As a pediatrician, it can be easy to screen your patients for physical health problems, treat them, and send them on their way. But what about other medical conditions that are not as obvious? Conversations with adolescent patients can be tough in an office setting but with a little guidance, pediatricians can feel equip to ask their teens about sex, sexuality, gender, and sexual abuse all in just 3 minutes. In this episode, we will be discussing the importance and practicality of the HEEADSSS assessments and how to conduct an effective, trauma sensitive, and time efficient exam.
Today, we are excited to be recording from the 2022 PAS Conference in Denver, Colorado. I am honored to be speaking with Dr. Samantha Hill.