Doretta Royer 315 464-4833
Conference to address child, adolescent psychiatry April 26
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Nationally recognized experts in the field of pediatric psychiatry will gather in Syracuse to address a broad range of clinical topics relevant to child development at the 6th Annual Current Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse.
The conference, co-sponsored by SUNY Upstate Medical University, is intended for physicians, pediatricians, family physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse specialists, social workers, and other healthcare providers.
Discussions include the neurobiology of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and reading disorders; the identification of neural systems that regulate the control of drives and impulses; toddler behavioral disorders; and current research on diagnostic and treatment challenges in pediatric mood and anxiety disorders.
Presenters are: Deborah Simkin, M.D., of Florida State Medical School; Bradley S. Peterson, M.D., of New York State Psychiatric Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons; Jean M. Thomas, M.D., of the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.; and Daniel S. Pine, M.D., of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bestheda, Md.
The conference is sponsored by SUNY Upstate’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Children’s Health Innovation Project of St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center and the Child Psychiatry Community Consultation Program. Continuing medical education credits and contact hours are available.
The deadline to register is April 24. To register for the conference or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 315-464-3104.
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