Community Pediatrics Policy Statement
Community Pediatrics: Navigating the Intersection of Medicine, Public Health, and Social Determinants of Child Health
This statement defines community pediatrics, emphasizes the importance of social determinants of health, and promotes partnerships with public health to improve population child health. (Pediatrics Vol. 131 No. 3 March 1, 2013 )
Resources are available to help pediatricians implement many of the policy statement recommendations.
Using Community Health Data and Recognizing Social Determinants of Health
- The County Health Rankings use a variety of data sources to show how every county in the United States ranks on a variety of health outcomes and associated issues including clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment.
Partnering with Public Health and Related Professions
Promoting Preventive Health in Practice and Communities
Engaging in Advocacy
Supporting Public Health in Pediatric Medical Education