7th Annual Pediatric Mental Health Update

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Conference description

This continuing medical education activity focuses on the reality that many pediatric mental health issues are managed by general pediatricians, family physicians and others that provide primary care for children and adolescents. Difficulty in accessing mental health specialty care has led to an increase in psychiatric treatment in the offices of primary care providers.

Conference date

March 8, 2024

Conference location

Crowne Plaza Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego Oregon

Target audience

The target audience for this conference is family physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other providers of pediatric and adolescent care. 

Satellite locations

This conference will be livestreamed to satellite locations in Coos Bay and Klamath Falls. To register for one of these remote conferences use the following link: Pediatric Mental Health Update Remote.

Attend PMH2024

Register online for the 7th Annual Pediatric Mental Health Update

7:15    Registration and Breakfast

7:55    Welcome and Introduction to the Course     

8:05    Assessment and Treatment of Tic Disorders - Ajit Jetmalani, MD

8:55    Principles of Motivational Interviewing - Ryan Tweet, PsyD

9:45    Panel Questions & Answers     

10:25    It's Just a Phase, or Is It? Differentiating Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder - Karina Espana, MD

11:15    Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsycniatric Disorders: A Primer - Paria Zarrinnegar, MD

12:05    Panel Questions & Answers     

12:25    LUNCH    

1:15    Update on ADHD - Danel Nicoli, DO

2:05    Questions & Answers     

2:40    Visits You Dread, Visits that Delight: A Psychoanalysis of Pediatrics - Craigan Usher, MD

3:30    Is It Psychosis or Something Else? - Pari Faraji, MD

4:20    Panel Questions & Answers     

4:45    ADJOURN     

Course fees

Prior to February 24. 2024: $215

On or after February 24. 2024: $265

Cancellation policy

To help meet administrative costs, a $35.00 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by February 26, 2024; no refunds can be issued after that date. Please email cme@ohsu.edu if you need to cancel your registration. 

American Medical Association


OHSU School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification


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 7 MOC 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.

Your information will be shared with the ACCME to grant credit.


E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact the Division of Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism at OHSU

OHSU School of Medicine seeks a learning environment where all presentations, interactions, and conversations are respectful, harassment-free and provide a discrimination-free environment for all learners, faculty, residents, fellows, staff and others in attendance. All presenters are asked to honor OHSU SOM’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and anti-racism.