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Dec December 23 Fri 2016

Drs. Heidi Feldman (Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics) and Lou Halamek (Neonatology) are named to San Francisco Magazine’s list of Bay Area Top Doctors 2017. Read more>>

Oct October 31 Mon 2016

Our March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center's Fall 2016 newsletter features a Q&A with epidemiologist Dr. Suzan Carmichael, an essay by Dr. Paul Wise about global health iniatives in areas of unstable governance and political unrest, and an infographic showing how we keep track of the >140,000 samples we've collected from mothers and babies.

Oct October 26 Wed 2016

How can doctors committed to providing care manage discrimination by patients and families? Our fellow Dr. Emily Whitgob devoted her residency research to exploring this problem and interviewed pediatric faculty educational leaders to get their thoughts on how they would address this kind of discrimination as a trainee and as a supervising physician. Discussions led to four major recommendations: 1) assess illness acuity; 2) cultivate a therapeutic alliance; 3) depersonalize the event; and 4) ensure a safe learning environment for trainees. Study results were published in Academic Medicine, and Dr. Whitgob received a considerable amount of press on these findings. Read more>>

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