Department of Pediatrics

Baylor's Avoiding Lung Injury Conference

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Feb. 11 - 12, 2021

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Come join us for a VIRTUAL two-day symposium on strategies for minimizing lung injury and improving respiratory outcomes in the NICU. A great panel of nationally recognized speakers will address a variety of hot topics in neonatal respiratory care.

Don’t forget to tag us on social media using #BALI2021 and #BaylorALI.

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Who Should Participate?

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•    Neonatologists
•    Trainees
•    Nurse practitioners
•    Hospitalists
•    Respiratory therapists
•    Nurses
•    Pharmacists

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Registration

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Registration now open!

This year’s BALI Conference is FREE to all! Virtual access and instructions will be provided to all registered attendees as the conference nears.

Please register by Jan. 31, 2021.

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Meet Our Speakers!

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  • Dr. Hany Aly – Neonatology, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Eduardo Bancalari – Neonatology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Holtz Children’s Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Dr. J Bert Bunnell – Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Dr. Matthew Harting – Pediatric Surgery, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Dr. Vishal Kapadia – Neonatology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dr. Edwina Popek – Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Rebecca Schiff – Nursing, Texas Children’s Hospital
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Conference Agenda

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All conference times are in Central Standard Time (CST), UTC-6.

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Feb. 11, 2021 (Thursday)

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TOPIC

SPEAKERS

12 - 12:15 p.m.

Introduction

 

12:15 - 1 p.m.

‘The Challenge of Defining Chronic Lung Disease Associated with Premature Birth’

Dr. Eduardo Bancalari

1 - 1:45 p.m.

‘Optimizing Nursing Care for Successful CPAP Delivery in Preterm Infants’

Rebecca Schiff

1:45 - 2 p.m.

Break

 

2 - 2:45 p.m.

‘Avoiding Lung Injury in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia’

Dr. Matthew Harting 

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

‘Using the Jet Ventilator to Prevent and Treat Lung Injury’

Dr. J. Bert Bunnell

3:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion 

 

4:15 - 4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

Feb. 12, 2021 (Friday)

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKERS

12 - 12:15 p.m.

Introduction

 

12:15 - 1 p.m.

‘Importance of Getting the Beginning Right: UT Southwestern Experience’ Dr. Vishal Kapadia 
1 - 1:45 p.m. 'Pathology of Premature Lungs’ Dr. Edwina Popek
1:45 - 2 p.m. Break  
2 - 2:30 p.m. Breakout session  
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. ‘Non - Invasive Ventilation for Preventing Chronic Lung Disease’ Dr. Hany Aly
3:15 - 4 p.m. ‘One Lung Ventilation’ Dr. Hany Aly
4 - 4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks  
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Accreditation/Credit Designation

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Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been approved for 6.00 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

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Contacts

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Email: BALIconference@texaschildrens.org
Phone: (832) 826-1380
Website: www.bcm.edu/bali-conference 
 

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Lakshmi Katakam, M.D., MPH, FAAP

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Director, BALI Conference
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Director of NICU, Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX 77030
 

Minal J. Patel, M.D.

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Chair, BALI Conference
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Medical Director of NICU II, Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX 77030
 

Monika Patil, M.D.

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Chair, BALI Conference
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX 77030