Check Your Mailbox for the Spring 2024 Issue of Ohio Pediatrics!

The Spring 2024 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.

To view an electronic version of this issue, click here.

 Highlights from the Spring 24 Edition:

  • Busy Spring Awaits Lawmakers: Regardless of how the primaries shake out, lawmakers will return in April and are expected to have a busy springtime work session before recessing for summer and the fall election season. There are several bills that the Ohio Chapter will be monitoring that could see action this year.
  • Spring Meeting 2024: Join us Friday April 19, 2024, at our 2024 Spring Education Meeting! View the Spring Meeting brochure for a complete agenda, speaker line-up and meeting objectives.
  • Sports Shorts Little League Shoulder: As temperatures start to increase in the spring and summer months, so do the number of shoulder injuries seen in young athletes. One of the most commonly occurring injuries in young throwers is proximal humeral epiphysiolysis, otherwise known as “Little League Shoulder.” Little League Shoulder is an injury to the physis (growth plate) in the proximal humerus.
  • Disaster Preparedness, Chemical Disasters and CYSHCN: CYSHCN and their families require more resources for disaster response and attention around disaster preparedness. Previous studies have shown that parents with CYSHCN were generally underprepared compared to the general population.
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