Conferences and CMEs 

2nd Annual Update in Pediatric Endocrinology

Date: Friday,October 26, 2012
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: WGC Selma Ruben Conference Center
1305 York Avenue (at 70th St.)
New York, NY 10021

This half-day CME course is designed to educate pediatric endocrinologists, pediatricians, residents, fellows and other allied health professionals on recent developments in pediatric endocrinology. This year course focuses on four topics: 1) molecular mechanisms that regulate growth; 2) obesity and metabolic syndrome and the role of bariatric surgery; 3) bone disease in children with disorders of phosphate metabolism; and 4) diabetic management using insulin pump/close loop system. Disease outcomes and current controversies on management will be discussed. The course will include index case presentations and a panel discussion.

Seating is limited! Download registration form. [PDF]

Download Brochure [PDF]

Course Agenda

8:30 AM

8:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction
Gerald M. Loughlin, MD
Maria G. Vogiatzi, MD

9:00 AM
The Molecular Basis of GH Insensitivity and IGF Deficiency
Ron Rosenfeld, MD

9:45 AM
Bariatric surgery options for adolescents and expected outcome
Francesco Rubino, MD

10:30 AM
Coffee Break

11:00 AM
Disorders of Phosphate Metabolism
Rachel Gafni, MD

11:45 AM
Closed loop development for diabetic management
Aaron Kowalski, PhD

12:30 PM
Lunch Buffet Opens

1:00 PM
Case studies and Q&A session
Presented by Mabel Yau, MD; Sadana Balachandar, MD and Alexis Feuer, MD
Panel discussion by all speakers

1:30 PM
Closing Remarks
Maria G. Vogiatzi, MD


To Register
$50 - Physicians
$25 - PAs/NPs/Allied Health Professionals
Complimentary Admission for Residents and Fellows

Complete and mail the Registration Form [PDF] with payment to:
Maria Aranda
Weill Cornell Medical College
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
525 E. 68th Street, Box 103
New York, NY 10065

For further information, please contact Maria at 212-746-3462 or via email at

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Maria Aranda
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
525 E. 68th Street, Box 103
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-3462


Rachel Gafni, MD National Institutes of health (NICDR)
Bethesda, MD

Aaron Kowalski, PhD Assistant Vice President of Treatment Therapies
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, New York

Ron Rosenfeld, MD Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus), Stanford Univ
Professor of Ped and of Cell and Dev Biology, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)
Chairman of Pediatrics, OHSU (Emeritus)
President, STAT5 Consulting, LLC

Francesco Rubino, MD Chief of Gastrointestinal Metabolic Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center