Headache in Children: Identification and Management

Event Date
April 20, 2013

Event Time
8:00AM - 1:00PM

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hatch Auditorium
1468 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Requires Registration

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Headache is a very frequent complaint in childhood and adolescents. However, it is often ignored by parents, under-recognized and under-treated by physicians. Up to 40% of preteens have headaches once a week, and by adolescence up to 1/4 of children meet criteria for migraine

Course Brochure [PDF]

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize a child with migraine and assess impact on quality of life
  • Implement basic behavioral modifications and trigger management in children with
    recurrent headaches
  • Explain the basic underlying pathophysiology behind migraine to colleagues and patients
  • Identify patients with risk factors for secondary headache and know when it is appropriate to use
    imaging and how to order it

Who Should Attend?

Pediatricians and General Neurologists, RN and other Healthcare Professionals

Event Fee

$ 75 Practicing Physicians
$ 50 Resident, Fellows*
$ 50 Affiliated Faculty & Other Allied Health Professionals
* Registration Form must be accompanied by a letter of verification from
Department Chairman or Chief of Service or copy of badge identification


Parking is available on East 99th Street between Madison and Park Avenues.


The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Verification of Attendance

Verification of attendance will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculties participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Special Needs

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at (212) 731-7950.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be confirmed in writing to The Page and William Post-Graduate School by March 29, 2013. No refunds will be made after that date for cancellations or 'no-shows.'

Registration Information

Office of CME
Tel: (212) 731-7950
E-mail: cme@mssm.edu