Courses and Lectures

Tahniat Syed, MD, clinical director for the division, and Ana Radovic, MD, MSc, associate fellowship program director oversee a range of teaching activities within the division. Current teaching responsibilities include:  

  • Directing the required PGY-2 rotation in adolescent medicine for pediatrics, medicine-pediatrics, and triple-board residents 
  • Precepting fellows in adolescent medicine 
  • Precepting and mentoring for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders program interdisciplinary trainees 
  • Coordinating the Combined Ambulatory Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkship (CAMP-C) ambulatory care course for second-year students 
  • Lecturing for the pediatric resident noon conferences 
  • Codirecting Advanced Medical Interviewing, a required four-week course for second-year medical students 
  • Providing monthly lectures for third-year medical students (Introduction to Adolescent Medicine) 
  • Giving lectures for medical students signed up for the pediatric clerkship Introduction to Adolescent Medicine 
  • Mentoring graduate students across disciplines for community-oriented projects sponsored by the Bridging the Gaps Program and the Albert Schweitzer Foundation. 

Dhar is actively involved with the teaching of adolescent medicine fellows. She has started a monthly lecture series for the residents on the adolescent medicine clerkship on topics such as STIs, contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding, and the care for gender-expansive youth. She oversees the confidentiality lectures for all CAMP-C students for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dhar conducts Advanced Medical Interviewing and Advanced Physical Exam Courses for medical students and is a facilitator for the Diversity Seminar Series for the University’s class of 2021.