From Dasha Nicholls, Cafe-Net:
Professor Neville Golden of the Lucille Packard Hospital, Stanford, will be coming to London next month. As his bio (below) testifies, he has many years of experience working with young people with eating disorders in the context of the USA health care system and has authored many key papers in the area, including position papers of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM). To complement the teaching for the national training, we are planning to host an advanced workshop for paediatricians on the:
“Challenges in the medical management of adolescents with eating disorders?” on Thursday 15th June 10-12.30 at the Institute of Child Health.
The workshop will be run as two sessions; the first on acute medical management including refeeding, and the second on long term complications including bone health, growth and resumption of menses. The workshops will explore areas of controversy and debate, and compare practice in the USA and UK.
Neville H. Golden MD, is Chief of Adolescent Medicine and the Marron and Mary Elizabeth Kendrick Professor in Pediatrics at Stanford. He is the Program Director of the Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Training Program at Stanford. He has more than 30 years of clinical and research experience working with adolescents with eating disorders. He is nationally and internationally known for his research on the medical complications of eating disorders in children and adolescents, focusing on refeeding syndrome and the management of amenorrhea and osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa. He has published over 100 original publications and chapters on adolescent health issues and is the lead author of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine’s position paper on the Medical Management of Restrictive Eating Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults and the American Academy of Pediatrics Clinical Report on Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents. He is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and Co -Chair of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Medical Advisory Council. He serves as an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Eating Disorders and is a member of the Clinical Advisory Board of Project HEAL.
Please use the following link to book for this workshop. Please note this an advanced workshop aimed at practising paediatricians in the field.