​Supported in part by a Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program grant awarded to the East Tennessee State University Department of Pediatrics, this project engages a multi-disciplinary team of students and professionals to coordinate care for families and children. The project has shown improvements in breastfeeding sustainment, injury prevention, decreased screentime, and improved nutrition among children, youth, and families.


Implementation Insights:

  • Use social media to engage families in health care and community initiatives.
  • Develop innovative, family-friendly resources to promote implementation of Bright Futures guidelines within the context of a pediatric medical home.
  • Implement multi-pronged communication strategies to foster and sustain team-based care.
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