University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital

May. 8, 2024

President’s Letter from Bill Steinbach – Ask Not What Your Society Can Do for You

President John F. Kennedy delivered one of the most famous inaugural addresses in U.S. presidential history. From the east front of the Capitol, JFK stirred the gathered crowd and every…

May. 8, 2024

In The News: Does Evidence Fully Support Antibiotic Use for Acute Sinusitis in Kids?

Medpage Today reports on meta-analysis performed to examine the efficacy of antibiotics for acute sinusitis. It was the first such analysis on this since 2013 and included 956 pediatric participants…

Apr. 17, 2024

In The News: Advances in HIV Treatment for Adolescents: Are Long-Acting Injectables the Future?

Healio shares a story on advancements in therapeutic formulations, such as long-acting injectables, in response to concerns that children with HIV aren’t sufficiently adhering to ART treatment. The U.S. Department…

Apr. 3, 2024

President’s Letter from Bill Steinbach – Importance of PAS to PIDS

We work in a field that is consult-heavy. One where we have pediatric colleagues from other specialties who ask us to see their patients and we deliver our advice –…

Apr. 3, 2024

In The News: Vaccination, Prophylaxis Recommended for Children with Primary Immunodeficiencies

Healio reports on a presentation delivered at the AAAAI annual meeting that recommended routine inactive vaccinations and other prophylactic treatment for children with primary immunodeficiencies. According to the presenter, children…

Mar. 20, 2024

Member Spotlight: Andrew Handel

Andrew Handel, MD, FAAP, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. He is a lifelong New Yorker,…

Mar. 20, 2024

In The News: Children Surpass a Year of HIV Remission After Treatment Pause

Medical Xpress reports on a presentation of a clinical trial in children who acquired HIV before birth delivered at the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Following an…

Mar. 20, 2024

PIDS Foundation Feature: Mohamad Shieb (Recipient)

Mohamad Shieb is a 2nd year resident at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Shieb is…

Mar. 6, 2024

President’s Letter from Bill Steinbach – PIDS and Our Conferences

Did you know the conference starting today, the one many of you are at right now, wasn’t called the St. Jude/PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Conference when it was first…

Mar. 6, 2024

In The News: Many Perinatal and Neonatal Studies Have Incomplete Data, Review Finds

Healio reports on a study of outcome data from randomized controlled perinatal and neonatal studies. Researchers used PubMed for such trials published between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021….

PIDS Foundation News: James D. Cherry (Donor)

James D. Cherry, MD, MSc, is Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, Division of Infectious Diseases. He also…

Feb. 21, 2024

In The News: More Evidence Maternal COVID Vaccination Safe for Newborns

Medpage Today reports on a study from that found newborns of mothers who had received at least one mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose during pregnancy did not have worse outcomes than…

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