Dr. Angela Diaz Presents Grand Rounds on June 12th

New York, NY (June 5, 2015) – Angela Diaz, MD, MPH will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s June Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled “Trends in Adolescent Health,” will address the current status of adolescent health and emerging issues within the field, as well as the unique challenges of serving an urban adolescent population and how the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center model of integrated, wraparound care addresses these challenges.

Dr. Angela Diaz is a Professor of Pediatrics and Community Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is the Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, which provides comprehensive primary care, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and health education services to teens. Under her leadership the Center has become the largest adolescent specific health center in the United States, seeing over 10,000 teens every year – for free. Dr. Diaz has been a White House Fellow, a member of the Food and Drug Administration Pediatric Advisory Committee, and a member of the National Institutes of Health State of the Science Conference on Preventing Violence and Related Health Risk Social Behaviors in Adolescents. She currently serves on an advisory panel for the NIH Reproductive Sciences Branch.

As part of the Mount Sinai Health System’s virtual campus, videoconferencing will be offered with the Beth Israel Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine and the Mount Sinai-affiliated Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency in Kingston.

The event will be held from 8-9am on Friday, June 12th in Mount Sinai’s Hatch Auditorium in the Guggenheim Pavilion (1468 Madison Avenue), 2nd Floor. A light breakfast will be served at 7:45am.

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds are supported with a generous donation from the Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen Foundation. Grand Rounds are open to all and occur on the second Friday of every month throughout the year.