Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, leads the educational efforts of the Child Study Center at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone Health, where he is Vice Chair for Education and Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Shatkin is the founder and director of nation’s largest undergraduate mental health studies program, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies (CAMS) at NYU, a program that has been emulated at numerous universities nationwide.  His major clinical interests are mood and anxiety disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, and sleep.  His primary research focus is in medical education, adolescent risk and resilience, mental illness prevention, and sleep.  Dr. Shatkin is a clinician/educator with expertise in program development.  He sees patients each day, presents and consults widely, and has written two books:  (1) Born To Be Wild:  Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe (Penguin, 2017); and (2) Child and Adolescent Mental Health:  A Practical, All-in-One Guide (W.W. Norton, 2009, Second Edition 2015).  He frequently speaks to media and for the past 15 years, Dr. Shatkin has hosted “About Our Kids,” a two-hour call-in radio show broadcast live every Friday morning from 8 – 10 AM on Sirius/XM’s Doctor Radio, Channel 110.