Global Pediatrics Program 2008

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December 16: Global Health Training for Pediatric Residents

Throughout the past 25 years, the interest in global health on the part of higher education in general has increased substantially. Medical education is no exception. The medical literature now contains dozens of descriptions of international health clerkships or experiences offered to medical students. In 1984, only 6% of graduating U.S. medical students had participated in international health electives. In 2004, 22% had done so. 


November 12: Diez Mil Preescolares Participarn De Proyecto Educacional De Harvard

Ya no es la mala nutrición de los niños la que atenta contra su rendimiento en el aula. Son factores relacionados con la exposición a la contaminación, en especial en los preescolares, los que provocan ausentismo escolar e inciden en su aprendizaje. (more...)

The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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