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Nov 18 21

David G. Nichols, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) will retire at the end of this year after nearly...

Oct 25 21

Guest post by Dr. Ndidi Unaka. When the leadership of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) — on behalf of the American Board of...

Sep 8 21

Guest post by Drs. Victoria F. Norwood and H. Stacy Nicholson ABP CEO Search Committee Co-Chairs Finding a new CEO for the American Board of...

Aug 23 21

Clear evidence links profound health care disparities to race and ethnicity, even though both are social constructs without a biologic basis.* As outlined in the...

Jun 10 21

Guest post by Dr. Tumaini Coker. High-quality pediatric primary care provides continuous, integrated, whole-child, and family-centered care based on the needs and preferences of the...

May 3 21

In January 2020, before the novel coronavirus began spreading throughout the United States and closing college campuses, a group of students at the University of...

Apr 13 21

Guest post by Dr. Brad Weselman. Image from Getty. In the past year, COVID-19 has changed the way we practice pediatrics. Many of us are...

Mar 23 21

When the American Board of Pediatrics began awarding pediatric certification in 1934, five women* were among the first group of certified pediatricians. While all five...

Mar 18 21

Guest post by Dr. Richard Mink. Image from Getty. In the past year since the World Health Organization pronounced COVID-19 a global pandemic, thousands of...

Feb 6 21

Above photo courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University Archives, Howard University, Washington DC. Guest post by Dr. H. Stacy Nicholson As your new...

Jan 28 21

The one-year anniversary of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States brings reflections on last year’s challenges, which few of us anticipated...

Dec 13 20

Above: The author’s twin sons graduated last spring from the University of Cincinnati. 2020 has been devastating for all of us, but this holiday season...