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.
September 1, 2004 | Journal Article
The Internet is increasingly used by parents as a resource for health care information. Information Prescriptions (IPs) are descriptions of specific, evidence-based information that ensure patients have access to good quality data. The goal of this ...
December 1, 2003 | Journal Article
A Regional Physician Survey.
March 1, 2008 | Journal Article
Health disparities are rooted in social factors, such as residential segregation and unequal geography of opportunity.
July 1, 2008 | Journal Article
An argument for social justice in children's health uses childhood obesity as a case study. Parental practices, such as parental autonomy, must be attended to when discussing improving children's health inequalities. The Harlem Children's Zone is an example of a promising initiative.
January 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Four mutually exclusive racial and ethnic categories are used to measure disparities in care.
December 1, 2007 | Journal Article
This study examines the degree to which parents serve as information intermediaries in children referred from community practice to an academic referral center, as well as both parent and physician attitudes to their performing this role.
July 15, 2009 | Story
"I owe an enormous amount of my success to the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, both the Clinical Scholars Program and the Generalist Faculty Scholars Program," said Christakis.
September 1, 2006 | Program Result
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
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
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.