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Stein REK, Jessop DJ, Ireys HT, eds. rev. 1984. Conference report: Education of pediatricians for the ongoing care of children with special health care needs, July 26-28, 1983. New York, NY: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 45 pp.

Annotation: This report describes the organization, structure and objectives of the conference on educating pediatricians in the care of children with special health needs. The conference was organized into small group sessions dealing with the following topics: roles of the pediatrician in the care of children with special needs, skills needed for executing identified roles, how current medical education fosters and obstructs the development of needed skills, enhancing the preparation of pediatricians for the care of children with special health needs, and a discussion about what changes need to be made to educational programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center , Rosenthal 4, Room Red Zone SE Pavillion , 111 East 210th Street , Bronx, NY 10467, Telephone: (718) 741-2460 Fax: (718) 654-6692 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/pediatrics/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Conferences, Educational programs, Medical education, Pediatricians, Professional training, Reports

Rubinstein R. n.d.. The Pediatric Prevention of the New Morbidity [Final report]. , 58 pp.

Annotation: This project had two major goals. (1) The project was to consider the various models for identifying psychosocial and developmental problems and develop broad recommendations for future research directions. In addition to this critical review of the literature bearing on the new morbidity and its prevention, the project was charged with (2) considering some of the methodological issues that would need to be confronted in an evaluation of the Health Supervision Package designed by the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) Committee on the Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-196814.

Keywords: Infant health, Morbidity, Pediatricians, Prevention, Psychosocial disorders

American Academy of Pediatrics and Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. n.d.. AAP Child Health Mapping Project. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a geographic representation of child health in the United States. Contents include national and state-specific data on pediatric health care delivery at the Primary Care Service Area level. A range of maps is available including the number of children under age 18 per pediatrician, the number of children in linguistically-isolated households, median household income, the number of pediatric residents and fellows, and estimated vaccine coverage rates. An interactive mapping tool is available to members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Data sources, Geographic regions, Health care disparities, Immunization, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, Language barriers, Low income groups, Patient care planning, Pediatricians, Statewide planning, Work force

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2015. AAP policy. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource contains policy-related documents from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Contents include policy statements, practice guidelines, technical reports, and affirmations of value.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Best practices, Guidelines, Health policy, Pediatric care, Pediatricians, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2014. Achieving Bright Futures: Implementation of the ACA pediatrics preventive services provision. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource is designed to help pediatricians and others implement the Affordable Care Act pediatric preventive services provision to ensure that children receive screenings, assessments, and services recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics' Bright Futures guidelines. Contents include visit coding documents for infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence to help pediatricians obtain coverage of and payment for preventive services, to help insurers and policymakers better understand how to cover and pay separately for each service provided, and to assist stakeholders in advocating for payment for services provided in the periodicity schedule. A webinar is also available.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Bright Futures, Health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pediatric care, Pediatricians, Preventive health services, Reimbursement

American Academy of Pediatrics, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. 2013. Trauma guide. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; [Columbus, OH]: Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 4 items.

Annotation: These materials for pediatricians provide information on how to support adoptive and foster families who have experienced trauma. The materials include a guide focused on how to help families cope with trauma, a tip sheet about codes to use for evaluations involving screening and anticipatory guidance related to trauma and other mental health and developmental concerns, a discharge form and referral summary, and a guide for families about parenting after trauma.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Parenting skills, Adopted children, Adoptive parents, Developmental problems, Families, Foster children, Foster parents, Mental health, Pediatricians, Referrals, Resource materials, Trauma

American Academy of Pediatrics, National Center for Medical Home Implementation. 2013. A retrospective look at programs and initiatives toward a family-centered medical home for every child and youth 2008-2013. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, National Center for Medical Home Implementation, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report provides a retrospective look at the National Center for Medical Home Implementation from 2008 to 2012, highlighting some of the center's activities and accomplishments. The report is organized into sections around the center's primary goals, which include building national partnerships, creating tools, fostering community and state collaborations, and integrating the medical home within the American Academy of Pediatrics' community of pediatricians. The report also describes the center's efforts to spread the concept of medical home at the local, state, and national levels. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Medical Home Implementation, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-7605 Secondary Telephone: (800) 433-9016, ext. 7605 Web Site: https://medicalhomeinfo.aap.org/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Information dissemination, Medical home, Pediatricians, Progress reports, Public private partnerships, Service integration

Pennsylvania Department of Health, PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication, Drexel University School of Public Health. 2013. A communications toolkit for public health emergencies that impact children: Resources for pediatric practices, schools, and childcare programs. [Harrisburg, PA]: Pennsylvania Department of Health, 24 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit provides resources for pediatric practices, schools, and child care programs related to emergencies that impact children. The toolkit includes communication checklists for how to plan in advance, respond when an emergency occurs and help children recover from the experience. It also provides practice templates and guidelines related to infectious diseases, environmental hazards, text messaging, and social media; and a communications flowchart on sharing child-related information during a public health emergency.

Contact: Pennsylvania Department of Health, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street, Eighth Floor West, Harrisburg, PA 17120, Telephone: (877) 724-3258 Web Site: http://www.health.pa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child care, Child health, Children, Communicable diseases, Communication, Disaster planning, Emergencies, Environmental exposure, Pediatricians, Schools

American Academy of Pediatrics . 2013. Preparedness checklist for pediatric practices. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 12 pp.

Etzel RA, Balk SJ,, eds. and American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. 2012. Pediatric environmental health (3rd ed.). [Elk Grove, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 934 pp.

Annotation: This book, designed to be used by practicing pediatricians, offers information on the role of the environment in the illnesses of childhood and adolescence. The book is organized into five sections. Section 1 offers background information including developmental toxicity, breastfeeding, how to take an environmental history, and how to do a home inventory of environmental hazards. Sections 2 and 3 focus on chemical and physical hazards and on specific environments such as child care settings, preconceptual and prenatal exposures, schools, waste sites, and workplaces. Section 4 addresses a variety of environmental situations including arts and crafts, asthma, cancer, chemical-biological terrorism, environmental disparities, multiple chemical sensitivities, antibiotics in animal agriculture, and environmental threats in developing countries. Section 5 provides information on communicating about environmental hazards. Boxes, figures, and tables present statistical and other information throughout the book. Also included are six appendices, including the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP's) policy statements and technical reports, resources for environmental health, curricula for environmental education in schools, chairs of the AAP committee on environmental health, AAP patient education materials, and more. The book concludes with an index.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Document Number: ISBN 9781581106534.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Asthma, Chemicals, Child health, Environment, Environmental exposure, Environmental health, Environmental influences, Environmental pollution, Hazards, Pediatricians, Reference materials

Wallace HM. [2010]. Martha May Eliot, M.D.. [No place: The author?], 86 pp. (Monograph)

Annotation: This monograph is a memoir of Martha May Eliot, pediatrician and chief of the U.S. Children's Bureau from 1951 to 1957. Based on recollections and personal experiences of the author, the biography describes Dr. Eliot's influence on the field of maternal and child health (MCH) and on federal programs addressing MCH issues. An appendix lists the Martha May Eliot award recipients from the establishment of the award in 1964 though 2010.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available for loan.

Keywords: Biographies, Children's Bureau, Eliot, Martha May, Federal MCH programs, History, Pediatricians, Women

American Academy of Pediatrics Improving Mental Health in Primary Care Through Access, Collaboration, and Training. 2009. Partnering to address mental health concerns in early education and child care. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics ,

Annotation: This webinar, held on, March 23, 2009, provides information on addressing mental health concerns in early childhood education and child care. Topics include (1) mental health concerns for health professionals involved in early childhood education and child care, (2) the importance of the medical home, (3) Rhode Island's early childhood systems plan Successful Start, (4) early childhood development and mental health concerns and the role of community pediatricians from the Office of Head Start, and (5) how to find and connect with local health consultants. Speakers include Abbey Alkon, UCSF School of Nursing, California Childcare Health Program; Jack Levine, Section on Early Education & Child Care, Section on Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics; Susan Dickstein, Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center, Brown Medical School; and Barry Marx, Senior Medical Advisor, Office of Head Start.

Keywords: Child care, Communities, Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Head Start, Medical home, Mental health, Pediatricians, Rhode Island, Young children

Fox HB, McManus MA, O'Connor KG, Klein JD, Diaz A, Wibbelsman CJ. 2009. Pediatricians' interest in expanding services and making practice changes to improve the care of adolescents [rev ed.]. Washington, DC: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 10 pp. (Fact sheet; no. 7)

Annotation: This fact sheet examines pediatricians' interest in adding or expanding preventive, mental health, and reproductive health services for adolescents if payment barriers were removed. It also identifies the specific practice and staffing changes they would have an interest in making, as well as the types of support and training they perceive would be most helpful to them in providing comprehensive primary care to adolescents.

Contact: National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health , 1615 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-1500 Fax: (202) 429-3557 E-mail: info@thenationalalliance.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalalliance.org/

Keywords: Adolescent health, Comprehensive health care, Costs, Mental health, Pediatricians, Prevention, Primary care, Reproductive health, Training

National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations. 2007. Delivering preventive health care to Hispanics: A manual for providers. (4th ed.). Washington, DC: National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations,

Annotation: This manual contains information on the health status of Hispanics and state-of-the art strategies for preventive health care delivery to Hispanic clients. The manual presents a historical background of the Hispanic community, health status statistics, analysis of Hispanic beliefs and practices about health, strategies for effective patient-provider interaction, models to promote health through community education, a reference guide for health care professionals, and a resource guide of Spanish language health publications.

Contact: National Alliance for Hispanic Health, 1501 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1401, Telephone: (202) 387-5000 Secondary Telephone: (866) 783-2645 Fax: E-mail: Web Site: http://www.hispanichealth.org Various editions available in libraries.

Keywords: Data, Health professionals, Hispanic Americans, Injury prevention, Manuals, Minority groups, Minority health, Pediatricians, Physicians, Prevention, Spanish language materials

VanLandeghem K. 2006. Financing strategies for Medicaid reimbursement of maternal depression screening by pediatric providers. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 4 pp. (NASHP news brief)

Annotation: This news brief discusses strategies for financing Medicaid reimbursement of maternal depression screening by pediatric health professionals. The brief explains the relationship between the healthy development of young children and maternal depression, delineates key strategies for reimbursement, and presents a case study of reimbursement in Illinois. A conclusion and endnotes are included.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Case studies, Child health, Depression, Early childhood development, Financing, Maternal health, Medicaid, Mental health, Mothers, Pediatricians, Reimbursement, Screening, Young children

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2006. Pediatric terrorism and disaster preparedness: A resource for pediatricians - Summary. Rockville, MD: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 34 pp.

Annotation: This summary presents highlights from a report prepared by the American Academy of Pediatrics for the Agency for Heallthcare Research and Quality. The purpose of the report is to enhance the role and capabilities of pediatricians in planning for and responding to natural disasters and bioterrorist events and to ensure that the special needs of children are incorporated into local, state, regional, and federal disaster preparedness planning and response. A list of resources for additional information is provided.

Contact: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 427-1104 Secondary Telephone: (301) 427-1364 Web Site: http://www.ahrq.gov Available from the website. Document Number: AHRQ Pub. No. 06(07)-0056-1.

Keywords: Children, Disaster planning, Disasters, Pediatricians, Terrorism

Bergman D, Plsek P, Saunders M. 2006. A high-performing system for well-child care: A vision for the future. [New Yorkl, ny]: Commission on a High Perofrmance Health System, Commonwealth Fund, 59 pp.

Annotation: This report articulates changes needed to realize a high-performing system for the delivery of well-child care, drawing on the ideas of leaders in child health care, including pediatric practitioners and family advocates. The report is intended to serve as a template for implementing and evaluating change in clinical practice and as a guide for further policy and research efforts. The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 discusses the methodology used to develop the recommendations. Section 2 outlines important trends affecting preventive and developmental services. Section 3 presents a template for ideal well-child care. Section 4 offers recommendations presented from the perspectives of families, the microsystem, the health care organization, and the broader environment. The report includes four appendices: (1) a list of journal articles reviewed, (2) a summary of the literature review, (3) ideal well-child care scenarios, and (4) well-child care change ideas: readiness for implementation.

Contact: Commonwealth Fund, One East 75th Street, New York, NY 10021, Telephone: (212) 606-3800 Fax: (212) 606-3500 E-mail: info@cmwf.org Web Site: http://www.commonwealthfund.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Advocacy, Child development, Child health, Children, Families, Pediatricians, Pediatrics, Prevention, Public policy, Well child care

American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. [2005]. The use of medication in treating childhood and adolescent depression: Information for physicians. [No place]: ParentsMedGuide.org, 15 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides physicians with information on the appropriate use of antidepressant medication as a component of a comprehensive treatment program for children and adolescents with depression. The fact sheet includes information about (1) the recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to require a black box warning for antidepressant medications, (2) the prevalence and impact of child and adolescent depression, (3) an overview of treatment effectiveness of suicidality, (4) what prompted the FDA warning, (5) suicidality in adolescents, (6) recognition and diagnosis of child and adolescent depression, (7) risk factors for suicide, (8) whether talking about suicide signals increased likelihood that a child will hurt him or herself, (9) treating child and adolescent depression, (10) suggestions for physicians when prescribing antidepressant medication to pediatric patients, (11) which medications will carry the warning label, (12) treatment of depression outcome measures, and (13) future directions.

Contact: ParentsMedGuide.org, Web Site: http://www.ParentsMedGuide.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Antidepressant drugs, Attempted suicide, Child health, Depression, Diagnosis, Drug therapy, Mental health, Pediatricians, Physicians, Risk factors, Suicide, Suicide prevention, Treatment

Baker JP, Pearson HA, eds. 2005. Dedicated to the health of all children. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 213 pp.

Annotation: This book, which was commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to commemorate its 75th anniversary, recounts many of the major child health issues and pediatric advances, primarily of the past century. The first five chapters are divided chronologically by era, starting with colonial times. Chapter 6 describes selected advances in pediatrics. Chapter 7 presents physicians' anecdotes from the past 75 years. Chapter 8 looks ahead to child health in the 21st century. The book contains a large selection of color photographs. The book includes one appendix -- a list of AAP presidents. Selected readings, photo credits, and an index are also included.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org $75.00, plus shipping and handling. Document Number: ISBN 1-58110-140-6.

Keywords: American Academy of Pediatrics, Anniversaries, Child health, History, Infant health, Pediatricians, Professional societies

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Community Health Services. 2005. The pediatrician's role in community pediatrics: Policy statement. [Elk Grove Village, IL]: American Academy of Pediatrics, 3 pp.

Annotation: This revised policy statement reaffirms the pediatrician's role in community pediatrics. It offers a definition of community pediatrics and provides a set of specific recommendations that underscore the importance of this dimension of the profession.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Community role, Health policy, Health services delivery, Pediatricians, Pediatrics, Public health

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.