2021 Spring Conference Series

NEAAP & NEAACAP invite all pediatric and adolescent healthcare and behavioral health providers to attend this collaborative series.


Sessions via Zoom 6:00-7:00 PM


Motivational Interviewing & Treatment for Nicotine Use: Options for Physicians Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults

Ken Zoucha, MD, FAAP, Pediatrician & Addiction Medicine Physician

Register for Session 1


COVID-19 Pediatric Health Disparities

Joan Daughton, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Sharon Stoolman, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Hospitalist

Register for Session 2


Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of one (1.0) AMA PRA Category I Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Children’s Hospital & Medical Center’s medical education policy requires independence and objectivity for all educational activities. All faculty and planning committee members are expected to disclose to the planning committee and audience any significant relationships or financial interests. No member of the planning committee has listed a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that world be considered a conflict of interest.

2020 NEAAP Fall Conference

Friday, October 30, 2020


  • 8 AM: Grand Rounds: Environment & Child Health
    Presented by Elizabeth Friedman, MD, MPH
  • 9 AM: Environmental Health: Endocrine Disruptors, Lead and other Factors
    Presented by Elizabeth Friedman, MD, MPH
  • 10 AM: Nebraska Chapter AAP Update
  • 10:20 AM: BREAK
  • 10:30 AM: COVID-19 & Kids – An Update on What We Know
    Presented by H. Dele Davies, MD, MHCM
  • 11:00 AM: Subspecialty Update: Pediatric Cardiology
    Presented by Jason Christensen, MD
  • 11:30 AM: Subspecialty Update: Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Presented by David Freestone, MD
  • Noon: Adjourn


This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on pediatric providers, the Nebraska Chapter AAP is making this educational opportunity available to all pediatric providers and is waiving all registration fees. There is no cost to register.

CME Pending.

2020 Virtual Fall Conference Registration

  • Indicate where you would like to receive conference materials.

“Advocating for Children and Adolescents on a National Level”

Thursday, December 3 at 7 PM CT
Zoom info emailed to NEAAP

Tamar Magarik Haro
Senior Director, AAP Federal and State Advocacy

Devin Miller
AAP Advocacy and Communications Manager

This session is for pediatric providers – whether new to advocacy or a seasoned child advocate.

National pediatric advocacy professionals will discuss ways to magnify your voice and advocate for children’s health on a national level. The session will also dive into tips and strategies for utilizing social media as an advocacy tool.

SAVE THE DATES: Advocacy Basics for Pediatric Providers Webinar Series

Brief 20-30 minute virtual sessions designed to help pediatric providers advocate for their patients.

Friday, Aug 7 @ Noon
Understanding the Legislative Process

Presented by:
Nebraska Senator John Arch &
Liz Lyons, Director of Advocacy & Government Affairs Administration for Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 7 PM
Introducing Yourself to Your Lawmakers

Presented by:
Karla Lester, MD

Friday, Oct. 9th @ Noon
Writing Letters & Testifying Basics

Presented by:
Beth Ann Brooks, MD

This series was developed in partnership with the Nebraska Regional Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Details to come.

Spring Conference

This event, co-hosted by the Nebraska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (NE AAP) and the Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ROCAP), is open to all pediatric healthcare providers. This interactive session with provide an in-depth look at the assessment, evaluation and treatment of pediatric sleep behaviors and disorders from both a medical and behavioral health perspective through presented information interspersed with interactive, interdisciplinary group discussions of relevant case studies.

  • 2:30 PM – Nebraska Chapter, AAP Member Meeting
  • 3:00 PM – Medical and Behavioral Evaluation and Treatment of Childhood Sleep Disorders
  • 6:00 PM – Reception
  • 6:30 PM – Networking Dinner


Brett Kuhn, Ph.D., C.BSM – a licensed psychologist and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics & Rehabilitation and University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Kuhn is certified in behavioral sleep medicine (C.BSM) by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). He served on the AASM sponsored committee to create the national standards of practice for children with bedtime resistance and night time awakenings. He currently directs the behavioral sleep medicine clinic at the Children’s Sleep Disorders Center in Omaha.

Casey Burg, MD – is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology at University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, where he is also assistant director of the UNMC Sleep Medicine Fellowship program. Dr. Burg also serves as the interim division chief of Children’s Hospital and Medical Center’s department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine and is a member of the Neuromuscular Multidisciplinary clinic.

CME Accreditation:

The Metro Omaha Medical Society designates this conference for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) through the joint provider-ship of the Metro Omaha Medical Society and the Nebraska Chapter, AAP and Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The Metro Omaha Medical Society is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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