Don’t Be Lost in Transition

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Don’t Be Lost in Transition: Prepare & efficiently transfer youth with & without special health care needs to adult medical care



This webinar is geared towards general pediatricians and pediatric specialists interested in improving their processes of care around transitioning children with and without special healthcare needs to adult care.


1.  Identify methods to assess and address readiness to transition among adolescents/young adults and their families.

2.  Identify best practices around identifying and building relationships with adult providers.

3.  Identify best practices around transferring a child’s care to adult providers.


Lynn F. Davidson, MD, FAAP is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, (CHAM). Her published research and passion focus on improving provider practice in preparing youth for transition to adult medical practices. Dr. Davidson serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Executive Committee of the Council on Children with Disabilities (COCWD). She has been the Co-Chair of the NYS AAP – Chapter 3 Committee on Children with Disabilities since 2007, and has been a Chapter member for 20 years.

Sophia Jan, MD, MSHP, FAAP is the Chief of General Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Medical Director of Northwell Health’s Health Homes Serving Children Case Management Program. Her research examines health outcomes and variations in care as adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions, particularly those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, transition from pediatric to adult healthcare systems. Prior to joining Northwell Health, Dr. Jan spent 8 years at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she founded and became the medical director of a multidisciplinary consult service helping pediatric patients navigate and transition to adult care.


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