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Dr. Mahrukh Bamji Appointed Chair of Department of Pediatrics at New York City’s Metropolitan Hospital

We are informed of the appointment of Mahrukh Bamji, MD as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the NYCHHC/Metropolitan Hospital. Dr. Bamji has had a versatile career at Metropolitan as a senior clinician, an able administrator, a researcher, and an educator. She is the Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at New York Medical College, Board-certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. At Metropolitan, she has served in a number of leadership positions, including Deputy Chief of ...
Tags: New York, Medicine, Cdc, Life, New York City, Nih, Metropolitan, Department of Pediatrics, Metropolitan Hospital, Mahrukh Bamji, Mahrukh Bamji MD, Bamji, New York Medical College Board, Pediatric Hospital Medicine At Metropolitan


Measles Crisis: Judge Dismisses Parents’ Suit Against NYC

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyA New York judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought against the city’s Department of Health by five parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.The dismissal shores up an emergency order declaring the city’s measles outbreak a public health emergency. In addition to mandating the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine for children in zip codes affected by the crisis, it threatened parents with fines of up to $1,000.There ha...
Tags: New York, News, Brooklyn, United States, Mount Sinai, Department Of Health, Williamsburg, Krakow, Health Department, Department of Pediatrics, Kings County Supreme Court, Elizabeth Brockway, Lawrence Knipel, Knipel, Jay Begun, Robert Krakow


Measles Crisis: NYC Outbreak Pits Parents Against Mayor

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/GettyFor many observant Jews, the weeks leading up to the Passover holiday are spent in a cleaning frenzy: The house is scrubbed from top to bottom in compliance with Jewish law, which dictates that Jews avoid leavened bread for the duration of the holiday.This year, some members of Williamsburg’s Hasidic Jewish community will have one more task on their to-do list: get their kids vaccinated, or pay up. That was the choice presented to them Tuesd...
Tags: News, MMR, Bill De Blasio, The Daily Beast, De Blasio, Mount Sinai, Department Of Health, Williamsburg, United Jewish Organizations, North Brooklyn, Mayor de Blasio, Lee Avenue, Department of Pediatrics, Borough Park, Barbot, Baila


Doctors Have New Fruit Juice Recommendations For Children

It looks like parents may have to change what they put into their kids' sippy cups. According to CNN, the American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines.In a new study published Monday in Pediatrics, doctors found that children under the age of 1 should not be given fruit juice unless it's specifically advised by a doctor."We couldn't really see any reason why juice was still part of the potential recommendation for 6- to 12-month-old kids," Dr. Steven A. Abrams, chairman of the...
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Pediatrician Asks, Why Can’t I Talk To You About Guns In The Home?

WBUR: Here’s a conversation I was in on recently between a pediatric intern and the parents of a healthy, 1-day-old baby. It occurred in the Yale-New Haven Hospital well baby nursery. “Your daughter’s physical exam is perfect,” the intern said. “She’s eating well, peeing and pooping well. I want to talk to you a little about how to help you keep her safe and healthy.” Next came a standard discussion about the baby’s sleeping position and whether she’s got a car seat. Then, the next question: “Do...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Military, Firearms, Marjorie, WBUR, Academy of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Hospital


Albert La Spada receives Harrington Scholar Award to combat neurodegenerative disease

Albert La Spada, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics, cellular and molecular medicine and neurosciences at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, has received a 2015 Harrington Scholar award to advance his work on a therapy for Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 , a rare but devastating neurological disorder that can lead to blindness and progressive loss of physical coordination. La Spada, chief of the Division of Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medic...
Tags: UC San Diego School of Medicine, Albert La Spada, La Spada, Division of Genetics, Department of Pediatrics


$9.1 million gift supports resilience collaborative for children and families on South Side who suffer trauma

A unique approach that provides an ecosystem of trauma-informed care for children and their families who are critically injured or exposed to violence on the South Side of Chicago is getting a big boost, thanks to a $9.1 million gift by the Ellen & Ronald Block Family Foundation and the Hassenfeld Family Foundation. The gift will integrate and expand clinical and community services under the Block Hassenfeld Casdin Collaborative for Family Resilience, which integrates and expands services and pr...
Tags: Chicago, University Of Chicago, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Board of Trustees, South Side, University of Chicago Medicine, South Side of Chicago, University of Chicago Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Trauma Center, John Cunningham, Comer Children 's Hospital, UChicago Medicine, Kenneth S Polonsky, Demoiselle, UChicago Medicine 's Community Advisory Council