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September/October 2011Vol. 12, No. 7Foster Care Factsheet for Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in partnership with Healthy Foster Care America, has released a foster care factsheet for pediatricians. 10 Things Every Pediatrician Should Know About Children in Foster Care addresses the topics of trauma, children with special health needs, barriers to improving health outcomes, and other foster care issues pertinent to pediatricians and other health professionals.

The factsheet can be viewed at AAP's website: (400 KB)