Welcome, Introduction, and Overview
Moderator: Robert Lawrence, MD, Committee Chair
Background and Overview of Forum
Shay Bilchik, JD, Committee Member
Moderator: Eduardo Ochoa, MD, Committee Member
Session 1 Goals:
What is the size/make-up of this adolescent population?
What is the state of access and use of health care services for this adolescent population? What key changes have occurred over time?
What are the gaps in services for this adolescent population? How can these gaps be filled? What special training issues require attention for health care providers?
What outcomes should be measured to monitor access and use of health care for this adolescent population?
What are the promising initiatives for the access and use of health care services?
Health Care Experiences in Foster Care
Matthew Morton, Stetson University, Florida
Health Care Experiences of Uninsured Youth
Shawn Semelsberger, Traverse City, Michigan
Health Care Experiences of Youth with Disabilities
Paul Fogle, Middletown, Pennsylvania
Discussion of Panel 1
Health Care of Youth with Border Health Issues
Salvador Balcorta, Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe Inc., El Paso
Health Care of Unattached/Homeless Youth
Alan Shapiro, MD, South Bronx Children and Family Health Center