Grantmakers for Children, Youth, and Families. 2009. Missing opportunities in adolescent health. Silver Spring, MD: Grantmakers for Children, Youth, and Families, (Conference call series)
Annotation: This webinar, held on June 2, 2009, summarized the findings and recommendations included in the Institute of Medicine's 2008 report, Adolescent Health Services: Missing Opportunities, which explores adolescent health in the United States. The webinar presented concerns unique to the period of adolescence, a framework for assessing the quality of health services for adolescents, current adolescent health services and financing strategies and the extent to which available health services provide quality health support, and recommendations on ways in which the system of health services for adolescents can and should be improved. Speakers include Robert S. Lawrence, MD, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Linda Bearinger, Ph.D., School of Nursing, University of Minnesota; Shay Bilchik, JD, Director, Center for Juvenile Justice, Reform and System Integration, Georgetown University; and Charles E. Irwin, Jr., M.D., School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco.
Contact: Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families, 12138 Central Avenue, Suite 422, Mitchellville, MD 20721, Telephone: (301) 589-4293 Fax: (301) 589-4289 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.gcyf.org Summary available from the web; Access to webinar $35.
Keywords: Access to health care, Adolescent health, Financing, Health care systems, Health services