On February 7, 2022, NJ Governor Phil Murphy announced that on March 7, 2022 the statewide mask mandate in schools would be lifted. Using the trend of declining infections across the state, along with increased vaccine availability, this may be a step to move forward from this pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, the New Jersey Chapter, ... Read More
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Updated COVID-19 Interim Guidance Updated COVID-19 Interim Guidance Guidance on Schools and Return to Sports Two years into the pandemic, the AAP calls for renewed emphasis and support to keep schools open, stating in updated guidance that in-school learning should be prioritized, with diligent adherence to safety measures such as vaccination, universal masking, and physical distancing. The AAP also updated its guidance on ... Read More
Statement From New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli on CDC Recommendation of Pfizer Vaccine for 5- through 11-Year-Olds Effective immediately, New Jersey children 5 through 11 years of age are eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Department of Health urges everyone ages 5 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon ... Read More
NJAAP MEMBER REFERRAL PROGRAM Dear Friend and Colleague, As a member you already know of the value that belonging to NJAAP has to offer. Advocacy on your behalf in Trenton Chapter e-News NJ Pediatrics CME/CNE/MOC Training Opportunities Registrations Discounts to one of our many Annual Events Networking Opportunities Free Webinars Practice Management Support Support of ... Read More
Joe Simonetta Public Strategies Impact Tracie DeSarno Public Strategies Impact As we write this article, the Legislature is about to introduce a budget bill for FiscalYear 2022 which must be signed by Governor Murphy by July 1, 2021.We are hopeful that NJAAP’s top state budget priority, funding for the Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative, will be funded ... Read More
Guillermo J. Beades, Esq. Frier Levitt, Attorneys at Law When Spring comes around every year, with it comes a sense of rebirth as we see flowers bloom, trees growing leaves and birds singing. The warmer weather and longer days are much welcomed after a long dark winter. Many treat Spring as a time to do ... Read More
Victoria H. Koa,b; Abigail Walshb, and Christopher A. Gitzelmannb aDepartment of General Surgery, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, 185 S. Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103, USA bDivision of Pediatric Surgery, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA ABSTRACT Neonates with multiple, complex congenital lesions necessitating surgical intervention require medical and ... Read More
The following study was conducted in order to: (1) determine the number and type of infections over a 5-year period in a cohort of jSLE patients, and (2) determine the relationships between the number of infections and potential risk factors such as complement levels and disease activity.
Alec A. Rudentein, MS3 Rowan SOM; Raveena K. Midha, MS3 Rowan SOM; Puthenmadam Radhakrishnan MD, MPH, FAAP INTRODUCTION Salmonella gastroenteritis is an infection that can result in serious and life-threatening complications in the pediatric population. Infants below the age of 12 months are especially at an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. Our case is a 4-month-old ... Read More
Case Study: Seeing Double: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Uveitis, and Selective IGA Deficiency in Twins
Ellen Cahill, BA1; Sepideh Tara Rousta, MD2; Dalya Chefitz, MD3; Kristen J. Bryant, MSN, CPNP-AC4; Lakshmi Nandini Moorthy, MD, MPH5 1Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 2Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Rutgers RobertWood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ,Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 3Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ... Read More