2021 9th Annual Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Symposium

April 15, 2021

The focus of this symposium will be on understanding the developmental and behavioral factors related to adolescents with disabilities.

Target Audience

Scholars and practitioners interested in positive development of youth with disabilities, adolescent health, community health, advocacy, translational research, health services research, clinical care, and education.

Learning Objectives

The goal of this symposium is to teach clinicians and other youth-serving professionals what tools and resources are available to share with their adolescent patients with disabilities.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 ASWB
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/02/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
04/15/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/15/2021 - 11:35am
Cost:
$1.00

Conference Schedule at a Glance

8:008:10a            Welcome and Introductions
                                Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD

Director, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

8:10—9:00a            Pediatric Grand Rounds
Disability Visibility and Youth Advocacy – Pre-recorded Session
Alice Wong, MS

Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project

Boston University School of Public Health

Alice Wong and CHANGE Members Pre-recorded Session

9:00—9:30a            Post Grand Rounds Q&A

CHANGE Members:

Libby Powers, MS.

Research Assistant

Stakeholder Engagement Core, University of Pittsburgh

Human Engineering Research Laboratories

Joelle Swyka

Adolescent Medicine Counselor Intern                  

9:30—9:35a            Introduction - Kristy Trautmann

9:35—10:30a          Healthy Relationships on the Autism Spectrum (HEARTS): Pilot-testing an online

healthy relationships intervention for adults on the autism spectrum

                                Emily F. Rothman, ScD

Boston University School of Public Health

Department of Community Health Sciences

10:30—10:35a        Introduction – Loreta Matheo, MD

10:35—11:30a        Race, Youth and Disability, the Intersection of Marginalization and Triumph

Unoma Akamagwuna, MD

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Baylor College of Medicine

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Texas Children’s Hospital

11:30a—11:35a      Wrap Up and Adjournment - Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD

Live Virtual Conference

Planning Committee:

Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD

Director, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
 

Amy J. Houtrow, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor of PM&R and Pediatrics,

Endowed Chair for Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine,

Vice Chair: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine,

Vice Chair: Quality,

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Chief: Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine,

Medical Director: Rehabilitation Institute
 

Kristy Trautmann

Executive Director

FISA Foundation
 

Janice Korn, Administrative Supervisor

Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
 

Rosie Benford Miller

Research Assistant

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

MPH Student | Epidemiology | University of Pittsburgh
 

Libby Powers, MS.

Research Assistant

Stakeholder Engagement Core

University of Pittsburgh

Human Engineering Research Laboratories
 

Elizabeth L. Guzek BS, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Children’s Hospital Rehabilitation Unit

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
 

Jennifer L. Baldwin, MD MPH MA

Pediatrics Resident Physician

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
 

Tal Levin-Decanini, PhD, DNP, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Complex Care Center

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

This activity is approved for the following credit:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 ASWB
  • 3.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Registration Information

Online registration is required by April 5, 2021 for this conference.

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• Click the Registration button and enter all requested information

• After registering, an electronic confirmation will be sent to the email address you provided us when you registered.