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Patient Education

With knowledge, comes power. We encourage patients to take control of their lives and wellness by becoming engaged in their healthcare and learning more about healthy living. The links below provide information on a multitude of health conditions, as well as articles on raising a healthy family. We encourage you to use these resources to educate yourself and your family on health conditions and wellness programs.

 

Additional Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is an organization of 60,000 primary care physicians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical subspecialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is a government resource for vaccine safety.

 

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
The IAC works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.

 

Every Child By Two (ECBT)
Every Child By Two, founded by Rosalynn Carter and Betty Bumpers, is an organization devoted to raising awareness of the critical need for timely immunizations. ECBT’s Vaccinate Your Baby web site is a one-stop shop for families with questions about vaccines. You can also visit vaccinateyourbaby.org

 

Vaccine Education Center
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center provides complete and up-to-date information about vaccines to parents and health care professionals.

 

National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
NNii is a service provided by Immunizations for Public Health, a Texas-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to making immunization information available to those who need it.

 

Institute for Vaccine Safety
The Institute for Vaccine Safety provides an independent assessment of vaccines and vaccine safety.

 

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDs)
PKIDs’ mission is to educate the public about infectious diseases, the methods of prevention and transmission, the latest advances in medicine, and the elimination of social stigma borne by the infected.