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The Annual Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Conference

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Conference ID

J6777

Presented By

Division of Adolescent Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Mid-Atlantic Regional Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Overview

This conference is intended for local and regional primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians and other healthcare providers specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, gynecology, pediatrics and psychiatry. The program’s aim is to increase the overall knowledge, understanding and competencies of multidisciplinary providers in areas of importance in the healthcare of adolescents. The learning format will be virtual and will include didactic lectures with interactive question-and-answer sessions and small group breakout sessions, as well as expert hot topic panels and interactive workshops.

Overall Objectives

  • Define several key issues that impact adolescent health and well-being.
  • Identify skills for centering patient and family goals in joint decision-making.
  • Explain strategies for multidisciplinary teams to work with adolescents with complex medical and/or behavioral health conditions and from diverse backgrounds.
  • Relate how racism and/or social determinants of health impact overall health outcomes and well-being of adolescents and young adults.

Keynote Speaker

Angela Diaz, MD, PhD, MPH
Dean of Global Health, Social Justice and Human Rights
Professor, Jean C. and James W. Crystal
Department of Pediatrics and Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC)

Agenda

  • 8:15 a.m. | Online Check-in /Visit Virtual Exhibits
  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome
    Sheryl Ryan, MD
  • 9 a.m. | Keynote Address: The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Model for Accessible, Integrated Care
    Angela Diaz, MD, PhD, MPH
  • 10 a.m. | Break
  • 10:15 a.m. | Diet Culture and Adolescents: How Families can Promote Resilience
    Virginia Sole-Smith
  • 10:45 a.m. | Not Just for Health Care: Supporting Youth With Gender Concerns Where They Are From the Start
    Amy K. Keisling, ACSW, LCSW, BCD
    Misty L. Knight, PhD
    Kanthi Bangalore Krishna, MD
  • 11:30 a.m. | Break
  • 11:45 a.m. | Health Inequities and Anti-Racism: Improving
    Adolescent Health

    Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, MEd, MPPM, FACOG
  • 12:15 p.m. | Lunch Break
  • 1:15 p.m. | Breakout Sessions
    • Depression and Anxiety in Youth: Medication Issues and Treatment Strategies in the Primary Care Setting
      Lidija Petrovic-Dovat, MD
    • Collaborative Care in Adult Severe, Enduring Anorexia Nervosa: When Recovery is Not the Goal
      Lauren Bailey, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
      Kristina Newport, MD, FAAHPM, HMDC
      Jennifer Rudolf, LPC, ATR-BC
  • 2 p.m. | Break
  • 2:15 p.m. | Use of E-Cigarettes and Vaping in Teens and Young Adults
    Sheryl Ryan, MD
  • 3 p.m. | Hot Topics
    • The Other Pandemic: How COVID-19 Impacted the Educational Attainment of Underserved and Marginalized Groups
      Nigena Livingston, MEd
    • Confidentiality in Telemedicine
      Ashley Morgan Ebersole, MD, MS, FAAP
    • Developing School-Based Strategies to Address Racial Microaggressions: Listening to the Voices of Adolescents
      Stephen S. Leff, PhD
      Rui Fu, PhD
      Ann Perepezko, MSW, LSW
    • Caring for Newcomer Adolescents and Youth
      Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
  • 4:15 p.m. | Closing Remarks
    Rosemary Claire Roden, MD
    Jennifer Shook, MD

Course Directors

Carol A. Ford, MD
Chief, Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Orton Jackson Endowed Chair in Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH)
Past-President, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)
Principal Investigator, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Leadership Education in Adolescent and Young Adult (LEAH) Program

Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH
Attending Physician
Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Director, Outpatient Clinical Operations
Core Faculty, Leadership and Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) Fellowship
Executive Board Member, Alliance of Minority Physicians
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Rosemary Claire Roden, MD
Director of Adolescent Gender and Sexual Health Services
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Health
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital

Jennifer Shook, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital

Committee

Paul Devine Bottone, MD
Fellow, Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Ettya Fremont, PhD, MPP
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kerri Heckert, MS, RD, LDN, CEDRD-S
Outpatient Clinical Dietitian III
Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Nellie Lazar, MSN, MPH
Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Victoria A. Miller, PhD
Director of Research, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Symme Trachtenberg, MSW
LEAH Discipline Director
Director, Intellectual Disabilities Community Education and Outreach
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Faculty

Lauren Bailey, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Registered Dietitian
Penn State Health

Kanthi Bangalore Krishna, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Rui Fu, PhD
Research Scientist, Center for Violence Prevention Research Scholar
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Amy K. Keisling, ACSW, LCSW, BCD
Coordinator, Gender Health Clinic
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Misty L. Knight, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Director of Women’s and Gender Studies
Shippensburg University

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, MEd, MPPM, FACOG
Senior Vice-President/Chief Clinical Equity & Diversity Officer,
Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health,
Professor and Author

Stephen S. Leff, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Co-Director
Center for Violence Prevention
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The William H. Bennett Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Nigena Livingston, MEd
Founder and CEO
URBAN ACT Academy

Ashley Morgan Ebersole, MD, MS, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Kristina Newport, MD, FAAHPM, HMDC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Palliative Care
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Ann Perepezko, MSW, LSW
School Intervention Coach
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Lidija Petrovic-Dovat, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Division of Child Outpatient Services
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Jennifer Rudolf, LPC, ATR-BC
Clinical Psychiatric Specialist
Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders
Department of Pediatrics
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Sheryl Ryan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Virginia Sole-Smith
Journalist, author of “The Eating Instinct” and the newsletter “Burnt Toast”

Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics
Attending Physician, Refugee Health Program
Director, Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) Fellowship Program,
Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Credit

ACCME Accreditation Statement and AMA Credit Designation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and Mid-Atlantic Regional Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.75 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

Dietitian Accreditation Statement

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 5.5 CPEU credits from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Social Work Accreditation Statement

Penn State is an approved provider as defined by Pa. Code Sections 47.36(a)(3), 48.36(a)(3), and 49.36(a)(3). Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors licensed by the state of Pennsylvania can earn 5.75 clock hours of continuing education for completing this course.

APA

Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Full attendance at the sessions and evaluation of each individual session attended is required to receive CE credit for psychologists. Partial credit will not be awarded. Late arrivals or early departures will preclude awarding of CE credits.

Fees

The fee is $50 per person and $20 for trainees. Fee includes the live conference stream, online handouts, and CME/CEU and other credits.

Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Registrations received after Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.

Evaluation

A completed evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate for attending this activity. Please complete and submit the evaluation within the specified time frame.

Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund any program registration fees paid but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Program registrants who are experiencing illness or have been exposed to anyone who is ill should contact the Continuing Education office before attending any in-person activities.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

COVID-19

On-campus educational activities provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education are required to follow health care facility guidelines, including masks. Off-campus events provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education follow the COVID-19 requirements of that venue, which may not require masks. We ask that all participants respect that some attendees may still choose to wear masks for off-campus activities. Check the venue website for the latest requirements and recommendations. Please do not attend this activity if you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. By attending the activity, you attest that you do not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste, loss of smell or any other sign of illness.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Participants who anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or who have questions about the physical access provided should contact the Continuing Education office at least one week in advance of participation or visit.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and Educational Balance)

It is Penn State policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to mitigate any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment or retaliation against faculty, staff or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; 814-863-0471 (TTY). US M.Ed. J6777

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