Pediatric Section Meeting and Reception in Las Vegas TONIGHT!!!

You’re invited to the Pediatric Section Meeting and Reception at the Advanced Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly.  Come join the party and mingle with other top minds in pediatric emergency medicine.

Pediatric EM Section Meeting and Reception
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Versailles Ballrooms 3 and 4
Paris Hotel, Las Vegas

We look forward to seeing you there!

Advocacy in Action: Affordable Care Act Op-Ed

Ben Hoffman, MD, is professor of pediatrics at the OHSU School of Medicine and is medical director of the Tom Sargent Safety Center at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

20 million people—more than the populations of Florida or New York. 20 million people who are your neighbors, worship with you, go to school with your children, sit next to you at the cafe. 20 million people in the waiting room of your doctor or your dentist. 20 million people who stand to lose their health care if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed. read more

Playing It Safe


We all know that toys are fun. From building blocks and dolls, to puzzles and action figures, toys bring laughter and learning to kids of all ages and are a critical component of their healthy development. But as a member of the medical community (and in many cases, also a parent, grandparent, or caregiver) you may find yourself wondering from time to time if children’s toys are truly safe. The good news? Toy safety is a top priority and year-round commitment that is shared by industry, government, medical professionals, and child development experts. read more