Improving the quality of adolescent health care : An interview with Elizabeth Alderman
According to Elizabeth Alderman, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, most health issues facing teenagers nowadays can be prevented. But preventing implies getting access to quality healthcare in the first place. In this interview, she explains the Montefiore Adolescent Primary Care Initiative she created in 2005 to improve the quality of healthcare provided to teenagers in the Bronx.
|Elizabeth Alderman on adolescent health care|
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Dr. Alderman is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been directing the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine since 1992. She is also the Founder and Chairperson of the Steering Committee of the Montefiore Adolescent Primary Care Initiative (MAPCI). Her academic interests center on health screening and quality improvement in the delivery of adolescent health care.
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
|Journalist:||Myriam Hivon, Ph. D.|