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Brennemann Lectures
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Brennemann Lectures

As one of the oldest pediatric CME meetings on the west coast, the Los Angeles Pediatric Society (LAPS) is proud to present its Annual Brennemann Lectures. This meeting consistently presents relevant information in an environment that promotes communication between faculty and attendees. When there is personal interaction among fellow professionals, LAPS firmly believes that learning is enhanced and patient care improved.

September 6-8, 2019: The 76th Annual Brennemann Lectures at the Disneyland Hotel

2019 Program


Thank you to our sponsors

Abbott Nutrition
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Mead Johnson and Company, LLC
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
PM Pediatrics
Prosthetic & Orthotic Group, Inc
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
Sobi Rare Strength
Spoonful One

Astra Zeneca
Cranial Technologies, Inc
Medical Practice Purchasing Group
Nutricia North America
Orthopaedic Institute for Children
Prosthetic and Orthotic Group
PuraCap® Pharmaceutical, LLC

Sanofi Genzyme
Sanofi Pasteur
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.
Vaya Pharma

Desired Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, in the areas of orthopedics, allergy, medical residency education and adolescent medicine, the learners will be able to:

1. Define and interpret the latest guidelines, technologies and methods involved in pediatric patient care

2. Diagnose, formulate and apply treatment plans that will result in the best possible health for infants and children

3. Communicate effectively with the patient and/or parent or guardian as to establish a therapeutic relationship that will help ensure improved health and treatment compliance

4. Differentiate between those diseases, disorders and traumas that can effectively be treated by a pediatrician and those that need to be referred to a specialist

5. Recognize and implement appropriate treatment and communication methods for all subsets involved in the incidence, prevalence, diagnosis, management, or prognosis as it applies to the patient as well as the parent(s) and/or guardian(s) of a different age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, geographic area, socio-economic group and all other special communities as to best reduce health disparities in such populations.

Target Audience


Family Practitioners and all Allied Health Personnel are welcome to attend; credit is subject to approval of their governing educational body. Report “AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™”. The following boards recognize the use of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credit toward credit for contact hours.

• Amercian Academy of Physicians Assistants
• California Board of Pharmacy
• California Board of Psychology MCEP
• California Board of Registered Nursing


Lecture with Q&A, Case Presentation with Learner Participation, Interactive Workshop and Roundtable. This activity will encompass the following Desirable Physicians Attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Inter-Personal & Communication Skills, Systems-Base Practice and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

Past Faculty for the annual Brennemann Memorial Lectures in memory of Joseph Brennemann, MD (1872-1944)