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CME & Conferences

Continuing Medical Education (CME) plays an important role in the Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Our physicians, surgeons, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals must keep abreast of the latest developments in their respective fields. Our department is also committed to patient education, and offers conferences for families.


The Department of Faculty organizes and hosts several academic conferences a year across the subspecialties. Explore the list below for upcoming CME/Course offerings by the Department of Pediatrics and/or affiliated pediatric faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-AICS)

Date: 9/6/2019
Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Features 2 live cases streamed from affiliate NYP Komansky Children’s Hospital
With Drs. Ralf Holzer (Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, WCM) and Harsimran Singh (Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease):
Session 1: 8:15am - 10:30am – 135 minutes
Session 2: 10:45am - 12:45pm – 120 minutes

Updates in Pediatric Endocrinology
Conditions Affecting Sexual Development and Fertility: Updates in Evaluation and Management

Date: 9/23/2019
Location: Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building, 413 East 69th Street, 3rd Floor

Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Research Day

Date: 9/27/2019
Location: Weill Cornell Medicine, Belfer Research Building, 413 East 69th Street, 3rd Floor, NYC

5th International Pediatric, Adolescent, and Adult Foregut Interdisciplinary Symposium (PAAFIS)

Date: 9/27/2019
Location: University of Mainz, Germany 
Dr. Thomas Ciecierega of WCM Pediatric Gastroenterology is a course co-leader

Hematology/Oncology Update for the General Pediatric Practitioner

Date: 11/8/2019
Location: Weill Cornell Medicine, Griffis Faculty Club, 521 East 69th Street, NYC

Endoscopic and Open Surgical Approaches for Craniosynostosis: A Hands-On Practical Course

Date: 11/9/2019
Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Starr Pavilion, 520 East 70th Street, Suite 651, NYC

Updates in Pediatric Gastroenterology

Spring 2020; details forthcoming


Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditations Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to authorize and issue CME credit for programs that are developed by the institution as part of its overall CME program. The Office of CME is available to answer questions and assist with aspects of both conference and course planning as well as the CME application procedure. To learn about CME programs, including applications and schedules, contact the CME Office (212) 746-2631.

Social Work Continuing Education / Family Therapy

The Department of Social Work at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center sponsors educational pediatric programs, workshops and seminars for hospital staff. Programs include lecture series for training and skill development in family therapy, provided to social work staff by the Ackerman Institute for the Family, a nonprofit, educational treatment and research center devoted to the advancement of family therapy.

For more information regarding upcoming courses, contact the Department of Social Work: (212) 746-4320.

Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chairman's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
Box 225
New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437