In case you missed it: November 8 to 12

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Dr. Tina Q. Tan discusses the vaccine pipeline

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with editor-in-chief Dr. Tina Q. Tan to discuss the what lies ahead in the vaccine pipeline for the pediatric population.

How pediatricians can best help patients with mental health issues

Recently, Contemporary Pediatrics spoke with Michael S. Jellinek, MD, professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, about the national emergency in children's mental health, and what pediatricians can do to best help these patients, including the importance of mental health screenings as a regular part of well visit checkups.

Immunization information systems: Beyond the basics

A look at vaccine registries: what they are, and why they are so crucial.

Looking at the scalp and nails during a skin exam is key

A presentation from the 2021 virtual American Academy of Pediatrics Conference & Exhibition urges including examination of the scalp and nails during any skin exam.