PHOTOS FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING IN VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA.




                       It doesn't get much prettier than this.




   Kathy Patterson (left) and incoming President Bev Rogers enjoy
   the banquet


 

     Joe Rutledge and Deb & Greg Perry (left to right) share a light
     moment at the banquet.


 

    Texas was well-represented at the meeting, by Edwina Popek
    (left) from Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and
    Bev Rogers from Dallas Children's Hospital.


 

Milt Finegold enjoys the company of current and former fellows at Texas Children's Hospital, Amy Heerema (left) and Karen Thompson.


 

  President Denis Benjamin represents Cook Children's Hospital
  in Fort Worth.




Mary Davis and Carlos Galliani (Fort Worth) appear happy to be at the banquet


 

Our Canadian colleagues included (left to right) Luc Oligny (Hopital Ste. Justine, Montreal), Jim Dimmick (BC Women's and Children, Vancouver), and Ernie Cutz Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto)...


 

...as well as Anne and Glenn Taylor (Glenn is at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto).


 

     Love for perinatal path is common to (left to right) Ona Faye-
     Petersen, Deb Heller, and Hal Pinar.


 

                   Ellen and Joe Rutledge relax at the banquet.


 

   Joel Haas, Jan Finegold, and Cindy Kaplan share camaraderie.


 

                   Immediate Past President Derek de Sa...


 

   ...passes the torch--actually walking stick!--to President Denis
   Benjamin.


 

All the photos so far show us at play, but we actually did have a meeting! Mana Parast (left), one of the winners of the resident case presentation awards at the interim meeting in Cincinnati, stands beside her poster with co-author Bahig Shehata.


 
Joan Durbin announces that Dr. Rene Galindo, UT Southwestern, is winner of this year's Young Investigator Research Grant.


 

During a break, (left to right) Stephanie Young, Bahig Shehata, Aliya Husain, and Liliane Boccon-Gibod (hostess for the interim meeting in Tours, France in 2006).


 

   Jeff Goldstein congratulates Dr. Gino Somers who received the
   Vawter Award.


 

     Dr. Rocio Pena-Alonso acknowledges receipt of the Neustein
    Award as Jeff Goldstein looks on.


 

    Dotty Landing sits beside Daria Haust (right) and her husband
   during the Farber-Landing lecture.


 

   Farber-Landing lecturer Dr. Brian O'Connell, Rector and Vice-
  Chancellor, University of the Western Cape, Capetown, South
  Africa delivers a thought-provoking talk about HIV/AIDS.