Second Annual Symposium on Neonatal Resuscitation – October 12

The University of Oklahoma Department of Pediatrics is offering the Second Annual Symposium on Neonatal Resuscitation on October 12th. This conference will provide neonatal providers, including physicians, pediatricians, trainees, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists, the opportunity to increase their knowledge base and discuss hot topics in the field of neonatal resuscitation with regional experts and opinion leaders. Nationally and internationally recognized experts will discuss clinical and scientific evidence of current delivery room practices through presentations and interactive sessions. Regional leaders in the field will lead discussions on various clinical, scientific and ethical topics of neonatal interest.


Scholarships are available. Contact for more information on scholarships or accommodations.


7:15 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Opening Comments, Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc
8:10 am Translational Research, Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD
8:50 am Panel discussion including Vishal Kapadia, MD & Doug Dannaway, MD
9:35 am Resuscitation briefing and debriefing, Taylor Lee Sawyer, DO, M.Ed
10:15 am Panel discussion including Krithika Lingappan, MD & Thornton Mu, MD
10:45 am BREAK
11 am Education in Resuscitation, Susan Niermeyer, MD
11:40 am Panel discussion including Suzanne Lopez, MD & Karen Shattuck, MD
12:10 pm LUNCH
1:20 pm The Use of Telemedicine in Newborn Resuscitation, Jennifer Fang, MD, MS
2:00 pm Panel discussion including Dana Rivera, MD & Margarita Vasquez, MD
2:30 pm BREAK
2:45 pm Ethical issue in the delivery room for babies at the borderline of viability: Should we resuscitate 22-weekers?, John Lantos, MD
3:25 pm Panel discussion including Francesca Miquel Verges, MD & Mary Kosek, MD
4:10 pm What’s up with the NRP Steering Committee? An Update, Marilyn Escobedo, MD
4:50 pm Closing Remarks, Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc