Events and Classes

Promoting Adolescent Health Equity

April 11, 2013
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
John G. Rangos Sr. Conference Center
Pittsburgh, Pa.

This interdisciplinary adolescent health research symposium focuses on understanding, recognizing and addressing adolescent health disparities and the social determinants which have a profound impact on the health of adolescents in both clinical and community-based settings.

The goal of this symposium is to strengthen interdisciplinary collaborations in adolescent health. The symposium is designed for scholars who are interested in adolescent health, and for community partners wishing to learn about participating in interdisciplinary clinical and community-based research studies relevant to adolescent health.

The symposium will feature several national speakers, presentations by local researchers, poster presentations on adolescent health projects and research, and networking opportunities.

Who Should Attend

Scholars who are interested in adolescent health, and community partners wishing to learn about addressing complex health and psychosocial issues confronting adolescents, with an emphasis on reducing health disparities and promoting health equity.

Registration Information
Click here to register online today.

Review the agenda.

Questions? Please contact Liz Miller, MD, PhD, Chief, Adolescent Medicine, via email at or 412-692-8504.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals are awarded 0.5 continuing education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 5.0 contact hours.
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Faculty for this activity has been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling 412-692-8504.
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March 5, 2013
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March 5, 2013