Session date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Children's Hopsital of Wisconsin
9000 W. 92nd Street
Briggs and Stratton Auditorium
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 
This educational activity is designed to highlight a new innovation, discovery, or update in medical science with an emphasis on how it applies to diagnosis, treatment, or outcomes in clinical care of the pediatric patient. The idea is to explain any basic science in such a way that will be educational and interesting to a general clinician; provide an update on clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment using evidence based medicine when applicable. This lecture can bring to the forefront new practice guidelines from the experts.  
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  
Target audience: 

Pediatrician, Psychologist, Fellow, Resident, Nurse, Other

Learning objectives: 

Review the mature minor doctrine on consent and confidentiality. 

Highlight new knowledge on adolescent brain development (ABD) and adolescent capacity. 

Alert to the danger of making inappropriate extrapolations from the brain science discoveries. 

Propose a prudent approach to adolescent consent and confidentiality, one that incorporates the new knowledge on ABD

Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee: 
Cindy Pan, MD 
Robert Lane, MD 
Ramel Smith, PhD 

Presenter:  Tomas Jose Silber, MD, MASS Director, Pediatric Ethics Program, Research Subject Advocate, Children's National Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Global Health, George Washington University

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose 


Karen Knippel
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 337-7451