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.
December 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Alumni of three scholar programs report on their studies of privacy for adolescents, methods of care, medical outcomes, the history of women in pediatrics and more.
November 1, 2010 | Journal Article
There is no standard method for classifying children as chronically ill. This study is the first to use hospital discharge data and the Clinical Risk Groups (CRG) to identify chronically ill children. The patients came from a Seattle community clinic.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Underrepresented minority pediatricians continue to disproportionately care for minority and poor children in the United States, according to this longitudinal assessment. This underlines the need for policies and programs which encourage minority college students to become pediatricians.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This study used an existing survey to assess whether pediatricians were using BMI percentiles to manage (i.e., to screen for and treat) obesity. The study revealed underlying beliefs that pediatricians hold about their own capabilities for addressing childhood obesity.
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.
October 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
The University of Rochester Center for Child Health Research collected, synthesized and disseminated information about barriers and facilitators to the use of Body Mass Index assessment in primary care child health practices.
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.