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Using an Anti-Racist, Family-Centered Focus to Improve Pediatric Care

Explains why child health care transformation is needed and offers three strategies to achieve it.


Transforming Child Health Care Through an Anti-Racist, Family-Centered Focus

Offers strategies for engaging with patients and families as partners to make pediatric care anti-racist and family-centered.

OP-ED    •    NOVEMBER 2022

Confronting Racism in Pediatric Care

Pediatrician Ben Danielson, MD, calls on his field to confront the disease of racism in pediatric care, which has for too long harmed children and families of color.

TOOL    •    OCTOBER 2022

Building Patient-Provider Trust to Help Patients Navigate a Biased System

Helps providers better understand the impact of bias and better serve patients of color. Includes a handout that can be shared with patients and families to help them effectively engage with providers.

TOOL    •    OCTOBER 2022

Words Matter: Strategies to Reduce Bias in Electronic Health Records

Offers practical strategies for providers on how to write notes in electronic health records that promote patient-centered care and dignity.

REPORT    •    AUGUST 2021

Accelerating Child Health Care Transformation: Key Opportunities for Improving Pediatric Care

Provides recommendations for providers, payers, and policymakers to consider when adopting approaches to transform child health care services.

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February 23, 2023

The Impact of Youth Voices in Transforming Pediatric Care

Spotlighted opportunities for the pediatric field to integrate youth perspectives into practice transformation efforts to better serve patients and families.

February 2, 2023

The Critical Role of Dads: Exploring the Benefits of Father-Friendly Pediatric Care

Explored strategies for pediatric practices to incorporate fathers’ experiences and voices into pediatric care transformation to improve child health care delivery.

January 19, 2023

Supporting Providers of Color in the Pediatric Workforce: Practices to Diversify the Workforce and Improve Retention

Shared innovations in recruitment, training, and retention that can lead to a more representative and supported pediatric workforce.

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About Accelerating Child Health Transformation

These resources are products of Accelerating Child Health Transformation, a national initiative led by the Center for Health Care Strategies with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that seeks to accelerate the adoption of key elements necessary to advance family-centered pediatric practice. The initiative draws on the expertise of an advisory board of national experts, a team of family representatives, and includes 11 pediatric provider pilot sites from across the country.