COMMISSION RESPONDS TO SHORTAGE OF PEDIATRIC SUB-SPECIALISTS: LAUNCHES PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

Children and Families Commission Seeks to Ease Shortage of Pediatric Sub-Specialists

IRVINE, CA – The Children and Families Commission of Orange County today announced it has selected the first three physicians to participate in its new loan repayment program – an innovative and aggressive effort to ease Orange County’s severe shortage of pediatric sub-specialists.

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PERTUSSIS IS PEAKING: TAKE ACTION

Jasjit Singh, MD, Associate Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at CHOC Children’s, recently gave a presentation to the Children and Families Commission on the alarming increase in reported cases of Pertussis, better known as whooping cough, which can be fatal to infants. She answers a few key questions for parents about “the cough that kills”.

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