Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 5-8,2018 | Toronto Canada

Dr. Roberto Canessa
PAS 2018 Opening Keynote Speaker

The PAS Program Committee is pleased to announce Dr. Roberto Canessa as the PAS 2018 Opening Keynote Speaker.
Dr. Canessa is an internationally renowned pediatric cardiologist, author, motivational speaker and 1972 Andes Mountains plane crash survivor.

Dr. Canessa will speak at the PAS Opening Session, a Saturday morning lineup which is part of the NEW PAS Labs initiative. PAS Labs is focused on introducing pilot concepts and experiences to the meeting. As part of the PAS Labs program, we invite you to a complimentary welcome coffee before the Opening Session as well as a complimentary luncheon immediately following the keynote address.

PAS 2018 Opening Session Schedule – Saturday, May 5th
10:00 am – 10:30 am Complimentary Welcome Coffee

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Keynote Speaker Session

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  Complimentary Opening Lunch


DISCOVER the latest in original research from young and established investigators
ENGAGE with world-renowned experts in the basic and clinical sciences
BELONG to a network of cross-disciplinary colleagues who support academic pediatrics

The Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting brings together thousands of pediatricians and other health care providers united by a common mission: improve the health and well-being of children worldwide. This international gathering includes researchers, academics, as well as clinical care providers and community practitioners. Presentations cover issues of interest to generalists as well as topics critical to a wide array of specialty and sub-specialty areas.

We are excited to share with you the first-ever strategic plan for the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting!
This plan, recently adopted by the PAS Meeting Executive Committee, builds upon the historic success of the PAS Meeting and codifies our aspirational vision:

The PAS Meeting will be the premier North American scholarly child health meeting.