Blogs

We are pleased to present on this page blog posts from some of our members. Please click a blog title below to read posts from the selected author.
September 13th, 2017
The past few years have brought a wealth of evidence for the impact of childhood trauma on lifelong health. The AAP has recognized the importance of childhood trauma with conferences (2015 Violence, Abuse and Toxic Stress: An...
September 13th, 2017

Pediatricians are naturals when it comes to advocating for children. We spend our careers caring about and for children.  We understand the importance of families, of child development and education, and of healthy nutrition and environments. We also understand that children do not vote and deserve to have the pediatric community speak up/ advocate for them.  This is the first of a series of...

May 23rd, 2017

Valley Children’s Healthcare located in Madera, CA has decades of educating future physicians and pediatricians. We have an established and nationally recognized medical education program that partners to train over 140 residents, approximately half being family medicine residents who will serve adults and kids.  Several years ago, the decision was made by our Board of Trustees to sponsor our...

May 19th, 2017

The frequency of a student's absence from school is directly proportionate to failing academic performance and school dropout.  The Attendance Works and Healthy Students Campaign report, Mapping the Early Attendance Gap, Charting a Course for Student Success, (September 2015) describes and validates this assertion.

Any asthma-related school absence is...

April 13th, 2017

Assessment and management of the student athlete experiencing school sports related head injury was the focus of the most recent meeting of the CC1AAP School Health Committee (CC1AAP SHC). Participating Committee members and guests, including Cindy Chang, MD, co-Director of the, Sports Concussion Program at UC Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland,  and Dvora Citron...

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