Donald Nuss at Conference

CWIG Norfolk 2016

(757) 668-6877

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters will proudly host the 17th Chest Wall International Group meeting, June 15-17, 2016 in Norfolk, VA.

This gathering provides valuable pediatric surgery education focused on the treatment of chest wall deformities. As home of the NussPprocedure, CHKD performs more pectus excavatum surgeries than any facility in the United States and serves as a major training site for pediatric surgeons.

Hotel and Flight Accommodations

CWIG
  • Room rate of $129 per night at the Norfolk Marriott, the conference's host hotel, will be available for reservation through June 1.
  • Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer airfares for travel to CWIG Norfolk 2016. Refer to your meeting code (NMMJH) to purchase your tickets and your negotiated discount may be applied. Reservations and ticketing are available via  www.delta.com/meeting or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a direct ticketing charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Book Your Flight and this will bring you to the Book A Flight page. Enter the meeting code in the box provided.

Course Organization

CWIG 2016 will be chaired by Dr. Robert Kelly, a world leader in pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum surgery and Chief of Surgery at CHKD.

The Chest Wall International Group annual meeting is a platform for medical professionals to share their experiences in the care and management of chest wall disorders. This pediatric surgery conference offers a unique opportunity for all speakers and delegates to exchange ideas and pursue new techniques through lectures, seminars and abstract presentations. The program committee welcomes the submission of work.

Credits Offered

 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits - 20.00

Guest Speakers

  • Dr. Donald Nuss, pediatric surgeon, creator of the Nuss Procedure
  • Dr. Davi Haje, orthopedic surgeon, Brasilia, Brazil
  • Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski, thoracic surgeon, Mayo Scottsdale, adult pectus
  • Dr. Michael LaQuaglia, pediatric surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering, chest wall resection for tumors in childhood. Undisputed world authority
  • Dr. Hyung Joo Park, thoracic surgeon, Seoul, Korea. Developer of multiple equipment changes in Nuss Procedure surgery including crane elevation.
  • Dr. Patricio Varela, pediatric surgeon, Santiago, Chile
  • Dr. Zeng Qi, pediatric surgeon, Beijing Children's

Faculty

For additional information:

Course Organizer

Stacey T. Bell RN BSN
Physician Practice Manager, Pediatric Surgery

CWIG Norfolk 2016

(757) 668-6877

Thank You

CHKD thanks EVMS for its support in hosting CWIG 2016.

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