Treating Pediatric Eating Disorders

Date: 08/02/2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Treating Pediatric Eating Disorders

by Briana Sacco, MD, Medical Director at Children’s Medical Center

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Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify eating disorder symptoms in the pediatric patient
2. Participants will become familiar with treatment options for pediatric eating disorders
3. Participants will be able to recognize when referral to a medical provider or higher level of care is needed

Briana Sacco, MD, completed her medical training at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.  Following this, she pursued training in Triple Board, which is a combined training in pediatrics, general adult psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry.  After completing residency training, she joined the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in July 2014.  She works clinically with children with eating disorders at the inpatient and partial hospitalization levels of care at the Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders, where she also serves as Medical Director.

 

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