Metformin and Prevention of Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents

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Metformin and Prevention of Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents


12May

Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2021
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • Metformin and Prevention of Antipsychotic Induced Weight Gain in Children and Adolescents
  • Jorge Luis Castillo Gonzalez MD
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Graduate
    Jorge Luis Castillo Gonzalez

  • Susan Colegrove MD
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Chief Fellow
    • Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
    Susan Colegrove

  • Jessica Gardiner MD
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Chief Fellow
    • Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
    Jessica Gardiner

Location
  • Online - via Zoom
Event Coordinator
  • Alexandria C. Springer
  • (312) 413-0997
  • aspring1 [at] uic.edu
Video Recording
Event Details

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://uic.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsceCpqzwtEtGZpNF96Oq8JcKLFk3HqcYJ
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

A link to access CME evaluations will be sent to attendees after the presentation.

Jorge Castillo-Gonzalez is a second year child and adolescent psychiatry fellow. Jorge was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and graduated from Medical School in Monterrey, Mexico. He is interested in the Mental Health of Hispanic people in the US and completed his residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Psychiatry Program in Detroit, MI. When not in training, Jorge enjoys cycling, reading Science Fiction, and cooking.

Susan Colegrove is a second year child and adolescent psychiatry fellow. Susan has spent the entirety of her adult life at the University of Illinois at Chicago beginning with her undergraduate degree in biology, completion of medical school and adult psychiatry residency and soon will be graduating from child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. When not in training, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, including her dogs and chickens.

Jessica Gardiner graduated from Washington University, in St. Louis in 2012 with a BA in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. Went to Medical School at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, in Rockford and graduated within the underserved pathway program in 2016. After which went to UIC Adult Psychiatry Residency followed by the Child and Adolescent Program.


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Understand the impact of antipsychotics on weight gain.
  2. Understand the relationship between metformin and weight gain in children/adolescents on antipsychotics.
  3. Understand data from DCFS consent database on metformin and weight gain.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Drs. Castillo-Gonzalez, Colegrove, and Gardiner have no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.