Guardianship issues lead to unnecessarily prolonged hospitalizations
February 3, 2022
Minors requiring guardianship are sometimes hospitalized for much longer than medically necessary because of placement issues. The same can happen for incapacitated adults who require some form of...
The hidden pandemic
January 7, 2022
Dr. Sekaran In the eyes of Anand Sekaran, MD, division head of hospital medicine, and medical director of inpatient services at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., it’s...
Practicing HM in the Alaska Native community
January 5, 2022
The Department of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) in Anchorage, Alaska has served the Alaska Native community since 1999. Our group works with the community to...
Children and COVID: Weekly cases resume their climb
December 14, 2021
Decline in new vaccinations continues, even among 5- to 11-year-olds.
The top pediatric hospital medicine articles of 2020
December 8, 2021
Here are the top 10 PHM articles of 2020, as presented at the Pediatric Update during SHM Converge 2021.
Children and COVID-19: 7 million cases and still counting
December 7, 2021
Over 900,000 children aged 5-11 years completed the vaccine regimen in the last week.
EXPLAINER-Does omicron pose higher risks for infants than other variants?
December 2, 2021
Asked whether people should be alarmed by the infant admissions numbers, Professor Anne von Gottberg told Reuters: “Not yet.”
Children and COVID: New cases, vaccinations both decline
December 1, 2021
Despite the drop in cases, the weekly count still exceeded 100,000 for the 16th week in a row.
Children and COVID: New cases increase for third straight week
November 23, 2021
Pace of vaccinations remains steady in 5- to 11-year-olds.
What does it mean to be a trustworthy male ally?
November 10, 2021
“I began to understand that graceful self-promotion is not optional for many women in medicine, it is a necessary skill.”