- Written by kcho1
The Department of Pediatrics offers children comprehensive pediatric primary care at six locations throughout the
Bronx. The Pediatric Ambulatory Division continues to grow at an impressive pace. There were approximately
50,000 patients seen during the past year. The Ambulatory Division also has several specialized primary care programs serving the Bronx Community:
➢ The Adolescent Medicine Program, led by pediatricians trained in adolescent medicine serves the community through a teen pregnancy prevention program and provides general adolescent care at the Teen Health Center.
➢ Reach Out and Read, an innovative national program aimed at promoting early childhood literacy, is a major initiative of the Division.
➢ The Developmental and Behavioral Program applies progressive techniques in the management of a variety of developmental disorders.
➢ The Early Intervention Program provides advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care to young children with developmental delay.
➢ The New York State-designated AIDS Center features comprehensive medical care and case management for HIV infected women and newborns.
➢ The Community Outreach Program includes participation in local health fairs, school educational seminars, community-based organizations, and participation in local and regional TV and radio