Grand Rounds - Mar. 17, 2023
"Adult ADHD – The Hidden and Preventable Cause of Death, Disaster, and Disability"

Speaker: Lisa Jacobs, MD, MBA.




  1. Consider the scope of preventable medical, financial, emotional, and vocational problems caused by ADHD.
  2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of ADHD and how they appear in adulthood.
  3. Choose evidence-based treatments.
  4. Identify ways to improve quality of care delivered to adults with ADHD by targeting commonly comorbid medical and psychiatric issues.
  5. Access the various pathways for treatment.
  6. Consider societal and cultural factors that contribute to the accurate diagnosis and improved recognition of adult ADHD.
  7. Reflect on the patient populations most affected by ADHD and consider how implicit bias may impact appropriate care of these patients.

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