31st Annual Conference 2024

Cool Topics in Neonatology & Improvements Palooza 2025

California Association of Neonatologists (CAN) and California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative

March 5-7, 2025

Join us beachside for the latest advancements in neonatal care

  • Wednesday, March 5 – Friday, March 7, 2025
  • Catamaran Resort, San Diego, CA
  • Keynote by Robin H. Steinhorn, M.D.

We invite you to a transformative experience at the picturesque Catamaran Resort in San Diego. Immerse yourself in cutting-edge discussions and networking opportunities with industry leaders.

Join us beachside for the latest advancements in neonatal care, hosted by the California Association of Neonatologists (CAN), the Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine (SoNPM), and the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC). 

This premier annual conference brings together experts in neonatology to explore cutting-edge developments in quality improvement and modern newborn care. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with leaders in the field and enhance your expertise in an inspiring setting!

Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or new to the field, this event is the perfect opportunity to enhance your skills, network with fellow professionals, and earn continuing education credits. Engage in interactive sessions and lively panel discussions, all designed to propel your practice into the future.

Don’t miss out on this unique blend of professional growth and relaxation at one of the most picturesque beaches. Come for the knowledge, stay for the sunset! 

Who should attend: Multidisciplinary caregivers including families, physicians, fellows, advanced practice providers, registered nurses, NICU-based therapists, dieticians, developmentalists, as well as obstetrical colleagues, maternity care providers, community partners, and quality improvement specialists. Anyone who is dedicated to improving newborn health and outcomes is invited to attend!

Cool Topics In Neonatology
31st Annual Conference
March 5-7, 2025

Mark your calendar!

Wednesday, March 5 – Friday, March 7, 2025

  • Wednesday: CPQCC Improvement Palooza 2025 (IP25)
    • CPQCC will be taking NICU teams “back to the basics” with a renewed emphasis on implementation science, bolstered by a foundation of effective communication. While championing health equity and advocacy, IP25 will involve integrating data analysis and deep dives into trends over time.
    • There will be interactive team sessions that foster open communication, collaboration, and shared learning among participants in pursuit of equitable neonatal care.
  • Wednesday: Life After Fellowship
    • This comprehensive workshop is tailored specifically for neonatology fellows, offering essential information and guidance to navigate their future careers in neonatology. Participants will explore various practice models, delve into the business of neonatology, and receive advice on job hunting. The workshop also addresses topics such as work/life balance, personal wellness, the challenges faced by women in neonatology, and financial planning. Additionally, fellows will gain insights into global health opportunities and effective conflict-resolution strategies in the workplace.
  • Thursday-Friday: CAN Cool Topics in Neonatology
    • Join us for two transformative days featuring a lineup of exceptional speakers who are experts in the field. Our carefully curated sessions will include detailed presentations delivering the latest updates on clinical care and management in neonatology.
    • Don’t miss out on this highly anticipated annual event hosted by CAN and SoNPM!