What’s in the News: PIDS Supports Universal Masking for Students and School Staff, COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Health Care Workers

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

What’s in the News: AAP Issues New Guideline for Fever in Infants Younger Than 2 Months

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

Member Spotlight: Dr. David Hyun

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

Research Funding Opportunity for Fellows and Junior Faculty Announced in July Extended

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

President’s Letter from Dr. Kris Bryant

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

Updated for COVID-19, Vaccine Handbook App Now Available for Android and iOS Devices

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

Dengue Vaccine Recommended for Use in U.S. Children in High-risk Areas

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

PIDS On Call Webinar

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

What’s in the News: Dengue Vaccine Candidate Demonstrates 62.0% Efficacy

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

What’s in the News: Reports Show Drop in Childhood Vaccinations During Pandemic

Sep. 21, 2022

In The News: Complexity of COVID Vaccine Program Leads to Concerns About Potential for Error

A story in STAT News looks at the increased complexity of proper COVID-19 vaccine storage and administration with the rollout of the bivalent booster program. At a recent ACIP meeting,…

Sep. 7, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Importance of Communication

I wish I had been a communications major during college. I simply had no idea that effective communication was one of the most critical elements of being a physician. We…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: Diversity of Pediatric Academic Faculty Does Not Reflect Patients, Study Finds

Healio reports on a recently published faculty diversity study. Part of the research looked at the 20-year trend of pediatric faculty to gauge how many of those who identified as…

Sep. 7, 2022

In The News: COVID-19 Pandemic Reversed Years of Progress Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Healio shares findings from a CDC report on antimicrobial resistance during the pandemic. It shows resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased by at least 15% during the first year…

Open Call for PIDS Vice Chair-elect to IDWeek Planning Committee

The Program and Meetings Committee seeks nominations to fill the critical role of Vice Chair, which represents PIDS and the pediatric track, on the IDWeek Planning Committee.  The IDWeek program…

Aug. 24, 2022

Member Spotlight: Bonnie M. Word

Bonnie M. Word, MD, is the director of Houston Travel Medicine Clinic. Dr. Word received her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her residency at…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: FDA Approves Flu Medication Xofluza for Younger Children

As reported by Healio, the FDA has approved Xofluza, an oral medication, for children ages 5-11 who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours. It is also approved…

Aug. 24, 2022

In The News: Childhood Polio Vaccination Rate Is Dangerously Low in Some New York Communities, Increasing the Risk of an Outbreak

CNBC reports on the alarming polio vulnerabilities in some New York counties. This is despite a mandatory polio vaccine requirement in the state for all children attending day care and…

Aug. 24, 2022

PIDS Foundation News: Mary ‘Mimi’ Glode

Mary ‘Mimi’ Glodé, MD, retired from active practice in 2014 and is a Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Prior to that decision, she was a Professor…

Aug. 10, 2022

President’s Letter from C. Buddy Creech – Fostering Community Through Sharing Our Struggles

Just prior to the pandemic, a dear friend of mine introduced me to a phrase that increasingly comes to mind in group settings: When we share only our successes with each…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: New Study Estimates How Many Children Will Get Long COVID

NBC News reports on an international study estimating the prevalence of long COVID symptoms in children and compares that to adults. The project included 1,884 children diagnosed with COVID-19 seen…

Aug. 10, 2022

In The News: Early Recognition, Prompt Treatment Important in Managing Pediatric Enterocolitis

Healio spoke with a pair of PIDS members following the publication of their review article on pediatric enterocolitis. The authors remarked there was a dearth of current literature on managing…

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