While most physicians are masterful at multitasking and managing large-volume lives, a fresh look at how we prioritize and approach our tasks can be useful. Please click here for more information on Academy physician health and wellness resources, as well as how to get involved in the AAP Wellness Special Interest Group (SIG).
Information on Quality Child Care - Tools You Can Use!
Improving the quality of out-of-home child care is a goal that is shared by all. The AAP Council on Early Childhood offers customized tools and resources for parents and health professionals. Here are a few ideas that program directors and community pediatricians can use to increase residents' involvement in quality child care initiatives.
PowerPoint presentation, Child Care 101
Visit Health Child Care America for a presentation that program directors, community preceptors, and residents/students can use to educate others. Relevant handouts and information on state child care regulations are included.
Chapter Child Care Contacts
The AAP has identified 78 Chapter Child Care Contacts to support and mobilize efforts around the country. Ask the contact in your area to give a presentation during the formal teaching time for residents.
Handouts for Parents
Send residents and students to these Web sites for pre-made handouts for families on child care health and safety topics.
Healthy Kids, Healthy Care Web Site
AAP Early Education and Child Care Initiatives
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