MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates is a group of neonatologists, advanced neonatal practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing exemplary neonatal intensive care.

Upcoming Events

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Thursday and Friday, June 8th and 9th

neoFORUM 2017

neoFORUM is an event that focuses on bringing together neonatal medical professionals in a scientific and congenial setting, and encourages conversations and collaborations within this dynamic field.

Past Events

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Thursday, January 5th

Dr. Alan Lucas Presents at MANA

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Sunday, September 25th, 2016

33rd Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Picnic

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Wednesday June 8th, 2016

The Human Journey: Lessons in Neonatal Palliative Care

Thank you to everyone that attended our first Neonatal Palliative Care Conference.  This event touched hearts and shaped ideas about palliative care in the NICU.

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Thursday and Friday, June 9th and 10th

neoFORUM 2016

Thank you for attending neoFORUM 2016!  What a special event – which highlighted six nationally-recognized physicians.  We look forward to seeing you at neoFORUM 2017!

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Sunday, September 27th

32nd Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Picnic

Thanks for joining us at the 2015 NICU Alumni Picnic!  We had a great day with our friends from our NICU family.

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Thursday and Friday, June 4th - 5th

neoFORUM 2015

Thank you to all the speakers and sponsors for neoFORUM 2015.  The conference was a great success and we are looking forward to next year!  To see pictures from the event, click here.

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Obstetrics and Neonatology Nursing Forum

We look forward to seeing you at the 7th Annual Nursing Forum!

Laura Aschner, MD

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension

Please join us for a dinner lecture and discussion featuring Dr. Judy L. Aschner, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

31st Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Picnic

The 31st Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Picnic was a great celebration!  Thanks for joining us for food, games and friendship.

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Thursday and Friday, June 5th - 6th, 2014

neoForum 2014

Thank you for attending neoFORUM 2014. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Obstetrics and Neonatology Nursing Forum

The 5th annual event was hosted by MANA and St. Clare’s Hospital at the Hanover Marriott, Whippany, NJ.

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

30th Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Picnic

What a great day!  It was a great opportunity to reunite with NICU care staff and other NICU families.  Food, games and activities for the whole family!

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Update on Breast Milk in the NICU

MANA Dinner Lecture Series Presents
Featuring Richard J. Schanler, MD

A dinner lecture and discussion to understand the benefits and approaches to using breast milk in the NICU.

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Thursday and Friday, June 6-7, 2013

neoFORUM 2013

The 6th Annual NeoForum Conference was a huge success!  Thanks to our distinguished speakers and conference participants for helping to make this year’s conference memorable and a truly educational experience!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Pulmonary Hypertension: A Team Sport

Featuring Paul Andrew Checchia, MD, FAAP, FCCM, FACC
A dinner lecture and discussion of sub-specialty services associated with pulmonary hypertension, current treatments for acute elevation of pulmonary vascular resistance, and diagnostic evaluations available in pulmonary vascular disease.
Kindly RSVP by March 18th to Marian Filipek (908) 522‐3569 or [email protected]

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Obstetrics and Neonatology Nursing Forum

This annual event was hosted by MANA and St. Clare’s Hospital at the Hanover Marriott, Whippany, NJ.

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Watching Goryeb Grow – 10 Years and Counting…

An event to celebrate the first 10 years at Goryeb Children’s Hospital!
Dr. Gaines Mimms and Sam’s NICU were featured in a patient testimonial video prepared for the event!  Watch it now!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Making A Difference: Meeting Breastfeeding Challenges for Newborn, NICU and Beyond

Guest Speakers:
Dr. Nancy Wight, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP
Dr. Sharon Mass, MD, FACOG

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

29th Annual NICU Alumni Picnic

Please join us for the annual NICU alumni picnic!  Reunite with your NICU care staff and other NICU families.  Food, games and activities for the whole family!

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Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, 2012

neoFORUM 2012

This conference highlighted innovative and contemporary approaches to neonatal care with a focus on fostering collaboration and dialogue among neonatology groups in the greater NJ area to improve infant outcomes.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening (POS) for Congenital Heart Defects

“Newborn Pulse Oximetry Screening (POS) for Congenital Heart Defects” — The purpose of the Dinner Lecture Series is for distinguished faculty to discuss controversial and current issues in the care of sick newborns.

New Modalities of Mechanical Ventilation in the Newborn

Eduardo Bancalari, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of the Division of Neonatology
University of Miami/School of Medicine

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Friday, June 10, 2011

neoFORUM 2011

This conference will highlight innovative and contemporary approaches to neonatal care with a focus on fostering collaboration and dialogue among neonatology groups in the greater NJ area to improve infant outcomes.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011

Perinatal Factors and Outcomes in the Extreme Premature Infant

Featuring Dr. Eduardo H. Bancalari
A dinner lecture and discussion of antenatal factors influencing mortality and the perinatal factors associated with major morbidities in extremely low birth weight infants. Participants included neonatal health care staff and trainees from regional NICUs.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Current Topics in Congenital Hearing Impairment 2011

Featuring Sumitrajit Dhar, Ph.D., James W. Hall III, Ph.D. and Jennifer Ibrahim, M.D.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011

ROP Updates: Intravitreal Avastin® and Telemedicine

Dr. R. V. Paul Chan St. Giles Assistant Professor of Pediatric Retina Director of the Retina Service at Weill Cornell Medical College Division Chief of Ophthalmology at New York Downtown Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY. A dinner lecture that focused on the pathophysiology of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), and discussed the current best practices to manage severe ROP, including photocoagulation.  Topics also included: novel practices to manage severe ROP, including intravitreal bevacizumab, and the role of telemedicine in facilitating the diagnosis and management of severe retinopathy.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Controversies in the Management of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

Featuring Dr. Richard Polin
A dinner lecture to discuss the lack of clinical evidence for ligation of the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in the asymptomatic infant, the risks associated with ligation of the ductus arteriosus (including bronchopulmonary dysplasia and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes), and the equal efficacy of indomethacin and ibuprofen for the pharmacologic closure of the PDA.

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Friday, June 11, 2010

neoFORUM 2010

This conference addressed the contemporary topics of hearing loss such as accurate diagnosis of infant hearing loss with a focus on diagnostic patterns to identify auditory neuropathy, the impact of bilirubin on audition and the history and changes of disability in the US with an emphasis on hearing impairment.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Current Topics in Congenital Hearing Impairment 2010

This conference addressed the contemporary topics of hearing loss such as accurate diagnosis of infant hearing loss with a focus on diagnostic patterns to identify auditory neuropathy, the impact of bilirubin on audition and the history and changes of disability in the US with an emphasis on hearing impairment.

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Friday, June 12, 2009

neoFORUM 2009

This conference highlighted innovative approaches to neonatal care, with a focus on bridging the gap between acquisition of knowledge and implementation of new care practices by fostering regional dialog and collaboration.

Saturday, June 11, 2009

Current Topics in Congenital Hearing Impairment 2009

This year’s conference focused on the current state of knowledge on early developmental outcomes of children with permanent hearing impairment as well as infectious causes of hearing impairment.

Friday, May 30, 2008

neoFORUM 2008

This conference highlighted innovative approaches to neonatal care, with the focus on bridging the gap between acquisition of knowledge and implementation of new care practices by fostering regional dialog and collaboration. We intend to translate this information into improved infant outcomes.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Current Topics in Congenital Hearing Impairment 2008

This conference united the essential components of early intervention, beginning with inpatient newborn hearing screening and outpatient follow up services. We explored genetics and genetic testing in relation to congenital hearing loss and diagnosis.

March 6, 2008

Retinopathy of Prematurity – Update 2008

Featuring Dr. Robert Lopez
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a leading cause of childhood visual impairment which, when severe, can cause permanent visual impairment and blindness. In the United States, ROP causes an estimated 2100 pediatric cases of visual impairment, including 700 cases of permanent blindness, per year. ROP primarily affects premature infants weighing about 2¾ pounds (1250 grams) or less that are born before 31 weeks of gestation.