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Differentiating Pediatric Movement Disorders: When to Reassure, When to Refer Video

Differentiating Pediatric Movement Disorders: When to Reassure, When to Refer

Pediatric neurologist Mary Jeno, MD, starts by laying out useful parameters for navigating the nuances of odd motions – from eye fluttering to shuddering to hip thrusting – that worried parents report seeing in their babies, young children and teenagers.

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH): Keys to Recognizing Danger Signs in Kids Video

Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH): Keys to Recognizing Danger Signs in Kids

While rare, HLH is also potentially life-threatening, so pediatric hematologist-oncologist Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD, wants pediatricians to understand when and how to think about this hyperinflammatory syndrome.

Your Prep Course on PrEP: An Expert Describes Current Options for Preventing HIV Video

Your Prep Course on PrEP: An Expert Describes Current Options for Preventing HIV

This presentation from pediatric infectious disease specialist Alexander Newman, MD, MSc, will get primary care providers up to date on oral and injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, with reference tables to use in daily practice

Pediatric Hypertension: Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for PCPs Video

Pediatric Hypertension: Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for PCPs

This guide from pediatric nephrologist Sanober Sadiq, MBBS, offers clarity on best practices for measuring BP, distinguishing secondary hypertension from primary, and starting drug therapy.

Syncope Course

Syncope

A sudden, brief loss of consciousness is a fairly common event in children, frightening to parents but typically not a cause for medical alarm.

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How Social Determinants Impact Liver Transplantation and Strategies for Addressing Them News

How Social Determinants Impact Liver Transplantation and Strategies for Addressing Them

To discover how socio-economic factors impact young patients undergoing liver transplantation and whether a health advocate can improve outcomes, pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist Sharad I. Wadhwani, MD, MPH, is leading two ...

Targeted Treatment of Rare Childhood Leukemia News

Targeted Treatment of Rare Childhood Leukemia

Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) is a rare but aggressive childhood leukemia. While hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is curative for some patients, approximately half of all patients will still have their leukemia return following a transplant.

How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients News

How to Improve Survival for Pediatric Leukemia Patients

UCSF studies uncover effects of pre-conception smoking and racial disparities in pediatric leukemias

Q&A with Dr. Peyvandi, Pediatric Cardiologist at the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence News

Q&A with Dr. Peyvandi, Pediatric Cardiologist at the Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

Beginning with prenatal diagnosis and proceeding with care throughout childhood, the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Cardiovascular Center of Excellence provides comprehensive care for neonates with complex cardiovascular conditions.

Pediatric General Surgery Document

Pediatric General Surgery

Our Pediatric General Surgery Clinic provides compassionate care designed for the unique physical and emotional needs of children.

Pediatrics

With campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals comprise one of the largest enterprises focused solely on children's health care in the world, and link a far-reaching network of medical offices and satellite pediatric specialty care clinics. We consistently rank among the country’s best in all 10 U.S. News & World Reports categories, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.