CME —Peds in the Desert



Our 20th annual one-day conference covered clinical topics in Pediatrics useful to general pediatricians, nurses,and health care professionals in the community. 



2019 Speakers and Titles:

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Associate Professor, Medical Imaging
Director of Pediatric Neuroradiology
Director of the Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
Imaging of Abdominal Pain in Children: What to Order and When
 Nathan Price, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Recurrent Staph and Strep Infections
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Exercise and Congenital Heart Disease
Senior Associate General Counsel, Banner Health
Legal Issues Affecting Pediatricians
Associate Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics
Things that go Bump in the Groin: Hernias, Hydroceles, and other Lumps
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Integrative Approach to ADHD
Department Head
Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Director, Steele Children's Research Center
Physician-in-Chief, Diamond Children's
Horace W. Steele Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research
Alan and Janice Levin Family Endowed Professor of Pediatrics
The Microbiome in Health and Disease

Continuing Education Credit: 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this activity.

The 20th Annual Pediatrics in the Desert conference has been approved for 1.0 CEU by the University of Arizona’s Continuing and Professional Education.

Each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance after the conference.


Parking is available in Zone 1 Parking Lots and in both the Highland Parking Garage and Banner Visitor Parking Garage.

Please view Parking Map Here.

Questions: Contact Larissa Gronenberg at 520-626-4657 or Michelle Goetz 520-626-7278 or ;


Refund Policy:
All refund requests must be received in writing to
by March 11, 2019.
No refund will be made after this date.
Questions: Contact Larissa Gronenberg at 520-626-4657 or Michelle Goetz 520-626-7278 or ;