, MD 3:00 pm Coffee Break & Exhibits 9:00 am Vascular Wetware: Signaling by Flowing RBCs During Critical Illness 3:20 pm Abstract Oral Presentations** Allan Doctor, MD 4:00 pm Poster Presentations** Sunday Schedule continued on page 6 ~4~ ~5~
  • 5:40 pm Poster Wine & Cheese Award Reception** (sponsored by PCCM Division) 10:20 am MONDAY BREAKOUT SESSIONS (running concurrently, please select ONE session) 6:30 pm Sunday Adjournment **Please see page 15 for Abstract Submission information. No CME awarded for these sessions. 10:20 am - Session 2: Communication Course: Conducting Critical 4:35 pm Conversation with Families*** Conference Schedule – Monday, May 17, 2010 This 6-hour course is focused on helping pediatric intensivists develop their ability to communicate with families of children with life limiting illness. Specifically, 7:00 am Continental Breakfast participants will learn to give bad news, negotiate goals of therapy, discuss 8:00 am Opening Remarks forgoing life-sustaining treatments and negotiate conflicts over therapeutic goals. Ann E. Thompson, MD The course is designed to give faculty and fellows evidence-based mental models for holding these conversations as well as the opportunity to practice them in small LY 8:10 am Crisis in Haiti: Critical Needs of Children groups. This will be done using short didactic talks and small group learning using K.J.S. Anand, MMBS, DPhil, FAAP, FCCM, FRCPCH and Douglas Willson, MD three simulated families. The high faculty: learner ratio will allow for learners to N 8:40 am Training Future Generations: Simulation as Disruptive Technology practice specific skills and receive feedback and then try new skills. Peter Weinstock, MD O 10:20 am Introduction: Small Group Learning 9:30 am Rolling Refreshers and Dress Rehearsals: Goals and Introduction to the Method What Can Smart Intensivists Learn From Dummies?! N 11:20 am Goals of Care Vinay Nadkarni, MD O 11:50 am Three Cases and Lunch 10:00 am Coffee Break 3:05 pm Bring Your Own Cases (discussion) TI 10:20 am MONDAY BREAKOUT SESSIONS 4:05 pm Taking the Skills Home SI (running concurrently, please select ONE session) (NOTE: CME credits are commensurate with the hours of participation in the each 4:35 pm Conference Adjournment PO activity; if you choose the Communications course please remember to sign up for ***This session is not included in the conference tuition. Participants choosing to attend this event on the registration page) this session will incur an additional $100.00 fee and be awarded an additional 4.25 AMA 10:20 am - Session 1: Pursuing Perfection: Simulated ICU Crises PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM; please R 12:20 pm and Life Long Learning** register for this event online during the registration process. FO Join your colleagues for an interactive simulation session at the Pediatric Critical Schedule and speakers are subject to change. Care Colloquium. Participate in live simulation scenarios as team members or as an audience participant and join simulation experts as they explore simulation topics in pediatric critical care medicine. Topics to be covered include team Visit the Center for Continuing Education dynamics, including effective communication, employing appropriate resources in the Health Sciences Web Site and personnel, and debriefing techniques for the adult learner. Our Internet address is: http://ccehs.upmc.edu **This session is included in the conference tuition. Those participating in this session The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences invites you to visit our web can only receive a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.. location. Receive information on CME programs; earn CME credits on the Internet, and access 12:20 pm Conference Adjournment information about our formal courses and much more. Discover who we are and how you can contact us. Please visit our web location often to get updated information on upcoming programs. ~6~ ~7~
  • Course Directors International Faculty Guest Faculty Bradley Fuhrman, MD Professor, Department of Pediatrics Robert S.B. Clark, MD Anne-Marie Guerguerian, MD, PhD, K.J.S. Anand, MBBS, DPhil, FAAP, Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Associate Professor FAAP, FRCPC FCCM, FRCPCH State University of New York Department of Critical Care Medicine Assistant Professor Professor of Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Buffalo, New York Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Departments of Critical Care Neurobiology Care Medicine and Pediatrics St. Jude Chair for Critical Care Medicine Brian R. Jacobs, MD Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC University of Toronto Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center Professor of Pediatrics Director Acute Care Research Unit, University of Tennessee Health Science Center George Washington University Patrick M. Kochanek, MD Department of Critical Care Memphis, Tennessee Vice President and Chief Medical Professor Scientist in Neuroscience and Mental Health Information Officer Timothy Bunchman, MD Attending, Division of Critical Care Medicine Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Research Program LY Professor and DIrector of Pediatric Children’s National Medical Center Anesthesiology The Hospital for Sick Children Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Washington, District of Columbia Director, Safar Center for Toronto, Canada Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital N Resuscitation Research Steven G. Kernie, MD Grand Rapids, Michigan University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Jamie Hutchison, MD, FRCP(C), FAAP O Associate Professor Associate Professor Leticia Castillo, MD Department of Pediatrics Ann E. Thompson, MD Departments of Critical Care Thomas Fariss Marsh, Jr. Professor The University of Texas Southwestern N Professor and Vice Chair for and Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics Medical School The University of Texas Southwestern O Faculty Development University of Toronto Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Department of Critical Care Medicine Director Acute Care Research Unit, Medical School Dallas, Texas TI Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Department of Critical Care Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Scientist in Neurosciences and Mental Health Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Justin L. Lockman, MD SI Research Program Dallas, Texas Clinical Fellow R. Scott Watson, MD The Hospital for Sick Children Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Critical Allan Doctor, MD PO Assistant Professor Toronto, Canada Care Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Critical Care Medicine Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Jacques Lacroix, MD Baltimore, Maryland Washington University School of Medicine Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Pediatric Critical Care Physician R Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Bradley S. Marino, MD CHU Sainte-Justine Associate Professor of Pediatrics St Louis Children’s Hospital FO _________________________ Professor, Department of Pediatrics University of Cincinnati College of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri University of Montreal Director, Heart Institute Research Core Montreal, Canada Alan I. Fields, MD Staff Cardiac Intensivist, Cardiac Intensive In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Professor Care Unit Medical Education requirements on disclosure, James Tibballs, BMedSc, MBBS, MD, MEd, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center information about relationships of presenters with MBA, MHlth&MedLaw The University of Texas Cincinnati, Ohio commercial interests (if any) will be included in Associate Professor of Pediatrics M.D. Anderson Cancer Center materials distributed at the time of the conference. Royal Children’s Hospital Houston, Texas University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia ~8~ ~9~
  • Wynne Morrison, MD Joseph Tobias, MD Hector Wong, MD Melinda Fiedor-Hamilton, MD Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Chief and the Russell and Mary Shelden Professor of Pediatrics Assistant Professor Critical Care Medicine Chair in Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine University of Cincinnati School of Medicine Departmnet of Critical Care Medicine Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Pediatric Critical Care/ Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Director, Pediatric Simulation WISER Center Training Program Pediatric Anesthesiology Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vice-Chairman of the Department Cincinnati, Ohio James E. Levin, MD University of Pennsylvania of Anesthesiology Arno Zaritsky, MD Associate Professor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics Chief Medical Information Officer Vinay Nadkarni, MD University of Missouri Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Pediatrics Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Columbia, Missouri Senior Vice President of Clinical Services Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Critical Care, and Pediatrics Timothy Uyeki MD, MPH, MPP Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC LY Medical Director, Center for Simulation, Medical Epidemiologist Norfolk, Virginia Ricardo Munoz, MD Advanced Education and Innovation Epidemiology Section, Influenza Branch Associate Professor, Critical Care Medicine Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia N Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Local Faculty and Pediatrics University of Pennsylvania Atlanta, Georgia Director, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care O Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Vinay Vaidya, MD Rajesh Aneja, MD Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Trung Nguyen, MD Chief Medical Information Officer Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC N Assistant Professor Critical Care Physician Clinical Director, Pediatric Critcal Care Unit Michael R. Pinsky, MD Department of Pediatrics Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC O Phoenix Children’s Hospital Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Phoenix, Arizona Derek Angus, MD Anesthesiology and Bioengineering TI Houston, Texas Mitchell P. Fink Professor and Chair University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Carl G. M. Weigle, MD David G. Nichols, MD Department of Critical Care Medicine SI Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Shekhar Venkatavaman, MD Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Professor, Medicine and Health Policy Medical College of Wisconsin Professor, Critical Care Medicine Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Management PO Medical Director, Medical Informatics and Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Vice Dean for Education Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hulya Bayir, MD Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Associate Professor Peter D. Wearden, MD R Baltimore, Maryland Peter Weinstock, MD Department of Critical Care Medicine Assistant Professor of Anesthesia Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery P. Pearl O’Rourke, MD Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine FO Director, Children’s Hospital Boston Department of Cardiology Associate Professor of Pediatrics Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Simulator Program Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Harvard Medical School Harvard Medical School Michael J. Bell, MD Director of Human Research Affairs Daniel J. Weiner, MD Cambridge, Massachusetts Associate Professor Partners HealthCare Systems Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Cambridge, Massachusetts Douglas Willson, MD Department of Pediatrics Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology Division of Pediatric Pulmonology Ravi Thiagarajan, MD Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Joseph A. Carcillo, MD Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Associate Professor of Pediatrics University of Virginia School of Medicine Associate Professor *All local course faculty members reside in Harvard Medical School Charlottesville, Virginia Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and have Cardiac Intensivist Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC an appointment at the University of Pittsburgh School Children’s Hospital of Boston of Medicine unless otherwise specified. Boston, Massachusetts ~ 10 ~ ~ 11 ~
  • Meeting Location Registration Information The conference will be held at the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel located at 510 Market Street, Pre-register – The Early registration period will end on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. After Pittsburgh, PA 15222. April 14, 2010, the late registration period will begin and registrations will be accepted until Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at the late fee. We cannot guarantee space in the program or any Parking program inclusions for those registrations received after this date. If space is available after Parking is on your own and not covered in the cost of conference tuition. The Hotel offers the May 12, 2010, on-site registration will be required and incur an additional processing fee. following valet parking services: On-line Registration accepted until Wednesday, May 12, 2010. • Overnight parking: $30 Registering on-line is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences. • Daytime function: $20 • Visit our on-line registration site at https://ccehs.upmc.edu/formalCourses.jsp#2397 • Evening function: $20 LY • Weekend function: $20 • Click the Registration button and enter all of the requested information • Restaurant: $10, with validation • After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided N us when you registered. You can also find parking throughout downtown Pittsburgh. Please use the following link to If you wish to submit an abstract, please review the Abstract Submission section on page 15 O view other parking options: http://www.downtownpittsburgh.com/parking/all of this brochure. N Lodging Paper Registrations by Fax or Mail (see contact information on page 14) If you are unable to register online please submit a request for paper form. UPMC O A block of rooms has been reserved at the special rate of $139 per night plus tax for a standard employees whose registration fee will be remitted via journal transfer must request the paper room; $189 per night plus tax for a deluxe view room; and $399 per night plus tax for a one- TI registration form. bedroom suite. This rate cannot be guaranteed beyond the cutoff date or beyond the block. A confirmation letter will be faxed or mailed if registration is completed through the mail Please call the hotel directly to make your arrangements at 1-800-441-1414. Please make sure SI or fax by the pre-registration deadline. If you register on-line, you will receive an immediate to mention the UPMC Pediatric Colloquium 2010 room block for the special rate. Please make e-mail confirmation message. reservations by Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 5:00 pm. If you have trouble booking your PO Please note: Registration is not complete until you receive the confirmation letter / room, please call (412) 647-8232 or (412) 647-9541. email for your pre-registration. If you do not receive this letter within 5-7 days of registration, please contact us at (412) 647-8232. The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of R opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the University prohibits You must bring this confirmation with you to the conference. FO and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national Early Registration Rates (on or prior to April 14, 2010) origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a Physicians: $395 disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. Further, the University will continue to take affirmative Nurses and health care professionals: $250 steps to support and advance these values consistent with the University’s mission. This policy applies Resident/Fellow: $225 to admissions, employment, access to and treatment in University programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the University and is in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and Late Registration Rates (after April 14, 2010) regulations. For information on University equal opportunity and affirmative action programs and Physicians: $450 complaint/grievance procedures, please contact: William A. Savage, Assistant to the Chancellor and Nurses and health care professionals: $275 Director of Affirmative Action (and Title IX and 504 Coordinator), Office of Affirmative Action, 901 Resident/Fellow: $250 William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, 412-648-7860. ~ 12 ~ ~ 13 ~
  • Sunday Night Gala and Museum Walk ($60.00) Abstract Submission The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvre, cash bar, and an open tour of the Andy Warhol Please submit abstracts to Robert Clark, MD at PCCC2010@upmc.edu by April 5, 2010. Museum. Guest are welcomed to attend @ $60 per guest. Please register you and your Select abstracts will be selected and featured for oral presentations and awards, including guest(s) under the “Events” Section during online registration. a $500 award for best in-training abstract. We anticipate abstracts will be published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Communication Course: Conducting Critical Conversation with Families ($100) Abstracts-based Awards* Registration for this course will be limited to preserve the faculty-to-learner ratio. • $500 PCCM Basic Science Award Participants choosing to attend this session will be awarded an additional 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM; please • $500 PCCM Clinical Award register for this under the “Events” section online during the registration process. See LY • Two $250 PCCM Travel Awards page 7 for course description. Sponsored by the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC N *Fellows, residents, nurses, and other healthcare professionals are eligible Registration fee includes: O • Continuing education credit Please read the guidelines for preparing and submitting your abstract and review • Registration and course materials the samples carefully at http://ccehs.upmc.edu/ColloquiumAbstractGuidelines/ N • Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch • Sunday Poster Session Wine & Cheese Abstracts that do not adhere to the guidelines outlined below, or that are incomplete, O will be rejected. Registration Cancellation TI All cancellations must be in writing and sent to us via U.S. mail, e-mail or fax. Tuition for Deadline for Submission – April 5, 2010 SI cancellations postmarked or date stamped before or on Friday, April 30, 2010 will be completely refunded. After April 30, 2010 a $35 administrative fee will be assessed. No refunds will be Format PO made after Friday, May 7, 2010. • Use 8.5 x 11-inch paper. Conference Contact for cancellation requests or registrations by mail or fax: • The top and bottom margins must be 2 inches and left and right margins must be 1.5 inches. Krystal Moore R UPMC CCEHS • The abstract cannot exceed one page. Iroquois Building, Suite 302 • 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 FO • Line spacing must be single-spaced. Phone: (412) 647-8232 • Fax: (412) 647-8222 • The text of the abstract must appear in Times New Roman 12 point font. The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences reserves the right to cancel this program if sufficient registrations are not received. In the case of cancellation, the department will • If figures or tables are included, they must be camera-ready and incorporated in the body of fully refund registration fees. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel the abstract within one-page limit. penalties, are the responsibility of the registrant. For additional information, contact: Shauna Brown, Senior Conference Manager Telephone: (412) 647-8232 or (412) 647-9541 Fax: (412) 647-8222 • E-mail: ccehsconfmgmt201@upmc.edu ~ 14 ~ ~ 15 ~