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John D. Lantos, MD
Date Posted:  October 17, 2018

The "GIFFTS" of Gratitude
J. Carlton Gartner, Jr., MD

Date Posted: September 6, 2018

Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Outpatient Pediatric Provider

Craig A. Shapiro, MD
Date Posted:  August 21, 2018

The Rationale for Hearing Targeted Early CMV Screening

Albert Park, MD
Date Posted:  August 17, 2018

Fetal Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Disease: Impact on Outcomes
Amanda J. Shillingford, MD

Date Posted:  August 1, 2018

Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion: Teaching us a lot
Kathleen Sullivan, MD, PhD 

Date Posted: July 14, 2018

Update on the Care of Children with Hearing Loss

William J. Parkes, IV, MD
Date Posted:  July 12, 2018

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Recommendations address screening, treatment approaches and emphasize shared decision making

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