October 26, 2020

Rapid Adoption of Telemedicine for Adolescents & Young Adults

Clinical systems are adapting to a rapid increase in use of telemedicine, necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new article, published in August 2020, provides a detailed look at the challenges and opportunities of this adaptation at the Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Clinic at the University of California, San Francisco. The article is available open access from the Journal of Adolescent Health.

To download the infographic, click here.

To view the open-access journal article, click here here.

 

The article acknowledges the following funding sources for the authors and contributors: A.B., M.R.-F., and Charles E. Irwin, Jr. were partially supported by Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Services and Resources Administration, USDHHS LEAH Grant T71MC0003. M.R.-F. was partially supported by the National Institute of Child Health and Development (K23-HD093839-01) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Watson Scholars Program. Dr. Charles E. Irwin Jr. was also partially supported by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Services and Resources Administration, USDHHS(cooperative agreements U45MC27709 and UA6MC27378). S.B. was partially supported by NIH/NCI Grant R01CA247705 The UCSF Youth Outpatient Substance Use Program and V.M. were partially supported by a federal grant under the State Opioid Response program, with funding provided by the California Department of Health Care Services.