S1088 Controversies in Pediatrics: Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Friday, October 25
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 252-254
CME credit: 1.50

Session Type: Seminar


Topic(s): Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Social media can help parents and teens access health information and find support for specific pediatric conditions. However, concerns are growing about misinformation, the effects of mobile device overuse on the parent-child relationship, and the dangers of posting information about children online. This session will juxtapose the benefits of social media use by parents and teens with the potential harms.

Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH, FAAP

Director, Attending Physician
Center on Media and Child Health , Clinic for Interactive Media and Internet Disorders, Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

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Mika Hiramatsu, MD, FAAP

Physician, Assistant Clinical Professor
Castro Valley Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco
Hayward, California

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S1088 Controversies in Pediatrics: Social Media: Friend or Foe?



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Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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