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March 21, 2022
9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT


9:30-9:45     Welcome and Introductions

9:45-10        APA Board Update

10-10:45      Keynote 1: “Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experience in the Baystate Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Room and on the Child Psychiatry Service.”          Drs. Joeli Hettler, Jack Fanton, and Bruce Waslick, Baystate Medical Center

10:45-11       Break

11-12            Abstract Platform Presentations

12-12:30       Break

12:30-1:30    Poster Session

1:30-2:15      Keynote 2: “Psychosocial Changes Among Urban Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic.”  Dr. Andrea Spencer, Boston Medical Center

2:15-2:30      Break

2:30-3:30      Abstract Platform Presentations

3:30-3:50      APA research network updates (BORN and PRIS and CORNET) and Young Investigator Program

3:50-4           Break

4-4:45           Keynote 3: “COVID Vaccines: Science vs. Anti-science.”  Dr. Peter Hotez, Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Baylor College of Medicine            

4:45-5           Announcements and Wrap-up​