Congratulations to Dr. Joe Congeni, MD, FAAP, medical director of pediatric sports medicine, for being named the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness (COSMF) Thomas E. Shaffer Award. The annual award recognizes an individual for lifelong contributions in the field of sports medicine through displays of leadership and […]
From the time he was a little boy, Jeffrey Hord said he was going to be a doctor. “I don’t remember saying it, but my mom told me that I always did,” said Dr. Hord, the director of Akron Children’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Just as coaches follow return-to-play guidelines when it comes to concussions, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines about returning to the classroom as well.
Parents work on preparing the baby’s room months before he is born – everything from choosing a theme for the bedding and finding the softest blankets, to color coordinating bumper pads and hanging mobiles. New recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will actually make this process simpler for parents and safer for babies. […]