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Are Black Girls Undergoing Puberty at Younger Ages? Examining Implications of Race-based Teaching

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze typical pubertal development.
  2. Demonstrate recent trends in pubertal development.
  3. Recognize potential factors contributing to pubertal trends.
  4. Evaluate implications of race-based pubertal guidelines.

Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Lisa Swartz Topor, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University; Director of Pediatric Endocrinology, Hasbro Children’s Hospital



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Videos are available for only one year after posting.

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