Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 46th Annual Update Course

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AACAP’s Annual Update Course Entirely Online!

Join us for the Online Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 46th Annual Update Course, one of AACAP’s popular online education programs. Over a 6-week period, this course will allow you to interact with experts and learn about the most sought-after topics in the field -- all on your own schedule, in your home or office.


Course benefits include:

  • Presentations from 12 top child and adolescent clinicians and researchers, released over a period of six weeks
  • Activities designed to deepen your knowledge, including recorded lectures and live question and answer webinars each Thursday (recorded and posted the next day)
  • Up to 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Timely topics including mental health and telehealth in the COVID-19 era, systemic racism and health inequity, anxiety, epigenetics/pharmacogenomics, and much more

Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS
Shawn S. Sidhu, MD

Course Dates: May 7- June 18, 2021

Live Q&A Webinars: Each Thursday at 9pm (ET), May 13 - June 17, 2021

Registration Closes:  April 23, 2021 (5pm ET)

Course Outline and Weekly Timeline for Participants of the Hansen Update Course
Self-Study Portion
Weekly Topic with 2 Presentations
Content available beginning May 7, 2021

Live Portion
Each Thursday @ 9:00 pm EST 
Beginning Thursday, May 13, 2021
Ending Thursday, June 17, 2021

Learners are expected to: 

  • Complete a weekly pre-test 
  • Watch two 45-minute pre-recorded presentations from 2 experts
  • Submit questions for Thursday’s question and answer webinar in advance
    • Submissions due by Wednesday evening prior to the webinar
  • Complete a weekly post-test

Learners are expected to:

  • Tune in Thursday evenings for the weekly presenters’ 45-minute live question and answer webinar via Zoom
  • Attendees are able to ask questions during the webinar
  • Webinars are recorded and posted the next day

We’d like to thank our Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 46th Annual Update Course sponsors, American Professional Agency, McLean Hospital, and PRMS for their ongoing support of AACAP and this meeting.