Events at MGfC
Join Katherine Olshan, MD, and Katarina Mollo, MEd, RDN, LDN, for a talk on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. They will review misconceptions, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of these disorders.
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer: Optimizing Care, Outcomes, and Experiences for AYAs with Cancer2023-09-13
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer face unique challenges. Dr. Annah N. Abrams will address the needs of our AYA population through clinical and psychosocial frameworks.
Over one-half of substance use disorders begin during adolescence. In this talk, Dr. Timothy Wilens will describe the causes of substance use and treatment strategies for young people.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Understanding Video Games – Tips to Promote Safe Video Game and Digital Media Use Habits2023-06-29
Video games have become a favorite activity for children. Atilla Ceranoglu, MD, will share tips on how to help your child build good digital media habits while playing their favorite video games, social media outlets, or the internet.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Raising a Bilingual Child – Finding Strategies That Work Best for Your Family2023-05-23
When it comes to raising a bilingual or multilingual child, there are general rules of thumb and specific considerations for each family. Jacqueline Toscano, MA, CCC-SLP, will discuss how to support bilingual and multilingual language development in children.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Tips for Language Development in Toddlers and Preschoolers2023-05-18
It can be common for young children to learn new words at an amazing rate. Jennifer Maietta, MS, CCC-SLP, and Emma Hill, MS, CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologists at Mass General for Children, will share how to help toddlers and preschoolers build language skills.
Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death and injury in adolescents. Michael R. Flaherty, DO, presents evidenced-based strategies to keep teen drivers safe from risks, including technological distractions.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Tips to Develop Children’s Healthy Eating and Feeding Skills2023-03-13
When it comes to meals and snacks, your little one is learning all about different types of food. Specialists from Mass General for Children (MGfC) share tips on how to help your child develop healthy eating habits and the skills needed to chew, swallow, and feed themselves.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Raising Healthy Hearts – Tips for Caregivers to Maximize a Child’s Heart Health for a Lifetime2023-02-09
We all want our children to be healthy for a lifetime. Dr. Lorraine M. Schratz of Mass General for Children will share the essentials to helping children and their families on their way to a heart-healthy lifestyle.
MGfC Family-Centered Care Series: Adapt and Overcome – Tips to Build Resiliency in Children2023-01-11
Resiliency is an important skill for overall wellbeing. Aude Henin, PhD, will share tips to help your child and family cope with challenges and stressors as the world readjusts after a global pandemic.