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Duke Children's Community Symposium: Update on Adolescent Health

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Duke Medicine Pavilion

The Duke Children's Community Symposium is a conference designed to update providers on meaningful clinical problems in the care of children. Each session addresses a different topic in pediatric care, bringing together providers ranging from medical and surgical specialty disciplines to primary care physicians. Sessions in this series of conferences include lectures from 4-8 speakers. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to participants as part of the lecture series. The October session will focus on clinical challenges in the management of adolescent patients. Topics will include disordered eating, chronic disease management, contraception, sexually transmitted disease management, depression, substance use, chronic dizziness/fatigue and more.

Target audience

Pediatricians, family medicine providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses working with pediatric age patients.

Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For sign-up and additional information about the event, please visit:

For questions, assistance with signing up, or dietary limitations, please contact the course director, Mary Boruta, MD, at

Symposium Details

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019

Time: 8:00 am to 1:30 pm

Location: Duke Medicine Pavilion (DMP)
Room 2W96
10 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710

Registration fee: $35

Schedule of Events
7:30 to 8:00  Registration
8:00 to 8:05  Welcome
Richard Chung, MD
Primary Care Pediatrics (Med-Peds)
8:05 to 8:45  Falling the Curve: Restrictive Eating in Adolescence
Richard Chung, MD
Primary Care Pediatrics (Med-Peds)
8:45 to 9:30  Getting High in Adolescence: Vaping, Marijuana, and Opioids
Charlene Wong, MD, MSPH
Primary Care Pediatrics 
9:30 to 10:15  The Latest in Teen Sexual and Reproductive Health
Naomi Duke, MD
Primary Care Pediatrics
10:15 to 10:30  Break
10:30 to 11:15 

Dizziness and Syncope in Adolescence
Richard Boruta, MD
Pediatric Cardiology

11:15 to 12:00 

Adolescent Pain Management - It Takes a Village
Amy Lee, MD
Primary Care Pediatrics

12:00 to 12:15  Lunch Break
12:15 to 1:00 

Storm and Stress: Assessment and Management of Adolescent Anxiety and Depression
Alison Manning, MD
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

1:00 to 1:30 

Question Review and Panel Discussion
Mary Boruta, MD
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Richard Chung, MD
Primary Care Pediatrics (Med-Peds)