Supporting Youth to Adult Health Care Transition

Resources for Healthcare Providers and Health Systems

This introduction for healthcare providers offers an overview of the transition from pediatric to adult health care. Narrated by Julie Hajewski, NP, and member of the Youth Health Transition team, the video also describes the WI Youth Health Transition Initiative. The office is housed at the University of WI Madison Waisman Center and the team provides technical assistance to healthcare providers, clinics, and health systems. Julie is available to answer questions and provide information about transition best practices and creating transition policy.
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Got Transition®

6 Core Elements

See what’s happening on the national level. Check out the website for Got Transition. Learn about the The 6 Core Elements of Health Care Transition.

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Health Transition Learning Community

The Youth Health Transition Learning Community provides networking opportunities for health professionals who wish to move transition forward in their own organizations. This statewide group comes together virtually to share ideas and best practices around youth health transition. This webinar is for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, community supports, and anyone interested in supporting youth as they transition from adolescent to adult health care.

The Youth Health Transition Initiative, based at the Waisman Center in Madison, facilitates Learning Community activities.

For more information or to sign up to receive notifications of upcoming opportunities visit our

Learning Community page.

Videos from Texas

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation at Community Catalyst partnered with AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disability) to create Changing the Way We Care for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2 Modules featuring medical providers, youth, and family members:

Communication and Respect

Transition to Adult Care


Oct. 26 & 27, 2023

Baylor College of Medicine 23rd Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care

Visit our Education and Events page for more information about the largest national conference focused on the transition from pediatrics to adult health care for youth with complex medical conditions.