Innovative Therapies in Pediatrics

Combined with the Etteldorf Symposium

May 9-10, 2014
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital • Research Center Auditorium
Memphis, Tennessee

Course Description

This seminar has been designed to encompass state-of-the-art practices and trends in treating pediatrics. Clinically and academically oriented faculty will address relevant issues and provide valuable information and insight into situations commonly presented to subspecialists and primary care providers.

Target Audience

This course is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals interested in advancing their knowledge about innovations in the treatment of children.


Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

Course Co-Directors

Jon McCullers, MD
Dunavant Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Pediatrician-in Chief
Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Judith A. Wilimas, MD
Member, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Medical Director, Affiliate Program
Department of Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, Tennessee

Etteldorf Speakers

Octavio Ramilo, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Center for Vaccines and Immunity
The Research Institute
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

Robert R. Waller, MD
Former Mayo Clinic President and CEO
Memphis, Tennessee


Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This activity will provide 12 contact hours. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for the American Academy of Family Physicians’ CME credit has been filed. Determination of credit is pending.