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.
March 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Underrepresented minority pediatricians continue to disproportionately care for minority and poor children in the United States, according to this longitudinal assessment. This underlines the need for policies and programs which encourage minority college students to become pediatricians.
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.
November 5, 2006 | Story
"The Clinical Scholars Program provided me with a rigorous background in research methodology that was crucial," says Flores.
September 1, 2006 | Toolkit
The purpose of the pediatric emergency preparedness toolkit is to ensure that hospitals across the country are 100 percent compliant with national guidelines created to improve the quality of care children receive in Emergency Departments (EDs).
Initiative to reduce emergency department visits, increase reliance on primary care providers, improve adherence to clinical protocols, and improve patient knowledge of and compliance with therapeutic regimens.
Program to improve the management of asthma for children covered by Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
To employ a comprehensive set of interventions to improve the health of children in Trenton, New Jersey.
March 24, 2010 | Program Result
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
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.
January 1, 2004 | Program Result
Starting in March 2001, New York State's Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children developed and implemented a pilot training project in the Bronx family court system called "Babies Can't Wait."