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Pediatric Care Symposium

2017 Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Pediatric Care Symposium

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Van Andel Research Institute
Tomatis Auditorium
333 Bostwick Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI

Description and Objectives

The management of various pediatric disease processes is rapidly changing. Understanding the latest advancements in diagnostic and treatment technologies, as well as best practices in patient care and co-management, can pose challenges for health care professionals who strive to provide high-quality care for their pediatric patients.

The Pediatric Care Symposium is held to enhance the knowledge of regional pediatric providers about trends and treatments in pediatric medicine. Objectives include:

  • To enhance the care of pediatric patients by increasing the ability of providers to diagnose and manage patients in pediatric and subspecialty areas
  • To discuss and explore clinical advances and treatment guidelines in pediatric medicine
  • To act as an educational resource for regional pediatric health care providers

Intended Audience

The symposium is intended for physicians, advanced practice providers and other allied health professionals who are involved in the care of pediatric patients.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Fees

The registration fee includes tuition and materials for one attendee, breakfast, lunch and snacks.


Hotel rooms are available at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for the night of April 25 at a discounted rate of $174, plus tax. To receive a room at the discounted rate, please call Cindy Saum at 616.267.1515. This discount is not available online or by calling the hotel directly.


Cancellations must be received by Wednesday, April 12. We will issue a full refund with a written cancellation notice sent to Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.