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Charting Pediatrics

Jan 22, 2021

New studies from Germany, Norway and the U.S. offer yet more data to show that childcare facilities and elementary schools should remain open or re-open to full-time, in-person learning as quickly as possible. Despite these research findings, schools across the US have largely been closed to in-person learning since the...


Jan 12, 2021

In this episode we are joined by Dr. Debbie Singer and Dr. Paula Riggs to discuss their successful collaboration screening adolescents for substance abuse disorders, implementing the SBIRE (screening for evaluation) vs SBIRT (referral for treatment) approach, and its rationale and effectiveness in this...


Jan 6, 2021

COVID-19 Provider Town Hall: COVID-19 Variants & Vaccine Focus: https://bit.ly/3ndY8Cs on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. MST.

For the last month of the pandemic, hope and excitement have surrounded the COVID vaccination deployment as more than 3 million Americans received their first vaccine dose by the close of...


Jan 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented uncountable challenges for each of us, but as we considered some specific patient populations that have particularly been impacted our kids with autism and developmental delays come to mind. These children are especially vulnerable to the effects of the pandemic due to overall...


Dec 15, 2020

Last month we introduced you to Part I of primary care for children and teens living in out-of-home care -- In today’s follow-up episode, we will discuss important aspects of the physical exam; considerations for ACE scores and their impacts to overall child health; and finally, how to advocate for this...