7th Annual Conference on ADHD and Executive Function

The Youth and Family Research Program is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Conference on ADHD and Executive Function, to be held Friday, September 14th at The Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Keynote speakers for the conference include Amori Mikami, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and Kevin Antshel, PhD, Professor and Director of Clinical Training at Syracuse University.

Dr. Mikami’s presentation will be on the nature of social difficulties often experienced by children and adolescents with ADHD.  She will discuss the current state of the research literature on strategies for improving social functioning.  Dr. Antshel’s presentation will be on the assessment and treatment (nonpharmacologic) of ADHD in adulthood with a focus on ADHD experienced by college students.

The afternoon will consist of presentations on a range of topics pertinent to the nature and treatment of ADHD experienced by children and adults.  Afternoon sessions are selected to allow a more in-depth presentation of specific topics appropriate for professionals or lay audiences.

The conference is designed to present the latest research and clinical knowledge regarding ADHD to a professional audience: psychiatrists, mental health clinicians, nurses, social workers, educators/teachers, and psychologists; service coordinators, researchers, mental health policy administrators, and others who intend to keep current regarding etiology, treatment, and research related to ADHD across the lifespan.


To register, please go to https://upmc.asapconnected.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseId=175964, and scroll down to the bottom of the page to register.  Please use the appropriate online discount code.

Further details may be found on the Conference Registration page of this website.

Sponsored by:

  • Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Office of Educational Resources and Planning
  • Community Care Behavioral Health
  • Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences