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Year in Review

Pediatrics in 2013: A Snapshot

Pediatrics in 2013: A Snapshot

Dr. Ellen Wald is proud to welcome you to the UW Department of Pediatrics 2013 Annual Report, an overview of our accomplishments in education, research, and patient care.

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Residency Expands Simulation Training

Residency Expands Simulation Training

Last year, the Department of Pediatrics residency program continued to expand the use of simulation as an educational tool in its curriculum.

Simulation experiences at the state-of-the-art UW Health Clinical Simulation Program now begin with “Intern Boot Camp” on the first day residents arrive, and continue throughout all three years of their training.

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Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD: A Leader in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD: A Leader in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Last year, Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, who leads the Program of Research on Outcomes for Kids (PROKids) received a three-year, $2 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to implement and evaluate a family-centered approach to improving outcomes for children with Type I diabetes.

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Fighting Childhood Cancer, Celebrating Survivors

Fighting Childhood Cancer and Celebrating Survivors

Last year, Paul Sondel, MD, PhD, the director of pediatric oncology at American Family Children’s Hospital (AFCH), and his colleagues became part of a national pediatric cancer research “Dream Team.”

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New Directions for Pediatric Brain Care Clinic

New Directions for Pediatric Brain Care Clinic

The Pediatric Brain Care Clinic, a multidisciplinary clinic at the Waisman Center that cares for children with acquired brain injury, grew its clinical, educational and research efforts last year.

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15 Years of the COAST Study

15 Years of the COAST Study

The Childhood Origins of Asthma (COAST) study, led by Robert Lemanske, MD, completed its 15th year in 2013.

Launched in 1998, COAST is a longitudinal study that follows a cohort of 270 children born at high risk for childhood asthma and allergies. It evaluates how genetic and environmental factors, especially viral respiratory tract infections, contribute to the expression, progression and remission of those disorders.

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