This title is suitable for pediatricians, family physicians and other physicians who care for children; pediatric and family practice resident program directors; residents; pediatric nurse practitioners and pediatric physician assistants. This guide is a quick reference covering a spectrum of key aspects of pediatric care including disease prevention, screening, treatment, signs and symptoms, emotional and behavioral problems, specific clinical problems and critical situations.
Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, is professor of pediatrics and the Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University, and Designated Institutional Official Children's Hospital of Michigan.
Dr. Kamat has been honored with "Teacher of the Year" awards by medical students and residents on multiple occasions. In 2009, he received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award. and in 2010 he received the National AAP Education Award/
Dr. Kamat is an editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care and Pediatric Care Online. He is also editor-in-chief of the AAP Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care and Challenging cases in Pediatric Diagnosis. He is the co-editor of the AAP Textbook of Global Child Health. He is editor for the Index of Suspicion in Pediatrics in Review. He has been a member of Pediatric RC of ACGME for last 6 years and also served as the vice chair of the committee for the last 18 months. Henry M. Adam, MD, FAAP Until recently, Dr. Henry M. Adam was a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Hamilton College and studying as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow at Yale University, he graduated from the State University of NY-Upstate Medical Center in 1979, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following pediatric residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC, he was a Fellow in general and behavioral pediatrics and then joined the faculty at Einstein.
He has directed the Pediatric Outreach Program (1984-86), the AIDS Day Care Center (1987-90), and the Pediatric AIDS Primary Care Program (1990-94), all at Jacobi Medical Center. As an educator, Dr. Adam directed the pediatric residency training program at Montefiore Medical Center (1994-2002), has received the Lewis Fraad Teaching Award, and has been elected to the Leo Davidoff Teaching Society.
Deborah Campbell, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Program Director for the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Director of the Division of Neonatology at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She conducts the Low birth weight infant Evaluation and Assessment Program (LEAP) and has served various leadership roles at the American Academy of Pediatrics, New York State Association of Regional Perinatal Programs and Networks, NYC Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council, and Greater New York March of Dimes Health Professionals Advisory Board and National March of Dimes.
She is a member of the Greater New York Hospital Association Perinatal Safety Collaborative Advisory Group, the National Quality Forum Perinatal Collaborative, and the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative Neonatology Expert Workgroup. She also serves on the NYS Palliative Care Education and Training Council, an expert panel that has developed guidance and advice for the New York State Department of Health on best practices in pain management and end-of-life care. She served as a member on the AAP Taskforce on Implementation of Newborn Hearing Screening and the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program. She is currently co-chair of the Bright Futures Guidelines, 4th edition Infancy Expert Panel.