Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

CAP-1 Clinical Case Conference Presentation:
A Boy With a Rare Syndrome and His Remarkable Family: Pediatric Psychiatry and Palliative Perspectives

Siya Mehtani, DO
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Daniel Eison, MD
Pediatric Palliative Care Fellow
UCSF School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to:

  • Understand a case of comorbid mental health issues and serious illness, that involved collaboration between neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery and palliative care

  • Describe shared and distinct clinical approaches used by pediatric palliative care and child psychiatry (with discussant Dr. Daniel Eison, MD, a UCSF pediatrician with background in hospice and palliative care)

  • Understand the differences between palliative vs. end of life and hospice care

  • Explore differences between adult vs. child/adolescent palliative care


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: 5275 Claremont Ave.
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 6B30


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, June 12 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143