Category Archives: Adolescent Health Care

Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents

“Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents” Jason Rafferty, MD, MPH, EdM, FAAP Lead author Dr. Jason Rafferty examines numerous health disparities facing children and adolescents who identify as transgender and gender-diverse in the recent Pediatrics article, “Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents.” The…
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Transition from High School and Special Education

Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life... An article on the transition from high school and special education to adult life was published by the Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinics of North America. Written by Lee Ascherman, MD, MPH, and Julia Shaftel, PhD, “Facilitating Transition from High School and Special Education to Adult Life:…
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Strategies to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates

Care for Kids Newsletter Volume 24. Number 2. Spring 2017. The Spring 2017 issue of Care for Kids, the newsletter of Iowa's EPSDT program, has been archived and is available on this website. This issue features the article, Strategies to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates, by Meredith Fishbone-Gordon, MD. Dr. Fishbane-Gordon shares a series of strategies that have proven successful in boosting HPV immunization…
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