Scholar Publishes New Guide to Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    • April 29, 2009

Physician Faculty Scholar (2008-2011) Samir Shah, M.D., M.S.C.E., has edited a practical and comprehensive resource for pediatricians, Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases (McGraw-Hill, 2009).  With over 70 entries, the textbook includes detailed overviews of specific infections, along with proven diagnostic and treatment strategies that physicians can easily incorporate into their practice.  Readers and reviewers have praised the book for its precise writing, easy-to-navigate format and clear, instructive illustrations.  Shah is a nationally recognized leader in hospital medicine who is an assistant professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an attending physician in the divisions of General Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.