CHOP OMInar in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics & Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Jun 4, 2021

Under the academic leadership of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, this year’s OMInar in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics & Child and Adolescent Psychiatry took place from June 1 – 3 as an interactive multi-day webinar.

Course Director Dr. Susan E. Levy is already well acquainted with the program as she directed this course for the 5th time. Together with co-course director Dr. Claudia M. Klier from the Medical University of Vienna she created this year’s compelling schedule.

The high-level faculty was completed by Dr. Amanda Bennett, Dr. Carissa Jackel, and three new faculty members: Dr. Sandhyaa Iyengar, Dr. Paul L. Plener and Dr. Julia Schwarzenberg. We are delighted to welcome them to our OMI team.

These leading experts and dedicated teachers shared their up-to-date knowledge on the following topics:

Talks & Speakers on Tuesday, June 1st
  • Internalizing Disorders, Suicidality and Self-Injury (Dr. Paul L. Plener | Medical University of Vienna)
  • Psychological Pandemic (COVID-19) (Dr. Paul L. Plener | Medical University of Vienna)
  • Principles of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) and Screening and Developmental Assessment (Dr. Amanda Bennett | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
  • Developmental Delay, Intellectual Disability, Language and Learning Disorders (Dr. Carissa Jackel | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
Talks & Speakers on Wednesday, June 2nd
  • Eating Disorders (Dr. Julia Schwarzenberg | Medical University of Vienna)
  • Trauma-Informed Care (Dr. Julia Schwarzenberg | Medical University of Vienna)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (Dr. Amanda Bennett | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
Talks & Speakers on Thursday, June 3
  • Externalizing Disorders (Dr. Claudia M. Klier | Medical University of Vienna)
  • Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (Dr. Carissa Jackel | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
  • Management of Behavior Difficulties in Children with Developmental and Behavioral Disorder (Dr. Sandhyaa Iyengar | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

35 fellows from 24 countries around the world were invited to attend the virtual event. Fellows were asked to hand in case reports, which were screened by the course directors prior to the webinar. Nominated fellows were given the chance to present and discuss their cases during the live event.