ACP discusses transition to adult health care in recent report and audio presentation

The audio presentation features guidance from ACP, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, on a clinician's role in transitional health care, among other topics.


In a new audio presentation, representatives of ACP and other physician organizations discussed how key components from a recent report on health care transitions from pediatric to adult care can be practically applied in a clinical setting. The audio presentation features guidance from ACP, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, on a clinician's role in transitional health care, special considerations for youth and young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and implementation of health care transition processes.