A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
January 6, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc, discusses how the CDC recommendation that all adolescents receive vaccines for pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is having a positive impact.
June 13, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
How the County Health Rankings helped US News size up children's hospitals.
March 6, 2013 | Story
A grantee team focuses on how to do a better job of caring for children
March 4, 2013 | Story
A trio of scientists—including two alumni of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars program—published an article on March 1, 2013, shedding new light why some hospitals are better able to help vulnerable newborns survive.
September 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 2001, staff from the Emergency Medical Services for Children National Resource Center, which is housed in Children's National Medical Center, developed a series of white papers on critical issues regarding emergency medical services for children that have surfaced under managed care.
June 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
Boston University Medical Center expanded the Reach Out and Read program, which trains pediatric providers in counseling parents about reading to their children and provides practitioners with books to give them at well-child visits.
February 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) began as a program funded by the RWJF designed to encourage pediatricians to work locally to improve access to health care for children.
May 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
The American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., developed and oversaw the Firearm Injury Prevention Training Project to provide pediatricians with the skills and the resources necessary to reduce firearm injuries and deaths among children.
September 1, 2002 | Program Results Report
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Coalition of Community Foundations for Youth co-sponsored a conference to promote collaboration between frontline pediatricians and community foundations in generating community-based child health initiatives.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examined the relationship between socioeconomic status and rates of chronic infection in children. Infection or inflammation in children may predispose them to chronic disease and play a role in later-life health disparities.