In July of 2021, the Tennessee legislature mandated that the Tennessee Department of Health stop all vaccine outreach to children and adolescents, requiring that the DOH suspend sending reminder postcards to families about receiving their second dose of vaccine. How does this mandate impact independent pediatricians? And what are its implications for the relationship between the Tennessee legislature and the medical community? Dr. Suzanne Berman, an independent pediatrician in Crossville, TN, offers insights into the real conversations happening in her community.
In October of 2020, Dr. Jasmine Waipa founded Keānuenue Pediatrics in Honolulu, Hawai`i, with a goal to create a small practice atmosphere with a tech-forward approach. As a Native Hawaiian pediatrician, she is passionate about addressing health disparities.
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Sharing with you the deep dedication of pediatric care, as told by independent pediatricians living and practicing in a variety of different locations and with different perspectives.