In this issue of Pediatric Clinics of North America, guest editors Drs. Robert S. Kahn, Monica Mitchell, and Tina L. Cheng bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Achieving Child Health Equity. Health equity requires removing obstacles to health such as poverty, discrimination, and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and health care. In this issue, top experts provide up-to-date information to healthcare practitioners with the goal of implementing programs and policies to identify and address health care inequality for children.
Contains 15 practice-oriented topics including clarity on disparity of healthcare in pediatrics: who, what, when, where and how; screening and addressing social determinants of health in pediatric practice; addressing structural racism in pediatric practice; addressing health literacy in pediatric practice; LGBTQ+ and child health equity; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews of achieving child health equity, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by Robert S. Kahn, MD, MPH, Associate Chair of Community Health, UC Department of Pediatrics, Executive Lead, Population and Community Health Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics Cincinnati Children’s; Monica Mitchell, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist, Research, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology, Senior Director, Community Relations Co-director, Innovations Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics Cincinnati Children’s and Tina L. Cheng, MD, MPH, BK Rachford Professor & Chair of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Director, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, Chief Medical Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital , Medical Center Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics Cincinnati Childrens