Meet the Board: Andrew J Schuman, MD, FAAPNovember 6th 2020
Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Andrew J. Schuman, MD, FAAP, who is a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and also a practicing pediatrician, to talk about why he went into medicine and what he loves about pediatrics.
Report from Ground Zero: Public health crisis in New YorkJuly 25th 2019
Contemporary Pediatrics recently spoke with Mary Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP, a nationally known expert in immunization practice, about why measles infection rates have skyrocketed in her home state of New York, what’s in store for the rest of the United States during the current measles outbreak, and how physicians can engage with parents to boost immunization rates.
Recognize & Refer: Hemangiomas in pediatricsJuly 17th 2019
Contemporary Pediatrics sits down exclusively with Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD, a professor dermatology and pediatrics, to discuss the one key condition for which she believes community pediatricians should be especially aware-hemangiomas.
“Bath Salts” and “Herbal Incense”: Truly Not for Human ConsumptionJune 13th 2012
Bath salts and herbal incense-synthetic legal intoxicating drugs (so-called SLIDs)-have potentially serious adverse effects-including acute psychosis, delirium, violent behavior, seizures, and cardiovascular emergencies.
Podcast: How Safe is Vaccination? Answers For Worried ParentsNovember 22nd 2011
Here, in the second in a series of podcasts, Dr Ellen Clayton reviews findings of a landmark Institute of Medicine study on vaccine safety and offers information about specific vaccines that may be very useful to you when you answer questions from worried parents.
Podcast: Addressing Parents’ Concerns About Vaccinating Boys Against HPV InfectionNovember 9th 2011
You and your colleagues are undoubtedly hearing questions from a lot of concerned parents about the new guidelines for vaccinating young boys against HPV infection. What are the chief concerns-and how can you best address those concerns?