Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN

Rachael Zimlich is a freelance writer in Cleveland, Ohio. She writes regularly for Contemporary Pediatrics, Managed Healthcare Executive, and Medical Economics.


Social media: How to harness its power and avoid its traps

March 22, 2021

Social media can be a powerful tool for patient education and advocacy, but it can also lead to risky behavior and damage a professional reputation. New guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers insight on how to ethically use it.

Picky eating: When is the time to act?

March 04, 2021

Whether it’s getting a child to eat a certain vegetable, eat something other than chicken nuggets, most parents go through feeding struggles at some point. The question for pediatricians is knowing when to offer reassurance and support, and when to offer intervention.