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VC2201: Pediatrics for the 21st Century: Addressing New Challenges to Prevent Injury

Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 1:00-4:30 p.m. CDT
Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP, FCCM

Dr. Kiragu, a pediatric intensivist at Children’s Minnesota, is part of the faculty presenting this topic.

Andrew Kiragu, MD

Andrew Kiragu, MD, FAAP, FCCM

Available for virtual visits

The Children’s Minnesota professional relations team will be available for virtual visits during the conference, October 9 – 11. Additional times are also available by appointment.

  • Saturday, Oct. 9 – Kathleen
    • 10-10:30 a.m. | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 2-2:30 p.m. | 3:30-4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 10 – Jennifer
    • 10-10:30 a.m. | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | 2-2:30 p.m. | 3:30-4 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 11 – Jennifer
    • 2-2:30 p.m. | 3:30-4 p.m.

How to connect with us

You can reach us at the dates and times above, through our virtual booth.

  1. Visit our virtual booth during exhibit hours.
  2. From our virtual booth, click on Kathleen or Jennifer’s photo to start your video or text chat.

If you would like to schedule time outside of the conference, please email Kathleen or Jennifer directly.

Kathleen Baumbach, Professional Relations Liaison
[email protected]
Cell: 651-329-8160


Jennifer Johnson, Professional Relations Liaison
[email protected]
Cell: 612-599-9887

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