Tag Archives: pediatrics

Interest In Early Childhood Health Leads To Three Funders Working Together

One pathway to preventing and reducing poverty-related adversity in early childhood is to build the capacity of pediatric primary care providers to identify nonmedical threats to young children's health and to connect families to appropriate social services. Three funders in New York City are...

July 11, 2017

Do Pediatricians Have A Role In Addressing Maternal Depression? New Medicaid Guidance Shows The Way

When mothers of young children struggle with feelings of depression, it’s often difficult for them to seek the mental health care they need for themselves. However, there’s an important, if not-so-obvious person to whom a mother with a young child can turn for help: her child’s pediatrician.

June 29, 2016

Curtailing Food Insecurity With Clinical-Community Collaboration

Nearly 16 million children in the U.S., or more than one in five, are food insecure. The clinical setting may be an appropriate and effective venue for connection to food assistance, and food should be seen as a component of preventive health care.

July 9, 2015