The Fall 2022 issue of Ohio Pediatrics is now out! Ohio Pediatrics is the Ohio AAP’s premier publication, dedicated to providing newsworthy information relating to current issues in pediatrics, activities and programs put on by the Ohio AAP, and a look into the advocacy work done by the Chapter.
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Highlights from the Fall 2022 Edition include:
- 2022 Ohio AAP Annual Meeting Brochure: Review the full schedule of events, discover key meeting topics and speakers, find out how to register, and so much more!
- Foundation Luncheon to Support Vaccine Advocacy: The global pandemic and focus on Covid-19 vaccines over the past few years have likely generated the highest volume of conversations concerning vaccines ever. The Ohio AAP knows the importance of spreading accurate information about vaccines and we want to be a part of the solution. We hope you will join us at this year’s Annual Meeting Foundation Fundraiser, From Fear to Medical Freedom: Overcoming the Vaccine Hesitancy Movement and Medical Misinformation to Increase Rates.
- Updated Policy Statement and Technical Report on Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk: Your Ohio Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinators (CBCs) provide an in-depth look at the updated policy and documents, available in the July 2022 Pediatrics. Topics covered include epidemiologic and equity issues, duration and exclusivity, contraindications, special situations from medication use to radiologic procedures, jaundice and more!
- Improving Black Maternal Health Takes Center Stage at Annual Meeting and in QI Projects: Data regarding black maternal health in Ohio consistently demonstrates the immense needs and disparities for these mothers and families. For the plenary session “Racial Disparities in Healthcare and Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes,” Ohio AAP is bringing a nationally recognized speaker to Annual Meeting 2022. Dr. Terri Major-Kincade is a double board-certified neonatologist and pediatrician with over 20 years of experience as a clinician, perinatal health disparities advocate, and neonatal palliative care and perinatal hospice provider. Her presentation will provide a history of the health disparities in the U.S. and practical solutions for improving both maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Have an idea for an article? Please submit your suggestions to Olivia Simon. All article submissions will be reviewed by the editorial board before acceptance.