AIM’s global Scientific Advisory Board along with key players in the mental health community will convene for a special retreat focusing on early intervention and dissemination of the best treatments for youth struggling with their mental health. You will have the opportunity to hear and meet them at two special events.
Keep scrolling to learn about the individual symposium events and to get your tickets today!
May 15, 2019
An Evening with the Best and the Brightest in Youth Mental Health
May 16, 2019
AIM Scientific Advisory Board convenes (Private event)
May 17, 2019
AIM Scientific Symposium
AN EVENING WITH THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST
Join us for an evening with the best and the brightest minds in youth mental health.
After a day of think-tank sessions and strategic planning, the AIM Scientific Advisory Board and guests within the youth mental health sector will convene for an evening with a dinner at a private club in Pebble Beach, and you are invited!
The cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 pm with passed hor d’oeuvres and a silent auction followed by a dinner featuring the top doctors discussing the state of youth mental health and providing critical insights on how we can move towards a better future for our children.
INAUGURAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
Join us for the first annual AIM Youth Mental Health Scientific Symposium on May 17, 2019 at the Sunset Center in Carmel.
Featuring presentations from the top doctors in youth mental health on the latest advancements in research and treatment. Scroll down to see the featured doctors and their discussion topics.
Eating Disorders: Insights into Choosing Effective Treatments
Walter H. Kaye, MD | University of California San Diego
Dr. Walter Kaye is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego and the Founder and Executive Director of the UCSD Eating Disorder Research and Treatment Program.
Adolescent Depression: Prevention and Treatment
W. Edward Craighead, PhD, ABPP | Emory University
Dr. W. Edward Craighead is the J. Rex Fuqua Endowed Chair, a Professor and Vice Chair of Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Programs at Emory and a member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Psychology.
Childhood Anxiety & OCD: Does Early Intervention Work?
Kate Fitzgerald, MD | University of Michigan
As a child psychiatrist and co-director of the Pediatric Anxiety and Tic Disorders Clinic at Michigan, Dr. Kate Fitzgerald is seeking better interventions for childhood anxiety. She was awarded the AIM Sullivan Family Rising Star Award to fund her research.
Bipolar Disorder in Teens: Coping Tips for Families
David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D. | UCLA
Dr. David Miklowitz is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University.