Why a Transition of Care Seminar

This seminar is designed to help family physicians, internists, OB/GYNs, pediatricians and clinical healthcare professionals to understand and address needs of special needs patients by developing transition policies for their practice.

Who Should Attend

This seminar is open to all family medicine physicians, internists, OB/GYNs, pediatricians, physician assistants, residents, medical students, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare & industry professionals.

Support & Acknowledgments

This seminar is sponsored by the Georgia Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health Maternal & Child Health Section.

Program Committee

Saira Alimohamed, MD; Michael McConnell, MD; Gurinder Doad, MD; Waldon Garriss, MD; Stephanie Addison-Holt, MD; Samuel Gold, MD, & Sharifa Peart.

CME & Nursing Credits Information

The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Pediatrics – Georgia Chapter designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity will be submitted to Georgia Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Georgia Nurses Association – Approver is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 6.75 contact hours will be submitted for approval.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the attendee will be able to:

  1. List core functions of transitioning youth from pediatric to adult primary care
  2. Discuss resources available to support transitioning youth from pediatric to adult primary care
  3. Identify aspects of successful transitioning youth from pediatric to adult primary care
  4. List waiver programs available for youth

Meeting Location & Parking

The conference will be held at the Georgia AAP headquarters located at 1330 West Peachtree Street NW, GA 30309.

Parking is free in the parking decks underneath the Building. Paid parking is available in the surface lot next door for $10.00 per car or more. Please have your License Plate Number on hand to enter it into the parking machine. Credit Cards and Cash are accepted.

Hotel Information

The Artmore Hotel is located at 1302 West Peachtree St, Atlanta, Ga 30309, and is just two doors down from the Arthritis Foundation building. The rates start at $179 per night. Call the Artmore Hotel at 404-876-6100 to make a reservation.

For More Information

Contact Jaime Rice at 404-881-5091

or email jrice@gaaap.org

May 19, 2018

Georgia AAP Headquarters
1330 West Peachtree Street, NW, 1st Floor, Atlanta, Ga 30309

Program Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 am           Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 am           Welcome
                                   Saira Alimohamed, MD

 Moderator: Samuel Gold, MD

 8:45 – 9:00 am            My Transition Story
                                     Latia Bell

9:00 – 10:00 am          Directions and Innovations in Health Care Transition
                                     Margaret McManus, MHS

 10:00 – 10:15 am        Payment Strategies for Transition
                                     Margaret McManus, MHS

10:15 – 10:30 am        Question & Answer Session

10:30 – 10:45 am        Break

10:45 – 11:45 am        Destination Patient Centered Transitions
                                    Rose Calloway, Parent to Parent of Georgia

Moderator: Waldon Garriss, MD

11:45 am – 1:00 pm    The Transition to Adult Services for Children
                                     Karl Lehman

1:00 – 2:15 pm            Two Models of Transition of Care: Autism & survivorSHIP
                                    Cheryl Rhodes MS, LMFT and Lillian R. Meacham, MD

2:15 – 3:15 pm            Georgia’s Waiver Programs
                                    Brain Dowd

3:15– 3:30 pm            Question & Answer Session

3:15 pm                       Adjourn



Program Chair

Saira Alimohamed, MD, FAAP
Department of Community Medicine
Grady Health System
Atlanta, Ga

Latia Bell
Southwest Dekalb High School
Atlanta, GA

Rose Calloway
Transition Support Service Manager
Parent to Parent of Georgia
Atlanta, GA

Gurinder Doad, MD
Phoebe Family Care Center
Albany, GA

Brian Dowd
Assistant Chief, Policy and Provider Services
Division of Medicaid
Georgia Department of Community Health
Atlanta, GA

G. Waldon Garriss III, MD, MS, FACP, FAAP
Wellstar Medical Group
Marietta, GA

Samuel Gold, MD, FAAP
Chair, Wellstar Medical Group Ambulatory Pediatrics/ Quality Safety Lead
Wellstar Towne Lake Pediatrics
Woodstock, GA

Stephanie Addison Holt, MD, FAAP
Adolescent Medicine Specialist
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Karl Lehman
President & CEO
Tucker, GA

Michael McConnell, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Emory University, School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Margaret McManus, MHS
Co-Project Director, Got Transitions
President, National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
Washington, DC

Lillian R. Meacham, MD
Kathleen V. Amos Children’s Chair for Cancer Survivorship
Aflac Cancer Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Professor of Pediatrics Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Cheryl Rhodes MS, LMFT
Director, Care Coordination Program
Marcus Autism Center
Atlanta, GA

Sharifa Peart, MPH
Program Director, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Medical Services
Maternal and Child Health Section
Division of Health Promotion
Georgia Department of Public Health
Atlanta, GA

On-Line Registration

You will be taken to a secure payment page upon submission.

Transitioning Adolescents

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