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Understanding Eating Disorders in Kids and Teens

Join us for a FREE virtual presentation with a question and answer session on Thursday, October 14 from 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Dell Children's Medical Center and the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin are proud to offer a series of FREE virtual presentations to parents, families and stakeholders covering a wide array of pertinent topics related to pediatric behavioral health. This program will include a presentation and a Q&A session.


Sean Kerrigan, MD, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has specialty experience in the acute management of eating disorders. At Dell Children's, Dr Kerrigan serves as an Attending Psychiatrist on the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit and is directing the development of a new Eating Disorders Track to better manage the confluence of acute medical and psychiatric needs for this population.


Topics to be covered during this session include:

  • Eating Disorders: Global Considerations
  • Diagnosis: Common Presentations
  • Treatment Strategies and Levels of Care
  • Parent/Caregiver Tips
  • Q&A

This presentation will be hosted via Zoom. A meeting link will be sent to you with your registration confirmation. We will record this session for your reference at a later date.