Pediatric Grand Rounds

The Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds

September 18, 2014
Billings Auditorium - P117


Trauma and the Developing Brain


Sharon Hirsch, MD

Associate Professor & Section Chief

Child Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience

University of Chicago Medical Center



  • Undestanding the biologic changes in the brain related to early trauma and the protective role of early intervention
  • Describe and be able to use at least one office screening tool for trauma
  • Describe and compare efficacy of treatments for traumatized youth
  • Understand the new research initiatives on trauma and the developing brain


Presented by

The Department of Pediatrics

Organized by the Pediatric Chief Residents


1 CME Credit Offered