Videos & Documents
Carissa Baker-Smith, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, discusses the changes in the 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics clinical practice guideline for screening and management of high blood pressure in children and adolescents.
Maria Eleni Nikita, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses concepts of medical management for transgender children and adolescents.
Medical researchers have begun testing to see whether adult stem cells derived from bone marrow benefit children with the congenital heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS).
In the US, approximately 1,000 babies per year are born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and currently have a mortality rate of about 33% within the first year of life.
Pediatric cardiologist Carissa Baker-Smith, MD and lead author on new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for diagnosing and treating high blood pressure in children discusses what providers should know about the new guidelines.
Carissa Baker-Smith, MD, reviews symptoms of various heart defects and when to suspect cardiac disease in children.
Dr. Cynthia Bearer gives a tour of the new Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Dr. Cynthia Bearer discusses the various neonatology research designed to improve a baby’s development.
Sripriya Sundararajan, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine gives a Grand Rounds presentation on the benefits of placental transfusion.
Amal Isaiah, MD, gives a presentation on pediatric diagnosis and management of airway obstruction
At the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH), the Neonatology Division maintains the 52-bed Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment for all critically ill...
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With one of the most robust adult liver transplantation programs in the United States — and the largest organ transplant center in the tri-state area — University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is now expanding these capabilities...