Registration for the 51st Annual PPGC is Now Open!
February 17-20, 2016
Intercontinental Miami, 
100 Chopin Plaza, 
Miami, FL 33131

“Practical Updates for the Primary Care Clinician” Designed with You & Your Practice in Mind

Miami Children's Health System is proud to present the 51st Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course to be held Wednesday, February 17, 2016 through Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel in sunny Miami, Florida.

Whether this is your first time attending or your 51st, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field of pediatrics. A distinguished faculty will present state-of-the-art information in the prevention, pathophysiology and the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of the most prevalent pediatric and adolescent conditions. We hope you decide to join us in Miami for the 2016 conference and are confident that we will surpass your educational goals.


Every year, for the past 51 years, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, has presented an annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course (PPGC) -- a course that is regarded as the most established continuing, independent medical education program in the country.

This course stems from Miami Children's Health System’s tradition of quality and excellence in health care for children and is academically tailored to advance the clinical and research aspects of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Renowned faculty from all over the United States and the world are invited to participate and present the most recent advances to the practicing pediatrician that directly impacts the practice. It is here that approximately 700 participants, including pediatricians, family practitioners, residents/fellows, and ancillary staff members are exposed to the world’s foremost teachers who have proven ability to translate theoretical information to the practical level of day-to-day pediatric care.

This course, “Perspectives in Pediatrics”, serves as the centerpiece for the Continuing Medical Education Program at Miami Children's Health System, which includes weekly Grand Rounds, and Radiology Conference. The PPGC provides education in all areas of pediatrics including topics such as Metabolic Diseases, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Nutrition, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine through its General Sessions and Symposiums/Workshops.

Mission Statement

To provide a state-of-the-art forum for continuing medical education encompassing the latest developments in Pediatrics and Pediatric Subspecialties, fostering best clinical practices, up-to-date research information and child advocacy. This course is reflective of Miami Children’s Health System’s commitment to advance the educational development of world-wide medical professionals serving children.

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