Saturday, April 28, 2018


7:30 am:  Registration opens

8:00 am:  OPS Member Annual Meeting ~ OPS Board President Dana R. Nason, MD, FAAP.

8:30 am:  Welcome and Overview ~ Barbara Long, MD, MPH, FAAP.

8:45 am: Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment. ~ Lisa Horowitz, PhD, MPH, National Institute of Mental Health.

10:00 am: Youth Panel ~ Adolescents representing Lines for LIfe, Oregon School Based Health Alliance, and other groups. Moderator: Ashley Greene, LCSW.  

11:05 am:   Health Equity for Diverse Youth ~ Shaquita Bell, MD, FAAP, Seattle Children's Hospital.

11:45 am: LUNCH BUFFET

12:15 pm:  Adolescent Health Policy Address ~ Claire Brindis, DrPH, UC San Francisco.

1:20 pm:  LARC and Contraception Managment ~ Carolina Amador, MD, MPH, FAAP,  Benton County.

Break: Bridging Voices Youth Choir

2:20 pm: Inclusive Care Environments for Gender Expansive Youth ~ Kara Connelly, MD, endocrinologist.

2:55 pm: Transition to Adult Care ~ Reem Hasan, MD, PhD.  

OR   Technology & Teen Anxiety ~ Kyle Johnson, MD, child psychiatrist.

3:30 pm: Sleepless in Teenlandia ~ Elizabeth Super, MD, FAAP.

OR   Key Messages on HPV Vaccination ~ Michelle Berlin, MD, MPH.

4:00 pm: Intersection of Education and Health  ~ Panelists:  Michael Koester, MD, Oregon School Activities Association and Eugene sports medicine; Tricia Schroffner, NP, Lane County SBHC;  Jamie Smith, MPH, BSN, RN, NCSN, Oregon Health Authority School Nurse Consultant; Nalani Wineman, Unity Center for Behavioral Health School Program, Portland.  Moderator: Liz Thorne, MPH.

4:50 pm: Closing, Evaluations

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Collaborative Life Sciences Bldg, South Waterfront Rooms 3A001 & 3A002

2730 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, OR 97201

Free parking nearby. On the MAX Orange Line.

Driving Directions 


Sarah Blattler
Oregon Pediatric Society
503-334-1591 ext. 102


2018 CME Conference

Adolescent Health

OPS welcomes adolescent health providers, educators, and policy makers to learn and discuss best practices in adolescent health, screenings and referrals, trauma-informed interventions, and engaging families to help young adults thrive.

SPACE IS LIMITED, so register soon! (Online Registration closes April 20, 2018).

 CME Learning Objectives

CME available: 6.25 credits, plus 4.0 MOC-II for pediatricians. After completing this conference, attendees should be able to:

  1. Better understand some best practices and challenges facing primary care and school-based health center providers around adolescent healthcare.
  2. Increase their knowledge for making mental health and other resource referrals, and following up if services are not provided.
  3. Better understand how youth want their provider(s) to interact with them and how clinicians can best support them.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM STATEMENTS

  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Oregon Chapter of the AAP (ORAAP). The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 6.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. 

  • This program is accredited for 6.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx), (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.

MOC Part 2 Points – STATEMENT 

  • Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 4.0 MOC-II points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.