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MCH Presented its 41st Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course
(3/1/2006)

Left to Right: Christian C. Patrick, MD, PhD, PPGC Program Chair, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs; T. Berry Brazelton, MD.; Deise Granado-Villar, MD, MPH, PPGC Program Chair , Director, Division of Preventive Medicine and Community Pediatrics
MIAMI, FL (March 1, 2006)….Miami Children's Hospital was proud to present the 41st Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course (PPGC) from Friday, February 3rd, 2006 through Thursday, February 9th, 2006 at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach.

One of this year’s featured lecturers was world renowned pediatrician and author, T. Berry Brazelton, MD. Dr. Brazelton presented "Early Childhood Development: The Core of Pediatrics.”

Founded in 1950, today Miami Children's Hospital has more than 600 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 268-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine. Over the years, Miami Children’s has become a world leader in medical education and is the largest free-standing pediatric teaching hospital in the Southeastern United States. It has also been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. The focus at MCH is always on advancements in pediatric medicine. In fact, Miami Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children.

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