2020 8th Annual Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Symposium

Pittsburgh, PA US
March 5, 2020

The focus of this symposium will be on understanding the developmental and behavioral factors related to adolescent sexuality and reproductive health.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

The goal of this symposium is to:

• Discuss how clinicians can develop an understanding of adolescent sexuality and the unique reproductive needs of adolescents and young adults.

• Discuss how to evaluate the evidence-base related to appropriate adolescent and young adult reproductive health care.

• Discuss how practitioners and clinicians who care for adolescents may promote positive sexuality and evidence-based sexual health education.

• Discuss how clinicians will be able to implement strategies to counsel youth about their sexuality and reproductive health needs.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/04/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
03/05/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/05/2020 - 6:00pm

8:00a            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
    
8:00—9:00a    Pediatric Grand Rounds
Porn Education Curriculum
Emily Rothman, ScD
Professor of Community Health Sciences, 
Boston University School of Public Health

9:00—-9:10a    Introduction to 2020 8th Annual Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Symposium
Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 
Professor of Pediatrics 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

9:10—9:35a    A National and Local Snapshot of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Ashley Hill, DrPH, MPH
Postdoctoral Scholar 
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine 
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
        
9:40-10:05a    "I don't think doctors think about vaginas": Providing Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare for Young Women with Pediatric-Onset Chronic Disease
Traci M. Kazmerski, MD, MS 
Assistant Professor, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

10:10—10:35a    Universal Chlamydia Screening in Adolescent Young Women: A Quality Improvement Initiative
Amy Collins, MD
Adolescent Medicine Fellow
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

10:40—11:05a    Sexual Violence Disparities and Prevention for Sexual and Gender Minority Populations on College Campuses
Robert W.S. Coulter, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Public Health 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
        
11:10a—11:35a 
   Prenatal Substance Use in Young Sexual Minority Women
Natacha DeGenna, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychiatry 
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Judy Chang, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, and Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

11:40a—12:05p    Wellness Break
Felicia Savage-Friedman, BS, MEd    
YogaRoots On Location, LLC

12:05—1:10p      Lunch / Poster Session

1:15—2:15p       Workshop Session 01
Sleep among Adolescent: How to Evaluate It, Brief Interventions, and When to Refer
Jessica C. Levenson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Licensed Psychologist
University of Pittsburgh

Reproductive Justice and the State of Sex-ed for Black Girls Locally and Nationally
José Garth
Violence Prevention Program Manager
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania 
Tausha Bonner-Johnson 
New Voices Pittsburgh 

Discussing Sexual and Reproductive Health with Gender Diverse Patients
Gina Sequeira, MD, MS
Adolescent Medicine Fellow 
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Kacie Kidd, MD
Adolescent Medicine Fellow 
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

2:15—2:30p       Break

2:30—3:30p     Workshop Session 02
Denise Charron-Prochownik, PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN
Modifying Reproductive Health Materials for Diverse Populations
Professor, Department Chair
Health Promotion & Development 
School of Nursing 
University of Pittsburgh

Leveraging Health and Education Partnerships to Address Chronic Absenteeism
Jacquelin Rankine, MD, MS
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
              
Enhancing Resilience in Justice Involved Youth 
Felicia Savage-Friedman, BS, MEd
YogaRoots On Location, LLC

Labor and Sex Trafficking Overview for Healthcare Professionals 
Brenda Cassidy, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor and Vice Chair Health Promotion and Development
Director of Pediatric and Neonatal Nurse Programs
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Shayla Sojourner
Lead Case Manager
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR)

3:30p    Adjournment    

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.


The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
• Traci Kazmerski, MD, MS – Grant/Research Support: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and PCORI. Consultant: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.5 contact hours.

Social Work
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.5 continuing education credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance
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