2020 SPAP Call for Presentations

The Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics is seeking presentation proposals for our 2020 Annual CME Conference on Friday, September 18, 2020 - Sunday, September 20, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA. The conference format includes 1 lecture each hour focusing on medical/health specialty areas. Your proposal should be formatted for a one (1) hour session (45-minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions at the end). We are also looking for new and innovative hands-on workshops. Workshop proposals should be a two (2) hour session.

To ensure a balanced conference CME program is offered, all submissions are reviewed and evaluated by a committee of your peers. The evaluation process is competitive and if selected you will be notified by email or phone.

Some suggested topics:  Updates on Common Pediatric Conditions, Recommendations for Cardiac, Renal, and Musculoskeletal Common Problems, Developmental Delays and When to Refer, Chest Pain Most Common Complaints, Food Allergies in Infants and Young Children, Newborn Exam and What Not to Miss, Approaches to Fever Without Origin, QI projects; Mental Health, Adolescent Health Topics, Dermatology, ADHD Medication Alternatives, Hematology/Oncology for the PCP, Nutrition, Orthopedic, ASD/Autism, Abdominal Pain in Pediatrics

Note: The SPAP Conference Planning Committee reserves the right to make final selections to ensure balanced programming. Timely submission of a proposal does not guarantee selection. The committee reserves the right to solicit proposals for programs to ensure the diversity of program offerings.

Presentation: Presenters will be responsible to submit their presentation in advance to be posted on the password-protected area of the SPAP website and conference App. Presenters will also need to bring their presentation on a flash drive. All meeting rooms will be equipped with a laptop, LCD projector, screen, lavaliere microphone or headset and basic internet connection.

Notifications: Notifications of acceptance/ scheduling will be sent by Stephen Quick – SPAP Speaker Liaison by April 15, 2020. For questions regarding the proposal submission process, please contact Stephen Quick at Stephen@spaponline.org

Renumeration:  Full conference registration, one night hotel, if you are located outside the Philadelphia area we will offer $100 travel reimbursement. 

Deadline Dates
Speaker Applications (January 28, 2020)
Contract With Title and Learning Objectives and Disclosure (April 29, 2020)
Introduction/Bio (July 31, 2020)
Electronic Presentation (July 31, 2020)