Topics, Speakers, and Schedule

Douglas B. Hansen, MD, 46th Annual Update Course
Topics, Speakers, and Lecture Titles
May 7 - June 18, 2021

WEEK 1 - SYSTEMIC RACISM AND HEALTH INEQUALITY - MAY 7

Structural and Systemic Racism: What Can We Do About It?
Wanjiku Njoroge, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Social In(justice)
Sarah Y. Vinson, MD, Lorio Psych Group, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

WEEK 2 - COVID-19: MENTAL HEALTH AND TELEHEALTH - MAY 14

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Child and Family Emotional Well-Being
Rebecca Leeb, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Telepsychiatry Models of Care
Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD, Compass Health Network, Dublin, OH

WEEK 3 - ANXIETY: MEDICATION MANAGEMENT AND THERAPY - MAY 21

Update on Pharmacological Treatment of Anxiety in Children and Adolescents
Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Exposure Therapy for OCD Spectrum and Anxiety Disorders
John Piacentini, PhD, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

WEEK 4 - EARLY CHILDHOOD AND PERIPARTUM MENTAL HEALTH - MAY 28

Attachment, Psychopathology, and Early Childhood Intervention 
Charles H. Zeanah, MD, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Reproductive Psychiatry: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Nicole E. Derish, MD, The Motherhood Center of New York, New York, NY

WEEK 5 - EPIGENETICS/PHARMACOGENETICS - JUNE 4

Pediatric Pharmacogenetics: Resources, Research, and Clinical Use
Laura B. Ramsey, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

The Tracks of My Tears: Transgenerational Epigenetic Consequences of Maternal Adversity
Stacy S. Drury, MD, PhD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

WEEK 6 - ACUTE INFLAMMATORY PRESENTATIONS - JUNE 11

Pediatric Catatonia: Basics and Beyond
Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Acute Pediatric Inflammatory Syndromes
Paula Tran, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA