Huntington Beach

July 15-17, 2020

Come explore Southern California at the 2020 Western Pediatric Trauma Conference. The conference will take place July 15-17, 2020 in Huntington Beach, California, with premier accommodations and picturesque ocean views.

The Western Pediatric Trauma Conference features nationally renowned faculty in the fields of pediatric trauma, the pediatric surgical sub-specialties, critical care, emergency medicine and pre-hospital care. The program content is targeted to physicians and health care professionals who care for injured children. Participants will be able to propose practice improvements to their teams based on evidence-based guidelines, tools and resources presented at the conference.

Opportunities for oral and poster abstract (scientific and best practice) presentations are available. Scientific presentations are eligible for manuscript publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.


Pediatric Trauma Education

Interacted with nationally renowned faculty in the field of pediatric trauma.

Time with the Family

We invite you to bring the family for interactive family activities, such as the volleyball tournament and welcome reception.

The Adventures are Endless

Your options for things to do in Huntington Beach are limitless. However you choose to explore Southern California, it all makes for an unforgettable summer.

Collaborating Hospitals

Travel and Lodging Information


The conference hotel is the Paséa Hotel and Spa

Address: 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone: (855) 636-6371

Here is the reservation site: Western Pediatric Trauma Conference



Air Transportation

There are three airports in the area.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) - 11 Miles away. This is the closest and easiest

Long Beach Airport (LGB) - 18 miles away. This one is not too bad.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) - 37 miles away. We in California speak in terms of hours not miles when dealing with traffic. This is for the traveler who wants the full California experience.


Ground Transportation

Uber and Lyft are the best options for ground transportation

Explore the Pasea Hotel and Spa

Wednesday, July 15                                   Thursday, July 16                               Friday, July 17

7:00 – 8:00 Registration                            7:00 – 8:00 Registration                     7:00 – 8:00 Registration

8:00 – 12:00 Program                                8:00 – 12:00 Program                         8:00 – 12:00 Program

1:30 – 4:00 Program                                  1:30 – 4:00 Program                           1:00 – 5:00 Ultrasound Course

5:00 – 7:00 Welcome Reception               5:00 – 7:00 Volleyball

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General Conference/Registration Questions:
Melissa Anderson
323-361-4526 |