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Jul 1 20
As I listen to stories about how pediatric practices are coping with the havoc caused by COVID-19, I am deeply moved by the caring and...
Jun 11 20
As in many states, North Carolina officials have been collecting numerous metrics during the COVID-19 pandemic to track the virus’ spread. They also have informed...
May 28 20
In Idaho, the infection rate for COVID-19 hasn’t been as high as in other parts of the country (2500+ cases, 75+ deaths), but fear of...
May 7 20
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day has been celebrated in May for more than a decade by advocates and providers working to improve the mental...
Apr 28 20
In short order, pediatricians around the country have learned how to care for children in the COVID-19 world. They have improved the practice of pediatrics...
Mar 24 20
This letter was emailed March 23 to pediatricians maintaining ABP certification. By David G. Nichols, MD, MBA Dear Colleagues, The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)...
Mar 4 20
This letter was first published in the ABP 2019 Annual Report . By David G. Nichols, MD, MBA Dear Colleagues, I wrote this letter on...
Feb 26 20
Above: Dazelle Simpson, MD, with her husband, George Simpson, MD. Photo courtesy of Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation. The history of the ABP lives through...
Feb 21 20
Guest post by Stacey Lihn and Diane Pickles Parenting a child with a chronic condition takes a psychological toll. And, for too many families, support...
Aug 20 19
Guest post by Nicole E. St Clair, MD When I learned about the concept of transformative learning , it reminded me of a fateful evening...
Jul 8 19
In June, the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Board of Directors approved a revised mission statement: Advancing child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards...
Apr 17 19
In less than 12 months, the 2020 U.S. Census will begin. Children under age 5 are often the hardest to count accurately. Undercounting them can...

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