Come join us for a virtual two-day symposium on strategies for minimizing lung injury and improving respiratory outcomes in the NICU. A great panel of nationally recognized speakers will address a variety of hot topics in neonatal respiratory care. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from diverse perspectives and a holistic approach to avoiding lung injury.

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Registration Fee: $25

Fee includes live stream and access to conference recordings for 60 days after the event. Registration is required to claim continuing education credits for live viewing. Once virtual conference registrations are purchased, cancellations or refunds cannot be issued.

Registration is FREE for all trainees and full-time students!

If you are a trainee or full-time student, please email for registration.

Do NOT click the button above. 

Registration ends on Tuesday, Feb 22.

Doctor's Desk


  • Physicians,  including Neonatologists and Hospitalists

  • Fellows, Trainees, Full-Time Students

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Respiratory Therapists

  • Nurses

  • Pharmacists

  • Other healthcare professionals


  • Describe the nature of lung injury among premature infants  

  • Identify sources of lung injury in the course of a premature infant’s hospitalization 

  • List the main interventions that have been studied and proven to reduce the incidence and severity of lung injury in neonates 

  • Implement respiratory care strategies that mitigate the risk of lung injury in neonates


Please view the announcement for a full list of disclosures.

Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Professional Education

This activity has been awarded 7.5 contact hours by University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Education

This program has been approved for 6.5 contact hours of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC).

Statement of Ineligible Company Support


No ineligible company commercial support was used in this activity.



Dr. Satyan Lakshminrusimha


UC Davis Children's Hospital

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Dr. Kari Roberts


University of Minnesota Medical School


Dr. Georg Schmölzer


University of Alberta, Northern Alberta Neonatal Program, AHS


Matthew McNally

Respiratory Care

Darmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Dr. Rachel Greenberg



Duke University School of Medicine


Dr. Amy Mehollin-Ray

Pediatric Radiology

Texas Children’s Hospital


Dr. Huayan Zhang


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Dr. Krisa Van Meurs



Stanford University School of Medicine


Dr. Jan Deprest


Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Fetal Medicine

University Hospitals Leuven

Little Boy Playing Doctor


This two-day event will occur from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 24, and Friday, Feb 25.


All conference times are in Central Standard Time (CST), UTC-6.

Detailed 2022 agenda is now available!

Topics include:

  • Inhaled nitric oxide therapy in premature infants

  • Respiratory monitoring during resuscitation

  • Diuretics and chronic lung disease

  • Fetal Endoscopic Tracheal Occlusion (FETO)

  • Programs for managing and preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia


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Dr. Lakshmi Katakam

Activity Director

BALI Conference

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Medical Director of NICU

Texas Children's Hospital

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Dr. Minal Patel

Planning Committee Co-Chair

BALI Conference

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Medical Director of NICU II

Texas Children's Hospital

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Dr. Monika Patil

Planning Committee Co-Chair

BALI Conference

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

Maria Yvette Lopez