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6 Reasons You Need to Attend the 55th Annual Riley Conference

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Hosted by the Department of Pediatrics and Riley Children’s Health, the 55th Annual Riley Conference will be held on May 13-14th, 2020.

1. CME Credit
Physicians can receive a maximum of 12.25 CME credits for attending this live activity. Topics of interest span across all lines of pediatric care including infectious disease, psychiatric care, rehabilitation medicine, gastroenterology and many more.

2. Networking
While rushing between plenaries and lectures, it is hard to find time to catch up with fellow pediatric caregivers. On Wednesday, May 13th, all conference participants are invited to participate in a social hour with food, drinks, and great conversation with community peers.

3. Community Resources
Exhibitors from across the state are found in the Community Resource Rooms during breaks. With hands-on demonstrations, sample products and experts available for one-on-one conversations, the Community Resource Rooms allow participants to know exactly what products and services they can recommend to their pediatric patients and families.

4. Timely Topics
Do-Not-Miss topics for this year’s conference include vaping related lung injuries, responsible gun ownership, the impact of racism on health, and suicidal/homicidal ideation. Learn how to handle these newsworthy topics in Pediatric Primary Care.

5. Location, Location, Location
The Annual Riley Conference is held in the beautiful NCAA Hall of Champions. The plenary sessions are all held in the Christine Grant Ballroom with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the canal. This beautiful and peaceful space is a wonderful getaway to get updated on the latest pediatric practices.

6. Access to Riley Physicians
The “Meet the Riley Specialist” booth will be available in the Community Resource Room for the entire conference with specialists from the 19 pediatric subspecialties. Participants can use this opportunity to meet the specialists they are referring their patients to.

7. IU School of Medicine Discounts
Students, residents, staff, faculty and Department of Pediatrics preceptors can all enjoy special discount codes, lowering the cost of registration. For more information, email Robin Gonzalez.

Registration for the 55th Annual Riley Conference is now open! After April 13th, price for registration increases.

The views expressed in this content represent the perspective and opinions of the author and may or may not represent the position of Indiana University School of Medicine.
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Ashley Dummer

Ashley Dummer is a Communications Specialist in the Department of Pediatrics. She has worked in Pediatrics since graduating with her degree from Indiana University.