YNHCH Evening Seminar Series:
After-School Pitfalls

Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital is holding the "Evening Seminar Series: Joints & Bones: After School Pitfalls" Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 5-8:20 p.m. at the Norwalk Inn and Conference Center, 99 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. This live activity is designated for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This series will provide specialized education on optimal management of a variety of disorders pertaining specifically to the pediatric and adolescent patient.

As a leading academic medical center that is the primary teaching hospital of Yale School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital offers cutting-edge therapies to area children long before they're available nationwide. Its advanced approaches to pediatric therapies, innovative research, and community outreach and advocacy ensure a continuum of excellence that patients from all over the world can depend on.

Nationally recognized for the exceptional care it provides to thousands of children each year, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital's specialty programs-diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology-have been spotlighted for their excellence by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Course Director

Cynthia N. Sparer
Executive Director
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital


Kirsten A. Bechtel MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)
Cordelia W. Carter MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Rachel Fortune MD
Instructor of Pediatrics (Adolescent Medicine)
David A. Sasso MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale Child Study Center
Medical Director, Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County

Course participants will:

  • Identify evidence-based interventions for anxious children
  • Recognize protean presentations of child abuse
  • Become more familiar with the DDX of sudden change in mental status in infants
  • Review the presentation, treatment, and prevention of common sports-related injuries in the young athlete
  • Recognizing and treating eating disorders

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