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September 1, 2006 | Program Result 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 Result 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 Result 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 Result 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 Result 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 Result 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.
December 16, 2010 | Program Result Report
Healthy Steps for Young Children is a program in pediatric and family practices that focuses on the first three years of life.
March 24, 2010 | Program Result Report
The Developing Families Center in Washington, D.C., provides health and social support services to young women and their families in the city's low-income, Black neighborhoods.
March 21, 2009 | Program Result Report
Since 1993, the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children at Boston Medical Center has provided pediatric patients and their families with legal assistance on matters that can affect a child's health.
May 1, 2003 | Program Result Report
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Research and Education Institute implemented model systems of emergency medical services for children in rural and remote communities in northern California and developed curricular and training materials to support the systems.