Preterm Birth

Tiny baby foot in the NICU

$26 billion. You can purchase a lot with $26 billion: 74 billion twinkies, 108,565 average sedans, or 26 billion cans of Arizona Iced Tea. For Americans, $26 billion is the amount of money spent annually on preterm birth. Many factors go into having a preterm birth, such as genetics, prenatal care, and environmental conditions. But […]

Training Pediatricians to be Trauma-Responsive

Training Pediatricians to be Trauma-Responsive

Heather Forkey, MD, Child Health Equity Center Core Faculty, and colleagues recently published findings from implementing an adapted national evidence-informed childhood trauma and resilience promotion curriculum. Despite the high prevalence of childhood trauma, a majority of physicians report a gap in knowledge concerning trauma identification and response.1.2 Educating future pediatricians to be trauma-responsive providers is […]