Dentist By 1 Interprofessional Program Series - Agenda & Speaker Bios

August 7 in Elgin

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Date and Time:
Friday, August 7, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.

Elgin Community College
Building E, E121
1700 Spartan Dr.
Elgin, IL 60123

CEU/CME Credits*:
4 CEU credits for dental professionals; CME credits for medical professionals.

Elgin Community College
Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Speaker Bios

Lance Lambert, DDS, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Lambert is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. In addition to founding his private dental practice over 25 years ago, he taught over 28 years in the Postgraduate Pediatric Dental Residency Program at UIC. Dr. Lambert has published scientific papers on pediatric dental sedation, and taught numerous courses on caring for children with special needs, and the use of nitrous oxide sedation in dentistry. Dr. Lambert served on the Board of Directors for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and as president of the Illinois chapter of American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.

Robert Rada, DDS

Dr. Rada received his DDS in 1985, from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He then completed a general practice residency at Loyola University. Following the residency he joined the faculty at Loyola, teaching in both the General Practice Residency and the Division of Operative Dentistry from 1986 through 1993. Dr. Rada currently is a clinical professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and teaches in the undergraduate group practice clinics. Dr. Rada also maintains a private practice in LaGrange, Illinois, focusing on care for patients of all ages with special needs and hospital dentistry. He has lectured throughout the U.S. and published numerous articles on oral health care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Benjamin Kornfeld, MD, FAAP

Dr. Kornfeld received his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis and his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he received the Harrison Award for excellence in Pediatrics. He completed his residency training at Children’s Memorial Hospital/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and was named Resident Teacher of the Year in 2011 and 2012. He served as Chief Resident for an additional year before joining North Suburban Pediatrics. Board certified in pediatrics, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a health systems clinician at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where he teaches medical students and residents. He is an attending physician at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Evanston Hospital and Northwest Community Hospital. He serves on the AAP Section on Oral Health, the ICAAP legislative sub-committee and has presented at several national meetings on multiple topics within the field of Pediatrics.

Dr. Kornfeld grew up in Deerfield, Ill., and now lives with his wife (also a pediatrician) and daughter in Evanston. He enjoys rooting for Chicago sports teams, running and pretending to know how to cook. He loves guiding families with healthcare decisions for their children and working both within and beyond the clinic to improve the health of his patients.

*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Illinois Chapter (ICAAP). The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 4.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 4.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

This program is accredited for 4.0 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx), (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.