ECHO-Chicago: Adolescent Health

February 21, 2019 to June 20, 2019
Through this series, ECHO-Chicago will train community-based primary care providers to assess and address ACEs and implement trauma-informed practices to improve overall well-being of adolescents living in Chicago through ECHO-Chicago’s innovative workforce development model for expanding primary care capacity in underserved communities.

The goal of this curriculum is to provide community-based primary care providers with advanced training, skills, and knowledge to assess and address best practices to provide better care and improve overall well-being of adolescent patients living in Chicago and the surrounding area.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals committed to improving the healthcare provided to adolescents.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of integrating adolescent risk assessment into clinic flow;
  • Compare policy, confidentiality, and shared decision making with adolescent patients to adult patients;
  • Identify the components associated with a youth-friendly setting and the resources needed to provide such a setting;
  • Discuss the unique healthcare needs of LGBTQ adolescents including associated terminology and electronic medical record naming conventions;
  • Discuss specific approaches to contraception and to treating sexually transmitted infections in adolescents;
  • Evaluate different mental health screenings for teenagers and how to employ mindfulness and stress management with them;
  • Relate how to address the use of tobacco, marijuana, and e-cigarettes in adolescents;
  • State how to diagnosis and treat eating disorders in adolescents.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Kanika Mittal
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.00 Participation
Event starts: 
02/21/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/20/2019 - 9:00am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Agenda subject to change.

Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
This course is an online webinar.
To learn more about the ECHO-Chicago curricula, visit us here.


The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Felicia Scott, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Matthew Richards, LCSW, MDiv
University of Chicago
Julia Rosebush, MD
University of Chicago
Karen Bernstein, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Karen Simpson, MD
Cook County Health
Jonathan Klein, MD
University of Chicago
Sejal Danawala, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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