Blogs

We are pleased to present on this page blog posts from some of our members. Please click a blog title below to read posts from the selected author.
September 19th, 2017

Dr Agarwal is a Pediatric Anesthesiologist who went to medical school and completed her anesthesia residency at Baylor College of Medicine, with a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Denver Children's Hospital. Her interests include pediatric acute pain management, regional anesthesia, ambulatory anesthesia and neuro-anesthesia and medical student, reisident fellow education. She was the...

September 19th, 2017

For some, the white nationalist demonstration and tragic violence in Charlottesville was a wake-up call. As the nation considers how modern displays of anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, and anti-Black sentiments betray our collective values, professionals committed to the well-being of families have the opportunity to reassert their own.

As pediatricians, this is an important moment to...

September 13th, 2017
The past few years have brought a wealth of evidence for the impact of childhood trauma on lifelong health. The AAP has recognized the importance of childhood trauma with conferences (2015 Violence, Abuse and Toxic Stress: An...
September 13th, 2017

Pediatricians are naturals when it comes to advocating for children. We spend our careers caring about and for children.  We understand the importance of families, of child development and education, and of healthy nutrition and environments. We also understand that children do not vote and deserve to have the pediatric community speak up/ advocate for them.  This is the first of a series of...

May 23rd, 2017

Valley Children’s Healthcare located in Madera, CA has decades of educating future physicians and pediatricians. We have an established and nationally recognized medical education program that partners to train over 140 residents, approximately half being family medicine residents who will serve adults and kids.  Several years ago, the decision was made by our Board of Trustees to sponsor our...

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