Chronic Conditions in Young Adults: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Specialty Review

An immersive CME program geared toward optimizing transition of pediatric patients with chronic conditions into adult care.

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Explore Key Topics

Chronic Conditions in Young Adults: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care provides state-of-the-art strategies to help you effectively and efficiently transition these patients into your practice. This in-depth CME course includes case-based lectures on topics like congenital heart disease, diabetes, spina bifida, cancer survivorship, cardiovascular risk reduction, solid organ transplant, substance use disorder, and more. It will help you to better:

  • Develop and implement practical strategies to transfer and accept patients with chronic conditions
  • Navigate healthcare systems and their impact on transition to adult care
  • Adhere to best practices for communication and goal setting with patients and families
  • Get updates for sexuality and fertility with chronic disease
  • Enhance your approach to patient and family engagement in chronic condition management and help them achieve health equity

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Chronic Conditions in Young Adults: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care provides a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Directors:
Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital

Kitty O'Hare, MD
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston Children’s Hospital

Elizabeth Petersen, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital

Susan Shanske, LICSW
Boston Children’s Hospital

The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series
Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • Leaving Neverland - Niraj Sharma, MD MPH and Kitty O’Hare, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease - Keri M. Shafer, MD, FACC
  • Diabetes - Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH
  • HIV - Anne M. Neilan, MD, MPH
  • Expert Panel: Transition Readiness and Self-Management in Chronic Disease - Moderator: Ahmet Uluer, DO MPH
  • Patient Presentation: Surviving College with Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Patient and Provider Perspectives - Sarah N. Flier, MD, Janis H. Arnold, MSW, LICSW and Rebecca Sailer, BA
  • Sexuality and Reproductive Health - Susan H. Gray, MD
  • Assessing Your Current Practice of Transition Care: Primary Care Practice - Kitty O’Hare, MD and Colleen A. Monaghan, MD
  • Assessing Your Current Practice of Transition Care: Specialty Care Practice - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH and Susan Shanske, LICSW
  • Adolescent Confidentiality - Maurice W. Melchiono, RN, MS, FNP-BC, NE-BC
  • Tools to Support Self-Management - Kristine D. McKenna, PhD and Lynne Helfand, MSW, MPH, LICSW
  • Enhanced Communication between Patients and Providers - Donna Lynn Nimec, MD
  • Negotiating the Patient/Provider Relationship around Transitions in Care - Susan Shanske, LICSW
  • Workshop: Writing a Transition Policy Statement - Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH, Kitty O’Hare, MD, Elizabeth Petersen, MD, MPH and Susan Shanske, LICSW
  • Assessing Developmental Progression - Susan Shanske, LICSW
  • Spina Bifida - Carlos R. Estrada Jr., MD, MBA
  • Epilepsy - Ann Marie R. Bergin, MB, ScM, MRCP (UK)
  • Down Syndrome - Stephanie L. Santoro, MD
  • Autism - Sarah J. Spence, MD, PhD
  • Expert Panel: Supported Decision-Making — From Healthcare Proxies to Guardianship - Jennifer Turek Queally, PhD, Susan Shanske, LICSW, and Christopher Ryan, MSW, LCSW
  • Community Living for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy - Laurie J. Glader, MD
  • Implementing an Integrated Care, Hybrid Transition Model for Youth and Adults with Complex Needs: Early Experience - Richard C. Antonelli, MD, MS
  • Incorporating Adults with ID/DD into Your Practice Setting: Primary Care Practice - Kitty O’Hare, MD and Colleen A. Monaghan, MD
  • Incorporating Adults with ID/DD into Your Practice Setting: Specialty Care Practice - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH and Susan Shanske, LISCW
  • Billing & Coding for Transition Care - Colleen A. Monaghan, MD
  • Educational Advocacy for Youth with ID/DD - Alison D. Schonwald, MD
  • Healthcare Reform - Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH
  • Quadruple Aim Approach to Transition Care - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH
  • Cancer Survivorship - Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH
  • Arthritis - Jonathan S. Hausmann, MD
  • Sickle Cell Disease - Maureen M. Achebe, MD
  • Cystic Fibrosis - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH
  • Patient Presentation: Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Youth with Chronic Conditions - Colleen A. Monaghan, MD and Stacy B. Klickstein, MSW, LICSW
  • Expert Panel: Chronic Pain and Palliative Care - Emma M. Jones, MD and Rachael B. Coakley, PhD
  • Solid Organ Transplant - Maureen M. Jonas, MD
  • Substance Use Disorder - Scott E. Hadland, MD, MPH, MS
  • Quality Improvement Strategies to Improve Transition Care: Primary Care Practice - Kitty O’Hare, MD and Colleen A. Monaghan, MD
  • Quality Improvement Strategies to Improve Transition Care: Specialty Care Practice - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH and Susan Shanske, LICSW
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Young Adults - Anne Marie Valente, MD
  • Building a Transition Consultation Program - Ahmet Z. Uluer, DO, MPH
  • Innovative Strategies for Chronic Disease Management - Lori W. Tishler, MD, MPH

Course Directors

Niraj Sharma, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Unit
  • Division of General Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Program Director, Harvard Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital

Kitty O'Hare, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Medical Director for Pediatric Population Health
  • Primary Care Center of Excellence
  • Division of General Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Director of Transition Medicine for Primary Care
  • Weitzman Family BRIDGES Adult Transition Program
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Elizabeth Petersen, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine, Part-time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Hospitalist Medicine Unit
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Inpatient Services
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Susan Shanske, LICSW

  • Director of Transitional Care Support
  • Weitzman Family BRIDGES Adult Transition Program
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Course Director
The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard Medical School Faculty

Maureen M. Achebe, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician, Division of Hematology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Richard C. Antonelli, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Medical Director, Integrated Care
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Ann Marie Bergin, MB, ScM, MRCP (UK)

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Staff Physician, Director Ketogenic Diet Program
  • Department of Neurology
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Rachael B. Coakley, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Clinical Innovation and Outreach in Pain Medicine
  • Critical Care and Pain Medicine
  • Department of Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Carlos Estrada Jr., MD, MBA

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Spina Bifida Center
  • Department of Urology
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Sarah N. Flier, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Staff Physician, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program
  • Director, Quality Assurance
  • Division of Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Attending in Endocrinology
  • Director, Diabetes Program
  • Division of Endocrinology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Laurie J. Glader, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Complex Care Service Outpatient Program
  • Co-Director, Cerebral Palsy and Spasticity Center
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Susan H. Gray, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Physician, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Scott E. Hadland, MD, MPH, MS

  • Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Director, Urban Health and Advocacy Track
  • Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics
  • Boston Medical Center

Jonathan S. Hausmann, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Latino Rheumatology Clinic
  • Co-Director, Autoinflammatory Diseases Center
  • Department of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Co-Director, Autoinflammatory Diseases Clinic
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Maureen M. Jonas, MD

  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease
  • Divisions of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Emma M. Jones, MD

  • Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Physician, Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kristine D. McKenna, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry
  • Boston Children's Hospital

 

Maurice Melchiono, RN, MS, FNP-BC, NE-BC

  • Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Medicine Patient Services
  • Ambulatory Programs
  • Director, Boston Children's Hospital at Martha Eliot Health Center
  • Division of Adolescent Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Colleen A. Monaghan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Medical Director, BWH Family Care Associates
  • Associate Program Director, Harvard Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital

Ann M. Neilan, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant in Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Research Fellow, Medical Practice Evaluation Center
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Donna Lynn Nimec, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Physiatrist in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Orthopedic Center
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Vice Chair of Medical Oncology
  • Director, Adult Survivorship Program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jennifer Turek Queally, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Neuropsychologist
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Stephanie L. Santoro, MD

  • Member of the Faculty of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Geneticist, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
  • Director, Quality Improvement Research
  • MGH Down Syndrome Program
  • Division of Genetics and Metabolism
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Allison D. Schonwald, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Co-Training Director, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Division of Developmental Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Keri M. Shafer, MD, FACC

  • Instructor in Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Staff Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology
  • Boston Adult Congenital Heart Disease (BACH) and
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease Service
  • Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sarah J. Spence, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Co-Director, Autism Spectrum Center
  • Neurologist, Department of Neurology
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Lori W. Tishler, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Physician, Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Vice President of Medical Affairs
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance

Ahmet Uluer, DO, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Weitzman Family BRIDGES Adult Transition Program
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital

Anne Marie Valente, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Section Chief, Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) and
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Program
  • Department of Cardiology
  • Boston Children’s Hospital

Harvard-Affiliated Faculty

Janis H. Arnold, MSW, LICSW

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Director, GI Social Work Service
  • Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Co-Director, MSW Social Work Training Program
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Lynne Helfand, MSW, MPH, LICSW

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Lung Transplant Program
  • Pediatric Transplant Center
  • Department of Social Work
  • Boston Children's Hospital

 

Stacy B. Klickstein, MSW, LICSW

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Brigham and Women's Family Care Associates
  • Social Work Team Lead, iCMP Community Health Worker Program
  • Primary Care Center of Excellence
  • Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Christopher Ryan, MSW, LCSW

  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Division of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Department of Neurology
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Accreditation

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: May 15, 2019
Termination Date: May 14, 2022 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete: 26.75 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 26.750 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

ABP Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity including individual assessments by the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 26.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

Risk Management Credit

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1.25 credits of Risk Management Study.

Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Disclosure Policy

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement in the PDF and printed syllabus.

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants will be better able to:

Provide state-of-the-art care of chronic childhood conditions in adolescent and adult patients:

  • Single-system disease, including congenital heart disease and epilepsy
  • Multisystem disease, including cystic fibrosis and epilepsy
  • Intellectual/developmental disabilities, including Down syndrome and autism

Develop and implement practical strategies to successfully transfer and accept patients with chronic childhood conditions:

  • Care coordination and integration
  • Supported decision-making
  • Practice redesign and team-based care
  • Adolescent health and wellness

Better navigate healthcare systems and their impact on transition to adult care:

  • Quality improvement
  • Reimbursement strategies
  • National health policy
  • Advocacy

Enhance your approach to patient and family engagement in chronic condition management and help them to achieve health equity:

  • Communication skills
  • Assessing self-management skills and readiness for transition to adult healthcare settings
  • Coping with chronic illness
  • Supports for community living

ACGME Competencies:

This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for Physicians in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Medicine-Pediatrics, Pediatric Subspecialties, Medical Specialties and Subspecialties, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors who support young adults with chronic conditions and their families.