PESTOLA 2018 has concluded. The content below is for informational purposes only.

PESTOLA would like to thank LSU/Children’s Hospital of New Orleans for hosting the 2018 meeting. The meeting began with a fellow program with speaker, Dr. Saul Malozowski. Invited speakers included Dr. Rebecca Brown speaking on lipodystrophy and Dr. Mary Lee, current PES president, speaking on Endocrine Disruptors and Puberty.


Please join us for the 2018 annual PESTOLA education conference hosted by LSU to be held Feb 16-18, 2018.

Register for the meeting by clicking here.

The meeting agenda can be viewed by clicking here.


Conference Registration Fees

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant – $100
RN, CDE, RD, Fellows, Residents  – $50
Medical Student/Other Trainee – $25


Call for Abstracts

Participants interested in presenting an oral presentation or poster presentation are invited to submit an abstract. All abstracts will undergo peer review by the Abstract Review Committee and may be accepted for oral and/or poster presentation. Participants are particularly invited to submit cases regarding ethics.

Abstract submission information can be viewed by clicking here.  The deadline for receiving an abstract is Sunday, December 31, 2017. 



CME Information

CME Provided By:

Children’s Hospital New Orleans

This Activity has been approved for AMA PRA Credit TM

Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

1.   Discuss diagnosis and management of lipodystrophy.

2.   Discuss the racial/ethnic differences in children with diabetes mellitus.

3.   Describe recent management updates of type 2 diabetes mellitus .

4.   Identify endocrine late effects of childhood cancer treatment.

5.   Discuss growth disorders in pediatric patients.

6.   Describe familial lipid disorders.

7.   Discuss the evaluation and management of disorders of sexual development.


CME CREDIT:  9.5 Credit


INTENDED AUDIENCE:   This activity is specifically directed towards the pediatric endocrinologist but it is open to all other interested physicians, residents, medical students and allied health professionals.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Louisiana State Medical Society through the Joint Providership of Children’s Hospital New Orleans and PESTOLA.    Children’s Hospital New Orleans  is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital New Orleans designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are needed, please notify Catherine Mooney at 504-896-9264 no later than February 9, 2018.