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Integrity Matters: Recapturing the Relevance of General Academic Pediatrics

  • Paul H. Wise
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    Address correspondence to Dr. Paul H. Wise, MD, MPH, Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention, 117 Encina Commons, Stanford, California 94305-6019.
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    Center for Policy, Outcomes and Prevention, and the Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif
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Published:January 31, 2011DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acap.2010.11.006
      These words were written by Dr James Perrin. His contention was intended as a challenge to the pediatric community to exhibit renewed leadership in ensuring that our health care system addressed the needs of our most vulnerable children. It was a message from a renowned pediatric scholar that spoke to issues of general pediatrics research and service delivery. However, because of both its content and its messenger, this message also spoke to questions of equity and social justice.
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