A 19-day-old full term female, with a ten-day hospitalization history in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for Escherichia coli sepsis immediately after birth, presents to the ED with a 2-day history of a rash on the palm of the right hand. The parents describe the rash as having started as red spots and rapidly progressed into pustules.
The Advanced Pediatric Assembly is scheduled for March 17-20, 2014 in New York, NY. Once again, ACEP and AAP will be co-sponsoring this wonderful event. Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section will hold a business meeting and reception and the Pediatric Committee will meet as well. Tentative meeting details are as follows:
We hope to see you in New York!
The pediatric emergency medicine section would like to express its heart-felt congratulations to Nathan Kupperman, MD, FACEP, and Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP, for their tremendous accomplishments in pediatric emergency medicine. Dr.Kupperman is the recipient of the Jim Seidel award for outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Marianne Gausche-Hill is the recipient of the Steve Miller award for excellence in education and mentorship.
The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section received 3 section awards for 2013. The Section received the Outstanding Section Web Page Award, Outstanding Newsletter Award, and an Award of Distinction for Service to Section.
ACEP is offering a one-year free section membership to graduating Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellows.
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Congratulations to Kathleen Brown, MD, FACEP, for being selected for the winner of the second Annual ACEP and PEMSoft/EBSCO Health Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to Pediatric Emergency Evidence-Based Medicine. Dr. Brown will be receive recognition at the Advanced Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly in New York. David Jaffe, MD, FACEP, FAAP, won this award last year. The winner will receive $1000, along with registration and travel for two to the Advanced Pediatric Assembly in New York and a free one year individual subscription to PEMSoft online and PEMSoft Mobile.
1st Place: Dr. Kristy Williamson and Dr. Philomena Thomas$500 ACEP gift voucher
2nd Place: Dr. Amos Shemesh$250 ACEP gift voucher
3rd Place: Dr. Larry Mellick$125 ACEP gift voucher
Seed Grant Award Recipient
Samual Lam, MD, RDMS - Dr. Lam et al were awarded $3000 for their study on the Comparative Effectiveness of Emergency Ultrasound Guided Management of Pediatric Soft Tissue Infections.
Hypoglycemia is one of the most common side effects of insulin treatment of diabetes. Current management of type 1 diabetes includes a regimen of strict glycemic control with intensive insulin therapy. This tight control of blood glucose levels is key in reducing the risk of microvascular complications and improving daily quality of life. However, the risk of hypoglycemia increases with this treatment model.
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