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The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group-USA (DSMIG-USA┬«) Clinic Support Committee has designed a free webinar series focused on operating a Down syndrome clinic.  

SESSION III: Exploring Funding for Down Syndrome Clinics 

Date: Tuesday, June 13

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

The third webinar in this free series will be Exploring Funding for Down Syndrome Clinics and will take place Tuesday, June 13 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Eastern Time). One of the challenges for many Down syndrome clinics across the country is how their clinic will be funded. In this webinar, representatives from three different Down syndrome clinic highlight a variety of funding sources along with tips and ideas for implementation.

Featured speakers:

  • Erin Kelly, Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania
  • Lauren Wang, University of Cincinnati Health Primary Care
  • Janice Nodvin, Adult Disability Medical Healthcar

Registration Fee

There is no fee to attend the presentations. If you would like to make a donation to DSMIG-USA, please visit the donation page.

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SESSION II: USING SELF ADVOCATES IN DOWN SYNDROME CLINICS

Date: Tuesday, December 6

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

The second webinar in this free series will be Using Self Advocates in Down Syndrome Clinics. In this 1 hour webinar, participants will hear representatives from different Down syndrome clinics discuss a variety of ways to use self advocates within or related to Down syndrome clinic services.

Featured speakers:

  • Rebecca Partridge MD |Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Angela Lombardo MSW |Boston Children’s Hospital; Nina Powell-Hamilton MD and Lauren Davey | Nemours/Alfred l. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Anne Marie Dolinish-Meltzer | Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center and Brian Meltzer
  • Brian Chicoine, MD | Medical Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center Faculty, Lutheran General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Adult Down Syndrome Center | Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

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Session I: Examining the Impact of Down Syndrome Clinics: An Outcomes Discussion

Date: February 23, 2022

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM Eastern

Speakers: Fran Hickey MD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center; Kishore Vellody MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine & Seth Van Zant MD; and Mary Stephens MD, Jefferson Health


The first webinar in this series will be Examining the Impact of Down Syndrome Clinics: An Outcomes Discussion

and will take place Wednesday, February 23 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time). In this 1 hour webinar, participants will hear physicians from three different Down syndrome clinics discuss and share outcome data from both pediatric and adult clinics.

Schedule as Follows:

Fran Hickey MD: 10 year analysis of clinic outcome data for a Pediatric DS Clinic (20 minutes)

Kishore Vellody MD & Seth Van Zant MD: Financial Impact of an Established Pediatric DS Center (20 minutes)

Mary Stephens MD: Health Benefits of a clinic for Teens & Adults with Down syndrome (20 minutes)

Registration Fee

There is no fee to attend the presentations. If you would like to make a donation to DSMIG-USA, please visit the donation page.

WATCH RECORDING HERE


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