Pediatric Leadership

Pediatric Leadership

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October
19,
2018
What do those people do down at the admin building all day? All I ever hear about is meetings. Well, the fact is…that is most of what they do. And we need them to keep right on doing it. While we can roll our eyes or scoff, the reality is it’s
August
10,
2018
By Katie Lawrence, CPNP & Kaci Osenga, M.D. Pediatric Palliative Care (PPC) has been a board certified subspecialty in pediatrics sponsored by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2008. PPC has been a specialty service at Cook Children’s
August
02,
2018
By Joel Steelman, M.D., Endocrinologist at Cook Children's Health Care System
July
27,
2018
As pediatric health care providers, we collaborate with our young patients’ families for their care and well-being. We provide them copious amounts of information about their child in multi-media forms: printed materials, verbal instructions, video
July
17,
2018
When I was approached to write articles about “Work -Life Balance” I couldn’t help but chuckle a little under my breath. Balance? What’s that? As a busy full-time pediatrician, wife to an even busier attorney, and mother of two small kids,
July
17,
2018
“Oh, I can’t do that. I don’t have enough experience.” I remember uttering these words to my nurse manager after she encouraged me to pursue an open position as a clinical nurse educator. This came after I requested a meeting with her during a
March
07,
2018
About five years ago, I was at work, walking down a long hallway wearing a pink feather boa, oversized yellow sunglasses, carrying a marshmallow launcher. A staff member I didn’t personally know was walking toward me, squinting his eyes. When we
February
20,
2018
A common misstep for leaders is to not seek feedback from peers, subordinates, and other leaders. Creating a healthy feedback loop both opens the room for conversation from folks whom disagree with you, as well as grows you as a leader. I worked
February
20,
2018
Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are integral members of the health care team that promote and support the delivery of high quality, safe, and effective care here at Cook Children’s. We are often called many terms, “midlevel
February
20,
2018
As far back as I can remember, I had one wish for my life: To be a mom. I truly picked the path of nursing for the single purpose that I knew I could pay my bills as a single parent, if I ever had to. My first nursing job was terrible. I
February
20,
2018
While minor head asymmetries can be common in the neonate world, significant shifts in the skull shape must be assessed in order to rule out pathology that could have long-term effects. The key to differentiating positional plagiocephaly from