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2019-2020 Events


Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:00am – 5:30pm
University of Miami, The Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life
1100 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

As pediatricians in South Florida continue to care for the children with confirmed cases of Congenital Zika Syndrome and those who were exposed to the Zika virus in utero, additional education is needed regarding the known effects of the Zika virus on infants and children as well as the recommended screenings to be performed as the child develops.  

To effectively expand upon the work completed through this project over the past couple years, FCAAP will host a FREE one‐day accredited educational conference for pediatric healthcare providers. Sessions will be led by South Florida area experts with experience caring for Zika exposed and infected children. Topics will include:

Zika Virus Serology, PCR and Interpretation – Dr. Samita Andreansky
Auditory and Balance Characteristics of Zika Infection – Dr. Robert Fifer
Neurologic Manifestations of Zika Virus Infection – Dr. Roberto Lopez-Alberola
Neuroimaging in Zika infants – Dr. Gaurav Saigal
Renal Manifestations of Congenital Zika Exposure – Dr. Chryso Katsoufis
Cardiac effects in perinatally Zika-exposed children: A view from the United States of America 
– Dr. Juanita Hunter
ZIK-Action: Zika Infection and Exposure Long Term Sequela – Dr. Ivan Gonzalez

CME, CEU, and MOC Part 2 credits will be available.

Registration is now open. See the full conference agenda here. For more information, please contact Cheval Breggins at

Limited Partner Packages are available! View the Partner Prospectus, visit the event website, or contact Alicia Adams at for more information.



The Future of Pediatric Practice 2020
September 4-6, 2020, Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Orlando, FL

Save the dates! Registration will open by February 1, 2020!


Download FCAAP’s Mobile App to access exclusive conference content! Available in the App Store and Google Play: search “FCAAP: Future of Pediatrics” for the free download.

Conference Partners

Partner with FCAAP for The Future of Pediatric Practice 2020 to have direct access to pediatricians, specialists, allied health care practitioners, and office administrators. Partners will also have unique access to interact with the family members and guests of attendees on Friday during the competitive Brain Bowl before they adjourn to the Family Reception for food, dancing, and photo opportunities with Disney characters. During the conference, partners will have the opportunity to sit in on educational sessions, interact with attendees, and enjoy Disney’s beautiful Yacht & Beach Club Resorts! With over 500 attendees (excluding family members and guests) and an Exhibit Hall to maximize the exposure of every booth, you cannot afford to miss next year’s conference! Back by popular demand, Partners will be able to select their booth location! Booth assignments will be made on a first-registered, first-to-choose basis – so register early! The Partner Prospectus will be available by February 1, 2020. Contact Alicia Adams at to be added to the distribution list to be among the first to receive the Prospectus.

Abstract Submission for the FCAAP 2020 RESIDENT FORUM

The Pediatric Resident Forum highlights the work being done by Florida’s pediatric residents and provides education for residents on topics requested by residents! The Resident Forum is an exciting opportunity for residents pursuing a career in pediatrics to share their research and projects with peers from across the state.

Selected abstracts will be presented during the Forum in poster format. Abstracts may be on Original Research (including community advocacy), Quality Improvement Projects, or unique Case Reports. Information on abstract submissions will be available in early 2020.


2020 Pediatric Medical Student Research Forum

The 2020 Pediatric Research Forum for Medical Students will once again provide an exciting opportunity for medical students interested in pediatric research to share their research with peers from across the United States. Information on abstract submissions will be available in the Spring of 2020.