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CHaD Pediatric Lecture Series - The Teen Brain: Decision making, assent, and confidentiality

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Dartmouth Health Continuing Education for Professionals Home, CHaD Pediatric Lecture Series - The Teen Brain: Decision making, assent, and confidentiality, 5/10/2022 12:00:00 PM - 5/10/2025 5:00:00 PM,

This Pediatric Lecture Series will discuss important pediatric topics that may lead to the improvement of child health from an individual, health care system and/or societal level. 

Catherine D. Shubkin, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth
Pediatrician, Dartmouth Health

Learning Outcome
At the conclusion of this presentation, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to describe the impact of adolescent brain development in allowing care providers to support teen’s participation in their own medical care. 

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this activity have reported NO financial relationship(s)* with ineligible companies**. 

* A “financial relationship" includes employee, researcher (named as the PI), consultant, advisor, speaker, independent contractor (including contracted research), royalties or patent beneficiary, executive role, and/or an ownership interest (not including stocks owned in a managed portfolio).

** An ineligible company is any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Bibliographic Material

  2. Kendall-Taylor N & Ginsburg K, Pediatrics Sept, 2021
  3. Petronella Grootens-Wiegers,1,2 Irma M. Hein,3 Jos M. van den Broek,1,2 and Martine C. de Vries4,5  Medical decision-making in children and adolescents: developmental and neuroscientific aspects BMC Pediatr. 2017; 17: 120. Published online 2017 May 8. doi: 10.1186/s12887-017-0869-x PMCID: PMC5422908 PMID: 28482854
  4. Adolescent Health-Not Just for Adolescent Specialists Catherine D Shubkin 1, Keith J Loud 1 PMID: 32986112 DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2573
  5. Puberty and the human brain: Insights into adolescent development Nandita Vijayakumar 1, Zdena Op de Macks 2, Elizabeth A Shirtcliff 3, Jennifer H Pfeifer 2 PMID: 29972766 PMCID: PMC6234123 DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.06.004


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